Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Over on AOL, Cooking Light magazine, a magazine about healthy cooking is sponsoring "A Month of Cookies". You can get a cookie recipe via email each day of December until Christmas. Does anyone else find the juxtaposition of healthy cooking and cookies deeply disturbing?

Thursday, November 24, 2005

If the turkey had been designated the national bird as Ben Franklin wanted, does that mean we would all be eating eagle for Thanksgiving?

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Why do companies invariably announce layoffs right before Christmas/Hannukah when it will hurt the employees involved the most?

Saturday, November 19, 2005


Why do bloggers get so excited about their 100th post?

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

The controversial annual bear hunt in NJ is on! Which leads to my annual question:

Why do people build houses in bear habitat and then get upset when bears wander the streets looking for food?

Saturday, November 12, 2005

Why do people think that pushing the button more than once will make the elevator come faster or the doors close sooner?

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

As per Astrid's request . . .

New Category: Civil Unrest

Why do rioters destroy their own neighborhoods?

Sunday, November 06, 2005

It's that time of year again when everyone plants decorative cabbages after the frost has killed all the flowers. Why do people think that planting veggies in their front yards is attractive?

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

I keep seeing the phrase "going gangbusters". What are gangbusters?