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A double-nickel slowdown

I’m about to hit 55. As Sammy Hagar used to say, I can’t drive it. But, starting on Monday, for the next year I get to be it. Continue reading...

Commentary: Line Nothing To Sneeze At

Pharmacy wait better than a “Bachelor’s” life

Random thoughts while standing in line at the pharmacy. Continue reading...

Commentary: First, Lasts Don't Last

Subscriber onlySo it's officially the start of a new year, which means the season of "firsts" is upon us. Continue reading...

Commentary: The Evolution Of Christmas Cards

Subscriber onlyWhile there are debates about the exact meaning of ancient cave paintings, one school of thought is the drawings depict everyday events in the lives of the artists, perhaps as a way of telling the story of their lives to the entire clan. Continue reading...

Commentary: December Packed With Activity

Subscriber onlySo let me set the stage here. Continue reading...

Commentary: Bad Taste? It Must Be Done

Subscriber onlyFirst off, you need to do it. You know you do. Continue reading...

Commentary: Do You Want Fries With That?

Subscriber onlyWhen I was younger, my father would periodically take us to a fast-food restaurant. Which one wasn't important, since they sort of all operated on the same principle (place order, get food, move on). The one we used to go to involved arches and clowns, if that helps. Continue reading...

Commentary: Avoiding The Holiday Iceberg

Subscriber onlyAh, the magic of the holidays! The lights, the colors, the sounds and smells! Continue reading...

Early Start To Winter Means Hating Cold Weather Longer

Subscriber onlyI'm going to blame this epiphany on the dogs. Continue reading...

Commentary: The Glory Of A Son's First Paycheck

Subscriber onlySo the youngest of the progeny came home the other day with a most wondrous and amazing thing, a thing so beautiful it almost brought tears to my eyes. Continue reading...

Commentary: Healthy Choices Not All Hair-Raising

Subscriber onlyI was informed the other day that, according to Michael Kors (famous fashion designer; thank you, Google), this is the Year of the Man. Continue reading...

Commentary: Getting Schooled On College

Subscriber onlyI was all prepared to fake watch a college football game while actually napping on the sofa the other day (ya, the snoring is never a give-away there), when my keen powers of observation alerted me that something was amiss. Continue reading...

Commentary: Hello, I'm A Badge-Wearer

Subscriber onlyI wear a badge. Continue reading...

Commentary: Watching TV, International Style

Subscriber onlyLet's face it, we've all got our goofy little habits. Continue reading...

Commentary: Fright Loses Its Bite

Subscriber onlyOne of the cool things about being a semi-professional curmudgeon (have laptop, will complain) is I get to let the world know, in great detail, what I don't like. But if there is one thing I do like, it's movies. Continue reading...

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