News 2012

If I go it will be double...

I read an interesting article on CNN.com today about the LIVESTRONG brand. In it, the writer posits the question about whether or not it's appropriate to continue wearing the iconic yellow LIVESTRONG bracelet.

In light of all the crap that has been going on with Lance Armstrong and the ultimate outcome announced today that the International Cycling Union is banning him for life from the sport and officially stripping him of all seven of his Tour de France wins, should people still wear the bracelet?

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Roll over and die tonight...

There are times when I strongly feel that people should go through training and be licensed before they are allowed to do anything. Usually this is in reference to reproducing and raising children. But I think I might expand that to include running for public office and, well, let's just call a spade a spade here and include speaking at all in public.

Could I be referring to Michelle Bachmann?

There is the remotest of possibilities that I am.

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I'm just an Earth-bound misfit, I...

Despite the fact that the overwhelming majority of people and those odd little tests seem to think that we are having a boy, the only names that we have wholly decided on so far are for girls. We have two of them, in fact.

And if you think I'm sharing those names with you, you're off your rocker. They be locked up tighter than a steel bear trap. Those are OURS!

But I do find it funny just how difficult we've found it to be to come up with boys names. There is always some reason or another why we don't want to use this name or that.

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I'm the first mammal to wear pants...

One of my Christmas gifts was a copy of the two-disc, 20th anniversary edition of Nirvana's Nevermind. While not my favorite Nirvana album (that honor goes to Bleach), I still feel Nevermind is pretty damn close to perfect and I love it dearly. And, while listening to it on the way home this evening, I expressed this "near perfect" claim on Twitter.

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