On Saturday driving down East Coast Highway, there was the usual beautiful sunny morning traffic.
Apparently, this didn’t please a man driving a black Range Rover, who blared his horn when we stopped at an intersection to let an oncoming car complete a left turn.
The man honked and honked and shook his fist, despite the fact [...]
Facebook has made birthdays more fun — I think we can agree. It’s nice to wake up on your birthday to message after message from friends, near and far, old and new, who take even a second of their time to say “Happy Birthday.” I love it.
But lately I find myself avoiding the little section [...]
I spent no more than 15 minutes in the police station today. But in that time, a bird did his business on my car.
On the door handle. Of the driver’s side.
Are birds smart or was this one lucky?
Thankfully I travel with paper towels in the trunk. Wish I’d seen it before I [...]
I’ve complained before about how cold it is in Albertsons.
This week, I’ve noticed Gelson’s is just as bad.
I feel as if I need a down coat in order to survive the deli line.
I’d heard from a reader that the new layout of Starbucks is a mess, but this week I was able to pop in and see what he meant.
When you go in what I always thought was the main door, it’s actually an exit. But it doesn’t say exit on the outside, just the inside. So [...]
This week, I pulled up to a four-way stop while driving my daughter to Harbor View. I was hurrying, to be clear, but not speeding. It’s hard to speed on a block where you stop or pause at every intersection.
However, a man walking his dog apparently thought I was driving like a bat out of [...]
I’m on a real roll this week, where every time I am checking out of a grocery, I get the clerk who won’t shut up and concentrate.
No, I get the clerks who are so busy chatting and gossiping that you can barely tell their lane actually is open, despite the lighted check stand number.
At a [...]
Context: I am a new homeowner and gardening, especially in this neighborhood, is intimidating. I’ve been a happy renter, with the weekly gardener and no decisions, for years. That I can walk my kids to school and stop and smell real roses, every morning, is still amazing for me.
This past Saturday’s seminar at Roger’s was [...]
I have a credit card that expires the end of this month. It happens to be the credit card on file with everything from my Toll Road account to, well, just about everything in my life.
These businesses are all sending me emails and letters, freaking out, because my card expires in three weeks. My credit [...]
By Michael Lee Toerge
After 14 nights of sleeping in the cold and rain, Tommy, the homeless guy living across the street from us on Ocean Boulevard, is getting a warm bath and sleeping in a warm bed tonight. Tommy voluntarily chose to make a change. With the kind consideration and help of the NBPD, Tommy [...]