Monthly Archives: May 2013

Battle: Los Angeles

My new obsession is Battle: Los Angeles. It’s Independence Day meets Blackhawk Down. Act I: Marine Staff Sergeant… “My men should have lived. I should have died in the sand.  I’m going to retire and stew in my regret.”  Old … Continue reading

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My Own Personal (Travelling) Jesus

Travelling Jesus Look at him.  Look at that face.  Not approving.  But not judging. But He still has His beads.  Not only has He forgiven you, but He is giving a subtle nod to the good time you had last … Continue reading

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Simone at the Mall – Facebook Thread with Side Comments

For those of you who missed it, I was a suspect in an alleged kidnapping yesterday.  Actually, there was no kidnapping.  And I’m not even sure it was alleged.  I was briefly suspected though, of trying to kidnap Simone.  I … Continue reading

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3 posts in 1 night

Let’s be honest.  After my 90 day run of 90 posts in 90 days, I will not worry about “catching up”.  If I miss 2 days as I did this weekend, I will simply write on the third.  For it … Continue reading

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How to argue good on Facebook

1 play the [fill in the blank] card 2 create straw men 3 pick off the weakest arguments; ignore the strong ones 4 generalize 5 create guilt by association

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4 things I never knew but feel like I should have

1. Carrots are the roots of young Queen Anne’s lace. 2. Some people ski without an ACL. 3. The people of Easter Island cut down all of their trees. Rats ate all the seeds. Without trees, they couldn’t make canoes. … Continue reading

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I’m a Toilet Hero

I discovered something about myself. I’m not sure whether to be proud or ashamed. My work ID badge fell into the toilet while I was getting situated in the stall. It’s one of those automatic deals that flushes when you … Continue reading

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Everything will be okay

The following is a letter to Elizabeth.  Spoiler alert: it is unfiltered and unedited.  I get a little vulnerable.  You have been warned.  Oh, and there is nothing wrong.  Everything is perfect.  This is what being a writer is all … Continue reading

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Writing for writing’s sake

Again. Not sure what to write about tonight. I know. Boring. But I found myself sifting through my notes. Again. And dismissing topic after topic. Because I didn’t want to take a long time. Stop Managing and Start Leading. I’ve … Continue reading

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Argue like a spicy burrito!

Elizabeth likes to joke around. Well you knew that.  One of her favorites is to say, “Dada. You should invite Nana over so you guys can talk about Congress.”  Of course she is referring to the commonly held political conversations … Continue reading

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