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Grill is man's best friend

Iíve got to get a new grill. Mine has burned its last burger, charred its last hot dog. Iíve replaced every part in it that can be replaced. But when the lid fell off last wee... read more...


Is Steve Jobs clouding my privacy?

Last week, Steve Jobs, the ailing CEO of Apple, announced a major move to cloud computing. Iím in that cloud right now, typing this on Google Docs. Itís a word processor that ... read more...


Redhotmama@TMI.com

I was the only boy in my high school typing class, which dating-wise turned out a lot better for me than being a third-string football player. If one all-girl class was good, ... read more...


The gift of garbage

I made coffee this morning that came packaged in a smart blue tin with a gold ribbon around it and was sealed with red wax, which was embossed with a coat of arms. The contain... read more...


You must remember this ...

I have a terrible memory Ė I canít remember names, canít recall dates, canít recollect what Iím supposed to pick up at the supermarket, canít bring to mind where I parked the ... read more...


Just your run-of-the-mill royal couple

Could anyone have missed the big news this week? Prince William and Kate Middleton decided to have two different kinds of wedding cakes after their nuptials! Itís probably all... read more...


Flight of the snowbirds

We can see the flocks of gray-headed snowbirds through our high-powered binoculars, as they make their annual trek back up the I-95 eastern migration corridor to northern clim... read more...


This HDTV needs child support

We have just replaced our old clunker of a TV set with a new one, one of those giant flat-screen things you see when you walk through the front door of any big box store. Our ... read more...


Dear Future: Whereís the dome?

Itís been 50 years since I read my first comic book about what life would be like a half-decade in the future. I remember it well; by now we would all be living in futuristic,... read more...


Life: Thereís no app for that

Sue wanted me to go out and shovel the snow off of her car so she could get to work. It seems awfully old-fashioned in this high-tech age that either of us should actually hav... read more...


Bam! Practical kitchen magic

Kitchen tip: Make sure the recipe you are preparing is on cue cards. Things proceed much more smoothly when all you have to do is look up can read, ďAdd 2 tablespoons unsalted... read more...


Raspberry Finn

Youíve all heard the news that Mark Twainís classic anti-slavery, anti-racist book has been changed to take out a very offensive word so more teachers would feel comfortable u... read more...


$38,000 for traffic and weather updates

Iíve just watched my fourth automobile commercial in the last half hour. For 60 seconds all they talked about was the radio in the car. How many speakers it had; how you could... read more...


2011 Predictions: Nostradamus was a hack

Skeptics ask ďCan you really see the future?Ē and I say, didnít I predict that some major movie stars would be involved in scandals last year? Sure enough, Lindsay Lohan, Mel ... read more...


2010: A year of annoying junk

Welcome my friends to the year that was. Political Ads: Face it, theyíre always offensive to someone, but particularly silly are the ones that end with a tag line like ďPai... read more...



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