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Here's a tip from my sister-in-law. Pretty impressive savings. This is the perfect time to shop for next year's winter clothes. We shop at department stores like Macy's andShop Ahead

For simplicity's sake, I'm combining the statements of both daughters (currently 4 and 3). Kids: I don't like much boys. Me: Why don't you like boys? Kids: I don't know. Me: Oh. Kids: You're aBest conversation I've ever had with my kids

It's possible that you've noticed that I don't post a lot here anymore. This blog has admittedly fallen mostly into disuse. This should not be a surprise to anyone. It occursWhere I've been

What is the fascination people have with completely non-descriptive buzzwords? And buzzwords with version numbers?! What the heck is the point of that? That is completely faddish and just plainLearning 2.0: useless buzzword

Agassi's final 8 minutes on court Andre Agassi played his last professional match on Sunday, September 3, 2006. Check out the link above if, like me, you were unable to seeAgassi: Goodbye to a legend

This may be the first meme I've done on this blog. I've done a couple on Facebook, but none here that I can remember. I caught this one over atHow I've wasted my life

“Journeyman” Creator Quells Cancellation Rumors - Slice of SciFi A couple posts ago I mentioned that "Journeyman" may not air all of its produced episodes this year. Well, it turns outGood-ish news for “Journeyman”

My friend and I first saw this movie in the mid-eighties on the recommendation of a video store clerk. That was probably the best tip we ever got from aReview: Sleuth

Okay, yeah, the day's almost over, but you know how it is... things got away from me. The dog ate my homework. And then he did this: So there you haveBetter late than never (maybe): Tuesday TubeWatch

As I off-handedly mentioned, I went paintballing on Saturday. This was a group outing with a bunch of men and teens from our church. It was also the first timeBattle wounds

What follows is a guest post from my wife, who has had a bit of a difficult week so far. I have come upstairs to ... get AWAY from our 2It's Not Fair!

[caption id="attachment_1745" align="alignleft" width="224" caption="From last year, but the same pose."][/caption] It's "rest time" at our house.  It used to be "nap time" but the naps have given way to justMy daughter gives concerts to no-one

Yesterday afternoon I was, as usual, working from my office upstairs. Pam and the girls were on a walk around the neighborhood, so it was just me in the house.Kids these days (or Get off my lawn!)

I'm curious what you all use for your RSS feed readers. How do you keep track of the blogs you read? If you choose "Other" leave a comment below and letNew poll on Feed Readers

(Man, I'm actually burning through my movie picks this year. This is awesome - big thank you to my parents for babysitting.) Tonight my wife and I settled in for theReview: Captain America

When did I become a girl?

Living in a house with 3 females has apparently done me in. I think I need to turn in my man card.

Either that, or I have to stop watching movies with any amount of sweetness in them. (Gah… even the fact that I used the word ‘sweetness’ is just more evidence. It’s really hopeless.)

I was sitting here listening to my Spotify soundtracks playlist radio while working, and the song “The Ellie Badge” from . . . → Read More: When did I become a girl?

Utter randomness

Nothing mind blowing today. This is pretty much going to be a stream of conciousness post. We’ll see if it’s even vaguely interesting by the time it’s over.

Just found Grooveshark. Loving it. On their About Us page, this was a quote one of their employees used:

“If it weren’t for physics and law enforcement, I would be unstoppable.” — Bukowski

For now, that’s my favorite quote.

The reason I found Grooveshark? Lee, over at . . . → Read More: Utter randomness

Pre-prequel-era Star Wars music tribute

John Williams is probably the most well known film composer in history. He owes much of that success to the Star Wars series, but Jaws, Superman, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Raiders of the Lost Ark* are just some of the other landmark soundtracks of his early career.

As the Star Wars prequel era was about to launch with Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace, a comedy singing group . . . → Read More: Pre-prequel-era Star Wars music tribute