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May Day: Let the Chores Begin

Saturday was spent recuperating from the demands of another work week in my usual fashion: in the manner of a cultured and intelligent philosopher king. Specifically, I was camped out on the couch in front of the television soaking in about seven hours of NHL hockey.

Dedicating myself to torpor and sloth meant for the […]

We’re Ready Now, Santa!

Did you know that Santa has some helper elves in Florida? And did you know that Santa’s sun-worshipping assistants are in charge of ensuring that all power yard equipment is properly prepared to celebrate the Yuletide festivities?

It’s true.

On Saturday the 13th, Spouse and I hosted the office Christmas party. What preceded the party, […]

Leading by Trailing

Oh, I really have been a bad blogger, and a bad Internet friend. Looking at the two previous posts, it occurs to me that I’ve posted exactly once in something like 45 days. That’s not good. No, that just won’t do.

You know the excuse is coming. I will try to make it brief. If […]

Mission: Accomplished. No, Not THAT One.

I am sorry to keep you in suspense about the maiden voyage of the JMV* Eradicator and the fate of its brave pilot. You will understand that this has been an important epoch in Juniorvanian history, a matter of utmost importance to National Security, and that radio silence has, accordingly, been the order of the […]

Stout Hearted and Enthusiastic

“With stout hearts, and with enthusiasm for the contest, let us go forward to victory.”

– Viscount Montgomery, to his troops on the eve of the D-Day invasion, which was not delayed by rain.

First there was this:

Then there was this:

Now, there is this:

A lesser man might […]