Category Archives: misc

Darn Tootin’

Or, I think I can say it because we’re all adults here, Damn Tarting.

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I ask three things of a new belt: 1. that it is black 2. that it can hold my pants up 3. that the buckle can, in a pinch, open beer bottle tops My new belt has all these features.

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I’m 2 weeks older than my dad ever was.

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kick-ass marg

6 oz limeade 6 oz tequila patron 2 oz triple sec Place all in blender; fill rest of fucker with ice; blend. Yield: one night’s worth of kick-ass margaritas. Readiness for Fausse: check.

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Happy Holiday!

“Big-assed Birthday Extravaganza” is an annual holiday observed in parts of the United States on the third Monday in February. This year it is February 15. Big-assed Birthday Extravaganza was originally celebrated in 2007, when someone noticed an unusually large … Continue reading

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Tip of the day

If you’ve had a Sierra Nevada, and then have another Sierra Nevada that tastes like it’s gone over, check the bottle. You may have just poured yourself a Heineken.

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Brush with Fame #32

I stood this close to Charo on the E terminal tram in Miami Airport last week. She stamped her little foot in response to something somebody in her posse said. Murray Slaughter (Captain and Chief Writer of the SS 6 … Continue reading

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Things I have seen

I’ve seen a lot of weird or wonderful things in my life. So have you. The difference is that I’m about to list some of the things I’ve seen: 1. A downpour that affected the street I lived on. The … Continue reading

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the 2nd-to-last stupid car I ever buy

Because I assume I’ll buy a cadillac or lincoln continental barge that will do everything short of wiping my ass when I’m 65. The car’s in Miami and will stay there for the foreseeable future, so you’ll just have to … Continue reading

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So far

Places I’ve been: Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela will turn red sometime soon. And I kind of assume I’ll make it to India and China and Australia somewhen, I don’t know why. Antarctica, though, even though it doesn’t show up on … Continue reading

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the new car

C’s driving it home from ‘bama as I type. I dropped her off, signed a slip of paper, and left. I can’t stand that scene; every time I speak to a car salesman, another piece of me dies. I did … Continue reading

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Boondocks on Doonesbury.com x2

A follow up to this post; it happened again, and this time I have an actual screen capture of the weirdness. Weird, huh? It’s probably poltergeists.

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Rumsfeld, Rice visit Iraq to press premier

Headline in the Sun Herald (Biloxi, MS) April 27, 2006. Headlines considered but rejected include Rice Press to visit Premier Rumsfeld, Iraq Rumsfeld to press rice, visit Iraq premier and “Visit Iraq rice-press:” Rumsfeld to premier

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I don’t know why

I could stare at this for seconds on end. I guess I just like seeing Patrick Stewart blowing away kids. That’s my guess. (gif taken off the main page to avoid overmesmerization)

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I have to have this in place for technical reasons that are too mundane to go into here. It’ll be gone shortly. Update: I need a plug-in that requires a password to access, that actually works if one inputs the … Continue reading

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flying map center test

test of flying map center

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