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A Very Shiny App Review

I’ve tried a few new apps and gadgets over the last few weeks. My priority has been finding a replacement for my Google Reader. Google Reader is going away for good in July if you haven’t heard. I-ve had Flipboard on my iPad forever, but I don’t really use it that often. The feeds feel […]

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Victoria Jackson: Who Saw THAT Coming?

Victoria Jackson: Who Saw THAT Coming?

Back in the old days when SNL was still called Ye Olde Saturday Night Live,there was a cast member named Victoria Jackson. She was very silly and very funny and she did things like this: Or this: Victoria Jackson on SNL But now, while she is still silly, she is no longer funny. Well maybe […]

Need Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas?

Check out the Gizmodo Holiday Gift Guide Tons of ideas for the difficult to buy for. My personal favorite is the shark shaped dog bed.

Hey Sexy Lady: Hair Edition

The blog title is a play on this video: Which you have probably seen unless you’ve been living here: But I wanted to share a couple of ways that I like to style my hair. My hair is straight, but pretty thick, but I am pretty clumsy. I have never been able to blow dry […]

This Really Happened: A Thanksgiving Story

So, for a variety of reasons, this year we are postponing our big thanksgiving meal until Friday. I still wanted to make a nice dinner today for the two of us, so I decided on the classic steak and baked potato. Last night around 7, I went to Wegmans to buy my Thanksgiving groceries and […]

Honey, Reddit Blew Up My Blog

I don’t usually bother checking my blog stats on my WordPress App on days when I haven’t even posted a new entry, but my email was blowing up with new subscribers, links and comments, so I checked it out: Yes, those are real stats. This little stream of consciousness blog, which averages maybe 50-100 visits per […]

Awolnation, Imagine Dragons, Zeale Heat Up Water Street Music Hall

This was my first venture out to Water Street Music Hall in Rochester. They have had some great acts in the past so I’ll have to keep an eye out now that I know how easy it is to get to. Seriously. I live in the eastern Buffalo burbs and it was an hour door […]

I Have Been Interested in Politics Since I Was Eight Years Old

Believe it or not, I was having long, sometimes heated conversations with my parents about things like the Vietnam War before I even made it into double digits. I keep up on issues, I read, I listen, I watch and I always always vote. I write to my representatives. It’s been a rocky road some […]

The Absurdities Just Keep on Coming

I saw this book at Barnes & Noble last night. I think this is the first book I’ve seen that actively targeted the tween eating disordered market. Perhaps they can bundle it with a nice volume on cutting from the how-to section. THIS, on the other hand is superfun from Slate.com. It’s an interactive map […]

How To Be An Awesome Blogger.

Blog.   Seriously. I haven’t posted since July 22. Two weeks. No excuses. I have surely had time to write at least something brief. Although, to be fair, I am participating in Camp NaNoWriMo AND reading  Hemingway‘s face off. I spend entirely too much time reading (Problogger) planning (The Blog Herald) strategizing (Copyblogger) …about blogging […]