The Gift is in the Mail

Posted on February 25, 2012


I’ve traveled all over China and I keep seeing the same placards to signify Men’s Restroom:

And Women’s Restroom:

But aren’t these two signs just a little bit sexist?

Can’t a women smoke a pipe?

And can’t a man use a high-heeled shoe to break open a coconut?


Only one day left to submit a caption in the caption contest.


My parents’ anniversary was last week and in lieu of a gift, I sent them the following text message:

“The gift is in the mail.

Also the explanation for why the gift is so cheap is in the mail.”


Are you going to watch the Oscars? I’m looking forward to rooting for the one out of ten Best Picture nominees I’ve actually seen.


Last week we had a friend come over to visit with her new baby. While holding the newborn The Fonz said, “I wonder if he’ll try and crawl into my belly.” I realized there’s a lot we still haven’t explained to him about the birds and the bees.

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