Sunday, I went to a baseball game featuring the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox. During the minor monsoon that was Saturday night, I had no plans to do so, but I woke up Sunday morning, saw the sun streaming through the cracks in the cu... Read more
Which, in reflection, isn't entirely a bad thing. A major league baseball pitcher threw a no hitter on Sunday, and Dominos, as it has done the past few years, for the first two no hitters of the year, gave away 20000 pizzas. Now, I happened to c... Read more
Did a whole lot of nothing yesterday. Was planning to go out and see a concert at night, but just didn't have the getupandgo when the time came, so I skipped it. And did absolutely nothing in its wake. Helping the sloth was the fact that HBO is ... Read more
I was thinking ice cream last night, too, and I walked past an ice cream parlor a block away from the nerd nite place, which I did make, because the insurance people called back and said they were too slammed to come see us last night, which wor... Read more
I've heard of the Nerd Nite events, basically a forum where two or three topics of interest are presented in lecture form, but I haven't managed to get to any of them. There's one tonight, with topics of roller derby, history of science, and the... Read more
Golf, except kicking a soccer ball around the course, rather than smacking golf balls with sticks. 'twas fun, I beat the folks I was playing with, mostly from actually having played soccer, and being able to kick the ball further than the slight... Read more
Aka, a Rush concert, which was fantastic fun. They are playing their 40th anniversary tour, so the set list included gems from across their career, and save the fact they didn't include anything from my favorite album of theirs, there wasn't muc... Read more
Was listening to a fave album, which has a song that includes the line I used for the title.
(there'd be more detail, but spark people saw fit to eat the blog I've been slaving over, so this is like the cliff notes version)
Song: I kn... Read more
I posted a vid to facebook last week, saying it was probably one of my top ten favorite songs, if I thought about it...so I thought about it, and this is what I came up with for a ten favorite songs list, plus a couple items that might have made... Read more
(by now) traditional posting of the Fish song "Worm in a Bottle" on May 21, because it contains the line "happy birthday to me"
Adding to it the song "Fade 2 Grey", by Enchant, which... Read more
Last day of my 30s, and my goal is to not break myself when playing soccer tonight. That would be doubly bad, what with having the baseball/softball watching doubleheader plans tomorrow, where walking is a key feature to actually getting to and ... Read more
went to sleep way too late, partly because of doing laundry from the work trip late, partly from imbibing caffeine late, and then woke up late this morning. Not a bad thing, entirely. Sometimes you just need to catch up on the sleep thing.
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You know how I mentioned having a hernia, and a doc mentioned setting up an appointment for talking about surgery and all that? Well, the surgery people called, while I was away, to a line that hasn't been my primary phone number in a dozen year... Read more
the makeshift icepack from the contusions on my knees that i suffered due to jumping on the armchair and having that tip over and introduce my kneecaps to the window ledge when I tried to help the kid who came in with extra sheets to try and blo... Read more
So, Saturday was a brilliant weather day, and after typing out the previous missive, I went to the Iowa Capitol. It was pretty cool, as most seats of government tend to be; after all, it's a state's (whether a state state, or a federal state) ch... Read more