Nothing To Believe In

Cripes. I drive a 2002 Toyota Camry, which I bought new off the lot. I’ve driven all 85,000 miles of it and I think I’ve had to bring it to the shop once, for a tweak on the brakes. Oh, there was that time it had to be fixed when our house painters dropped a [...]

Decide What To Be And Go Be It

This post today is a single post with two meanings. One is very simple: I absolutely love this song. I think I have listened to it nearly every day for six months now. I love the lyrics, I love the music, I love the voice. I love that organ that rolls in so abruptly and [...]


That US-Canada hockey game last night was captivating from start to finish. Not just because the Americans won it, either. Because it was simply an excellent hockey game, a treasure of a night if you’re a hockey fan. However, a word of caution. It shouldn’t be forgotten that Canada outshot the US by almost a [...]


H&R Block can suck it! I don’t really like the fact that I have to bring my taxes to someone else, as up until around 2006 I just did them myself with TurboTax. But my financial situation since then has gotten complicated enough that I just feel better having pros do it, so every year [...]


When we moved to Lancaster, MA,  I believe I was just four years old. I remember pulling into the driveway to see our new house for the first time, running into the house and picking my bedroom. I chose the room in the back corner of the house. Even back then I knew the advantages [...]


Current stuff I use:

Toothpaste: Tom’s of Maine Spearmint
Deodorant: Tom’s of Maine Lemongrass
Shampoo: Trader Joe’s something-or-other
Shaving cream: I use two. One is Origins Blade Runner. The other is Trader Joe’s Honey Mango
Cereal: alternating between Trader Joe’s Frosted Mini-Wheats and Kashi Honey Sunshine
Computer: Dell Dimension 9100, tricked out over the past 2 years. It hums! Windows 7.
Camera: [...]

If You Like It Then You Should Have……

I am one of very few red-blooded American males that doesn’t really care who wins football games. Oh, when the Patriots are good, I’ll watch them in the playoffs and root for them and be into it. But I just can’t justify burning hours of my life on end to see who wins a regular [...]