Drumroll, Please…..

So, firstly, I’d like to thank everyone who participated in the caption contest.  We had some verbose veteran comment-makers, not that there’s anything wrong with that, and some newbies as well.  The showing made me a proud little blogger.  I managed to capture my excitement on video, so please watch the 2 videos below (in…

#149- Yo, I suck.

I attempted to master a yo-yo trick. Any trick would have done, but I found that mastering a yo-yo trick is fairly difficult when you cannot even master the basic up and down function. I have more respect for dudes like this and this after trying to become adept at the yo-yo, whereas prior to…

#148- Classin’ things up over here

I first experienced tasting this new thing at Green Zebra a few years ago and it was truly divine.   I made french pressed coffee.  After shopping around, I realized that many french press machines are not expensive.  I bought this one at World Market.  The first few times I used it resulted in failure.  I…

#147- May the best human win.

A lot of the blogs I read host “give-aways”.  The general idea is that readers leave comments and the blogger selects one as the winner in a variety of ways.  Sometimes the comments answer a question or give a suggestion.   So, for my new thing today: I’m hosting a reader give-away. As a way…

#146- I’m All Booked Up

I joined a book club.   The claim that this is a new thing might be a fib.  I think I have joined a book club before without actually attending a single meeting.  Fall of  2005.  It was a classic case of something that sounded so fun and then the realization came that not only…

#145- Mild Adultery

Dear Blog,   I am a very bad owner. If you were human, you would have been taken to child services several months ago.  Luckily, the only side effect of my neglect has been hate mail from those readers whose quality of life has been drastically reduced during our absence.  Several things have happened since…