Monthly Archives: November 2014

Entry 402: It’s Okay; We Didn’t Invite Him, Either

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that our daughter Casey got married in October, and that I got 35 blog posts out of all the planning that went into it. Throughout that whole process, not to … Continue reading

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Entry 401: Holiday Multi-Tasking

A couple of years ago around Thanksgiving, I wrote about what I called “Russian Doll Food”– turduckens and all its offshoots like the veggieducken, the fictional turbriskafil from The Big Bang Theory and the possibly-actually-existing superducken from the Italian province … Continue reading

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Entry 400: Coming Soon–Entry 450

Well, here it is…my 400th post. And how fortuitous that it occurs exactly on New Year’s Eve! Yes, that’s right. Like most Americans, I’m celebrating holidays in advance. I’m already wayyy past Thanksgiving! Americans do everything in advance. That’s why … Continue reading

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Entry 399: Sneeze Your Brains Out

By now you’re aware of the virus that is a looming threat to all Americans. What you may not know, however, is that it has not been contained, and that it has spread far beyond Dallas and New York. Obviously, … Continue reading

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Entry 398: Unstable Table

Please give me a moment to complain about one of the relatively trivial annoyances of modern society. I can’t tell you how often the following has happened to me: My wife Barbara and I go to a restaurant. We’re classy … Continue reading

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Entry 397: But What Do You Say Instead of “OMG”?

Every morning at 7am or so I sit at my computer with my third cup of coffee and watch the previous evening’s The Daily Show with John Stewart because I’m never awake at 11pm to watch it when it’s broadcast, … Continue reading

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Entry 396: Death to Humans in Aisle Five

Well, we’ve moved one step closer to having robots take over the world. Lowe’s, the big box hardware store (motto: “We’re nothing like Home Depot. Our vests are red.”) is testing robotic employees that can do everything their human counterparts … Continue reading

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