Down Home Eatin’

Dear Friends: What’s the most obvious indicator that we made it back safely from the beautifully epic Deep South Road Trip? The fact that I just spent $110 on fresh fruit and soy products. I don’t ever want to see deep-fried food again. But, damn, those fried pickles were good. Jenni P.S. We’re working on a collaborative travelogue about the ...

From Above

To my Fellow Minnesotans: You may be accustomed to seeing me tearing down local highways, impatiently cutting you off as I reach for my coffee and ringing cellphone at the same time, but I bet you weren’t expecting what happened this morning: I became an airborne menace. Yes, that’s correct. ‘Fly an airplane’ has been checked off my life to-do ...

War = Bullshit

Dear Non-American Friends: Many of you have emailed me in recent days asking what the hell we Americans are thinking. I’m getting tired of typing the same thing over and over, so here’s my response to all of you. It may seem very hard to believe, but not all of us are hateful, reactionary war-mongers. In fact, there are quite ...

My Box

Dear Amazon: I appreciate all you to do lure me into spending my dollars at your fine internet marketplace, and I have to congratulate you on your success at that task. Every time I visit, you have so many new things to tell me I don’t yet have, but obviously need. I find the ‘You Know You Want It’ bit ...