Category Archives: events

Damn you, DST!

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It’s that time of year again. You know, when you time travel during the night in order to accommodate someone’s idea that time needs to be saved. I have never liked this change. Even as a kid, I was annoyed by it. So what if I get an extra hour of sleep one Sunday in October (now November), I loose… Read more »

A Monster of a Time

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Sometimes the universe aligns in a strange, yet interesting way. Background: Most Friday nights I spend with my parents. Most of those Friday nights are spent shopping at the Costco in Folsom and then dinner afterwards at Islands. My youngest nephew is obsessed with monster trucks. Tonight, for reasons unbeknownst to me, my sister and her two boys joined me… Read more »

Bottle Your Own Wine? Yes, Please!

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It’s a three day weekend.  What are you going to do?  The weather is supposed to be beautiful, so I’m going to head up to El Dorado County to visit the Charles B. Mitchell winery.  But, it’s not just the weather that’s luring me up into the foothills of the Sierras.  It’s a Bottle Your Own Wine weekend! What’s that… Read more »

Super Bowl Shufflin’

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The best place to watch the Super Bowl is in Las Vegas. The crowd is mostly men, so single ladies, you might want to check it out. Of course, you have to be able to stomach football, but there’s so much booze in Las Vegas that you should be able to handle it. Plus there’s tons of other things to… Read more »

Oddly enough, the world hasn’t ended.

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A big change is about to happen in my life. Not tomorrow, but soon…at least in a few months. My bosses think it’s too soon. I think it’s an eternity. What is it? I’m going to be moving to Minnesota with Paul, so if you know anyone who is hiring, let me know. I know. It’s a big deal. I… Read more »

Manti Te’o Online Dating Gone Awry?

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Here’s the one thing I’m sure of in this Manti Te’o situation.  Someone is lying.  Who, I’m not exactly sure.  Let’s examine what the media has finally decided to uncover. Here are a few articles to read.  Feel free to Google more for yourself, but beware it’s a rabbit hole: This is the one that broke the story yesterday by… Read more »

Apocalypse now?

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The other day someone said, “I think the world was supposed to have ended at least 4 times in my life.”  I think that might be about right. The thing is that no one ever gets the math correct.  Someone always forgets to carry a one or puts a decimal point in the wrong spot.  Oopsies. Paul said that he’s… Read more »