Revenge: A dish best left alone 4

Revenge: A dish best left alone
The Sicilians say that revenge is a dish best served cold. Alfred Hitchcock said that, “Revenge is sweet and not fattening.” George Herbert said, “The best revenge is living well.” There are, of course, lots of quotes about how revenge is bad, but they’re not nearly as much fun. What nobody seems to talk about ...

Darth Vader, Swamp Things, and the Short-Winded Valkyrie of Vengeance 6

Darth Vader, Swamp Things, and the Short-Winded Valkyrie of Vengeance
Well, I’ve done it again. First, a little background: last weekend my wife, the currently respiratorially impaired and humor deficient Jess Vader (or should that be Darth Jess?) caught a cold which quickly turned into bronchitis. She is not a happy camper. Just getting off the couch wipes her out. Her breathing makes noises that ...

Choices: Things I don’t understand #2 4

Choices: Things I don't understand #2
I hate going to the store, especially if I have to get stuff from the pharmacy section or anything health-related. There are just too many choices. It’s way too complicated. I mean, just trying to buy toothpaste is enough to induce an anxiety attack. When I was a kid, you had Crest or Colgate, and, ...
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