My friend wrote to me that his son will be circumcised soon. It reminded me of how opposed I’ve become to the practice. I did some research a few years back and decided that circumcision is butchery. It’s not medically necessary and the infant doesn’t have a say in the matter of mutilating his genitals. […]
There’s no sense in buying toys for Jackson. He’ll play with boxes, camera cases, and especially my mother’s cane.
I’m back from the holiday weekend in Colorado. I spent a fair amount of time playing with my nearly one-year-old nephew.
Oh, by the way, I took WQAD’s Select a Candidate Quiz and it turns out I’m on the Dodd Squad. Who knew?
Joe Biden spoke at a private home. I shook his hand and listened to him speak for about an hour.
Susan and I took a day trip to Des Moines, which aside from our day at the State Fair in August, was my first real trip to the state capital.
Last year my Uncle gave me a copy of the soundtrack to Avenue Q, a Broadway musical. He hasn’t seen it yet, and neither have I despite trying to get tickets during my last two trips to New York. The soundtrack is hilarious (and catchy) but I had to see the show. As it happened, […]
I found an animated film short I remember from Liquid Television.
An animated movie just in time for colony collapse disorder!
This was my first time inside Kansas ever. Nobody ever spoke highly of the place, but I was impressed what little of Wichita I saw.
Going to the movies two nights in a row? Susan’s kids are gone for the weekend so that’s what we did. And avoided anything animated, even though “Bee Movie” looks good. We saw Wes Anderson’s “The Darjeeling Limited”, which was one of his better films. It’s a “life as a journey” type of film with […]
All three of these movies are worth seeing.
I used my mashed pumpkin to make a pumpkin ice cream pie with graham cracker crust. I also finished roasting my pumpkin seeds.