Put a Lid On Your Trash Talkin’

So, my beloved Broncos apparently forgot there was a football game to be played yesterday. Losing sucks, but it’s part of being a diehard fan. You have to take the lows with the highs. It hurts that I waited 15 years to see my team make it back to the Big Show, only to beContinue reading “Put a Lid On Your Trash Talkin’”

Searchin’ For My Lost Shaker of Salt

I have a feeling I might take things too literally sometimes. Yesterday, I was heating up a cup of soup for lunch. Reading the directions on the label, I saw this: So what did I do? I reached over and¬†shook the microwave¬†before opening the door. Knowing full well that Campbell’s wanted me to shake theContinue reading “Searchin’ For My Lost Shaker of Salt”

Hasta La Vista, January

I think I hit upon the perfect money-saving scheme, without even intentionally trying. During the final waning days of December, I was in Nevada, so I didn’t have time to look for a 2012 calendar as I ordinarily would have. By the time I’d returned home and gotten around to the chore, the shelves wereContinue reading “Hasta La Vista, January”

ET Phone Home…and Bet on the Packers in ’67

I came across a news story the other day that talked about how these 47-year old television signals we had beamed into space are suddenly and mysteriously bouncing back to earth now. A group of astronomers in Puerto Rico made the discovery while searching for signs of intelligent life. Pretty cool, huh? The whole thingContinue reading “ET Phone Home…and Bet on the Packers in ’67”

II Many Roman Numerals IV Me

Green and yellow, baby! Green and yellow. I feel weird typing those words. I am – and always have been – a Denver Broncos fan. They are my team, first and foremost, no matter how sorry their record has been lately. Isn’t that the mark of a true fan, though? Sticking by your team throughContinue reading “II Many Roman Numerals IV Me”