Category Archives: News

Just the news, big deals, not-so-big deals, birthday, anniversaries, announcements, mostly timely stuff. The news that applies to the personal world around me, not what you watch on cable or listen to on the radio.

Well…SCOTUS has now reached peak irrelevance

It’s now official, the Minority Government in power hates women and poor people. This crap rationale of the most incredible verbal, philosophical yoga will be remembered when Amerikan Democracy went from dying to almost no pulse. I figured the country’s … Continue reading

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Six weeks of exercise attained!

Let’s see. If we divided those six weeks by the number of days it took to hit this landmark over the last 12 years…I’m averaging around 14 1/2 minutes of exercise a day when ideally it should be 30. Yeah, … Continue reading

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Remember, Wall Street and NeoLiberals hate you

Chairman Powell is leading the charge to make sure Grampa’ Brunch will be a one-term POTUS after the Democrats get slaughtered this November, which will make the Bears’ only Super Bowl victory resemble a “mere dustup.” He and his shit … Continue reading

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Double Move hits 500!

Again, not bad that this took almost seven years to achieve as I go through exercising in fits and starts; I did pull off my second day in a row with the hopes this could lead to another month streak!

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Cool eco pencil

When I first received one of these pencils, my initial response was, great, there’s no eraser, thanks…I guess. Then this really nice person handing out treats gave me a couple more and explained why these pencils were cool and special. … Continue reading

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Hello June ’22 via Castle Amber!

Allegedly Stranger Things is using more D&D villains in the current season so I decided to go with an adventure that I have fond memories of…Castle Amber because I picked up the new 5E conversion at Chupacabrcon. Back in the Summer of … Continue reading

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Another good doctor visit and discussion about CBD

My sanity wasn’t exactly in question lately although I have been feeling angrier and more irritable. I blame it on how the GOP and Dems continue to be fucking useless as the world burns. Either way, we had a productive … Continue reading

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Alamo Drafthouse turned 25!

Completely choked on getting the date right, it was two days ago. Doesn’t matter too much. When the first Alamo Drafthouse opened at 4th and Colorado, I was neck deep in all the crap happening with PowerComputing: the IPO, trying … Continue reading

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Biz as usual in Texas

I’ve been numb to this shit for years and I honestly can’t remember when it happened because Uvalde wasn’t anything new in Amerika, the only Western country where mass shootings are weekly occurrences. It’s only a matter of minutes before The … Continue reading

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One Gen X Maggi couple made it to 27 years…

…and obviously it wasn’t me! Congratulations to Linda and Brian along with their two kids for making it this long. In an era in which it’s easier to get a divorce instead of working it out or toughing it out, … Continue reading

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My weight got under 260!

Mucca sacra! I can’t believe I didn’t blather about this minor accomplishment sooner, namely immediately after I got off the scale Saturday morning. I’ve lost track since I was this light but I know it’s in the range of years. I … Continue reading

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Allergies are a nightmare this Summer

This morning I woke up and my head felt as if the insides were scrambled by the hand mixer I bought earlier this year. It would be nice to use that appliance again but I think one of the floor … Continue reading

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Messed up my beard

If you’ve seen me around Austin for the last several days, yes, I do look like Colonel Sanders and that wasn’t on purpose. Earlier in the week, I was reining in the boundaries of my beard…D’oh! I overshot the borderline … Continue reading

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Tokyo achieved!

I’m pretty behind on achieving this destination as I slacked in February thanks to the Floor Stooges, recuperated a tad in March, then repeated the slacking in April for reasons I cannot remember as being valid. For May I’m really … Continue reading

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Mayday…for the rest of the world

It is in some corners of Amerika, namely where the Amazon and Starbucks workers voted to unionize since only naive schmucks and ass-kissers believe Rich People will ever do the morally right thing…voluntarily. On a more fun note, this month’s … Continue reading

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