Monthly Archives: August 2007

At least this campaign has guts, unlike last year’s

I’m glad to see that someone in the NHL has a sense of humor with this ad campaign. It does bring some levity to the gambling problems in pro sports and the distasteful crimes of Michael Vick. Somehow Gary Bettman will … Continue reading

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The Haunted Mansion has nothing on these spiders

This bit of news won’t do much for those with an irrational fear of spiders. I’ve seen much smaller, cotton-candy-like webs around wooded areas of Texas before but the measurements on this one are impressive. I’m not afraid of the eight-legged … Continue reading

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Generic wedding cake

She’s not terribly thrilled with this one but I still think it’s pretty impressive even if it does resemble something anyone can purchase at the grocery store or a generic bakery. What matters with a cake [to me] is how … Continue reading

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Welcome Savannah

Our friends Regina and John had their first child Monday, we were only told the specifics today. Phew! What a relief! My posting record was about to end at 80 days because I was running out of stuff or still … Continue reading

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Happy 90th Birthday Jack Kirby

When I was a kid, I thought he was the coolest because he co-created the Fantastic Four, Captain America and the Avengers. He fell out of favor with me in the Eighties and early Nineties since his style appeared clunky, … Continue reading

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Good as Lily, another demo of comics shining over films

It’s Grace Kwon’s 18th birthday and life couldn’t be better. She was just accepted to Stanford and she landed the lead in the Spring play. Grace is on top of the world until she encounters herself at age six, 29 … Continue reading

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Adventures in Catsitting/Housesitting 2007

It’s late Summer which means it’s catsitting time again! Actually, catsitting for our friends the Lowrys is a year-round matter I always enjoy because I’m addicted to petting cats. They usually go on vacation in the Summer to escape the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Steve!

I called him earlier today. He was taking it easy and I seemed to be interrupting him, Steve and Chance were going swimming this afternoon which I remember being a bigger undertaking in the Midwest unlike Central Texas. I could … Continue reading

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The “treadmill song” will be on Rockband

Woo hoo! The list of songs for the upcoming game Rock Band gets better and better every time I go searching for updates. With OK Go now being there, I don’t think I’ll have too hard of a time convincing Somara … Continue reading

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This change is not as egregious as Reebok’s new jerseys

Another old tradition in the NHL was put to sleep. Since they have all those guys in Toronto to review the close calls from numerous angles, the goal judges had become redundant. I don’t buy the money argument entirely because the … Continue reading

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