Know what the best part of Friday night was when you were a kid?  This: Know what the best part of whenever-the-heck-I-want-it-to-be is?  This: Because I don’t have to wait for Friday night any more.  I can use our roku box and stream, via Amazon Prime, vintage “Dukes of Hazzard” episodes any time I want for like 2 bucks (actually $1.99, but what’s $.01 between friends?). I decided a few months ago that my spawn needed to be exposed to the awesome that is the “Dukes of Hazzard.” …






A long time ago–in the mid 1980s–we’d sometimes walk far enough from our house that our parents could not see us. Sometimes, it’d be after dark, and we never had cell phones with us, because none of us knew what a cell phone was, but I think some of us had cordless phones that could just about reach to the end of the driveway on a clear night without cutting off our conversation, especially if we had one of those new 900MHz fancy ones. However, on the night…