Category Archives: Misc

Well, at Least I Didn’t Throw Up

This weekend I went out and bought possibly the most expensive pair of shoes I’ve ever owned. They’re running shoes for running and they were on sale. I was going to get a cheaper pair, but they didn’t have those … Continue reading

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The Day Job

Here’s what I’ve been working on for about a week. I was translating a query from the Oracle system to SQL Server. The query referred to three different tables I also had to translate, and one of those required a … Continue reading

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What’s on the TV, Dave?

Elementary is about to end its season, and Justified is completely done. Doctor Who is, as far as I’m concerned, on indefinite hiatus, and Sleepy Hollow has been all but forgotten by nearly everyone I know who couldn’t praise it … Continue reading

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If You’re Like Me, You’re Pretty Much the Worst Person of All

It hasn’t been great lately for folks like me. It started when Phil Robertson, the “Duck Dynasty Patriarch” and now apparent Serious Theological Figure, spoke at a prayer breakfast in Florida and gave us a bizarre parable about atheists. In … Continue reading

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Aiding and Abetting

There’s a thing going on in the comics Internet that doesn’t really need another voice throwing in on, but since this is my little corner, let me address the part that directly pertains to me. The very least a person … Continue reading

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Cappy’s February Frustration

You may have heard that New England has gotten some snow lately. We here in the hinterlands haven’t gotten as much as Boston, but there’s still a good three to four feet in most places with huge drifts as well. … Continue reading

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I Had That For A Year

Yesterday’s I Had That is number 52, the last in a weekly series that lasted only a little more than a year, allowing for a couple of missed Sundays. Part of the success of me sticking to the schedule was … Continue reading

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I Had That! #52: 1983 Toyota Tercel

The first cars I remember my family having were a Yellow AMC Hornet station wagon and a white Ford LTD. These were eventually replaced by a Dodge station wagon and a Ford Grenada, respectively. The Dodge was junk from the … Continue reading

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