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Parenting in 2010

By Bob on March 30, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

Remember when parents used to push their children in strollers?  Neither do I.

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Boomerisms

Boomerisms

By Bob on March 29, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

World is round - 250.jpg#12 The reason the world is round is so we can run into somebody again. 

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Don't Try This At Home

Genesis Playlist

By Bob on March 29, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

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Me: iTunes has this feature that creates playlists using your favorite songs.

 

Charlotte: What's it called?

 

Me: Genius.

 

Charlotte: How does it work?

 

Me: You find a song you like then click on the little ATOM BOMB looking deal in the lower right-hand corner of the screen.

 

Charlotte: Then what happens?

 

Me: Your computer blows up.

 

Charlotte: Yeah, right.

 

Me: Nah, it finds songs that are kind of like the one you chose. Then it gets other songs that sound good with it.  Kind of like a musical match-maker.

 

Charlotte: Cool.

 

THE FOLLOWING SUNDAY, SITTING IN A PEW IN THE METHODIST CHURCH

 

Me: I see we'll be singing Oh, for a Thousand Tongues to Sing this morning.

 

Charlotte: Uh huh.

 

Me: I hear it's on the preacher's GENESIS playlist.

 

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Daily Distraction

It's a Fine Line Between Princess and Diva

By Bob on March 23, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

Princess or Diva - 300.jpgThis picture makes me think that somewhere there's a Prince Charming laughing his a** off!

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Boomerisms

Boomerisms

By Bob on March 22, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

Life's Too Short - 200.jpg#11 Life's too short to drink bad wine.

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DVDelicious

The Invention of Lying

By Bob on March 18, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

The first time I ordered a martini a friend reminded me the cocktail was an "acquired taste".  That's Ricky Gervais in a nutshell.  He's dry. Straight up.  And often intoxicatingly funny. The same is true for his latest movie, The Invention of Lying.

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Daily Distraction

If Geeks Had Rock Bands They'd Look A Lot Like This

By Bob on March 16, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

These are a bunch of computer guys with way too much time on their hands.  You have to admit however, that they make Tom Hank's piano solo in Big look pretty lame.

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Boomerisms

Boomerisms

By Bob on March 15, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

Please Forgive Me - 275.jpg#10 Please forgive me are the three most powerful words in the English language.

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Don't Try This At Home

Wreck a Nice Beach

By Bob on March 15, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

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Now that Apple has unveiled this iPhone on steroids called an iPad, we can confirm two very important things:

1)     Apple's naming gurus are masters of the obvious

2)     This is probably something I'll spend money on at some point in my life

 

The problem Boomers, is that this is another example of technology run amok. 

 

Sure, it's well-intentioned in a LET'S MAKE A BOATLOAD OF MONEY way, but I don't want to be the first kid on my block to have one. 

 

 


It's enough to make even Steve Jobs turn his iPad into an iFRISBEE. 


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Daily Distraction

You're Tone Deaf. Now, Tell That on the Mountain!

By Bob on March 9, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

I'm sure Henrietta and Merna have their hearts in the right place, but would somebody please tell them they can't sing?  Merna on the other hand, never looked happier.  Guess she was upset over Henrietta getting the solo.   

 

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Boomerisms

Boomerisms

By Bob on March 8, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

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#9 You never regret something you didn't say.

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DVDelicious

A Perfect Getaway

By Bob on March 4, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

Two pairs of lovers are having the "perfect" Hawaiian vacation until they discover that psychopaths are murdering tourists.  Don't you just hate it when that happens?

 

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Daily Distraction

Kidski's and Brewski's

By Bob on March 2, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

After a long day fingerpainting nothing quite says refreshment like a cold, tall Hamm's beer.  It's the beer that made nap time famous (and necessary!).  In the spirit of full disclosure, that's me on the right.

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Boomerisms

Boomerisms

By Bob on March 1, 2010 6:00 AM | Read More

#8 Wear sunscreen.  Lot's of it.

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Panko Ranch Chicken Strips with Dipping Sauce

Panko Ranch Chicken Strips with Grilley Soy Pepper petites 600.jpgBy Nancy S. Hughes, author The 4-Ingredient Diabetes Cookbook

I consider myself a lazy cook. I'm always looking for that shorter cut, that quicker way, anything to help me avoid work but, at the same time, I want my efforts to count.

So I created more than 160 recipes that use only 4 ingredients, meet the American Diabetes Association's nutritional standards, and are jam-packed with flavor like these pan-fried chicken strips.

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Doctor Foster

You know the old saying, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"?

Well, if you're into that sort of thing, I've got the perfect series for you: Doctor Foster

The British series originally aired on BBC One in 2015 and it's a gem (pun intended). Doctor Foster centers on Doctor Gemma Foster, a loving wife, mother and trusted doctor whose perfect world is upended by her husband's affair with a 22-year-old.

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