Category Archives: Life, the Universe and Everything

One foot in front of the other

Lex I: Corpus omne perseverare in statu suo quiescendi vel movendi uniformiter in directum, nisi quatenus a viribus impressis cogitur statum illum mutare. Roughly translated: “A fat ass sitting on a couch won’t get up and move itself.” The excuses … Continue reading

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All weddings should be this much fun

We trekked up to Maine this weekend for my brother’s wedding, and it was incredible. They rented a house on the coast for the weekend, and it’s been days and nights filled with family, friends, food, drink and music. Hurricane … Continue reading

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Sure, ’tis a bit nippy…

The above photo was taken at 12:15. In Florida. On a sunny day. When we got to church in the morning, we thought we ought to take a picture of the icicles, because…well, because in 16 years here, I don’t … Continue reading

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2009 Christmas Loot Review

Christmas has come and gone, and tomorrow I get to go into the office and celebrate peace on earth. I’ll be pretty much the only one there, as everyone uses up their vacation time for the year. I like this … Continue reading

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Well, I hope you kids have learned something about the dangers of gambling.

When I got into the cab to come home Saturday, my driver asked me where I was headed. When I said, “Orlando,” he replied: “Ah, right from one tourist trap to another.” Um, no. In the world of mindgames, the … Continue reading

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So…how was your zombie day?

World Zombie Day has come and gone, and I got to watch a whole team full of them lose a baseball game! Sweet. I’m thinking that I need to start watching football, but then what would I do with my … Continue reading

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Curse you, iPhone!

As the Facebook and Twitter folks have seen by recent status updates, we had an automotive issue last night. What started out as a simple trip in pursuit of a cheesesteak sammich wound up costing us hundreds of dollars and … Continue reading

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No sock puppets were harmed in the making of this vacation.

Unlike our last trip five years ago, which was recounted in the gripping, eight-part series The Adventures of Bobby Sock and Friends, we did not include sock puppets in our entourage this time. (There was an evil, mind-reading bunny, but … Continue reading

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This one time at church camp…

I went camping with the church youth group this past weekend. Yes, that’s right. Mr. “I Hate Nature” purposely subjected himself to a heaping dose of it. I could tell you all about the horrors of the wilderness, but it … Continue reading

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Saturday night rambling

Some days are weird. OK, most days have their own weirdness, but today was especially filled with psychic bizarritude that I don’t expect anyone else to understand. We saw UP this morning, and that’s one tear-jerker of a kids’ movie. … Continue reading

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