License and registration please, Ma’am

I got a little speeding ticket this evening.   Officer So-and-So explained that he was monitoring speed on this stretch of road as part of a grant from Operation I-Forget-What and that excessive speed is a hallmark of aggressive driving (?!) and that he clocked me going 57 in a 40 m.p.h. zone and would I please … Continue reading License and registration please, Ma’am

How (not) to make pepper slaw

There's a big party in our neighborhood tomorrow. An end-of-summer bash! Everyone's supposed to bring a side dish to share with the masses.  I thought that a mass of pepper slaw would be the perfect thing to bring... it's not mayonnaise-based, it's easy to eat, people love it, and it's a Central PA classic. Best … Continue reading How (not) to make pepper slaw

But seriously, folks…

WOW! I had no idea my post about the NFL cheerleaders would get so much attention and pluck so many nerves! I've never had a "real" debate like that in my comments, and it was fascinating to watch it unfold. Except for a few comments that got a little too personal, that is.  But those … Continue reading But seriously, folks…