Category Archives: Personal

Enjoy Independence Day Weekend

  A day after the Continental Congress voted for independence on July 2, 1776—yes, July 2 —Adams wrote a letter from Philadelphia to his wife back home in Boston commemorating the day. His letter to Abigail Adam, dated July 3, … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Thursday, July 2, 2015

Ah, a three-day weekend full of FREEDOM and ‘MURICA is right upon us. I do get a little worried about a terrorist attack on the homeland during Independence Day because of the significance of the day.  But I tend to think … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

This article was sent to me with the following text, “Having Hard8 as #2 already casts doubt on the evaluator.” – Best Barbecue Joints In The Mid- Cities – I like the idea of getting a free BBQ sandwich at Bartley’s … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Tuesday, June 29, 2015

I tend to not trust Yelp reviews, but I’m a big fan of Trip Advisor, mainly because there’s a lot of user submitted photos. It used to be when I saw a headline with “Bush” in it, I knew it … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Monday, June 29, 2015

Saturday morning I casually mentioned that free samples of sangria were available at Klyde Warren Park, and the next thing I know WifeGeeding had me driving there with the kids.  I saw about four sets of people throwing footballs and … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Friday, June 26, 2015

Re-reading books and stores or re-watching movies can be a trip.  They stay the same but depending where you are in life, the perspective is quite different. I was wondering if any two Supreme Court justices have voted alike 100% … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Thursday, June 25, 2015

I’ve grown too accustomed to my Chromebook that it was too hard to adjust to my new laptop.  So, I ordered a few replacement parts for my Chromebook, fixed it, and returned my laptop for a full refund. Yesterday, a lot … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Wednesday, June 24, 2015

DaughterGeeding passed her yellow belt taekwondo test yesterday.  After earning her belt, she got to lead the class.  I know it’s not a “real” yellow belt or anything, but she’s proud of herself as am I.  At least I don’t … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Tuesday, June 22, 1015

The toilet handled broke in our half-bath and I replaced it with a nickel-plated one. With Apple caving in to Taylor Swift, it will be interesting to see where she’ll stand at the end of year most powerful women (in … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Monday, June 22, 2015

WifeGeeding had some relatives stay at the Gaylord Texan over the weekend and we ended up spending a lot of time there ourselves.  The hotel had a huge Wizard of Oz theme and even had the main characters in costume.  Parking … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Thursday, June 18, 2015

It’s not that I dislike the taste of mushrooms, but I tend not to eat them because I can’t get past the fact they are a fungus. I’ve been a customer of DirecTV for over a decade, but I’m considering … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Wednesday, June 17, 2015

I prefer rolls over biscuits. One of my most trusted friends has started work on a doctorate in theology.  To make sure it doesn’t take much time from his family, he wakes early and school is the first thing he … Continue reading

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