The Eternal Sunshine Of The Staycationed Mind

Aaah, vacation. The sound of that word gives me a warm, fuzzy tingle that radiates all the way down to my toes. With Labor Day in the rearview mirror, I get to look forward to my next time away from the office, plugging away at the daily grind until I am released on good behavior.…
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Robin And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

This just ain’t my day   Have you ever had one of “those” days? I am smack-dab in the middle of one now as I write this to you. In my private life, I am OK with sporadic changes — in fact, I sort of enjoy them. I am the kind of person who you…
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How Is That Even Legal?

As the crime reporter I see a lot of different types of cases. Before coming to the Globe, I recorded court cases for the Superior Court in Arizona and saw lots of civil and family cases. I used to tease that I got paid to watch Court TV for a living. When I’m at home,…
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Dr. Palmer, You Suck

I’m sure by now everyone has heard about Cecil the Lion and one man’s idiotic decision to kill an animal living in a nature preserve. Now, I don’t have an issue against hunting for food. I’m not a vegetarian or a vegan and I’ve ate my fair share of meat in my 34 years. I’ve…
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Time Ain’t Nothin’ But A Number

Time. Of all the things out there that controls our lives, time is one of those things you can’t seem to ever get right. When you need some, it runs out. When you don’t want it, it seems you have an overabundance. Nineteen. I was brushing my cat Fidget and thinking about all of the…
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