Category Archives: Humor

Mending Fences

  Did I mention that Harvey ate my fence?  Well, not ALL my fence, but about 80 feet of it blew over during the storm, the great winds cracking the 4×4’s at their concrete footings.  My solution to this problem … Continue reading

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Grocery Store Detente

“I’m not a shopper.” I actually just checked over my shoulder as I wrote that line, checking if big brother was standing behind ready to bash in my brains for not doing my part to bolster the economy. Don’t get … Continue reading

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Fasted and Furious

Do you ever feel like your body and your brain are two entirely separate entities that spend most of their time violently cage fighting over whether or not to ingest vast quantities of French fries and margaritas?  I do. I … Continue reading

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Thunder Dog!

“It was a dark and stormy night” is a terrible way to start a story.  That, however, is what last night was.  The rain hit my little matchbox house in great crashing sheets, punctuated by mutinous crashes of faraway thunder. … Continue reading

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On Bubonic Pond

Dateline: Wednesday, September 20th, 9:14 a.m. at the offices of the Island Moon Newspaper.   I have hauled myself into work this morning, sick with what was diagnosed yesterday by my fellow staffers as “obviously either SARS or the Bubonic … Continue reading

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BATDOG!

It’s that time of year again…the weather is cooling (a little bit), the Halloween store is back, and the pumpkin spiced lattes are invading.  There may not be much of a change in the colors around North Padre Island, and … Continue reading

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Oh! The Humanity!

I never thought I’d be moved to write about exorbitant human generosity, but this week has done it.  Witnessing people trying to help others impacted by Hurricane Harvey through donating the absolutely most random stuff in the world has pushed … Continue reading

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