Monthly Archives: December 2012

Entry 192: The Blah-g

Well, we moved to this house in May of 2011, and I’m just about done talking about it. Really. How much can I say about moving to our first house at our advanced age? We’ve managed to live here for … Continue reading

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Entry 191: I’ll Just Take a Billion Dollars Now

Well I’ve finally figured out how I’m going to retire a rich man. The epiphany came to me while I was reading something about how to increase the circulation of this blog beyond people I know personally. Evidently, I’m supposed … Continue reading

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Entry 190: 4K, 3D, 2 Much

Well, if you’re looking for a last-minute Christmas gift, I have just the thing: the new home entertainment system just announced by Sony. Under normal circumstances, this would not be a huge deal, since electronics companies like Sony and Samsung … Continue reading

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Entry 189: What’s That Sheep Doing, Mom?

I try not to disparage any religion in this blog, unless I think I can get a cheap laugh out of it. But I feel I have to ask: what’s up with the live nativity scenes? I see them advertised … Continue reading

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Entry 188: We Interrupt this Blog…

I had planned to post a cute little piece about live nativity scenes today, but instead I felt an uncharacteristic need to comment on current events. My geographically-challenged mother called from Ft. Lauderdale last Friday afternoon to make sure everyone … Continue reading

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Entry 187: Climate Shift

There’s no disputing that there’s been some weird weather over the past couple of years. Many scientists have attributed this to climate change, while many people who consider science to be entirely theoretical attribute it to mere coincidence. I’m here … Continue reading

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Entry 186: What’s the Matter?

Just in time for the gift-giving season, scientists have discovered a new type of matter. Previously, it was thought that there were only three types of matter: regular, everyday matter; its arch-enemy anti-matter; and Family Matters, the delightful 1990’s sitcom … Continue reading

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Entry 185: The Incompetent Cook Christmas Collection

Welcome back to the Blog Shopping Network where, for the next few paragraphs, we will exhibit the latest in kitchen appliances for those who need a GPS to find their ways around a kitchen.* Just because you think Swanson and … Continue reading

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Entry 184: In Hot Water (NOT!)

When I began this blog well over a year and a half ago, the idea was to chronicle our experiences as we moved to our first real house in our late fifties.  I figured that our ignorance about the inner … Continue reading

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Entry 183: The Wile E. Coyote School of Economics

No doubt you’ve heard politicians and the media talk about the “fiscal cliff” we are rapidly approaching as if the entire country was Thelma and Louise. There is a lot of confusion about this, and about what exactly happened to … Continue reading

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