Posts Categorized: Events

Everyone is interesting

I’ve spent a good part of this blog proposing the idea, only half tongue-in-cheek, that I am the most uninteresting man in the world (playing off the Dos Equis ads).

In moments of honest self-reflection, I note that I’ve actually … Read the rest

When worlds collide

Notwithstanding the (still unproven) culinary misadventures from last week, it’s a new month and that means a new recipe to try out.

The month of May provides a special treat, in that it is also birthday BBQ month. So, I … Read the rest

I lied

Okay, kids, time for me to fess up. I’m a fibber. A prevaricator. A deceiver. An obfuscator. I lied.

Here is the sad tale of my misleading you:

Frequently, during this Halloween season of posts, I’ve made mention that I … Read the rest

Top this!

I was having lunch with my Dad and Stepmom and I was talking about how happy I was with the decorations this year. My only concern, I said, was how I was going to top it next year. He said … Read the rest

That’s so sweet

I was feeling pretty good about the state of my Halloween preparations, with almost all of my decorations done and my goody bags complete. I might even say I was feeling smug.

And then I remembered. I still had to … Read the rest

The deflatables

With no due respect to this presidential election, I must admit that half of my Halloween inflatable decorations can be put in a basket of deflatables.

I’m nearly done with the major decorations around the front of the house. The … Read the rest

Late, not dead

When I first started cogitating about this post and the headline, I got sidetracked thinking about why people use the term “late” for recently deceased. It’s not morbidity; it’s a love of words that impels me.

Before checking, I came … Read the rest