It's Mother's Day weekend again. Time to remind ourselves of how awesome all the moms are out there. My wife is an amazing mother who does so much for our family. I originally posted this a few years ago; however, I decided to bring it back to honor her and all she does. An... Continue Reading →
The Things We Do For Our Kids (And Talking Cats)
It was back in early March (2014) when YouTuber Stampylongnose posted a video on his channel about a singing contest he was putting on. He was asking viewers for a four minute song about his lovely world in the video game Minecraft; the deadline was May 1st. My daughter–Piper–and I watched the video the day... Continue Reading →
The NSA Dropped the Ball Again
It’s happened again. An unthinkable lapse in security has cost us our safety. But in order to fully comprehend the inherent dangers we have just survived, we need to understand exactly what it is we mean by these words. Google searches yielded the following definitions: noun: security; plural noun: securities 1. the state of being... Continue Reading →
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 →
All The [NERD] Rage: Week of September 10 – 16, 2011
It's Friday! That means it's time for another episode of All The [NERD] Rage, a lightning-round style review of the top nerd stories of the week. These are stories the Muggles may have missed. It's time to catch up, so we'd better get started. Minority Report is Real! First we got Kinect on the Xbox... Continue Reading →
Drummer Chad Smith Joins “The Office”
Drummer Chad Smith, famous for his work with the bands the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Chickenfoot, made his acting debut last Thursday night on the NBC hit sitcom "The Office." Smith joined the cast as Deangelo Vickers, the interim replacement for the soon to be departing Michael Scott. Even though the Red Hot Chili... Continue Reading →