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Month: December 2006

christmas trip

christmas trip

(photos of just about everything I’ve described can be downloaded here) On December 22nd my parents made the long bird hop from Columbus Ohio to Burbank California to visit their most westward (if not wayward) son. I picked them up at noon and we headed to Long Beach after eating an impromptu round of burritos at Baja Fresh. Now before you scoff – may I remind you that Baja Fresh is a local bore- but does not exist in eastern…

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american spinal tap?

american spinal tap?

As I was working on some freelance projects last night I had KCAL 9 on in the background. I hear a slightly weird song in a commercial. I then realize …hey…thats a spinal tap song…isn’t it? Sure enough, American Express for some strange reason decided to use the song “Gimme Some Money” in a new credit card commercial – re-recorded of course… read about it here

oops

oops

I thought I’d put up a happy birthday to my dad last week – apparently I just bitched about how stupid dancing is… Sorry about that… happy belated birthday, dad.

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Two quick notes #1 Happy Birthday to Aunt Lois, who is one of the few who actually reads this thing. #2 I am now certified by the American Heart Association through 2008 to administer CPR and other basic life saving skills

the wit and wisdom of Jerry Seinfeld

the wit and wisdom of Jerry Seinfeld

I was working on some freelance work tonight and I had Seinfeld on in the background. It was the fat wallet episode. I happened to glance over at just the right time and hear Jerry say something that I want to say to EVERY WOMAN ON MATCH.COM WHO TALKS ABOUT HOW MUCH SHE LOVES TO DANCE… The scene begins with Jerry meeting his current girlfriend, Keri, on the street to go somewhere together…. Jerry: All set. I can’t believe I’m…

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disambuigation amputation and consternation

disambuigation amputation and consternation

Way back in the “good old days” I was getting sick about once a month. Like clockwork. As soon as I started picking up the pieces after the Hurricane came through, started eating solid food, and taking vitamins again I didn’t get sick. For eight months I ate right, slept right, and breathed right (I no longer use nor need an inhaler to get me through a 120 minute session of racquetball). Since April I’ve been a steady mid 160…

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