The Basement Files

The final countdown? OK folks, it’s been real. Less than 10 days remain until the end of the Mayan calendar and the “end of the world.” Or, if you are a little more optimistic, a little less than 10 days until Dec. 22, 2012, what I, and others, have call “National Hangover Day,” because if […]

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Back in Black–Socks My eyes are blurry, my hair is matted and I’m emitting quite a number of rather peculiar smells. This can only mean one thing? TV is back. It’s been a long time, but I’m back watching everything that I’ve missed for the past year or so because of those mind-numbing political ads. […]

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Can I say, “I told you so” yet? I don’t care, I’m going to say it anyway. I told you so. Over the years I’ve been yelled at, had people tell me that, “I’m endangering others because I’m being selfish, blah blah blah,” and all that other stuff. But, in this case, I was right, […]

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Trio of candidates with their own very specific skills Let’s all forget that the Vikings are currently destroying the Packers in the NFL North Division standings at the moment, and take a look at the presidential issue gripping the nation: The fate of Big Bird. I never really liked that bird really It always seemed […]

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I have spent a lot of time in traffic the last couple of days. Why is my own business and not terribly interesting anyway? But the point is, I’ve had to put up with something I have purposefully avoided for the better part of 15 years. It’s the bane of the working man, aggravator of […]

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A wise pessimist once said, “all good things must come to an end.” Unfortunately for us, he was right, and the one thing ending all too fast is summer. The leaves are already turning, for crying out loud. I mean, at least wait until September before teasing me with the thought of another icy winter. […]

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