Reader Survey

Something fun for everybody: the WMBriggs.com reader survey! Come and tell us about yourself and learn what you only suspected about everybody else. It should only take 20 seconds or…

On Dressing Well

Make that, "On Dressing Not So Well." Here is a picture from a mall in Santa Monica, first appearing in the Los Angeles Times. The article which surrounded this picture…

The Converted Statistician

While doing some research, my number one son found this item from Punch, Vol. 146, January 28, 1914. THE CONVERTED STATISTICIAN. A sudden jolt as we thundered over some points…

Briggs Exposes His Better Side

These are the pants I wore yesterday through airports, airplanes, taxis, and the streets of San Francisco, thus exposing my better side to roughly half the country. Notice that the…

A Veteran’s Day Tale

From 1986 to 1989, I was stationed at Kadena Air Force Base, smack in the middle of Okinawa. Which wasn't hard. Being in the middle, I mean. The island is…