Cleaning Gutters

Cleaning Gutters: Slightly better than a Colonoscopy

I keep seeing ads on my iPad and phone for services to clean gutters. Here’s why that’s ironic -- and maddening. In this modern age, when the digital ad gurus know more about us than we know about ourselves, what possesses them to try…

I’ve Achieved Acceptance: the Patriots Suck

On January 4, 2020, the New England Patriots lost a wild-card playoff game to the Tennessee Titans. There had been rumors throughout the season that it might be Tom Brady’s last hurrah as a Patriot. If so, it would be the first time in 20…

How’s My Driving?

In Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls there’s a scene where Ace is driving a Jeep through a land teeming with wildebeests. He’s being violently jostled as he negotiates the rugged terrain. But as the camera pulls out, we see that his passenger…