Friday Afternoon Scratchpad

  • I can do a pretty good impression of the lead vocalist for The Psychedelic Furs. As I’ve gotten older, though, I’ve found that the demonstration of this skill impresses fewer and fewer girls.
  • As long as we’re talking about banning people from using cell phones while driving, can we also prevent people from driving around with small dogs in their laps? I don’t think it makes them drive unsafely or anything, it just really annoys me for some reason.
  • According to the book Prairie Babies, which I have read to my son every evening for the past week, woodchuck offspring are called “chucklings.” Who knew?
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