Thursday, May 19, 2011

Multiple choice

Why is there tin foil wrapped around this tree?

A.  It is hot new trend, tin foil tube top for your tree.
B.  The tree is protecting it's thoughts from aliens, the CIA and Bob Saget.
C.  Ma' Pony's invention to prevent those damn neighborhood cats from getting at the robin's babies.

Win your very own with a correct answer.  Prizes will be awarded in one week.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

I am pro-drowning

The EPA is requiring Chicago to clean up the Chicago River, which basically means they have been told to take additional treatment steps before dumping sewage in the river.  Seems like a good idea right.  Well some top water reclamation district officials have opposed the effort because if the water is safer to swim in more people will drown.  I never thought I would be pro-drowning, but I am.

There is a great article in the Chicago Tribune:
EPA: Cost to clean up river wouldn't break the bank $7 per household per month would be maximum hike, analysis says

Friday, May 13, 2011


As the older gentleman, with his own cushion and arm that twitched to the beat said, "Bravo!"  Composer Mason Bates, "The B Sides" was performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra last night.  It was an amazing night.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Sunday, May 8, 2011


Today is the first day of the rest of my life, but so is tomorrow.  Let's regroup then.