When I was a kid, my dad had to make a rule that you could never take the last ice cube from the little ice bin on our freezer drawer without opening and refilling a fresh tray of ice. So my sister and I always left exactly one cube. Then Dad changed the rule to … Continue reading
Tired of the Homeland Security Threat Level or the fire danger level? Try this. My level of caffeination (is that a word?) is on the low side today. Where’s yours? HT: KC Wahe
OK. There are no guns in this post, but it sounded much cooler with them. I have found the easiest way to get the abs you’ve always dreamed of, and you’re in on the ground floor. Introducing, Cold and Flu AbsTM Yes, all you need to get that sixpack you’ve always wanted is a preschooler. … Continue reading
Just when you think you’ve seen it all, a Virgin Mary USB flash drive with glowing red LED ‘heart.’ Continue reading
OK, so I had an old E*Trade account from my computer industry days. It still had $126 in it, and E*Trade started charging me a fee of $40/quarter for the privilege of possibly doing business with them in the future. So I decided to close my account and transfer the money out. Today, three weeks … Continue reading
I was sick recently, and since we shut off cable TV, I found myself exploring that vast wasteland that is daytime television. And then it hit me… Almost every time I talk to someone about jury duty, they’re trying to come up with innovative ideas for getting out of it. But when I turn on … Continue reading
I seem to be on a rabbit theme lately. Check out the weirdest commercial I’ve seen in a long time. (There’s some deep stuff coming, but that takes time so in the meantime, here’s the Skittles rabbit.) 🙂
I thought this was hilarious. Enjoy!
As you may know, Tower Records started in Sacramento. My family and I went there for music and to Tower Books for kids’ books, classics, and obscure magazines. Now Tower is in bankruptcy and have hired a company to sell off the inventory. Eleanor and I went to say goodbye and to check out the bargains. This is a picture … Continue reading
I didn’t realize this, but apparently macaroni necklaces are not only edible but are a sought-after doggie delicacy. (See picture.) Johnny, whose necklace was consumed, did not find this revelation as exciting as I did.
I’ve experienced this a number times now so maybe it’s worth writing about… Eleanor and I always used to take cameras along on our vacations and when we came home, we’d find that we had forgotten to take any pictures. Lately, with growing children, we’re more deliberate about taking the pictures. We want to remember … Continue reading
You may be expecting a theological analysis of Halloween. Not this year. Instead, take a look at this… Continue reading
Here’s what has happened… I have become accustomed to the flavor of Starbucks coffee – it brings me comfort…. And then I found that the name of the drink I order getting longer and longer. Continue reading
I just read a web page with business advice for men who work with women. It suggests that women see men wearing unpolished shoes as rude. Is it true? Continue reading
Unfortunately, I have developed a taste for specialty coffee drinks lately. The thing that makes it unfortunate is the cost of the product. But recently, my wife Eleanor took a small gamble that may greatly reduce the cost of my coffee habit. Continue reading