Monthly Archives: February 2008

Happy 8th or 2nd Birthday to Nic!

Yeah, I know, lame, but I never grow tired of the joke or premise from The Pirates of Penzance. I’m confident he’ll be sick of it by the time he’s a young adult. Yet he won’t turn down the free … Continue reading

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Happy 60th Birthday Bernadette Peters

It’s her birthday again but this time I stated her age because NPR blurted it out and it is public knowledge on imdb.com. I tried to watch Pennies from Heaven while it was on the DVR yet it didn’t hold … Continue reading

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Sheila wrote me back!

I rolled the dice for her birthday and even though I didn’t hit a Seven on the first throw, I did make the Point…Sheila wrote an e-mail to me! It’s also a good thing I glance over the Junk folder … Continue reading

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New Podcast recommendations for 2008

Two years ago I recommended three podcasts (and trashed another) because iTunes gained the ability to easily subscribe a few months earlier. Then last year The Onion jumped into the video podcast foray with their spot-on parodies of Fox News … Continue reading

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Welcome Marcus!

Nelson’s fourth child was born Friday night. I didn’t want to announce it until there were pictures. Maybe it’s a validity thing. Don’t want people thinking Nelson and Tammy have virtual children because the first group investigating such a claim … Continue reading

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Trade Deadline ends later this week and Floppa still wavers

The trade deadline looms in what may be the Mats Sundin derby, if he’d only lighten up and help his doomed organization out. My guess is that he doesn’t trust the Maple Leafs to pull a Mark Recchi or Doug … Continue reading

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Who’s the movie star?

For the last few Sundays, I have taken up a new ritual to replace the one I used to have working for Kenny’s; meeting my key regulars at Einstein’s Bagels. Their lattes are mediocre yet I did enjoy their bagel … Continue reading

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1993: Picayune 1.0’s production is ramped up

Those Six Days of Christmas stories were a mixed bag but I actually received some positive feedback from one friend regarding them. I’m still waffling about doing it again in December; the lack of a response from others doesn’t mean agreement … Continue reading

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Happy 40th Birthday Jeri Ryan

This is definitely shaping up as the year of me plugging the birthdays of all my fellow Generation X 1968ers as I creep along to the big four oh. Jeri is a pretty cool actress and quite a nice person … Continue reading

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Tim Finn in Austin

Although I have seen him perform with Neil for their Finn Brothers tour, this was my first time catching his solo act. I discovered that out it was his first (solo) in Austin too. Those in attendance were lucky because … Continue reading

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