I watched this squirrel drag a slice of pizza over a four-foot mound of snow, across my yard, and up a tree. Note the defiance in its eyes toward the end of the clip.
Just doing some Christmas shopping when I stumbled upon a shop called The Land of Nod, which sells children's furniture. It's an odd name for a children's furniture store, considering that Nod is where Cain was exiled after killing Abel in the Book of Genesis. Makes one wonder what the store's slogan is and whether…Read more The Land of Nod
A few weeks ago, a colleague of mine asked me to write a profile on the Sound Recording Technology program at Montgomery County Community College. Here's a link to the article I wrote: http://www.mc3.edu/about-us/news/87-about-us/news/9345-student-finds-his-passion-in-mccc-s-sound-recording-music-technology-program
I just watched the season premiere of Doctor Who and was struck by the thing that probably struck all fans of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaugherhouse Five: The Handmines are suspiciously similar to the Tralfamadorians. In case you haven't seen the episode, Handmines are like landmines, but instead of blowing people up, they reach up from underground…Read more So… Handmines! (Doctor Who, Daleks, & Slaughterhouse Five)
Today is my birthday. Here's what I want: A promise from Nick Pizzolatto to make up for the disappointing second season of True Detective by setting season three in Philadelphia and dedicating it to figuring out who killed Hitchbot. The twist? Hitchbot saw something he shouldn't have, and some combination of the Philly PD, the…Read more My Birthday/Hitchbot/True Detective
My wife and I have been redecorating our guest room... Here's a painting I've been working on as part of the project.
In his new tell-all memoir Leave Me the Hell Alone, beleaguered tourist Waldo writes that he's tired of people trying to find him. "Has it ever occurred to you people that I'm trying to blend into my surroundings for a reason?" Waldo asked in a recent press release. "I really, really, really want to be…Read more Beleaguered Tourist Writes Tell-All Memoir