That awful moment . . .

It happened today. The thing we've all been trying to avoid; the pain that we don't dare speak of. But sometimes fate rides on the wind, and it doesn't matter how fast you run. Then it happens—that awful moment when you realize you can't get away, that the fires of perdition will burn and you... Continue Reading →

The Return of Punch Dancing?

Apparently, Hollywood doesn't have any original ideas anymore. You just can't get away from the remakes, which are all the rage these days. I just saw a trailer for the new version of Footloose. It started out in the same vein- a small town with a bunch of grumpy adults who won't let the kids... Continue Reading →

In the memetime…

They turn up when you're least expecting them. They won't leave you alone. Sometimes you can't get away, even for a moment just to clear your head. They might even invade your dreams at night. What are these terrifying intrusions? What else: Internet memes. Currently all the rage, they seem to be everywhere in our... Continue Reading →

This Is Why I Cancelled The Cable

So yesterday as I was taking Piper home from preschool, I was listening to the Charlie Hodge Rock n' Roll Half-Time Show on KLBJ FM. He started talking about a bizarre casting call that he had learned about. In disbelief, I turned up the volume to make sure I wasn't hearing things. Here is what... Continue Reading →

A Billion Acts Of Green

Today is all about "A Billion Acts of Green;" and no, I don't mean all the money Mark Zuckerberg is making off of Facebook. April 22nd marks the 41st anniversary of Earth Day, the annual effort to "raise public awareness about the environment and inspire actions to clean it up." This year organizers are encouraging... Continue Reading →

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