Monthly Archives: June 2010

Chasing the Storm Chasers

When I was in Haysville Kansas for my son’s All Star tournament last Summer, I got to be friendly with a local guy named Vern who was the grounds keeper for the baseball complex. Just so you have the right picture in your mind, Vern is about 6’4” and maybe a biscuit shy of 300 […]

Garage Sale Leftovers– AKA Crap for Sale

It’s taken me a long time to admit it but you know what? I really hate garage sales. I hate going to ‘em and I hate having ‘em. If I really wanted to know how much money I’ve spent on useless stuff in my life or wanted people to rifle through my drawers placing a dollar […]

Casio Keyboard RAWK! Circa 1979

I don’t know what it is about weekends, but that’s when I seem to get most of my 80’s Flashbacks. It’s nearly impossible to have a REAL 80’s Flashback without one of the following: 1.  Movie starring John Cusack 2.  Parachute Pants 3.  Proto-typical 80s synth-pop song Admittedly, I am no John Cusack and I […]

Babysitting is a Pass-Fail Class

As crazy as it might sound to my kids, I swear there was a time in my life before I had children.  On a day to day basis, I tend to forget this but according to all available records, it’s true. I have little to no memory of these bright and shiny days since my brain […]