Monthly Archives: December 2012

MARKETING: WANT TO BUY A WATCH?

I once had a rubber watch that had written on it: “Waterproof to fifty meters, not to be used for diving.” If I ever find myself fifty meters underwater, and I’m not diving, my biggest concern will be how to … Continue reading

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BUYING PRESENTS (SORT OF)

When it comes to buying Christmas presents, I let my wife handle it. Oh she’ll come up to me sometimes and ask, “What do you think about this-and-that for so-and-so?” I’ll nod approvingly, or sometimes I’ll reply enthusiastically, “THAT WOULD … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS PAST

When I was young we were poor. I grew up in a family of eight kids. My father was an automobile mechanic, so there wasn’t a lot of money, but we always had a Christmas tree. Sometimes Dad would scrape … Continue reading

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WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE I recently had a colonoscopy. My doctor had recommended that I have one for a long time, but I kept putting it off, because having a camera shoved up the nether regions has never been … Continue reading

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