Category Archives: Personal

Look what I found.

Kerry Bryne, who writes about food and drink for the Boston Herald (the perfect home for a crazed right winger) and is also the self-described “potentate” of the very good Cold, Hard Football Facts website, asked a lot of knowledgeable … Continue reading

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Push Pin Wisdom — 18 April 2014

“I don’t try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.” –Ray Bradbury [This is an occasional series of snippets of wisdom, humor or dismay about the state of the world in which we live, the sorts of things … Continue reading

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An overdue Sly Fox update.

Went out a while ago to do some necessary errands (get salad fixin’s for dinner, pick up Buddy’s walking leash which I forgot at my daughter’s house Friday night, get some paperwork at the Beer Yard to see if it’s … Continue reading

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Push Pin Wisdom–08 April 2014

“Not to have knowledge of what happened before you were born is to live forever as a child.” –Cicero [This is an occasional series of snippets of wisdom, humor or dismay about the state of the world in which we … Continue reading

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Push Pin Wisdom–07 April 2014 (special “advice for social media users” edition)

“The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.” –Voltaire [This is an occasional series of snippets of wisdom, humor or dismay about the state of the world in which we live, the sorts of things we used to … Continue reading

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Push Pin Wisdom – 30 March 2014

“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.” –Bertrand Russell [This is an occasional series of snippets of wisdom, humor or dismay about the … Continue reading

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This cartoon is quite clever and assumes readers will get the joke. Now that’s funny.

I posted this cartoon at The Book of Face this morning along with this comment: You know what is terribly sad about this morning’s Frazz strip? I’d wager that most readers will probably not get the joke (I’d estimate the … Continue reading

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Push Pin Wisdom 7 Mar 2014

“The old have really no more wisdom than the young. We’re just ugly enough to look wise and not so driven by our genitalia.” –Mark Millar (Jupiter’s Legacy) [This is an occasional series of snippets of wisdom, humor or dismay … Continue reading

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A Twitter Tweet to let you know why I’ve been less than fun of late.

Spent most of the day getting X-rays to find out what’s with the serious pain in my back and legs. Old is no longer just a state of mind… — Jack Curtin (@jayjacey) February 27, 2014  

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Push Pin Wisdom – 19-Feb-2014

“[I]t is the point of politics to divide. It is not an accident that the crucial moment of voting in the British Parliament is called a ‘division.’ Our politics are a mirror not of our similarities but of our differences. … Continue reading

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