Monthly Archives: November 2008

Thanksgiving 2008 Cake

Somara finally sent me a picture of what she took to her parents’ house for Thanksgiving. Underneath the sugary shell is a pumpkin-flavored cake. Not to worry, I did get a slice with the plate she brought back from the … Continue reading

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Beulah, ND Encore: Small World V

Facebook strikes again! Another friend I had from the wild and carefree days of North Dakota contacted me. Thankfully, it wasn’t a poke but a request, which sounds more polite. Even better, this person from my past isn’t female…but if … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday Nick!

My first nephew celebrates a decade! I remember how thrilled I was when Brian gave me the news from California (where he was living at the time). I was on a later shift at work so I bought some kind … Continue reading

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Happy 70th Birthday Rich Little

This man is the best impersonator on the planet in my lifetime but he is probably unknown to most people under 35. Dropping out of the limelight in the Eighties probably contributed to it. Lately, impersonation comedy has be relegated … Continue reading

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He takes the pressure off of Mark & me

When I was younger and went to concerts, I always remembered seeing those old guys in the crowd, thinking, “Dude, check out the old farts who think they’re cool! They must be at least, like 30.” Now that I’m 40, … Continue reading

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1988: My first Metallica concert

About 20 years ago , Paul, Doug and I saw Metallica in Milwaukee during their big breakout tour, explaining why the old site had those colors. They may look wimpy for Metallica but they’re the primary colors from …And Justice … Continue reading

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The Simpsons 11th Season DVD

Has it been 14 months since the last DVD set for the Simpsons? According to my site and calendars, yes. I guess the recent WGA strike also covered commentaries (unless a union member can clarify). It was a rough Summer … Continue reading

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Eww! Cat tartar!

No that’s not a tooth. It’s a piece of tartar my vet (Dr. Todd) chipped out of Molly’s mouth. It’s about 3 mm thick and the penny is next to it to provide scale. I should show this to my … Continue reading

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Perfect “Score” on Wii Fit

Somara and I have a new weight-loss competition for the remainder of the year. Not exactly the right time to start with all the holiday parties in America. Still, I’m up to the challenge due to my competitive nature. Here … Continue reading

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Welcome to Picayune revamped

Finally! Picayune has made the move to a more efficient solution for posting 1200, WordPress. It’s rather obvious since it’s advertised at the bottom and many of you may recognize its rather “blah” default Theme. For a couple years I’ve … Continue reading

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And Detroit’s Big Three think they have a problem?

Think I should have this minor Adam Ant hit memorized? Go ahead, at least click it for the title. Today my VW decided to leak oil profusely. According to Somara, it had started trickling a little yesterday when she saw … Continue reading

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I think I’ll pass on this jersey unless I see more winning

Everything old is new again thanks to Reebok being the company to make the “new” NHL jerseys. Personally, I have yet to see this overpriced shoe company do anything to actually promote hockey in America. Ya’ know, commercials, product lines … Continue reading

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Outages of Picayune ahead

…or more likely, you may see prototypes, experiments and anything else of what may be its future. My friend Jeremy has had little to no success getting the successor site to work due to problems with 10.4’s implementation of SQL … Continue reading

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Miette the Cat Burglar of Food

Sunday night Miette decided to give us a nice scare but first let’s set the Wayback Machine to Halloween to explain why the Tension-o-Meter jumped to 11. I came home from the Blue Marble to see Somara in the neighbors’ … Continue reading

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Good News coming

Details are still in transition plus it cannot all be disclosed due to confidentiality matters. What I can tell you is that it involves Somara. She was allowed to tell me and I was thrilled. When we receive clearance, I … Continue reading

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Humor Test #3

I picked this one up from BustedTees.com to go with my Obama victory shirt. The main joke of this is ridiculing Amy Winehouse and/or the stereotype of British people’s teeth. Anyone who has been to London will recognize the red-blue … Continue reading

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