June 2009


Back to Normal

He we are at the end of another 30 days. I won’t talk about how difficult it was — I...

June 30, 2009

The Hangover

I don’t go to the movies much (there are three reasons for this), and even when I do, I rarely...

June 28, 2009


Last year at this time, almost to the day, I was remembering George Carlin after his passing. Yesterday, the universe...

June 26, 2009

Time Wasters

I usually save links to post to my other site, but these don’t really fit that well, so I thought...

June 25, 2009

Hulu on the Wii

Last year we bought a Wii. Shortly after we downloaded the Internet Channel for it, one of its biggest limitations...

June 21, 2009

Grade School Reunion

I told a few people last week that I was planning a reunion for members of my 8th grade class,...

June 17, 2009

Whither Tobacco

This is the halfway point in this year’s 30 Days of Blog, and I thought I would devote at least...

June 15, 2009

Envirocycle Compost Bin

Since we’ve been talking about planting a garden for quite a while now, my Earth Day gift to myself this...

June 14, 2009

Schmittel’s Nursery

Last week I wrote about our new trees. We bought them from Schmittel’s Nursery in Maryland Heights, and paid them...

June 13, 2009

Chalkboard Door

In addition to the updated spice rack, we also recently remodeled the basement door. My wife has had the idea...

June 12, 2009

Our New Patio

Between increasing state tourism and boosting consumer confidence, we were already doing our part to stimulate the economy, but now...

June 7, 2009

Nexus LCD TV

It was finally time to replace my wife’s tired old CRT TV that she uses to watch her workout videos,...

June 5, 2009

A Poem Lovely As A Tree

It’s been a year since I last wrote about the torturous sewer project that transpired in our back yard. There...

June 3, 2009