Category Archives: Necessity Is The Mother of Invention

Fridgeidaire, R.I.P.

This weekend, my fridge died.  The ceremony was small and it came without much pomp & circumstance.  Thankfully, I managed to find its replacement here relatively quickly and without breaking the bank…thanks largely to Carl’s negotiating skills.  Now let’s have … Continue reading

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The Road To Headingley

True to form, I’ve been pondering much like my good friend, Virginia Woolf pondered her personal plight of womanhood in A Room of One’s Own.  I thought I’d give her essays a re-read after watching a movie which referenced her … Continue reading

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Time Travel

Sometimes I wish I could go back in time. Not in a sappy way like this new movie, The Time Traveller’s Wife, but in a cool way like Back to the Future (even if you hate to watch it when … Continue reading

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Microsoft Get on This:

I was thinking one day…you know, musing as I always do about Microsoft Word fonts and etiquette.  Just then, I had an awesomely devilish idea.  You know how there’s this unwritten rule about how text should never be in all … Continue reading

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Defeating A Bear

You see this harmless looking thing before you? His name’s, Bear.  But don’t let the seeming cuddly-ness throw you.  So much as mention the term: bath and it’ll spark a mighty reaction from Bear like you’ve never seen.  Nevermind that … Continue reading

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“The Pessimist” Arch-Nemesis To “The Optimist”

Whenever I have my mind set on doing or accomplishing something, there is always that one person who wants to dissuade me from my goal.  This person is known as The Pessimist, the “NO” person, the guy who loves to … Continue reading

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Zen & The Art of Mopping The Hallway

I think Mr. Miyagi from The Karate Kid had it right.  “Wax on, wax off.” (Not a euphemism) I’m always up for the challenge of learning life lessons while doing something ordinary say, mopping the building hallway.  Now don’t think … Continue reading

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