A few Robert Reid facts
I have been called Richard Reid most of my life. Apparently distinguishing Richard/Robert is hard. I don’t mind. But here are a few things to consider if you’re interested in Robert Reidology. Robert Reid is not the shoe bomber. That was Richard Reid. Richard Reid the shoe bomber is not Richard Reid, my dad. Robert Reid is not Robert Reed, the Brady Bunch dad. His real name was...
Truth: Leprechauns don't like St Patrick
I spent time reading leprechaun books recently and learned leprechauns originally wore red, don’t like St Patrick, and are probably from Scotland. Here’s 10 leprechaun questions I had answered.
Most charming restaurant review ever
Marilyn Hagarty’s earnest review of a Grand Forks, North Dakota, Olive Garden in the Grand Forks Herald has gone micro-viral, with 200,000 views — about 195,000 more than the second-most read piece on the site, per this LA Times article. It is very charming. Grand Forks, by the way, is the birthplace of cream of wheat. I had it in a Grand Forks truck stop years ago. And I don’t...
What ever happened to the Alabama leprechaun?
In 2006, the Crichton neighborhood in Mobile, Alabama spotted a leprechaun. Local news made this report. If you’ve not seen it, do. I like the artist sketch of the leprechaun, and the leprechaun flute the guy in fatigues has to ‘help out.’