… Every year, my friend Steve does his Snoopy dance around their Christmas tree. Now, theirs (currently) isn’t as pathetic as Charlie Brown’s.. it’s just a nice litle ritual he has. … Continue reading [Personal] Linus: Maybe all it needs is a little love
… For years we’ve gotten and carved pumpkins. Inevitably, they wind up getting forgotten about, and then rotting away on my porch. What you then wind up with is a rotting mess of pumpkin goo, surrounded by tiny flies. … Continue reading [Personal] Cleanup with a shovel
Ok, time for some nature learning boys and girls. First off, if you don’t have a broadband connection, don’t even bother following this link. It’s a great National Geographic video, that is pretty damn spiffy. Video in the News: Bees Battle Continue reading [Personal] Or the dogs with bees in their mouth
… Now I can look at my smiling kids all day long! Oh, and I didn’t even talk about the stupid dog. So we’re all in the kitchen working on the photos. We’ve got the photographers, the grandfather, the baby handlers, the audience.. the works… what don’t we have? Someone keeping an eye on the dog. … Continue reading [Personal] Dinner and Photoshoot (long w/ pics)
… For two and half months my children have been lumps… grubs…little shit factories…I mean, I love them to death, but they had this blank stare on their faces, alternating with occassional crying and the pissed off “I’m taking a dump” look. … Continue reading [Personal] The Joys of Being a Father.
Having a cop as a best friend means that you often get to hear the wonderful stories about how folks act like idiots when they get pulled over. He’s often told me of the things that I should do if I ever get pulled over (besides handing them the PBA card). Continue reading [Personal] I don’t think he’s part of the other 10%
Joi Ito has this to say about his personal style of blogging. Make sure that you understand this is written from the standpoint of “you” referring back to himself. He’s calling himself stupid and telling himself to take a point of view. Don’t misread this and think he’s calling the reader stupid. In any case, it’s well summarized and something worth considering as we write our own blogs. Continue reading [Personal] Decent advice
… By the way, did you notice I spelled disturbing incorrectly in the first sentence? I did it on purpose, because *that’s* how disturbing the story was, and I wanted to emphasize it. … Continue reading [Personal] Ode to Edmund Patterson