Live through this

I can’t say much right now, but if your Survivalist instincts are starting to tingle in response to a combination of general unrest, the erosion of our American freedoms and rights, the dwindling of our resources (water, oil, land, etc), the weakening of the dollar, and the sorry state of the economy, well, you better … More Live through this

Don’t be that guy: Tourist season edition

Fiesta San Antonio, our annual 11-day arts-crafts-and-music-that’s-really-an-excuse-to-get-tanked hoedown begins this Friday, and by the time I’d been back here long enough to prepare to attend, I had also already learned enough about it to decide I didn’t want to. As it turns out, it’s relatively overrated anyway.  It’s one of the few times all year … More Don’t be that guy: Tourist season edition

Facebook Bingo

Yes.  I know I should be working.  But I see a light at the end of the tunnel, a phenomenon which just so happens to correspond to my desperate need for a change of scenery at this moment in time.  And besides, I own the place (ahh, the advantages of self-employment); so it’s not exactly … More Facebook Bingo

Vice grip

Today was not brought to you by the letters I, g, and E (nerd humor for histamine abundance/allergy reaction).  In fact, knock on petrified wood and cross your fingers and toes, but I haven’t had to hit the Benedryl once in the last 3 weeks.  What gives? Well, I’ve been doing a little experiment.  After trying … More Vice grip

Occupy This

Let’s talk about that 1% that everyone’s rallying against… Background: if I understand and remember correctly, the Occupy movement is a socialist protest movement whose goals include–but aren’t limited to–bringing everyone (down) to the same economic level.  Its battle cry consists of numbers, namely the 1% of the population who make at least $506k per … More Occupy This