Terror in  a tiny ice cream shop Not so long ago– all right, very long ago– I had a summer job in an ice cream shop called Friendly’s.  One early weekday afternoon a call came in from a local day care. “Hi, I just wanted to give you a heads-up,” said day care lady #1.…

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This is just to say… There are no legal arguments to justify a ban on same-sex marriage.  The only arguments currently in play are wordy versions of this statement: “I find gay people icky.” This country was not founded by Christians; it was founded by rationalist Freemasons.  The laws in this country are not Christian…

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Today’s winner This morning I overheard someone complaining about where his tax money was going.  “The state claims they’re poor, but then they build this huge thing,” he bitched.  The “thing” in question?  The new public high school in his town. Readers, when you have reached the point in your life where you’re complaining about…

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