• Small, Seemingly Insignificant Things

    This is a photo of Gus. I stopped and talked to him in the parking lot of my hotel last night. It was a beautiful evening, and he had the Giants game on the radio. I asked him about his exercise-baseball combination, and he told me that listening to the baseball game was the only…

  • This Is Not Okay

    This pissed me off.

    I mean, I don’t even know where to start with all the things that are wrong here. First of all, it’s a gift card. Meaning it’s intended to give to someone else. And why exactly would you decide to give this card to someone? It essentially suggests that a) they might need…

  • There Is No Such Thing As “Toning”

    I had this conversation with a woman just yesterday. For probably the thousandth time.

    “I need to get my exercise program dialed in. I just want to be more toned.”
    “What does ‘toned’ mean to you?”
    “You know, nice toned muscles, but not too big.”
    “Right. So you’re saying that you want to be able to see your strong…