Monthly Archives: April 2018

Funny

Houston man challenges driver to rock-paper-scissors before letting him change lanes https://t.co/v8WYYUpIVs pic.twitter.com/m0iRTtHvrq — Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) April 30, 2018

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Snowstorm on a comet

It’s snowing… on a comet! Actually, this INCREDIBLE animation is a series images from the Rosetta spacecraft, taken from a distance of about 13 km from the comet 67/P Chuyurmov-Gerasimenko, and put into an animation by Twitter user landru79. As … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Monday, April 30, 2018

This past weekend my buddies from high school and college spent time together to select a recipient of a scholarship named in his honor. Our social activity was axe throwing. It probably wasn’t the smartest thing to do after back … Continue reading

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The Bread Tags Business

Tucked away in the town of Yakima, Washington is a factory producing an unassuming, yet wildly prolific global product, one that you’ve used your entire life—bread tags. The tiny piece of plastic keeping your bread fresh is all thanks to … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Friday, April 27, 2018

DaughterGeeding’s class took a trip to the Dallas Arboretum. Somehow she fell into a pond, the lone kid to do so. I had no idea that Rebel Without A Cause and Giant were both released after James Dean’s death, and East of Eden … Continue reading

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Avengers: Infinity War Cast Sings “The Marvel Bunch”

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Bag of Randomness for Thursday, April 26, 2017

That picture is a scene from the movie Pleasantville. I’m surprised I never noticed the homage to To Kill A Mockingbird. All the “colored” people are on the second floor. I’ve participated in a few escape rooms so this New York Times article caught my … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Wednesday, April 25, 2018

I think I made an enemy and a friend yesterday morning after I dropped the kids off at school. I was at a stoplight and saw the car in front of me bump the SUV in front of it. The … Continue reading

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Dana Carvey On His Friendship With The Bush Family

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Truckers Help Prevent A Suicide By Shortening The Fall

The Michigan State Police organized a unique way to help a man who was threatening suicide on a highway overpass: they pulled together multiple semi-truck drivers to help shorten the fall. Full Story

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Bag of Randomness for Tuesday, April 24, 2018

It wasn’t until I was in my thirties that despite randomly singing the song from time to time, there isn’t any ocean front property in Arizona. The kids were unusually quiet on the drive to school yesterday. When I mentioned … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Monday, April 23, 2018

I’ve mentioned my best buddy, Jimi, whose father died from a fall at a construction site. The funeral was this past Saturday. Jimi made all the arrangements and delivered one of the eulogies to a crowd of about 400, and he … Continue reading

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