I was never a fan of the twin popsicle stick. Sure, I was getting two for one, but it was awkward to eat and never broke apart correctly.
The creamsicle is a sworn enemy, right up with the raisin cookie – I think I’m getting one th ing (a regular popsicle or chocolate chip cookie)until I take a bite only to horrifically discover it’s something I don’t like.
I get emails from readers a lot of times about stuff related to Abilene Christian University, so I think there’s an assumption that’s where I went to college. Nope, I was ‘fortunate’ to graduate from Hardin-Simmons University.
I use a bar of soap until it’s all gone. When it gets too small, I just smash it into a new bar instead of throwing what’s left away.
I’ve only done it two other times, but on Saturday I met a long-time BoN reader and broke bread. It’s nice putting a face to a name and it always kind of starts out as if I’m being interviewed, which is kind of unique. It’s also nice knowing he didn’t bring a weapon and try to harm me. And it’s also interesting to get face-to-face feedback and hear how one thinks this blog has changed over the years.
The two 16-year-old Chinese girls killed in Saturday’s plane crash in San Francisco were on their way to a Christian camp. I hope the camp reaches out to their grieving parents, but I hope no one has the audacity to tell them that “everything happens for a reason.” Not only is that saying pure bullshit, but it’s heartless and selfish.
I was watching Oliver Stone’s Nixon and it stated that Nixon was in Dallas, well, leaving Dallas from Love Field the day Kennedy was shot. I did a casual Google search and it appears to be true. Weird.
That film had a budget of $44 million but only made $13.56 at the box office. To save costs, Oliver Stone rented the set from The American President.
Part of the film focuses on Nixon’s relationship with his valet Manolo. At one point, Nixon took him to the Lincoln Memorial at 4:00 AM and they ended up talking to college students protesting the Vietnam war. I never heard of the name Manolo until this season of ‘Mad Men’ and now I see a Nixon connection, so I wonder of Max Weiner is using the name “Manolo” as some sort of symbolism, not to mention Draper has referenced Nixon in the season finale.
I’ve mentioned that I wished bills in Congress wouldn’t contain a bunch of unrelated stuff that’s not associated with the subject of the bill. I just learned that’s called the single-subject rule, and 15 state congresses follow that rule.
In reference to Adam and Eve, the Bible never mentioned an apple and in the nursery rhyme “Humpty Dumpty” it’s never mentioned he’s an egg.
Why are their “Guardrail Damage Ahead” signs? I mean, I understand it’s informing the driver there’s a damaged guardrail, but why? I couldn’t find a decent answer online but it appears to be just a Texas thing.