Two days removed from the birthday BBQ (that I annually throw for myself) and this could have been my most successful yet at my house (surpassed only by my big 50th birthday BBQ that I rented a pavilion at the … Read the rest
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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
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
And lo, it came to an end.
The final clean up, wrap up and dust-up of Halloween is over and boy am I tired.
Dead tired, yesterday, after working 6 hours on disassembling, boxing and stocking everything away in the … Read the rest
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
To paraphrase an old adage, health is wasted on the healthy.
I mentioned yesterday that I nearly broke myself constructing my Dead Thing Pen for Halloween this year. That’s not entirely accurate, as I actually did indeed break myself.
Physical … Read the rest
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
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
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
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