Tramps Like Us…


It’s a very special anniversary. Twenty years ago today, my son was baptized into the Church of Rock ‘n Roll. 

Adam was almost 14 and had never been to a rock concert.

“We’re starting at the top,” I told him.

I bought tickets by mail from a scalper to see Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in Salt Lake City, the closest show to Boise.

Where are the Copyeditors?

It happened again this morning. I checked news headlines on my iPhone and noticed CNN:

“In 17 sates, the number of COVID-19 cases keeps rising.”

This is one way I can tell the pandemic is taking its toll on news organizations. Typos used to be amusing anomalies. Now, not a day goes by when I don’t notice them.

Cue the Scammers

As if a pandemic isn’t enough to worry about, have you looked in your email spam file lately? Not only has the message traffic picked up; it contains a motley assortment of come-ons that I’ve never before received.

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