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SIX OF THE BEST… ways you could make my stay more comfortable

I've stayed at a lot of hotels over the past two years, and one thing they all have in common is that, at check-in, someone says something along the lines of "if there's any way [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… things about recipe websites

Recently, my wife and I were discussing what we could do to update our menu. We tend to cook the same things, week-in and week-out. But there's a reason for that. Well, actually, there are [...]

By |February 7th, 2018|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… annoying conspiracies no one is talking about

We throw around the word "conspiracy" far too much these days. We say that everything is a conspiracy (or, worse, a "gate"). And, I mean, given what the Russians are doing to manipulate the American [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… expensive things I refuse to spend money on

I'm willing to bet that each and every one of us has something expensive that they save up for and purchase, and are proud of or happy about. I get that; I really do. But [...]

By |January 24th, 2018|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… movie sequels in 2017, revisited

I was checking my Facebook "On This Day" page this morning* and a link to my best projected sequels of 2017 column came up. For funsies, I re-read it, and as it turns out I [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… types of columns I wrote in 2017

The more you practice, the better you tend to get. Sports, art, whatever. I've been writing this column for almost four full years, and I feel like my work has, on the whole, improved. Maybe [...]

By |January 10th, 2018|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… episodes of The Orville

For the most part, even when The Orville is bad, it's still pretty good. I actually enjoyed a lot about these episodes, which qualify as (in my opinion) six of the worst episodes of the [...]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… episodes of The Orville

I'm not a huge Doctor Who fan (although I appreciate the show when I see it), but one thing I do envy them is the Christmas specials. The season ends, and there's nothing for a [...]

By |December 27th, 2017|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… ways to improve customer service in medicine

As you may or may not know, both my wife and I have had surgery in the past couple of months. Both were outpatient procedures, and we're both fine. And for the most part our [...]

By |December 20th, 2017|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… streaming originals I watched this year

With the advent of streaming services, and the increasing budgets that are going toward original content for them, I've found myself watching more and more shows that just don't exist on traditional TV. Usually because [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments