Do You Know Anyone Named Mike? We’re Gonna Need Your Mike Stories

One of my best friends as a kid was named Mike. We spent a million hours together, and got into some excellent trouble. We set off a firecracker in the man’s room of Murphy’s Mart, for instance, and were man-handed by security. Murphy’s was a giant discount store, similar to K-Mart. We used to run […]

Everybody’s Talking About Mary! Share Your Mary Stories Here

It’s hard to believe — since I’m so old, and it’s such a common name — but I’m having trouble coming up with a personal Mary to tell you guys about. I know there are a lot of them out there, just not too many that have intersected with my ridiculous life. I had a good friend […]