MrJeff2000 Explains It All

It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad, um what was I talking about again?

King of Books

Larry King used to do no prep work for his television show, which was a slap in the face to broadcasters who cared about providing viewers with interesting and insightful conversation. He also did a newspaper column that used ellipses to divide his fragmented, pointless points. I'm using a similar tact to cover two different topics this week.

Pool Friends

My younger son might have made a friend at the swim club this week.

Maybe.

Working the Polls - Special Election Edition

I worked the polls for the June 25 special election for Queens DA (and a few judgeships).

Three separate files woven together into a series of semi-coherent thoughts about our democratic process in action.

Book Hostage

Sometimes the act of volunteering becomes a chore.

Sometimes doing someone a favor means doing them more than a favor.

Sometimes a book pickup becomes a chore and more than a favor.

Welcome to Denver! Part 4

All good things come to an end.

Here is the fourth and final part of my trek to Denver.

Welcome to Denver! Part 3

It's on to the actual bat mitzvah itself, and some of the aftermath on Sunday morning. One more episode to go!

Welcome to Denver! Part 2

I can now tell you, having recorded the third portion that follows this installment, that my Denver saga will run across FOUR podcasts. Yes, I will talk for TWO HOURS about events that happened over a 48-hour period. So bear with me!

Welcome to Denver! Part 1

Traveled to Denver last weekend for a bat mitzvah.

Bunch of little interconnected things that happened, which can only happen when so many family converge on one site.

Apologies for the audio early on; I restarted my computer and fixed the sound.

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