Pumpkin time

Pumpkin time

Oh yeah, it’s October, oh yeah, eat some pumpkin!  *you should be reciting this while doing the touchtown fistpump dance* We’ve finally reached that month when I won’t be judged for obsessing over ghosts and ghoulies and gourds (and Reese’s peanut butter cups).   Halloweenies like myself have been fretting for months (I do not exaggerate) … Continue reading

Passion for Pirates

Passion for Pirates

Hurrah for Pirate Day!  I know today has a longer name, but by the time this post goes live I expect to be drinking enough rum not to care. Unlike other blogs which feature breaking news about the waiting times at the Peter Pan ride in Disneyland, we focus on important topics, featured to the … Continue reading

You want a piece of this?

You want a piece of this?

This ice bucket challenge thing, like many trends, mystifies me.  I can’t understand the appeal of doing something to avoid making a contribution to a worthy cause.  But it’s especially baffling considering last year’s nasty ice storm that debilitated the Midwest and hindered economic recovery and wrecked my car’s front undercarriage. Also, ice is cold.  COLD, dude. … Continue reading

99 dogs and a villain

My internet connection has been shoddy all week, so instead of a blogcast, I give you puppies!  I hear the internet just loves puppies! And like my students, I will make much use of emphatic devices that add no meaning to the sentence; also, I give you semi-colons because who doesn’t love semi-colons? You know … Continue reading