Milestone

I created this blog on May 17th, 2006—not quite two years ago.  Sometime last night or early this morning, my blog passed the 50,000 hits mark.  While that might not seem like much to a lot of you out there, to a little guy like me living in the sticks, with no college degree, it’s…

New Today

Decided to put up a “Best Of” section in the sidebar.  Well, at least what I consider the Best of this site.  Thoughts?  Comments?  Martinis?

Just For The Heck Of It

I’ve added an Amazon Wish List to the sidebar.  What the hell.  Everybody’s doing it.  It’s mostly childish stuff, really.  This is what brought it on.  Evidently I never made it past 12 years old.  Welcome to the All-Greed Zone. And yes, I really like Dragonball Z.  I used to watch it at night on…

Harry Potter, Eat Your Heart Out

It was about time for a meme, and this was a good one!   (h/t Jeff) You are The Magician Skill, wisdom, adaptation. Craft, cunning, depending on dignity. Eleoquent and charismatic both verbally and in writing, you are clever, witty, inventive and persuasive. The Magician is the male power of creation, creation by willpower and desire. In…

Well This Just Can’t Be Right . . .

I wasn’t going to post any of these for a while, as I just told NDT this morning, but WTF???!!!  I’m in with the murderers??  The Dante’s Inferno Test has banished you to the Seventh Level of Hell! Here is how you matched up against all the levels: Level Score Purgatory (Repenting Believers) Very Low…

I Need A Haircut

Which Harry Potter Character Are You? You are Hagrid. You’re an outcast with a heart of gold. Despite your own problems, you always find time to help those in need. Find Your Character @ BrainFall.com

Blackle!

Now here is a smart and simple way to conserve energy that anyone and everyone should get behind.  From Gimundo via HuffingtonPost: In January, a blogger named Mark Ontkush wrote in his blog EcoIron that an all-black Google home page would save 750 megawatt-hours of electricity a year. . . According to the article, that’s…

Because Nate Did It

It was time for a meme anyway: Your Inner European is Italian! Passionate and colorful. You show the world what culture really is. Who’s Your Inner European?   H/T NateNelson

Because Kevin Did It

And it turns out he’s prissier than I am.  Oh good.  Would someone let Jack know this? You Are Not Prissy You’re the furthest thing from a princess – and you probably stay far away from any princess types you know. You have an easygoing approach to living. It doesn’t take a lot to make…