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April 07, 2019

SHE WAS OF COURSE RELEASED AFTER PRODUCING A VALID FLORIDA DRIVER’S LICENSE

An Everglades record: largest female python captured in Big Cypress

(Thanks to pharmaross and elseabs, who says “Florida, the Australia of the U.S.”)

FLORIDA CAT LOVERS: NOT LIKE YOUR STATE’S CAT LOVERS

‘Don’t f--- with me.’ Orlando cat lover uses gun to defend right to feed hungry strays

(Thanks to pharmaross)

OTHER THAN THAT IT WENT TOTALLY SMOOTHLY

Civilian on Fly-Along Accidentally Ejected from Fighter Jet

(Thanks to Peter Metrinko)

I once actually went on a ride-along on an F-16 fighter jet. I was not ejected, but for a while there I desperately wanted to be. Here’s my column about it.

BECAUSE NOTHING SAYS ‘ROMANCE’ LIKE A SLOW DANCE THAT LEAVES GREASY CRUMBS ON YOUR DATE’S TUXEDO

Croissant Corsages Are This Prom Season's Hottest Accessory

(Thanks to Ralph)

BOLO FOR A MALE INDIVIDUAL WALKING VERY VERY CAREFULLY

California thief stuffs chainsaw down his pants

(Thanks to Bob Brogan)

DO NOT RULE OUT THE POSSIBILITY THAT THESE ARE SQUIRRELS IN DISGUISE

Thousands of jellyfish invade Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard

(Thanks to Matt Filar)

STRUMPDATE

I had a great time yesterday at an event for the Carroll County Public Library in Westminster, Md., where they made special bottles of water (presumably not from the toilet) (it tasted fine to me) in honor of Lessons from Lucy.

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There were many nice people, who at the photographer’s command cheerfully brandished their copies of Lessons From Lucy.

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In that crowd was a man named Josh Rose, who helped me out with a dramatic reading and also turned out to own more of my books than I do.

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Tonight at 5 p.m. I’ll be in Washington at Politics and Prose, a great bookstore, and there will be dogs on hand. Or on paw. The point is, there will be dogs, and you can adopt one, and go home with a book AND a dog, so please come on out.

 
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