gar’s Famous Bay Area Bumper Sticker Presidential Poll

For the past few presidential election years, while driving around town, I have conducted the least scientific poll imaginable. I call it my “bumper sticker” poll. Keeping in mind that I’m in the bubble of the Bay Area, I still find that … Continue reading

Don’t You Believe It

When the Republican-controlled House of Representatives finally approved bills to raise the debt ceiling and to reopen the federal government, voices near and far swore up and down that such a thing would never happen again. Senate Minority Leader Mitch … Continue reading

Baby Talk

A horrid highway accident occurred this week in Tennessee, killing eight people.  The National Transportation and Safety Board will not be investigating it because all of that department’s employees are furloughed. The US Geological Survey is in partial shutdown mode. … Continue reading

Revised Chapter 7 – Sin Against the Race (Part I)

Thursday morning, Second Week, Berry Residence, Beacon Hill Alfonso had a nightlong fight with the bedding.  The sheets won.  He didn’t have a prayer.  They tangled and twisted around him in serpentine fashion until they threatened to rip his limbs … Continue reading