... It's spring and people are anxiously awaiting the annual return of the drones to Capistrano. ... Saw a new book at Barnes & Noble called "Starbucks for Dummies". It explains how to identify and order drinks of products whose names baffle you. ... Chobani is expanding its product line beyond its traditional Greek yogurt. The new offerings include Irish Yogurt, which includes a few shots of Jameson whiskey. ... Disney has issued a book, "Donald Duck—the Early Years." It details his history of being abandoned in a farm yard by his mother; his lifelong battle with anger control and the painful question of the paternity of Huey, Louie and Dewey and, of course, his long standing litigation with Donald Trump over the rights to the name "The Donald." ... There's an online video of disgraced Tour de France race Lance Armstrong explaining how to change a flat tire. Unfortunately, Armstrong was almost immediately accused of using doping in order to get the job done so quickly. ... Reports say a man armed with only a chocolate bar tried to hijack a Cathay Pacific flight and divert it to Sochi. The TSA has now banned chocolate in carry-on luggage.Last modified on Friday, 18 April 2014
RANDOM THOUGHTS: DONALD DUCK
Police in Atlanta have brought loitering charges against a man accused of singing poll wolly doodle all day. In a related story, a man in Baltimore doing the hokey pokey was accused of indecent behavior for putting the wrong thing in and shaking it all about. He is being held for observation ... Apparently some editors are growing as tired of those "Ten Things" or whatever number of lists on online services. Saw one this week for "Ten things you could be doing instead of reading this list of 10 things that you could be doing."