Monthly Archives: April 2008

Happy 75th Birthday Willie Nelson

I’ve never been into Willie Nelson. He annoyed me as a kid when he had his big wave of popularity through the movie Honeysuckle Rose and having to hear “On the Road Again” ad nauseum in 1980. When I grew … Continue reading

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Humor test

Maybe I’m losing my mind since this graphic made me laugh heartily for almost five minutes. Somara on the other hand wanted an explanation of the “joke.” What else is there to explain? I guess my wife doesn’t “hear” the … Continue reading

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Last-minute Post because my teeth feel great!

It has been a long, long day but I had to post/write before bed. Long like how? Well, Somara and I both had to be at the dentist by 740 AM on a Monday which is a nightmare with I-35…despite … Continue reading

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For Superman’s 70th Birthday, this DVD is the best choice

Today is Superman’s 70th birthday. With his first appearance in Action Comics #1, comic books have been associated with superheroes ever since this iconic character. What timing too. This week we got the chance to rent the Richard Donner version … Continue reading

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Happy 75th Birthday Carol Burnett

A famous Texan (born in San Antonio) and a funny one to boot. Carol Burnett was a fixture at home and Grandma’s house when I was growing up. Her variety hour on CBS was one of the few shows all … Continue reading

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Tonight we dine on Whatachicken!

The picture is a prank celebrating my ongoing war with Cholesterol. I’d say I’m winning so far. Even the doctor was curious as to how I did it in three-to-four weeks. When I told him no more beef but grilled … Continue reading

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SpongeBob MetalPants

This is an older shirt I’ve had for several years but I wanted to get it into the gallery before it’s “retired.” It’s a funny marriage of two Pop Culture icons. My only regret is that Metallica’s music hasn’t been … Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs, Round Two, the Semi-Finals

My Flyers won and clinched a spot to the semi-finals in a nail-biter last night. Thus proving that the Caps were a joke, unworthy of being in the playoffs like all teams from the Southleast again. It was probably the … Continue reading

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Solar Power’s latest advantage

On this Earth Day, one story on Marketplace’s morning report about Solar Storage made me feel better and optimistic. I think it could shut up solar’s naysayers about the renewable (really infinite) source’s scalability if the power it generates now … Continue reading

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One Thousand Stories or Posts, take your pick

Phew! It has been 425 days since I hit the 500 landmark. I definitely picked up the pace on writing; 268 days passed between 250 and 500. Hmm, this means I definitely wrote an average of 1.2 stories per day. … Continue reading

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