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Dispatches from the Front Line (of the Cupcake Wars)

The Food Network program “Cupcake Wars” is generic, a little boring and repetitive (and I say this as a FN junkie). On the other hand, staging your own Cupcake War over the long Fourth of July weekend, complete with time limits, tight budgets and a distinguished panel of judges is  at least seventeen different kinds of awesome. The results below are pretty incredible, especially for six amateurs. Continue reading


30×30 update

via Dinosaur Comics

Another birthday, another year wiser/older and another opportunity to check in on my 30×30 list. I’ve actually made some significant progress without even trying. Out of the original 30, I knocked out eight in the past 12 months. and have six more in the works. Actually, it’s conceivable I could knock out 20 of the 30 by the end of the year. Of course, a list like this is purely arbitrary; it won’t be like my first 30 years of life will be a failure if I don’t make it. It’s just nice to have goals and ideas to work toward.
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Breaking News, People – Thirsty Thursday is Back!

($1.06 with tax)

Ode to Sonic’s Thirsty Thursdays

(originally posted April 3, 2008)

How do I love thee, Thirsty Thursdays at Sonic?
Let me count the ways
They number four and two score ounces,
One for each in that Styrofoam cup on those ruby red trays, Continue reading

2009 By the Numbers

I just realized last week that this decade is ending. Where have I been? So on this momentous occasion, I reflect back on the year of our Lord, 2009. I can’t complain a bit.


Movies seen in theaters (a 64 percent decline from last year’s 53 movies) Continue reading