2009

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Eight Reasons You Haven’t Spotted Me On the Citizen’s Band

1. The indispensability of C.B. radio is greatly overblown. Off the top of my head, I know that my parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents don’t have handles, and neither does anyone at school (the kid who calls himself the Purple Turtle is such a liar). To reach any of these people, I just have to dial […]

Ten Reasons You Haven’t Spotted Me On Facebook

1. The indispensability of Facebook is greatly overblown. Off the top of my head, I know that my brother, sister-in-law, son, mother-in-law, father-in-law, next-door neighbor and work supervisor don’t have accounts and none are likely to anytime soon. To reach any of these people, I either have to take a very short walk or pick […]

Coneyard by Marriott

Wal-Mart in Covina

(from the LA Times)…Becky Willison, 31, of Covina was one of them, standing watch over a boxed Cabbage Patch Kids doll. She hoped to nab the $9 item for her 15-month-old daughter Mackensie because “it’s smushy,” she said. The former middle-school English teacher, who was laid off in June, saved $550 of her unemployment checks […]

Man Cave Update

Pretty light sentences, I would say.

Cone-tributors

When people stop me on the street, they most often say, “Stop following me or I will call the police.” But their second-most frequent utterance is, “Boy, we sure enjoy the whimsical appearances of traffic cones on that Salty Wound blog.” The cone craze continues to spread, and my in-box has been flooded with submissions […]