I’m beginning my third day of furlough as the federal government is shut down.
The Yankees didn’t make into the playoffs this year. They have become victims of their own successes.
Whenever I walk through a neighborhood with a lot of barking dogs I think, “Somebody should do something about all those kids stuck in wells.”
Pope Francis must have only a few months to live or something.
It is not necessarily a mischievous question to ask whether sugar damaged English cooking, or whether English cooking in the seventeenth century had more need of sugar than French.
Speaking of bad weather, its been a stormy week so Johnson County has been blowing it’s tornado sirens with wild abandon.
Whatever kind of year 2013 turns out to be when it’s over, half-way through it’s been one of bad weather.
Weather forecasts for this area can be erratic, to the say the least, but this takes the cake.
So, Star Trek: Into Darkness didn’t go as far down into the “darkness” rabbit hole as I feared it would.
I can’t believe the Yankees— let’s call them the Glass Yankees— are in first place with all their injuries.
Star Trek isn’t about darkness. It’s about a better future.
Oblivion is a good example of a fun sci-fi adventure movie that falls a little short.
It’s Explosion Week here in America. If you’re keeping score, that’s one terrorist attack in Massachusetts and one industrial accident in Texas.
I am officially sick of Phil Hughes.
I saw that weird triple play the Yankees turned yesterday, but I attribute it more to bad Orioles base running than smooth Yankees fielding.
Ah, Rutgers. I fondly remember professors throwing basketballs at my head and calling me a fairy until I finally got my degree. At least those guys got results!
University of Iowa lost the final game of the National Invitation Tournament, so The Daily Iowan showed a picture of a bunch of sad basketball players on its front page today.
A saw a ridiculous bumper sticker today.
We finally got around to watching The Descendants, a favorably reviewed George Clooney movie from a couple years ago.
Of interest to the curious part of me are news stories about how the Holy See selects a new pope.