Tag: Human Stupidity

  • Your Smartphone or Your Life

    Everyone: please be safe on the road. Whatever you need to read or look at on a phone can wait. It’s not worth dying for.   A few things I’ve seen in the last 24 hours:   A young man riding a bike and reading a piece of paper, with no hands on the handlebars. […]

  • The First Thing We Do…

    The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers. ~ Dick, in Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part 2, Act IV, Scene 2 I am always amused when I get campaign literature from various folks attempting to smear some candidate or another as “a trial lawyer.” Being a trial lawyer myself, I tend to have a […]

  • Note to Self…

    Always, always double-check that anyone who has worked on your car gave you back the key for your wheel locks. Apparently, the last folks to work on Sarah’s car did not give us the key for her wheel locks, which we discovered today when I tried to get a screw removed from one tire and […]

  • Minutes to Circle

    If you’ve ever driven from O’Hare into the heart of Chicago, you have surely seen the electric signs that say things like “24 minutes to circle via Kennedy.” I’ve always thought that was bizarre at best, since I am aware of the Loop in Chicago, but not anything known as “the circle.” Can anybody shed […]

  • Backslash

    So true: Thank you, xkcd!