This is Parenting

So, it’s mid-morning…breakfast is over, and it’s not lunchtime yet. You’re hungry, and there are three leftover hotdogs in the fridge. You start to microwave one and one kid yells “whatcha making I want one!” from her bedroom. Your spouse yells “you can’t just make YOURSELF a snack” from the living room. So then YOU […]

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New Words

I’d like to share some new words that my family and I have found or invented.  We use these words in our daily life, when the rest of the English language just doesn’t seem to have the perfect word.  I guess Rich Hall called them “sniglets.” Example: shart — You thought you’d let out a […]

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Five Levels of Poop

Poop.  It comes out of all of us.  Kardashians poop. Trump poops — lately from his mouth as well.  People still hesitate to talk about it, though.  It’s kind of a taboo subject in polite company, even though it’s something everybody has in common. More recently, we ate some pizza over the 4th of July that […]

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What Not To Post. In Fact…Just Don’t Post.

The internet is a great place.  A free and open forum for the sharing of ideas and expression — a real, in-your-living-room, honest-to-God method for instantaneous communication with anyone on the Earth.  Anywhere.  Anyone.  Instantly. I give you…Twitter.  Facebook.  Also Myspace before that, and LiveJournal (remember them?) and Flickr and Yahoo and Photobucket, Youtube, Google+, […]

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There Has Always Been Spam

I’ve laughed at the spam in my e-mail account before.  The English is atrocious, the claims are fantastic, etcetera.  These questionable vendors claim that their pills will cure my chronically flaccid thingy-dingy, make my hair grow thicker, lower my cholesterol — AND be cheap and affordable.  We treat spam like a virtual scourge.  Mail programs […]

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Spam Titles II

Special gift for her – your firmness — WAY better than a tennis bracelet. Good idea for lazy ones — Get a job? You’re a klepto, bastard — Wha?  Buh?  Me? And neither hear the rain nor give it thanks — …and this message WAS trying to sell me Viagra! This message sucks — YES!!  […]

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