Diary

I have a lot on my mind. Sometimes it causes insomnia. Maybe this will help.

Amsterdam

Amsterdam

I have never seen so many white guys with dreads as I did in Amsterdam. It felt like one extended Spin Doctors concert! And,…

The Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic

So we roll into the airport in The Dominican Republic, four adults and three children all told. The tarmac onto which we descend was…

Be Your Own DJ

Be Your Own DJ

It’s amazing how a single iPhone application can change your life. Okay, not change your life, but allow you to do something you either…

Big Apple Circus

Big Apple Circus

I hadn’t been to a circus in many years prior to attending the Big Apple Circus with Hipster Jr. But I seem to recall…

The Subaru

The Subaru

So our baby was summoned home. After four years of good times, fast driving and looks aplenty from folks who couldn’t figure out what…

Philadelphia

Philadelphia

Sure, it’s kind of lame taking a “vacation” like ninety minutes from one’s house, but I suppose it’s better than a weekend in Newark….

Acupuncture

Acupuncture

So I’m not usually a huge fan of non-scientific mumbo-jumbo, but when there are irrefutable results that spawn from the hocus-pocus I’m hard pressed…

The Antichrist Goes Home

The Antichrist Goes Home

I know it doesn’t make any sense to call a Baptist preacher the Antichrist (cuz he’s actually more like the Wayprochrist), but I’m going…

Bubba’s Secret Campaign

Bubba’s Secret Campaign

We all know ex-pres Bill Clinton is trying to pigeonhole Barack Obama as the “black” candidate. It’s an interesting play considering the rampant racism…

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Planning a beach vacation when you’re really not a beach person seems like a losing proposition all around. Planning a vacation to a place…

Kurt Vonnegut: R.I.P.

Kurt Vonnegut: R.I.P.

We have lost a truly amazing American thinker–a man who could make social commentary both hysterical and utterly heartbreaking. He was an original voice…

Worst Boss Ever

Worst Boss Ever

It’s nice to see that the blog juggernaut, Gawker, has finally vindicated twelve years of tall tales about the man who was nice enough…

Best Purchase Ever

Best Purchase Ever

What with the current cold snap here in the Northeast, it’s time to get the damn winter coat out of the closet. This is…

Ogunquit, ME

For some reason everyone to a person asked me if I was going to get Johnny cakes whilst up in Maine. I took me…

Bummer Movies

Bummer Movies

These movies aren’t so much sad as they are total bummers. I was thinking about this on the way to work the other day…

The Dodge Earthfucker

The Dodge Earthfucker

So with gas over three dollars a gallon I decide to go lease the world’s largest land vehicle. Not surprisingly they were offering some…