At lunch today, I went out to replace the old, dead lawn mower battery. That was relatively painless since I know of a small motors parts dealership near downtown. The problem was that carrying the battery back to the car,… Continue Reading
Saturday The Wife and I went with friends Pam and Andrew to Dollywood. It was Pam’s birthday and that was what she said she wanted to do. It turned out to be a very good choice. Dollywood compares very favorably… Continue Reading
The Wife complained last night that I hadn’t blogged in a while. I’ve been quite busy going with friends for their birthday celebration, getting in trouble, entertaining my mother who is visiting in town, cleaning up dog shit from the… Continue Reading
Summertime is great for all the fresh fruit. I was insensitive to fresh fruit in California since it was available year-round. Here, though, really good fruit is seasonal. Right now there’s a lot of it — apples and pears abound,… Continue Reading
When I was in Los Angeles and San Diego recently, I was treated to a new radio station, “Jack-FM.” The slogan is “We play what we want.” That turns out to be a mix of some “classic” rock from the… Continue Reading
I really like all the fireflies out and about this time of year. I took the dogs outside to play fetch just now and there are fireflies all over the place.
If you know anything about Hollywood, you will really enjoy this smart, snarky, well-paced comedy from 1999 directed by the almost-always enjoyable Frank Oz. My review contains some plot spoilers, but relatively few joke spoilers, and the jokes are the… Continue Reading
Tomorrow, The Wife and I are planning on going to Dollywood with some friends. I’ve never been, and I’m expecting things to be good and cheesy.
I run both Ad Aware and Spybot periodically. However, I can’t stop pop-up ads from spontaneously appearing. Does anyone have any suggestions for how I can take more aggressive action here?
As it turns out, my class to start Tuesday has been cancelled. Just as well — The Wife and I are going up to Connecticut to visit my folks, and I’d rather not have to worry about a class while… Continue Reading