In a way, though, these are the perfect socks for such a missed occasion. The beer bottles are a nice call out to the event, but if you'll note, they are green bottles. And it's certified objective fact that green beer bottles are a terrible idea.
And on the tenth day, he did pick a pair of argyles again...
Cartoon Week continues with perhaps the most tragic character brought to life since the Bard gave us a pair of Star-Crossed Italians. Sure, that Road Runner was spritely, but speed alone can't account for this crafty coyote's nigh inexplicable run of bad luck. That said, there are clearly other factors than luck at play here. … Continue reading Considering That Cartoon Coyote
I’ve been a Cincinnati Bengals fans since I was 8 years old. I’m almost 43 now, which means I’ve been WhoDey!-ing those orange and black stripes for something like 35 years. My fandom started, not surprisingly, in 1981. When the local team goes to the Super Bowl, it tends to have that effect on a … Continue reading Thoughts About That Bengals Game
We recently ordered a USB hookup with a Bluetooth extension for my car. You know, so I can pretend my 8 year old Gunmetal Gray Honda Accord Middle Aged Man Sedan is super cool and hip and able to play the Apple Musics that all the kids are into these days. The Puddinette got … Continue reading Amazon Sends You The Darnedest Things
Some time last month, I realized that over the past two or three years, I had become a compulsive Did Not Finisher: a loathsome, dreaded heathen who frequently begins reading books but soon loses interest, forgets the book entirely, and moves on to playing Words With Friends instead. Become a DNFer, something the Puddin’ of … Continue reading Why I’ve (Mostly) Stopped Reading E-Books
I haven’t been saying much lately. Wait, no, that’s not true. That suggests I’ve been roaming around the house in a mute daze like Frankenstein’s monster. I have been saying things, to my family, the people around me, etc. I haven’t been posting stuff, though. And that’s not specifically an indictment of my recent work … Continue reading 5 Things On My Mind Right Now
I have to apologize for not posting sooner this week. I was out of town doing that work thing Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, off having middle-aged dude adventures in Greenville, SC and Wallingford, CT (which is not too far from Hartford). Oh, and, for the record, "middle-aged dude adventures" means having too much curry at … Continue reading Getting Busy And Old And Exploiting Taylor Swift Songs
Don't forget, most of us living in the United States will be turning our clocks forward Saturday night. And while losing an hour of sleep is never one of my favorite things, I don't mind admitting that I'm very much looking forward to the neighborhood being a good deal brighter outside at 6:50 PM next week.Who'd have … Continue reading Daylight Saving Time
Each year Girl Scouts rule. O'er a Thin Mint reign I'll take nice chocolate chips, thanks