I posted last week about my horrible eBay buying experiences of late. Well, at the time I wrote that I still had one outstanding transaction to complete. The seller had told me that he was out of town at the time I bought the item, but that the items would ship at the end of [...]
A stormy period in our history is now over, and although I’m not pleased with the outcome I am hopeful that we can all move on together for the common good. You have voted, and it is official: “Ghost of Seasons Past” has won the second annual CECK pumpkin carving contest. As a reminder of [...]
As we did last year, we are sharing our family Halloween tradition with you and asking for your help in deciding who has the best pumpkin of them all. Below you will find the inspired creations of various members of our family (posted anonymously) with a picture and short description. All we ask is that [...]
Sorry for the off-topic post, but watching the news coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav (or lack thereof) is really getting under my skin. As a service to my readers, I want to share with you the real story the national media isn’t bothering to tell.
Listening to news coverage, you would believe that [...]
Here in the States, we see a lot of personalised license plates. It has even gotten to the point here that states issue specialty plates for specific causes and organizations to help us express our affiliations through the license tags on our automobiles. But did you know that you can have personalised Number Plates [...]
I just wanted to take a few moments to wish everyone a happy 4th of July and share an update and some random thoughts. Sorry for the lack of updates this week, as it has been very busy with the job hunt and such. I’m also finding it more difficult to find the time to [...]
A piece of college baseball history, as well as my life back home in Louisiana, is now officially history. Last night LSU beat UC-Irvine 21-7 in the final game of the Super Regional baseball tournament at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With the win LSU advances to the College World Series in Omaha, [...]
Sorry, but this news story just set me off this morning. Rep. John Dingell of Michigan is proposing a 50 cent tax on every gallon of gas sold to discourage consumption with the idea that it will help cut greenhouse gas emissions. What a friggin’ moron!
If the run-up in the price of gasoline has [...]