Archive | March 2011
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It seems that at last, Opening Day for Major League Baseball has arrived. After the Reds’ premature exit from the playoffs last September, a disappointing fall when the local pseudo-professional National League Football team put on an impressive display of underachievement and spectacular failure, and a long cold winter, I’m thrilled to have finally reached […]
So, as it turns out, I occasionally have some opinions, thoughts, and considerations on the world of craft brewing. Well, in case you didn’t hear, Anheuser-Busch Inbev, the multinational conglomerate that provides us such thoroughly undesirable beer-like beverages as Bud Light, Bud Select 55, and Natural Light Ice, reached an agreement to purchase Goose Island, […]
Man, it feels like it’s been weeks since I wrote a new post. Friday wasn’t really that long ago. Then again, that was two whole rounds of NCAA tournament and a bunch of bonus Final Four euphoria before now, so I suppose I understand why it seems so distant. You can all relax, though, I […]
You know what’s the best part about being me? I’m pretty sure it’s that I’m bat$h!t crazy. That’s not only because little green people follow me everywhere I go or because I see a 12-foot tall cauliflower blue rabbit all year round. But I got that going for me, which is nice. What really has […]
I was in kind of a mood yesterday. I wasn’t rocking the full-blown mopiness or anything; it’s not like I felt the need to lock myself into a room, put on black eyeliner and spend all night listening to the collected works of The Cure. I was just a little blah. Now, I know I’ve […]
The Puddinette brightened my day this morning with something that took me by surprise even after 10 years of marriage – a reference to soft core…um…adult entertainment. No, she’s not out of town charging up an expense account with hotel pay-per-view movies. She was apparently following her usual Sunday evening routine last night and watching […]
Every March, I swear I’m not going to do it again. This year, I tell myself, this year will be the one where I finally break the cycle of wasting time and perfectly good five and/or ten dollar bills on a set of picks for the NCAA tournament. Inevitably, though, no matter what I tell […]
I do not like green, tasteless beer Just do not pour that, Sam, my dear I do not want it in my house I will not drink it with a mouse I will not have some in the rain I only like it down the drain I will repeat it, if I must For me, […]
I’m bouncing a bit like a Tigger today, for a couple of very different reasons. First, I believe I’ve finally hit the top of the mountain when it comes to my novel-in-progress. If you look to right, you’ll see that the ever-so-slowly accumulating word count for Famine has finally crested 50,000 words. Of course, that’s […]
So we knew where the party would dwell, but who’d stay at the house for a spell? Aunt Babysitter said “Right, “I’ll watch the kids all that night.” Without her, we’d have been S.O.L!