I’ve mentioned previously about one of my labors of love, formerly my “quarantine goal” to read–yes, read–every single issue of Playboy magazine. So far I’m up to January 1964. Imagine my surprise in said issue to find an old joke. I’d always … Continue reading
Two years ago I posted my first “Christmas list,” 50 things one must see, do, eat, or experience between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Last year I added 18 more, noting that even in a pandemic I had completed not only these … Continue reading
Math lesson for today involves the folks we know as Pilgrims. Actually it starts with an English lesson. One does not say the Mayflower. It’s just Mayflower, and it sailed from England to the American continent in the fall of 1620. After … Continue reading
About every 20 minutes I get an e-mail from Dunkin’ (the gourmet coffeehouse once known as Dunkin’ Donuts) advertising its holiday creations. Among their other hyphenated offerings (I prefer my coffee unhyphenated) is something called the white mocha hot chocolate. … Continue reading
Thanksgiving is the most overrated of all American holidays. But it’s still worth discussing on the podcast. Tune in to Math and Musings today for Thanksgiving’s 15 minutes of fame.
You gotta hand it to the Hershey Company, still trying new things 127 years in. Latest innovation? Reese’s peanut butter cups filled with… potato chips. Is this genius or obscene? (Pause to take another bite.) Oh, you know it’s genius.
The Washington Wizards are in first place in the Eastern Conference and the Football Team just beat the defending Super Bowl champions. The Caps are one point shy of the most in hockey, and the Nationals… still have Juan Soto. … Continue reading
Three posts in a row about the NBA because I just can’t let this go by. Don’t look now, but–wait, no, LOOK! for Pete’s sake–check out the current standings in the Eastern Conference. Riding a three-game win streak and tied … Continue reading
Call it the reverse curse. I write about some failing organization, then all of a sudden it starts to do well. Case in point, this season’s Los Angeles Lakers, home to seven of the greatest basketball players this century, somehow, … Continue reading
Saturday night I got to see the Los Angeles Lakers play for the first time this season. LA’s roster currently includes LeBron James (to be fair, LeBron didn’t play Saturday), Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook, Rajon Rando, DeAndre Jordan, Dwight Howard, … Continue reading