Watching The Simpsons Movie with my son

By | October 16, 2017

This past weekend I watched The Simpsons Movie with my 11-year-old son, Samuel. This was kind of a big deal for him. We monitor the shows and movies he watches and try to stay away from anything with swearing, violence, nudity, etc. Now that he’s getting older, the nudity and swearing isn’t really as big… Read More »

We have a bread maker?

By | October 11, 2017

Because we don’t have cable, I don’t watch any news in the morning. Instead, I usually watch The Andy Griffith Show on Netflix while I eat breakfast. A few days ago, there was a kid on The Andy Griffith Show eating a sandwich. And what stood out to me was the size of the bread.… Read More »

Listening to Tom Petty songs

By | October 5, 2017

Another rock star has died, and this one was a biggie. It’s always sad when icons like Prince and David Bowie pass away, but to me Tom Petty is probably the music world’s greatest loss since George Harrison died. Like a lot of people, I’ve been listening to Tom Petty songs for the past couple… Read More »

I’ll take a knee when pizza is outlawed

By | September 28, 2017

The main topic of discussion this week on Facebook seems to be whether or not football players should take a knee during the national anthem. Like most people, I have an opinion on this. And my opinion is, Who cares? I don’t watch the NFL anyway. I used to – as a kid I loved… Read More »

Playing doctor (and not the fun kind)

By | September 18, 2017

Working from home has the benefit of making my day very flexible. Normally I look at this as one of the main advantages of home-based self employment, but this week was different. This week, my son was home sick from school. My son is in sixth grade, and nearly every year he gets a bad… Read More »

Cruising in my wife’s car

By | August 16, 2017

A couple of days ago I found a nail head in my tire and I brought my car to Central Tire. Turns out the nail didn’t go all the way through so the tire was fine. Best of all, I didn’t get charged! While my car was at Central Tire, I had a few errands… Read More »