An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up...– Bill Vaughn
Groom updates Facebook & Twitter during wedding →
I sure hope she was in on this, otherwise, it was a risky move.
For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything...– Sir Winston Churchill
Concussion warnings too late for N.J. athlete →
It’s not just high school and college players that try to hide their symptoms so that they can play. For example, Pittsburg Steelers player, Hines Ward, said the following when speaking negatively about Ben Roethislberger and his absence from the lineup when he had a concussion, “I’ve lied to a couple of doctors saying I’m straight, I feel good when I know that I’m...
The most popular baby names of 2009 →
Even without looking at the origin, I could tell this list was from the UK. Fifth most popular boys name, “Alfie”?! On the girls list, Poppy at 25, Freya (?!) at 26, Imogen at 40, Maisie at 41, Matilda at 51. Niamh at 71…what the heck kind of name is that? And, what’s up with the old lady names: Eleanor at 77, Martha at 84, Florence at 97 and Evelyn at 98? Those crazy...
10 Songs We'd Like to Hear on 'Glee' This Spring →
Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.– James Dean
Tweets that made me smile on Christmas Day
Dear Santa, I have been naughty this year and I enjoyed it, you fat judgemental bastard. Dear jesus: please let starbucks be open. Dear people who own the Castle in M’head - you don know what your Christmas lights look like, right? http://tweetphoto.com/7247772
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.– Isaac Newton
Mom calls 911 over son's video-game habit →
Never discourage anyone…who continually makes progress, no matter how...– Plato
Barbie gets burka makeover →
Modified Wii's →
Top Twitter Trends of 2009 →
The octopus who loves his Mr. Potato Head →
Fun with Google →
Disturbing? Perhaps. Amusing. Maybe. There’s more where that came from.
A selection of snowmen →
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work,...– John Burroughs
What's the difference between Santa Claus and...
Santa Claus stops at three ho’s.
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every...– William Dement
Snowmen and Calvin
Bill Watterson seemed to really enjoy the art of making a snowman.
Idleness is not doing nothing. Idleness is being free to do anything.– Floyd Dell
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.– Joseph Addison
God help me. I’m so tired. I need my sleep. I make no bones about it. I...– Bill Hicks
Christmas lights →
Found “someone” new to follow on Twitter. Here’s a post from today which made me smile: Dear Tiger Woods, we can’t help you like we did MJ, RK, OJ and Kobe. Sincerly: The Niggas I don’t know who RK is, and sincerely is spelled wrong, but I think you get the point.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.– Confucius
Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make...– Jim Rohn
Yes, that stuff is snow →
Woke up to (light) snow outside. Unusual because 1) it’s not officially winter yet and (even bigger) 2) we live in the San Francisco Bay Area, and it doesn’t snow at our elevation! Wish I’d taken a photo of the snow on top of the a-frame dog house. It reminded me of a chalet.
Fake AP Stylebook →
Worth checking out.
Overqualified, but happy to have a holiday job →
Sad, but true.
Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do.– Jose Ortega
Today is my middle child’s 15th birthday. I’m so proud of him. He is amazing. I see things in his future that make me sure he’ll be on his way out of the nest as soon as he is 18. That means I have him for another three years. That’s all. Sigh. I’m going to be a mess when he leaves for college. I miss him already.
You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons,...– Walter M. Schirra, Sr.