James Ketsdever

Sourcing TP: A Tale of Conquest

As an American I have a right not to run out of anything, dammit. Apparently that’s my default. Because the prospect of running out of something as fundamental to our happiness and survival as toilet paper—or as I now call it PHE (personal hygienic equipment)—triggers certain primal instincts. Plus, who can’t use another cool acronym …

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A Pandemic Gallery

To get to the trail where I walk a few days per week I have to drive through downtown. Since the shelter in place order, I see a few individuals, an occasional couple, mostly walking their dogs. Certainly no groups of three or more anymore. We’ve become, at least temporarily, a society of individuals. And …

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Garbage Cans and Chamomile

I don’t have a smart speaker. My TV is not stupid, but it’s old enough that it can’t listen to me. I’ve turned off all the things on all my devices for maximum privacy protection. I’ve turned on all the things on my devices for maximum privacy protection. My car is a 2007, so Russian …

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The Deli Lama

This cartoon is a shameless pseudo-hack of two jokes, so no, I didn’t think of the punch line, so sue. The first joke really isn’t a joke per se, it comes from a book called “Awakening the Buddha Within” by Lama Surya Das, aka Jeffrey Miller, aka “The Deli Lama” which is what his mom …

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