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Things I Learned in College

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by Curtis Wiggins Golf Ball + Tennis Racquet + Indoor Hallway = Awesome! No toilet paper, no paper towels... got coffee filters? You can make pizza with Bisquick and spaghetti. You ...

Why We Dream in Metaphor

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by Curtis Wiggins I have a friend who is starting a new job soon. I just had a dream where I was concerned about whether or not he would like this new morning radio show we were ...

I Have Seen It All Now

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by Curtis Wiggins I can die now. I have seen everything. There is nothing left that could possibly top what I have seen. Oh, I thought I had seen it all. I have seen a man walk ...

The Meaning of Life

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When I was a child, I had a dream that I looked up at the stars, and in the stars I saw the answer. THE answer, the ultimate answer to everything. It was perfect, it was beautiful, ...

Interview: The Devil and the "27 Club"

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by Curtis Wiggins Another musician dies at age 27.  Another member of the so-called "27 Club".  Is it coincidence, or is something deeper going on here? Shortly after ...

Drake the Bouncer-Kitty

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Drake, our white, stub-tailed kitty, (aka Anger-Management-Kitty) apparently will abide no fightin in his establishment.  He was lounging by the pool this morning while the ...

In case you were wondering...

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... Yes, all of our animals have jobs, and compound nicknames.  Phineas, the big dog, is known as Security-Dog.  He was born a security dog.  He takes great pride in ...

One Nation Indivisible

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Monday is Memorial Day, the day we honor the men and women who gave their lives in service to their country. This holiday began as a remembrance of the soldiers lost in the Civil ...

I could SO not be Amish

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Monday night (Labor Day), a storm blew through here.  Typical Florida storm, but...  In one instant there was a bright flash, and a really LOUD boom, and all the lights ...

Happy Holidays Everyone... That's Right, I Said HAPPY HOLIDAYS

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(I'll keep this one short and light, I promise.  And there's a joke at the end.)  I don't know, maybe I'm crazy but... When someone says to me "Happy ...

Do teens really drink 25% of the booze

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As reported by MSNBC, something called the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse put out a study last week noting with alarm that a quarter of all the alcohol sold in ...

Last Days in Cincinnati

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by Curtis Wiggins I have some very useless things lying around my house. The most obvious are our two cats. My wife would disagree with me on this point. Not that I have ...

Danger Ball

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Several years ago my wife and I lived in a small town where there wasn't a lot to do on a Saturday night. A good friend or ours would come over to the house, and we would all ...

Spring Lock Coupling Disconnect Tool

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by Curtis Wiggins There used to be a time when working on a car was simple. At least a little simpler than rocket science or brain surgery. I can remember when I could open the ...

Those Wacky Bobbetts

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by Curtis Wiggins I swore to myself that I wasn't going to do this. I swore I would not write anything about John and Lorena Bobbett and their tendency to cut off body parts. ...

When Dreams Come True

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by Curtis Wiggins  I have had a dream come true. First time that's happened to me, at least that I am aware of. It wasn't a very good dream, nothing to do with world peace, ...

Merry Xmas Everyone... Yes, that's right, I said XMAS

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by Curtis Wiggins For all my dear Christian friends who have made an annaul tradition of getting bent this time of year about the use of the term "X-mas", please kindly consider ...

Recollections of Easter (The Easter Egg Hunt)

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by Curtis Wiggins This is a paraphrased recollection of an actual conversation I had with my mother when I was about four or five… Me: What’s an easter egg hunt? Mom: We take ...

My Collection

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by Curtis Wiggins I am a collector. Collecting is a great hobby, if you can afford it. I can't. So my collection is a little different. There are lots of things to collect, but ...

The New Millennium

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The question recently came up about the start of the new millennium. I wasn't going to get into it, but someone asked. In short, the official answer is, it starts in 2001. However, ...

 


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