My Little Town Tuesday: Shoot ‘Em Up

Posted Oct 11 2011 in

Last week an insurance adjuster was out to check out some hail damage to our roof. He didn’t find any significant haiil damage, but in the course of his investigations, he did find this little beauty embedded in our shingles. In case you can’t tell, it’s a .30 millimeter bullet. Why did I have a […]

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My Little Town: Beer Can Robbery

Posted Jan 28 2010 in

From the city that gave you:o Death threats from the mayor o Lap dances for the city managero Shoplifting arrest of the police chief’s wife ando An 18-hour standoff by the SWAT team with a parrot The Raisin Chronicles is proud to bring you the Riversider who robs a convenience store using only beer can […]

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My Little Town Tuesday: They’re Resolutions, Not Goals

Posted Jan 5 2010 in

This morning when I got to the gym at 5:30, the parking lot looked like this: where it usually looks like this: Which just goes to show you that self-delusion is seasonal.

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My Little Town Tuesday: Couch Potato(es)

Posted Dec 8 2009 in

Followed this guy out of the flea market the other day. I think the picture says it all.

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Web Wednesday/My Little Town: Play

Posted Nov 25 2009 in ,

This video, shot right here in My Little Town, was filmed completely on an iPhone.

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My Little Town: 17 Bumper Stickers

Posted Nov 16 2009 in

On the way to work the other day, I followed this pickup truck. Most of his bumper stickers weren’t memorable, but two caught my attention. The first said: Rosie O’Donnell AmericanJane Fonda TraitorCindy Sheehan Bitches and I thought, Cindy Sheehan? Really? Because it seemed a little harsh to lump a woman who lost her son […]

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My Little Town: Seen at My Local Kroger

Posted Nov 11 2009 in

So which is this? The “buy one” or the “free one”?

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My Little Town: Good Fences

Posted Oct 14 2009 in

Seen on our morning walk a few weeks ago: Not sure if it’s readily apparent at this angle, but the owners of this 6-foot privacy fence added another 18 inches of (non-matching) lattice work to the top. How much do you have to dislike your neighbors to do that? Next, this one: Can anyone say, […]

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My Little Town:- Getting Into the Swing

Posted Aug 19 2009 in

(No Web Wednesday this week — all I’ve gotten are cute animal pictures and a Powerpoint slideshow about these hot baths formed from calcium carbonate deposits in Turkey. So, I’m introducing a new feature – “My Little Town.” Lately, I’ve been walking my dogs in the morning before I go to work. Since the nature […]

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Where Hope Lies Buried

Posted Jun 8 2009 in

I don’t know what happens to dreams deferred, but I think I’ve got a line on where Hope is buried: At Homeless Park at the corner of Main and Vine in Dayton, Ohio. At least, that’s where I saw the headstone.

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