Mar 202015
A Red Tag for Noah

 by Michael Alan… The earliest record of a code enforcement action was in the book of Genesis: “Good morning, Mr. Noah, do you have a permit for that?”  I myself am building a boat in my backyard, just like Noah. Naturally, there were certain problems to consider. How I would get it out to the street when it was finished topped the list. Whether I needed a permit to build it did not enter into it. I guess, like Noah, I felt that God had [continue reading…]

 March 20, 2015  Posted by at 3:35 am Editorial, Issue #106, Michael Alan No Responses »
Mar 132015
Transgender Mosquitoes, Threat or Menace

by Michael Alan The first thing they tell you about serious writing is: do not, under any circumstances, write about anything serious. Everyone says so, and it is true, it tends to piss people off. What you should do is come up with a really good title. That is the key to it all. Readers can read the title and then they know exactly what you are going to say. That way they do not have to read the article per se and they can [continue reading…]

 March 13, 2015  Posted by at 2:45 am Issue #105, Michael Alan No Responses »
Feb 272015
Rasputin Returns... As a Dog

by Michael Alan It has long been rumored that Rasputin, who was notoriously difficult to kill, never died. Just when we hadn’t heard from him for a while, Rasputin appeared in Key West. The story is confusing and complicated so I will try to break it down for you.The first thing you need to know is that Rasputin is now a dog… a French Canadian world-class German pointer dog. Should we be concerned? I will let you be the judge. “Why is he not in [continue reading…]

 February 27, 2015  Posted by at 12:55 am Issue #103, Michael Alan No Responses »