Archive for April, 2016

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    Do you know how to decode the following acronym-laden sentence?  WoW is a MMORPG.  If you said “I do,” then by the psychic power vested in me by the state of overconfidence, I now pronounce you young.  I say that because the sentence translates to World of Warcraft is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game.  […]

  2. Kittens in the Ceiling

    Dotsie is helping me type this story.  Dotsie is a cat, and as anyone with a cat knows, they love to help out by walking around on the keyboard.  Dotsie got her name because she has two distinctive dots on her pretty face, while her sister Foosball, who looks almost exactly like Dotsie, is dot-less.  […]

  3. Video for “Kittens in the Ceiling”

    This is the video mentioned in the story “Kittens in the Ceiling.”  It shows three of the five kittens Karen and I rescued from her attic.

  4. A Modest Proposal to Fix Health Costs

    “A Modest Proposal to Fix Health Costs” is a second-place contest winner. Stand down.  Steven Brill was just the messenger.  Brill didn’t invent the stomach-turning revelations laid out in his 2013 TIME cover story “Bitter Pill – Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us.”  Brill bared the ugly facts via diligent sleuthing, but it’s hard to […]