Negative reviews fascinate me.
I use the term “negative”, specifically, as opposed to critical. The latter embodies a definition that includes “expressing or involving an analysis of the merits and faults of a work”. The former is generally an expression … Read the rest
Can I be any more self-absorbed than spending a whole week of blog posts on my birthday BBQ prep?
I think the answer to that has to be yes, but I vow to you this will be the last of … Read the rest
Buying the food for a big BBQ is not like for a normal party.
Sure, the trappings are fairly common: paper plates, plastic cutlery and cups, paper towels or napkins. After that, though, the differences become keen.
I’ve been invited … Read the rest
My aversion to (despising of?) cleaning must now face the head-on battle with my upcoming birthday BBQ. That means, as I stare out my sliding glass doors into my patio, I see great evil in my future.
The first … Read the rest
It’s the week before the week before my birthday BBQ, and that means I have to get started preparing right now!
For many years, I have been hosting a BBQ on my birthday. These have run from the extreme to … Read the rest
A few weeks ago, I was watching some sporting event and as the program went to commercial break, I didn’t channel surf as I normally do during that 2 1/2 minute bombardment.
The first commercial to appear was for orange … Read the rest
When I was growing up, I liked most green vegetables. At the time, I was not so fond of brussel sprouts (love ’em, now), but I was game for everything else.
Some of those green vegetables came in cans, most … Read the rest
A few weeks back, I pointed out to one of my tennis partners that over in the general area between the courts, there was a guy who looked just like him. Hat, outfit, mustache, hair color. My partner seemed underwhelmed … Read the rest