What’s the matter with L A.

L A is a great big freeway. Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1950s I witnessed the excavation and construction of some of the first so-called Freeways in southern California. However, the first real freeway was constructed about the same time I was born and it went into service just after that. An uninterruptedContinue reading “What’s the matter with L A.”

Prose beside the road.

Roadside Poetry. He had his paddle. He served the ball. Across the net. Whizzed a mighty pickleball. Burma shave Go to Burma-Shave – Wikipedia Cute little red fence post signs in sequence about fifty feet apart with humorous limericks. Generally seen out on long stretches of old US highways from the 1940sto the 1970s.

Maybe I could stop paying taxes as well.

Paying Taxes. I have filed taxes since I was seventeen. However I am tired of paying taxes for the rich. My tax money has been used to pay for filling potholes in my little town and to buy M-1 Army tanks and railroads for America. Taxes also used to build vast ribbons of Interstate highwaysContinue reading “Maybe I could stop paying taxes as well.”

Bumper to bumper.

Bumper sticker. Fear not. I am not texting. This is my electric shaver. Got to look good at work. Bumper sticker. This is interesting. Lots of drivers using sign language to express their true feelings. Bumper sticker. Honk if you are a Republican. Ask the bus driver to honk if you are a Democrat. BumperContinue reading “Bumper to bumper.”