Passing the casserole over the good news about Arizona potluck law

I found out something rather disheartening this morning as I hopped on the Internet and read the news back home (For those of you reading my blog for the first time, “home” is Chino Valley, Arizona). Apparently, I grew up in a state of criminals. What’s worse, I grew up with a family of criminals….

Kanye West’s ‘poor little rich boy’ act is one note

When some people hear the name Kanye West, they think of descriptive phrases like musical genius or superstar. Others think of him as a self-entitled twit and a delusional bully. I fall into the latter category. When I look at the music I’ve listened to and liked over the years, I can’t find a single…

The naked truth about social media and drinking coffee in the buff

The human body is—and always has been—an art form. People have made up many of the subjects of the world’s greatest art. Some people have bodies suitable for da Vinci; others have bodies by Picasso. A common theme in many works of art is nudity. Whether it’s a marble sculpture of an athlete or a…

Let the Paczki Hunger Games begin!

(Note to readers: I wrote this a couple of weeks ago, just prior to the start of Lent, and posted it on my Facebook page. This technically should have prompted my return to the blog instead of the death of the dolphin, but it’s still worth a read, in my opinion.) One of the big…

Dolphin death shows seedier side of selfie craze

Note to readers: After more than two years away from this blog, I am back with a vengeance. While I’d like to attribute it to a new streak of creativity, the truth is more and more stuff seems to be pissing me off. Expect more views to show up in the coming weeks. Dolphins are…