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Some musings on a December day while wondering whatever happened to Billy "Green Lightning" Lawless:

Is there a worse name for mustard than Grey Poupon?

Iraq. Aqaba. Qatar. No wonder we have problems in the Middle East. How can you trust people who don't put u's after their q's?

Evangelist Billy Graham warned in his TV special "AIDS, Sex and the Bible" that "sex could destroy our civilization in your lifetime." Horrible as that prospect is, you've got to believe that no sex would produce an even more barren planet.

One of life's irritations: Drivers who depend on the driver behind them at a traffic light to beep them awake when the light turns green, then get huffy about the wake-up call.

Every year we hear about the Japanese cherry trees blossoming in Washington. So who gets the cherries?