Thanks to everybody for reading my blog in 2014! As always, I appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to read and participate in the discussion and I hope you’ll continue visiting the site in 2015… the tenth anniversary of me founding this site in 2005. Here are the ten most-read posts of the […]
Dang! I wish I had checked my spam folder before Christmas. I would have had half a million bucks to buy the hubby (and myself) some really nice gifts. So says Jacob "Jack" Lew, the 76th Secretary of the Treasury, in an email message he recently sent me. Show More Summary
One of the 10 misses in my 2014 year in review post was missing out on some great investments. I truly believe there are fortunes to be made every single day if we look hard enough. The problem is, we all get busy with our lives and don’t really bother. Part of the reason why Read More...
Knitting and crochet get the bulk of crafters’ love, but I’ve never been able to get the hang of either one. Believe me, I’ve tried; my hands just won’t do what they’re supposed to! Don’t kick me out of the … Continue reading ?
Sounds like: Beach Fossils, Wild Nothing, Twin Cabins Song: Dead Lagoon - I Want You What's so good? Lo-fi jams are not always my cup of tea, but every few months something casually calls out for my attention. Earlier this month I discovered...Show More Summary
Massively's Mike Foster has been having a grand old time with this month's World of Warcraft-focused Choose My Adventure. Tonight, he ventures into the dungeon finder to check out Warlords of Draenor's new group content, as was requested by voters in last week's polls. Show More Summary
Demi Lovato has finally gotten herself healthy and confident – and she has her boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama to thank for it. Lovato revealed as much in a recent interview with Fitness Magazine. “I almost went back to rehab for my eating disorder last summer. Show More Summary
When I posted my favorable first impressions of Cartoon Network's Sonic Boom animated series last month, one reader jokingly commented "The Sonic Cycle is finally broken. All you had to do was strip out the gameplay entirely." He might be on to something. Read more...
Learn how to blow out my own hair. HAHA. False. This will never happen. But I can give it a try.
My daughter has never “come out” she was in fact unceremoniously pushed out of the closet. She doesn’t even know that I know about it.
1. Storytelling From time to time I work out with someone for the first time. I put my headphones in and it happens. Every. Single. Time.
Question: What happens when you're pimped out 1975 Chevy Caprice mysteriously goes missing?Answer: You replace it with an even PIMPER one!At least that's how problems are solved in Antonio Cromartie's household... where the Arizona Cardinals star's…
This was not my proudest moment: When I found out my sister was pregnant and due just six months after my own son was, I was pissed. Every bit of oldest sibling resentment came flooding back to me. How dare … More » The Pros And Cons Of Having A Kid At The Same Time As Your Sibling is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
I am once again out of DeLong Smackdowns of sufficiently high quality... That means that it is time to (shudder) read the next page in chapter 11 of David Graeber's [Debt: My First 5000 Mistakes](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/161Show More Summary
Precisely because almost everyone has forgotten it, I wanted to point out that today (the 28th of December) is the day on which we are supposed to remember innocent children who have been martyred by adult wickedness (even my small....
Out of all of the reality-bending game mechanics that we deal with in MMOs on a regular basis, I'd have to say that my immersion is the most broken when I jump from fantastic heights and walk away with nary a crushed spine to show for it. Show More Summary
Miley Cyrus did not suffer a nip slip... instead she offered a nip TIP to the world -- as in, GET YER YA YAS OUT -- and it instantly took over the Internet. Miley showed out for the "Free the Nipple" campaign by posting a topless Instagram…
I was looking forward to visiting Atlantis Aquaventure. It’s the largest waterpark in Dubai with over 42 acres of fun! My kids LOVE the water and I wanted to check out the slides with my kids in mind. Atlantis The Palm Resort and the adjacent Aquaventure Waterpark are located on the artificial (and rather incredible) […]
SERIOUSLY, SIR, WHY ARE YOU SNIFFING LAVOY ALLEN: Some of my co-workers have tried to argue that this man is craning his neck to hear something an unseen companion is saying. There are a lot of sniff deniers out there. I do not believe them. Show More Summary
I had an idea, so I tried it out. I’m publishing it now, before I have a chance to back out and change my mind. Show Notes: The audio isn’t perfectly clean. That is by design. This is an experiment. Radio Free Burrito doesn’t work as hard as Memories of the Futurecast did to earn … Continue reading Radio Free Burrito’s Experimental Episode ?