“Quotidian” is a fancy word that means “commonplace” or “everyday,” which is a little ironic. “Redux” is another fancy word that means “brought back” or “revived.” This 10-List is another collection of everyday wisdom (and a few wisecracks) from your ol’ pal Firewater, the wisest man in my home office. For a person who has […]Read more "10-List: Quotidian Quotes Redux"
This is one I’ve been thinking about, just for fun. I mean, what’s more fun than thinking about ways to die? I can tell you. Thinking about ways I probably will not die. This stems from a conversation—several such conversations, truthfully—that I had with Sharon, my wife. It concerned one of the many tragedies we […]Read more "10-List: 10 Ways That I Will Not Die"
Good Omens: the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch was published way back in 1990, which doesn’t seem that long ago to me, but really was. It was also the only collaboration between the authors Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Pratchett has since shuffled off this mortal coil, but Gaiman continues doing what […]Read more "Good Omens, by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman — a book review"