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New Year, New Tunes - Friday, January 2nd 2009 11:53 PM
It's the first weekend of 2009, so of course I'm thinking about a song from 1986. Go figure.
Fish Pedicure - Thursday, January 1st 2009 9:30 PM
Not long now until the American Dialect Society reveals it's choice for the 2008 Word of the Year - or WOTY as it's known to linguistic insiders. Back in...
Apropos of Nothing - Wednesday, December 31st 2008 10:18 AM
Don't ask me why, because I don't know. But, I'm quite certain that this New Year's Eve calls for David Bowie.
Merry Christmas - Thursday, December 25th 2008 12:49 AM
Merry Christmas Eve - Wednesday, December 24th 2008 12:07 AM
Song by the Waitresses. Video not by the Waitresses, but sort of entertaining.
A Modern Holiday Classic - Tuesday, December 23rd 2008 12:06 AM
The Choir Boys - Monday, December 22nd 2008 9:12 AM
"The Holly and the Ivy," recorded at WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL in England. Winchester is southwest of London and east of Salisbury. Jane Austen's tomb is in the cathedral.
Let It Snow - Sunday, December 21st 2008 7:33 AM
Back on Schedule - Saturday, December 20th 2008 11:17 AM
The snow has ended (for now), so I'm back home and ready to continue the musical march toward Christmas. And, you know, nothing says Christmas like a holiday light display...
In Case I Get Snowed In ... - Thursday, December 18th 2008 8:55 AM
... here's Friday's offering. A triple play of "Frosty the Snowman."
Holiday Mode - Thursday, December 18th 2008 1:11 AM
With nary a student in sight, it seems one of my favorite radio stations is officially in holiday mode. From now through New Year's Eve, you'll hear nothing but holiday...
Berated by Junk E-mail - Saturday, December 13th 2008 7:53 AM
Well, here's a twist. As if just getting junk email isn't enough, now that junk email is yelling at me! The email in question is one of those things where somebody in a...
House Rules - Friday, December 12th 2008 1:38 PM
Live in a house for a while and you get to know its quirks and idiosynchracies - especially if you are the one in charge of maintaining said house. I've owned my house for...
Thanks for Nothing! - Wednesday, December 10th 2008 7:40 PM
The other day, I went to a certain store to look for a certain item. From past experience, I know that this item is not actually carried in many stores - it's easily...
Money Matters - Monday, December 8th 2008 2:03 PM
Along with the first two Christmas cards of the season, today's mail brought some financially-related material. I received a check from my mortgage company. Seems...
Cars - Saturday, December 6th 2008 4:49 PM
Well, it looks as though Congress will do SOMETHING to help the Big 3 automakers get from here to January 20 when they'll become Obama's problem - along with everything else W...
So Much for Suspense - Monday, December 1st 2008 10:02 AM
So, I'm watching DEXTER last night, right? We're down to the final few episodes of Season 3. It actually started off kind of slow, but has picked up in the past...
Holiday Mode - Saturday, November 29th 2008 11:25 AM
Word Play - Wednesday, November 26th 2008 9:33 AM
Can you feel it? The excitement is building! In about six weeks or so, the AMERICAN DIALECT SOCIETY will select the 2008 Word of the Year. ...
Get Movin' - Saturday, November 22nd 2008 10:39 PM
Jonestown - Wednesday, November 19th 2008 10:17 AM
Back in the day, when I was in school (by which I mean K-12), my American history education pretty much stopped at WWII. Korea and Vietnam were only touched on, and we...
I Love These Guys! - Friday, November 14th 2008 11:48 PM
Setting the Table - Friday, November 14th 2008 12:54 PM
I have brownies in the oven and laundry in the washer. So, while I have a few minutes, I will take advantage of the code editor on this thing to practice making an...
Here's a Hint ... - Thursday, November 13th 2008 12:16 PM
... about what I'll be doing this weekend. On a separate note, the classics never get old, do they? P>
Long Winter Ahead - Wednesday, November 12th 2008 10:59 AM
Five long months. That's how long I have to wait until the start of baseball's regular season. Normally, I wouldn't be bothered by that long of a wait. ...