Category Archives: Other stuff

National Dog Day?

Apparently yesterday was National Dog Day.  I don’t know if this is a ‘real’ thing or some Facebook meme run rampant (notice that every week is mental health awareness week now?) and I don’t much care.  Dogs are great, they … Continue reading

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On Inconvenient Cooking

I enjoy living. To this end, I need a few basic things…air, clean water, scotch, red wine, and FOOD. Right now I’m going to focus on the food. I like the term “Inconvenient Cooking” because people ruined “Slow Food” for … Continue reading

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A Perfect Circle

Cooking beans is one of the easiest things you can do in the kitchen, right? You just soak the beans overnight, drain the water, put more water in, and boil the piss out of them for an hour.  Then drain … Continue reading

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The 5 Samoans

Hi Everybody! Everyone is starting fitness trends so I decided to make one up too! I’ve seen dozens of various workout programs recently. Many of them try to sound mysterious by being named after some far off land.  Also, including … Continue reading

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The Plank

After kicking smokes to the curb almost six months ago (5 months and 14 days….uhh…roughly), I’ve been trying to get into shape.  Actually, I think it has more to do with getting a bunch of new tattoos and wanting to … Continue reading

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On Quitting

I have now gone about 6 weeks without a cigarette (or any nicotine of any kind) willfully entering my bloodstream.  I smoked cigs for about 16 years or so.  Until I finally quit last month, I hadn’t gone an entire day … Continue reading

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Why Fred Phelps Actually Helped Humanity

First off, I’m not defending the man at all.  He was a monster. That’s kind of the point though…He really was a monster. If you are reading this, I will assume you know why he was a monster and we can skip … Continue reading

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Treat Yo’self!

Even though the Cardinals are still singing, the cold persists.  Maybe the sweet songs haven’t done enough to boost your mood and you’re still in a funk.  It’s time for you to pull out the nuclear option against the winter … Continue reading

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Winter’s Broken Back

So, as has been said many times by folks with much more delicate prose than myself, this winter blows. Don’t leave!  This is not a post bitching about winter.  Well, hang on…..&*(^$&(*)#*)!!!  and then )*&*& to your $*)&^%*^ all over … Continue reading

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Quilts! Because Blankets Suck!

When Travis asked me to do a guest post about quilting I was a little skeptical.  Most of his posts are somewhat instructional, and although I’ve been sewing for a long time, I’ve never really focused on learning “actual sewing … Continue reading

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