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One of these is not like the others

Something tells me Basie (in the middle) would have a hard time paying attention in history class.

Internet, meet the Avon World Sales Leader

This pretty much sums it up

Right there. The look on Jon’s face. Also, his hair.

Holiday for Infants

So let’s be honest. When you’re buying gifts for anyone under the age of, “Why does his thing look different than mine?” you’re really just buying for the parents of that someone, either to make their lives easier or because they think it’s cute. That infant someone couldn’t give a shit. We’re getting Marlo some [...]

Fear addicted, danger illustrated

I cannot help but sing “Firestarter” by Prodigy in my head when Chuck lingers for hours in front of the fireplace communing with God? The Universe? Bob Hope?


A huge snowstorm thrashed the valley over the weekend, and it’s that time of year again when thirty-two pairs of shoes fall into a giant pile right next to the front door. This doesn’t stop the snow or the snow melter from drifting in and leaving huge stains all over the dark hardwood floors. I’m [...]

Holiday for Her: Accessories and Clothing

And finally, the last two installments of the gift guide for women. Or Chicks. Or friend with benefits. Or that person who fixes you toast. Whatever. We know you love us. Please don’t get us a hard drive for Christmas. 1. NOEMIAH – Dylan – Feather and Chain Necklace $55 2. Circle Pop-Out Earrings in [...]

Urban Dictionary for $2000, please

HOLY CHICKEN MARSHMALLOW BALLS. This was an answer on “Jeopardy!” last night. I am still in a daze after rewinding this segment about four hundred times just to make sure that I was indeed seeing what I was seeing. Aside from that, it looks like the HD portion of KJZZ HD is a bit misleading, [...]

On teaching me to slow down

There’s this really lovely checker at our grocery store, an older man who has to take his time as he rings up every item in the cart, and by that I mean I once walked through his line with a magazine, a pack of gum, and a gallon of milk and by the time he [...]


I don’t know, that’s just the name that popped into my head when I saw him like this. And I keep expecting him to bark with a thick New Jersey accent.