Category Archives: Humor

I Am Samurai! Ay!

A lot of things changed in our part of the world while I was living in the islands for the better part of a decade. To be honest, I’m having a bit of a problem adjusting to life back in America. I was not all that trendy in the first place, so I didn’t put […]

What’s In A Name?

I’ve always had more than one “given” name. Legally, my name is Brian, but my father called me Ben as far back as I remember. I can only presume my legal name was one of the few arguments he ever lost with my Mother. Losing the argument didn’t seem to have much affect on him […]

The Washing Machine

“Supposed to snow this weekend. I guess I’ll have to get the washing machine out of the front yard.” To most of you, I’m guessing this doesn’t make much sense. A couple of weeks ago, I wouldn’t have understood it either, but then I talked to my brother and he said, “Supposed to snow this […]

Universal Pot Luck

Clemson University Dining facility does theme nights. One of them was Maximum Mexican Night. It goes without saying Mexican night in the dining hall consisted of tacos, enchiladas, burritos, Mexican rice and other Mexican type food. To compliment the theme, the staff wore sombreros and played Mariachi music. By all accounts, Mexican theme night was […]


People tell me, “You are a lucky man.” Several months ago my wife and I were walking past the marina in downtown St Petersburg, Florida, when we saw a Catalina 25 for sale. My wife, being the wise and wonderful woman that she is, knew I wouldn’t take such a bold step. So the next […]