Monthly Archives: June 2012

What he said…

“Critics who treat adult as a term of approval, instead of as a merely descriptive term, cannot be adult themselves. To be concerned about being grown up, to admire the grown up because it is grown up, to blush at … Continue reading

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Greatest Beer Commercial Ever

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ubyvz9cbZFU

This stuff probably tastes like ass but the awesomeness of this ad cannot be denied. I’ll just pretend that this is how Surly Furious is made.

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A weighty manner

Between the stress of the last year, budget constraints, and the general lack of healthy eating options out here, there has been a considerable weight gain for yours truly. But the good news is that it’s turning around now. Now … Continue reading

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Browncoats assemble

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rliqwWV46AM

I see what you did here Internets. Well played, well played.

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In Which I Stare Into the Abyss and Back Slowly Away…

For years I have teased my good friend Jambo about his Apple zealotry. I prefer PCs and have put up with their quirks and failings pretty well. But I was about ready to dive into the deep end and join … Continue reading

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A well-earned reward

Crow Peak Brewing Company

Nothing beats the sense of accomplishment you get after mowing the lawn on a warm day. Unless it’s that first few swallows of cold beer right after mowing that lawn. 

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Feeeeeeeeeeeed Me

Why is it the cats consider the entire morning feeding time? I open a can when I get up, give Jasper his dry food, and refresh the water. Half an hour later they circulate back to the canned food and … Continue reading

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And Some Will Tell You I Only Listen to Old Bands

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWiBTnGoGM8

Astra’s “Quake Meat”

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There Will Come Soft Rains

When I was in 7th or 8th grade our literature textbook had one science fiction story. I always had the feeling it was an obligatory gesture by the publisher. I envisioned a fat guy in a suit, sitting in a … Continue reading

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This Town Will Never be the Same

http://www.kxnet.com/story/18699062/oil-boom-towns-ray

Great story from KX news in Minot on the impact of the oil boom on my hometown, Ray ND. 

http://www.kxnet.com/story/18699062/oil-boom-towns-ray

 

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