James Garner. who died over the weekend at age 86, taught a generation of Americans that wit could be a weapon. Later in life, he showed us the power of tenderness. 497 more words
There is a current TV ad featuring a spicy parachuting meatball that splats marinara sauce on a guy’s shoulder. I can relate.
At an outside dinner with colleagues several years ago, I was waxing on about some obscure aspect of Oregon’s land-use law, when a bird in a tree above our table relieved itself on my head. 527 more words