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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Governors Gone Wild

Okay, so let’s see if I’ve got this straight.  South Carolina governor Mark Sanford just flat-out disappears for five days, leaving no one in charge.  His staff, when pressed, “reveals” he’s gone off on a solo hike of the Appalachian Trail to clear his head

Dwight Shrute on Gun Safety

“People say, ‘Oh, it’s dangerous to keep weapons in the home or the workplace.’ Well, I say it’s better to be hurt by someone you know accidentally, than by a stranger on purpose.”

Happy Flynn-Centennial

One hundred years ago today in Hobart Tasmania, legendary film star, author, adventurer and all-around trouble magnet Errol Flynn was born. I first took notice of Flynn in 1991 with a late-night showing of Desperate Journey on TBS.  There I was channel surfing when who


It’s hard to believe that a mere three weeks or so back, Grace could only rock back and forth on her hands and knees and hint at crawling. Today she’s speeding all over the place and inserting herself into any number of nooks and crannies…from

Vacation Fun

May was a busy month for us as we took two vacations almost back-to-back. First up was a trip to Pigeon Forge, TN for four days in a rented cabin. I have to say it was a lot nicer than I expected. The town is

Quick Review: Star Trek (2009)

I finally got around to seeing the new Star Trek film this weekend, a month into its theatrical run. All in all, it was an enjoyable film; fast-paced, well-acted and with some cool visuals. I’m just old enough to be put off by modern special