Category: Just Stuff

My observations of the world around me.

Green Schwinn Stingray

Schwinn Stingray

On a scale of one to ten, my childhood was a solid three. It’s not that I was abused or neglected. I may have even mentioned in one of my other posts, that I really didn’t like being a kid.…

Ice, Ice, Baby

Ice in Urinal

When I came of age, I was only nineteen.  The federal government bullied the states into raising the drinking age to 21.  Fortunately, for me, I slid under the grandfather wire.  Turning nineteen didn’t mean that I instantly became a…

1 + 1 = ?

1+1=

After helping someone with a computer issue, they would invariably ask. “Why did my computer do that?” “Well, the program expected a one, and in its place was a zero.”  I would oft reply.  When they answered with a puzzled…

Where is Waldo?

Recently on Facebook, Connie and I played a game of where is Waldo. It was a fun response to questions we were getting from some of our Facebook friends. It started like this.. The single biggest reason we made the…

Running Sucks!

Running Sucks.

So many things in our life involve a love hate relationship. One example that comes to mind was my stint as a firefighter. It was a three year stint with an on call fire department in the far north metro…

Protect the Innocent!

Deer in Head Lights

Have you ever looked at a modern day NFL quarterback? The guy looks like a gladiator going into the arena. There is so much padding, covering every inch of their body, it looks like armor. Wonder if we should provide…

For a Nickel I will

Pay Toilet 5 cents

Here is the scenario. You are a kid, about eleven years old. It’s summer time, and from the time you mother leaves for work at 7:30 in the morning, until she returns at 5:00 PM, you are unsupervised. The time…

Hydro Assault

Super Soaker Wars

Long, long, ago, in a decade far, far, away, there was an annual battle that rocked an otherwise quiet neighborhood. It was the annual Super Soaker wars of the McNeslonHuberMuir Clan. As I think back, I do not remember how…

Angry Artist

Angry Artist

For those of you who pay attention to the events that take place on my Facebook page, you noticed a change.  Someone has come into my life who is starting to mean a lot to me.  She makes me happy…

Five Cubic Foot Freezer

Five cubic foot freezer

I think it is unfortunate that Craigslist gets such a bad rap. I have sold dozens of things on Craigslist over the years. I have even successfully gotten rid of an old but trusty gas grill using the curb alert…