Random Thoughts Archive
I have toyed with the idea of ghost-writing a blog for my dog, Scruffy. He could probably write it himself, but then there’s the whole “opposable thumbs” thing. I think a typical post would go something like this: SCRUFFY’S RANT OF THE DAY Now don’t get me wrong, I don’t want to go back to
We have been sort of confined to quarters by bad weather, so to keep from going all REDRUM! we have been playing Pictionary. Now, every time we open the Pictionary box, I am confronted by the the drawings from earlier games. This picture is pretty obviously “Deodorant”… … But this one took a while to
i was going to post our old button-making machine on eBaY, but I lost the directions. Googled it, now this kid made it look like so much fun, suddenly everybody wants to make buttons. It’s really hard to get rid of anything around here.
What is wrong with kids today? I can’t get anyone interested in going anywhere today, just because of a little sleet and rain… Just look at this 50′s family, marching out to garden at the first opportunity, despite everyone having lost their feet in a horrible push mower accident the previous year.
Just heard that Hostess is going into bankruptcy (for the second time in recent memory) Hopefully they won’t be liquidated this time. Of course, the products such as Wonder Bread, Twinkies, etc. are valuable assets, and surely would live on under new management, right? right? I don’t know why I care, I’m diabetic and can’t
I never know what to get Teresa for Christmas unless it’s “on the list”. She often asks for kitchen stuff, but she doesn’t mean it. Even in this old toastmaster ad, they had to stuff the toaster with some high-end baubles from Ben Bridge to get the reaction they were looking for. It’s all very
Next year, I will be ready with a gmail filter to send all email mentioning “Black Friday” and/or “Cyber Monday” straight to the spam bucket. It’s only about 6am, and already I have been inundated with “CYBER MONDAY SPECIALS” – that are actually not “SPECIAL”, merely run-of-the-mill discounts. So far I have pitches from the
I was taking a nap while the dryer was running, and dreamed up a device to muffle the sound of a dog leash banging around in there. It would fit snugly over the clip, and there would be an extension of hook-and-loop fastener to secure it to the leash. Unfortunately, I woke up before solving