Los Angeles is finally getting an NFL franchise. More than one, as it turns out. Sheesh; all I needed to do was move away.
My usual online classes are ten to twelve students. My class starting tonight? Twenty-one. I’m going to set it up a little differently than usualy, given the large number of students. If a lot don’t drop out, I’m going to… Continue Reading
On September 27, I pessimistically predicted that the Philadelphia Eagles would guarantee a losing season for the Green Bay Packers, and the Packers would finish the season 4-12. The first half of that prediction has now come true. Green Bay… Continue Reading
It’s not the most pleasant thought in my mind, to return to work after a long, pleasant weekend. A big meal, off of which The Wife and I ate for two days and of which there is still a little… Continue Reading
The Wife and I will sometimes have Pajama Day. This can only happen on the weekends and we do it when we’re just too damn lazy to do anything all day long. We hang out and read and watch TV… Continue Reading
Today, I spent most of the day teaching. The most tedious part of being an online instructor is grading papers. What makes this process so tedious is the very, very poor quality of the writing I see. Today’s crop of… Continue Reading
I’ve never cooked a full Thanksgiving meal before, and now that I’ve been the captain of such a ship, I realize that I never will. The project is simply too big for one person to undertake. In this case, The… Continue Reading
Michael Reynolds, the George Carlin of political bloggers, has apparently re-activated his highly amusing and often inspirational rant sheet. I guess Congressman John Murtha’s recent declarations about the war, and the White House’s response, really pissed him off.
I resigned my duties as manager of the firm yesterday night. I’m not entirely sure how The Great Man really feels about that; he was very sedate in a staff meeting to discuss it and he seemed to grievously misunderstand… Continue Reading
Sometimes I agree with Charles Krauthammer, sometimes I do not. Friday in the Washington Post, he was as eminently sensible as I can ever remember him being. And yes, this is an old saw for me. But it’s important. Either… Continue Reading