I tried to buy black and gold ribbon at Wal-Mart on Tuesday night and they had absolutely none. All the other colors were still neatly in the ribbon racks, but the black and gold slots were completely empty. Its like the night before Christmas around Iowa City today. You know, if your Christmas celebrations had […]
Since I last checked in things have gotten busy with the onset of football season. I’m going to attempt to do a text and photo bulleted-list update. Let’s see how edited I can make this: Friends with children: I went to my friend Natalie’s baby shower at the end of August. She’s having her first […]
The Last Cato: A Novel by Matilde Asensi I’m not sure how I ended up checking The Last Cato out from the library. I had a note in the back of the little notebook I carry around with a book-reading possibilities list about it from somewhere. It was listed as similar to The Da Vinci […]
I’d like to get through this long-standing goal of watching all the Best Picture winners sooner than later. This weekend I watched One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1976). I don’t know what I was expecting from this one, but it was more low-key than I expected, despite the last third being one over-the-top people-in-the-nuthouse […]
Cell: A Novel by Stephen King Its the end of the world as we know it and I don’t feel real good about using my cell phone anymore. I’ve only begun to get into the Stephen King catalog, but I had heard many good things about this new book, Cell so I originally picked it […]
I’ve got all kinds of things to blog about: movies I’ve watched, books, I’ve finished, football consumed, sunburns, going to the gym… but instead I bring you something I’m sure I’ve shared with a lot of people before, but it never fails to make me laugh. My co-worker Jeff and I were laughing about it […]
Bleh. I’m totally getting a cold. My nose is getting stuffed up. I got busy yesterday and neglected my Zicam, Airborne, and extra fluids… apparently this is the price I will now pay.