Category Archives: Humor

Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal

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Boxcar Children

It’s a bit odd reading chapters from The Boxcar Children to Sadie. You see, Henry’s nickname is Benny. This comes from a combination of his having at times been called Henny, and that having been used in the song The … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary

What’s the appropriate gift for a 13th? Luck, perhaps? It’s been a big 13 years for my oldest nephew and his wife. Congratulations!

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Link Dump 2

Continued from and explained in Link Dump 1. Schoolhouse Barack Eggless batter for deep fried shrimp (works nicely for chicken, came out just like Chinese chicken fingers but that Henry can eat, moved from this to lighter tempura style) It’s … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary

To Michael and Esther, Deb’s awesome brother and his wife. They were married just three days after us, marking six years for them, but they knew each other longer, and had a good idea what to expect even after they … Continue reading

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No More Hats

Looks like next year we will have to put out a stop request on all hats, mittens, and scarves. The kids have multiple each now. As many as half a dozen.

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Happy Birthday

To Deb’s father! And a buncha other people, like my friends and former colleagues Rich and Steve, former President George W. “LBJ” Bush and thanks for making Barack Wilson Nixon-Carter possible, etc. But for our purposes here, David is the … Continue reading

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Is It Kim… Or Lea?

Happened across this picture yesterday (click for full original) when someone mentioned Lea Thompson having been in a movie I didn’t recognize her as having been in. Since I’ve always… admired… her, I went and looked, and here we are. … Continue reading

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New Name?

Perhaps this place should be named Dispatches from Quizblivion instead.

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American Idol Blogging (and way too much else)

Let’s see if I can sneak in a quick post around my daycare duties. They (and by “they” I mean Henry) tend to know the difference between my fingers hitting the keys for anything substantive and not, so I can … Continue reading

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Curls Galore

Speaking of Valerie’s hair, we trimmed it for the first time the other day. No pics yet, but it came out fantastic. And speaking of pics, I still need to create an online card from. well, less to work with … Continue reading

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The OTHER Hero of Canton

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Equal Opportunity Polling

I did a poll of who Barack Obama would be like in practice as President, which was fun and snarky and all, but why leave McCain out of it? Looks like on the other one I neglected to point out … Continue reading

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For Deb’s Birthday…

I got me a job. I start Tuesday at 1 AM for a seasonal, part time package handler job in a local distribution center. Normally it’ll be 3 AM to 8 AM, peaking starting a little earlier, and usually ending … Continue reading

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Presidential Poll

No, not who will be elected, but who you might expect Barack Obama to remind you of should he be elected. Annointed? Sprung forth like a mighty oak from a mere ACORN? Anyway, for your amusement… What other President will … Continue reading

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Looks like Glenn…

Is adopting my birthday blogging thing. Indeed, happy birthday to Todd Steed.

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No Wonder Deb Usually Likes Me…

You Are Oregano You have are charming, funny, witty, and smart. You love to party – and people love to party with you. You are always friendly and warm. You are able to help people get along. What Spice Are … Continue reading

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Eek! A Kitty!

Yesterday I took the kids to a birthday party at a house with a pool, so Henry got hist first swim, however brief. With me alone with the three kids, and fewer people than might normally have been around to … Continue reading

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