Month: December 2008

Happy New Year

I celebrate the New Year in my regular fashion: Meet at the drinking club with friends and family at 2:30 to watch bowl games and drink beer. Afterward, I …

Tuesday Miscellany

Alright, I’ll vomit now: “The French perfumer Etat Libre d’Orange introduced a product this year called Sécrétions Magnifiques that’s supposed to smell like a mix of blood, sweat and …

0-16 Monday

Well, my Lions did it: 0-16. Unbelievable. The league is set up for parity, but the Lions have managed to be head-and-shoulders worse than anyone else in history (we …

Post-25th Miscellany

People sometimes ask, “What’s it like to prepare Christmas for seven children?” My response: Ask my wife. I just have to pay for it all, which is a huge …

Christmas Eve

“For while all things were in quiet silence and the night was in the midst of her course, thy almighty word leapt down from heaven from thy royal throne.” …

Odd Sunday

A handful of unusual small things occurred Sunday. First, the temperature dropped to -8. I’m not sure I’ve seen the thermometer that low my entire adult life. Wind chill …

Friday

Yes, I realize posting has been a bit lazy this week. I’ve been struggling with a cold/virus/bug/demon for almost six weeks now and this week it tipped me: ongoing …

Ponderisms

1. Ever wonder about those people who spend $2.00 apiece on those little bottles of Evian water? Try spelling Evian backwards: NAIVE *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* 2. Isn’t making a smoking section …