Teresa and I were visiting Las Vegas for the first time in 2014. Riding a shuttle bus from the airport to our hotel, I caught a glimpse of the Elvis-O-Rama sign. I was so excited by this that I blurted out, “There’s an Elvis museum! Right next to the dildo museum!! Sadly, I later learned […]

Can’t torment the chickens

There is a chicken house alongside the Interurban Trail in a stretch where we walk the dog; Cody always likes to stop there and go on full alert, tail and ears straight up, wanting to pounce but of course there is a double chicken-wire enclosure, and the main rooster I think could kick his butt […]

Alternative to WAZE

Since cellphones with the WAZE app installed did not yet exist in 1906, motorists of the day resorted to using confetti flung across the roadway to warn other drivers of a “police trap” ahead. Since speeds were limited by the capabilities of your horseless carriage, I have to assume that such traps involved general police […]