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Showing posts from May, 2011


Insert your jealousy here.

Seriously Caprisun?

Wow... Caprisun has just given up. Once you manage to get that stupid straw in, you are not even greeted to juice any more. Gross. Come on Caprisun, I'd settle for some grape drink.

Better Address?

So... the wife works pretty hard, or at least she tells me she does. Even so, she always willing to go out of her way to help someone out when they ask (unless it's me and it has to do with money to get me to PAX, sorry wife, video games are awesome).

How to Search

I often get accused of not 'teaching people to fish" but rather 'fishing' for them. So in my neverending quest to better humanity, I have found the following link:
It contains posters you can print out and hang in front of your face to help you improve your searching. There is even a quiz you can take afterwards to see if you learned anything.
Well, there you have it. Now go learn to fish search.

Garden... check.

In my never ending quest to become self sustainable and rich, I promised to build my wife a garden as a Valentine's Day gift (because gifts given should, whenever possible, should benefit the gift giver as well). So about a year after I promised the garden, I built it (hey that's standard turn around in today's economy). Rather than build some Nancy pants garden like you probably have at your house, I went and built a small forest bed... and I used Cedar, which is found in the forest, fool.

I then looked at the garden I had built and demanded it grow things that my wife and I could eat. The garden listened, and began growing, zucchini, squash, snap peas, green beans, asparagus, onions, green onions, celery, banana peppers, jalapenos, tomatoes, bell peppers, spinach, romaine lettuce, green leaf lettuce, cilantro, basil, parsley, corn and melon.  I considered making the garden grow us some beef, but did not want to deplete the soil nutrients too quickly (we did fill this thin…

This kids going places...

Crash Test Kittens (no explosions)

Do you remember those 'rocks' you used to buy at the old Water and Ice stores that sparked when you slammed together? Some one should make kitten helmets out of those...