September 2009

It’s All Greek To Me

23 September, 2009 // 3 Comments

I recently started watching Greek, a show about fraternities and sororities which airs on ABC Family. It takes place at the fictional Cyprus-Rhodes University, revolving around the lives of characters in several fraternities and sororities. ...

Better Than Nothing?

22 September, 2009 // 6 Comments

So, I have a problem with the current proposals for health care reform on the table. And this problem, to put it bluntly, is that these proposals suck giant donkey testicles. I’m not going to pussyfoot around here: I’m totally opposed, ...

Fort Bragg Festa 2009

20 September, 2009 // 3 Comments

Long-time readers may recall that my old house in Fort Bragg was ideally situated for parade viewing, since it was at the end of most major parade routes, and I could sit on the roof to watch and get good photos. My new house, as it turns out, is at ...

A Few Good Reasons

20 September, 2009 // 5 Comments

While the decision to have or not have children might seem like a personal one, it’s a choice which is often heavily scrutinized by others. Not content with a simple and brief statement that one is interested (or not) in having children, ...

Bones: Harbingers in a Fountain

19 September, 2009 // 6 Comments

Mr. Bell spent most of this episode scrunched uncomfortably on the floor and starting resolutely and woefully in the exact opposite direction of the monitor, with an expression on his face like someone had just peed in his Cheerios. Frankly, I ...

Coastal Cleanup Day

19 September, 2009 // 0 Comments

Today is California Coastal Cleanup day, when people fan out across the state to take garbage out of the state’s waterways and off the state’s beaches. Last year, 1,600,000 pounds of garbage were removed. In a single day. All of that ...

En Memoire

18 September, 2009 // 0 Comments

Mon cueur dormant en nonchaloir, Reveilliez vous joyeusement, Je vous fais nouvelles savoir, Qui vous doit plaire grandement; Il est vray que presentement Une Dame tres honnorée En toute bonne renommée, Desire de vous acheter, Dont je suy joyeulx ...

Glee: Acafellas

17 September, 2009 // 0 Comments

So, I had a mixed response to Glee this week, which is decidedly better than how I’ve felt about the first two episodes. I think that the show is done in kind of a hipster -ism style, and that’s what has been grating on me about it, ...
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