Eats comma shoots comma and leaves

This evening I finished reading “Eats, Shoots and Leaves.” It is a book about proper punctuation. Very droll and very British. I am thinking about becoming a stickler. (Shouldn’t it be “Eat, Shoots, and Leaves?”- or should I type: shouldn’t it be “Eats, Shoots, and Leaves”? Aargh…). Going kayaking tomorrow morning. No punctuation out on […]

Savaged by fire ants!

The long awaited Fort Massachusetts clean-up was delayed by our “Critical Incident Stress Debriefing,” which was in fact very useful as we got some hard news about our Florida district. At least one of our rangers had his home destroyed by Ivan, but nobody was hurt. Most folks are ready to go back to work, […]


I come home this evening after a hard day of work to find the Yankees got cremed by Boston again. Prediction: the Yankees will win the division, but lose in the playoffs due to poor pitching. They don’t even have a decent left-handed relief pitcher. Mike Stanton where are you? Steinbrenner’s gonna get a letter […]