Francis Porretto at Eternity Road is some writer! I especially enjoy his Sunday Ruminations -
"The Long Island "coot" is a hardy species, and over time can be educated to the hazards of his style of shopping. This specimen was from Connecticut, where they're frailer, slower, and apparently have no convenience stores.
GRRR! By the time I'd paid for my newspaper and was back in my car, I was ready to declare war on the whole world. At least on Connecticut, which has deserved it for a long time now.
This is not the way I like to feel upon returning from Mass. "
Do go read the whole thing.