Category Archives: curmudgeonly rants

Super … and Not

At approximately 2:30 on Sunday afternoon, Muri and I were out looking for rugs for our almost-finished kitchen.  The radio announcer was saying that Super Bowl Sunday is an unofficial American Holiday, which made us feel, well, pretty unAmerican.  We … Continue reading

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The Occasional Curmudgeonette

My wife, Muri, is perhaps the most patient person I know.  She’s put up with me … and my Inner Curmudgeon … for all these years, hasn’t she?    When we are out to dinner and there is an annoying person … Continue reading

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Going Ape Over iPads

I didn’t plan on posting today.  I have the head cold from hell (yes, I am a wimp when it comes to being sick) and the kitchen renovation guys are demolishing our counter tops downstairs, so while my recliner is … Continue reading

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Complaints

So here it is, Top Sites Tuesday, the day on which  we offer Two Thoughts on Tuesday.  Last week, what with the holidays, I didn’t even notice it was Tuesday, so I missed out.  And this week, I am really … Continue reading

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Posting Late

There are plenty of reasons not to post today.   The play that Muri and I saw last night … which I hoped would provide post-fodder … turned out to be a hour and a half stand-up routine by a very … Continue reading

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Smart Kids, Dumb Guys

In a recent comment, my blogging friend, thesinglecell, noted that my posts have been reflective lately, and looking back, they have.  Oh, yeah, my Inner Curmudgeon has slipped in a thought or two but I haven’t let him take charge … Continue reading

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Computers and Cats

Writing used to mean writing.  Writing with a pencil or pen … or in my case, a fountain pen … on paper.  There is something organic about writing on paper which is why many people who journal still put pen … Continue reading

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Something Amiss

There is something amiss in the Universe.   Perhaps the little known 13th sign of the Zodiac, the Joker, is in the night sky.  And maybe the moon is in the 13th house and Saturn is aligned with Uranus.  You may … Continue reading

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(Not So) Fine Dining

Going out for dinner has always been a significant part of our social life, whether it was an evening with friends or a Date Night.  We have been fortunate most of our life to be able to enjoy the Fine … Continue reading

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No Debate

So, the Presidential Debates are over.  And it’s time for me to make a confession of sorts … I didn’t watch.  Not the Vice-Presidential Debate either.  Oh, yeah, I took a few peeks and watched a few clips online but … Continue reading

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