I don’t think I’ve ever watched as much football in one month as I’m watching now. I mean, I’ve lived through World Cups before – somany of them – but this one seems to have captured my imagination. Or maybe it’s something else. This is the first tournament where The Teen has expressed an interest. … Continue reading On the World Cup 2018: early thoughts
This is how English tourists disappear...never to be seen again...in San Francisco...
Here's a little action movie starring the Reverend John Henry. He is often chased, rarely caught.
Advertising agency Lyre and Fibb had their easiest commission yet. “It’s gonna be hot,” The Client insisted. “It’s gonna sell itself.” Mr. Lyre and Ms. Fibb popped the tops off their permanent markers. “Tell us more,” they said, together. “It’s for all ages,” The Client said. “All faiths, for men and women, straight or gay. … Continue reading On The Benefits of Exercise
I mean, it's good to have a theme. I guess?
Look, I get it. You don't like spiders. I don't like spiders. I don't like anything under the heading of "bug" or "creepy-crawly" or "argh, it's moving, kill it!" So maybe this week's video isn't for you. But if you're brave, I'd like to introduce you to Tony. He's our garden spider. I named him … Continue reading Video: Tony the Spider
Let me explain the image below. This is a meat grill. It is in the form of a bull...and it seems to have actual ornamental testicles. And yes, this is Texas. How did you know?
I change my mind about my favorite things the Rev does every time he does something different. That’s how love is, sometimes. Currently – that is, in the last five minutes – my favorite thing is how he runs when he’s looking up, chasing away birds from the no-fly zone he’s established around our garden. … Continue reading On Pug Love
It's fire. My expectations as to its level of heat were met.
I'm sure I don't have to tell you that today is National German Chocolate Cake Day. But I'd be happy to add, further, that German Chocolate Cake is not in fact German. It was named after (or "named for", for my American audience) a man named "Sam German". Mind blown? I hope so. Are you … Continue reading National German Chocolate Cake Day