Put it in D

When I turned 18, I registered to vote as a Republican. Not because of any deeply ingrained political leanings; I knew very little about politics back then. My parents were Republicans, and so was Alex P. Keaton. That was good enough for me. I cast my first-ever vote for president for George H.W. Bush. Senior, … Continue reading Put it in D

Soft Kitty, Stoned Kitty

If you've followed me for any significant amount of time, you know how important music is to my life. Tara and I have seen so many concerts over the past six years, we've lost track of the number. We were trying to figure this out a few nights ago and gave up, declaring it an … Continue reading Soft Kitty, Stoned Kitty

Bad News: I Lost the Election

I am sad to report that my last-minute campaign during Washington's primary last week was unsuccessful. I lost my bid to become the Evergreen State's newest Commissioner of Public Lands. What's that? You had no idea I was running for public office? Neither did I, right up until the day of the election. My coworker, Kimberly, was … Continue reading Bad News: I Lost the Election

Buying an Island

You know how you sometimes hear about billionaires buying their own islands? I've decided I need to do that, and have implemented a two-part plan to make it happen. Turns out it's a surprisingly simple and straightforward process, too: Become a billionaire. Buy an island. Easy-peasy, right?! I don't know why more people aren't going this … Continue reading Buying an Island

You Can Fight City Hall

A couple of days ago, this meeting invite showed up in my In Box. Best Outlook invite ever. Took me all of five seconds to accept. Maybe you can fight City Hall, after all. Our request for information on any zoning restrictions pertaining to the "No Parking" signs we wanted to put up had gone ignored for … Continue reading You Can Fight City Hall

Put the “United” back in States

I woke up in the bluest state in America this morning. Washington, you see, is the new Oregon. The Beaver State has always had the edge in progressive liberalism, but we surpassed them last night. In Washington, the people spoke, and they said collectively, “let same-sex couples marry” and “make marijuana legal.” I supported both … Continue reading Put the “United” back in States

Keep Your Pennies, Canada

I'm so excited!! Not because I'm going to Boise tomorrow to meet up with my girlfriend. Well, that too. But also...look what I found! I'm unable to embed the video, but if you click on the link you can listen/watch on YouTube. A British pop group called Frazier Chorus had a hit song back in … Continue reading Keep Your Pennies, Canada