It’s been raining all weekend, which means spring is almost here and also baseball.
In one of the check-out lines was a heavy-set, denim-clad, bearded, middle-aged man who looked like he should have a Harley-Davidson permanently welded to his butt.
During layovers I make a little game of learning about the place only from what I see in the gift shops.
When Franklin Roosevelt promised Americans a Nude Eel, they were perplexed and a little frightened.
Whenever I want to remember what the year 2001 was like, I pop 2001: A Space Odyssey into the DVD player.
Baseball managers are infamous for employing hocus-pocus that masquerades as savvy.
Driving around Iowa City on a weekend evening is a good way to see the “stoonts” in action.
Affixed to the garbage bin outside our building is a warning label that says: Load uniformally
I felt l had seen of it all I needed to see of the September 11 Memorial from our our hotel room window.
I moved away from New York almost ten years ago and I haven’t been back to visit the city in six. Much is as I left it, but some has changed.
Flamingos would be even cooler if they were flaming o’s.
It is not easy to come up with a team name for Long Island.
A visitor from Kansas commented that Wisconsin is not in the Midwest. It’s in the Northeast, she said.
I set aside “A People’s History of the United States” in favor of the back of the Cheerios box.
We crossed the state line into Minnesota Thursday night and it immediately started snowing.
My trips to Argentina have been usually confined to the city of Córdoba and its environs. I’ve wanted to see a little more of the country and so we took a side trip to Mendoza, the city at the heart of Argentina’s wine country.
Please God, how can I keep bugs out of my salad? Lettuce spray.
I once actually dared to hope that something good might come of that horrible day of September 11, 2001.
Ronald Reagan was the president of my childhood. We found some time to visit his boyhood home in Dixon, Ill.
On our bottle was a little green inchworm marching in circles along the rim of the bottle.