Month: May 2011

Hail or hoax?

This melon-sized “hailstone” has been a hot item on the Internet the last few days. Supposedly it fell in Norman, Okla., during the recent tornado outbreak. Really? I lived in Oklahoma most of my 68 years, and I’d bet my… Read More ›

The unpatriotic Patriot Act

In the wake of 9/11, Congress took advantage of a fearful public and a rare moment of national unity to pass the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act, or USA PATRIOT… Read More ›

Household dominance – I haz it

Remember all those appliances of mine that were dying, appropriately, on Judgment Day? Well, I’ve been gradually retaking control of things. Me, myself, and I. With the aid of an instructional video on YouTube (gotta love technology), I managed to… Read More ›