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Fridays With Freddie: The Rattlesnake July 4, 2014 It’s come to my attention that the original mascot of American Independence is the rattlesnake.
read more... Happy Birthday Eileen! July 3, 2014 This is my friend Eileen. She’s turning 49 today, and celebrating the occasion with some delicious bavette steaks and a houseful of friends.
read more... Leila’s Hair Museum – Somebody’s Gotta Do It July 1, 2014 This is Leila’s Hair Museum in Independence Missouri. It’s just down the road a piece from Harry Truman’s place.
read more... SkillsUSA Torch Carrier Award – It’s a Major Award June 30, 2014 I’ve always been ambivalent about trophies and plaques and various other tokens of accomplishment designed to live forever on walls and mantles. Unless the memento in question falls into the “major award” category – like The Leg Lamp from A Christmas Story – I prefer to display and cherish my various keepsakes in the garage. Last Friday though, I was ... read more... OFF THE WALL: Shopkeepers… June 29, 2014 So far, five million people have seen the slightly altered face of a shoplifter I posted earlier this week.
read more... Fridays with Freddie: Cheeseburger please! June 27, 2014 Used to be a fella could duck into the local diner, grab a burger and get on with his life.
read more... Keith is Walking the Walk ~ Let’s Help June 25, 2014 Some of you might be familiar with this photo. It was taken a few years ago on a pig farm in Las Vegas.
read more... CRJ700 and the long line of disappointment June 24, 2014 The woman standing at the back of the plane is about to piss her pants.
read more... Public Shaming ~ the liquor store inquisition June 23, 2014 Had a spirited conversation last night with some locals down at the liquor store.
read more... Fridays with Freddie ~ Laundered Jockey’s June 20, 2014 I don’t wear underpants. Partly because I’m a dog
read more... Looking for people who love what they do June 19, 2014 As some of you know, I’ll be in Kansas City next week, speaking at the annual Skills USA National Competition.
read more... Mike and the Giant Cyst June 18, 2014 Last night in the bar I met a guy with a cyst on his elbow. Or perhaps it was a boil.
read more... Gotta Love the Brits June 17, 2014 My producer today is a guy from England. He sounds like I imagine Winston Churchill did after a few bottles of Champagne.
read more... A Father’s Day al Fresco Fiasco June 15, 2014 I wrote this a few years ago. It’s still mostly true.
read more... Remember Our Soldiers June 7, 2014 Yesterday was the 70th anniversary of D-Day.