lost in nostalgia

Do yourself a favor and check out LIFE magazine’s outstanding online photo archive, source of my latest banner image.

noted and quoted, a bigot says what edition

John Rocker defends himself He didn’t deny hurling a few Jewish-related epithets at Shapiro. “I may have,” he said. But he said it was just Shapiro. “You can’t condemn a whole race of people. I don’t know why Jew is a bad word.”

pet peeves du jour

1. The inability of the City of Atlanta to synchronize traffic signals. I hit five consecutive red lights on my way home last night. 2. Elevator cholesterol. Are you really unable to walk up or down one flight of stairs? Might help that weight problem.