Americans live in fear of lawyers. Merchants fear customers will slip on ice outside their stores and sue for everything they're worth. CEOs of huge corporations fret over class-action lawsuits that could cost them their jobs.
The Green Bay Packers' disastrous start presents a good news/bad news situation. The bad news is that the team stinks: I'm talking limburger, here, cheeseheads. The good news is that we'll all get a lot of yard work done this fall.
As we age and watch society advance, there's a part of us that rejoices to see kids enjoying opportunities we never had. But there's an-other part of us that thinks the little buggers should have it just as tough as we did.
Soccer's World Cup tournament concluded July 9, dealing a blow to the host country's breweries and brothels. But the end of this monthlong orgy of beer, soccer, hooliganism and, well, beer couldn't come soon enough to the rest of the world.
We were just sitting down to dinner when - of course - the telephone rang. Quickly devouring a mouthful of macaroni and cheese - Wendy and I aren't college students anymore, but you wouldn't know it from our diet - I answered with my mouth half full.