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Escape from the Scanner

Hello again, People. It’s been too long since I last posted, but I have not been idle. Along with my sore neck (which is much better, thank you), I’ve been grappling with a challenge that many of you dyed-in-the-wool genealogy bloggers might recognize: Deciding when I have done enough research and compiled enough information to actually begin telling the story. 371 more words

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Bad sushi is my guilty pleasure

Bad sushi– the ridiculously as-big-as-my-hands portions; bad sushi– consisting of 4% hard rice, 6% shoddy slabs of fish, and 90% imitation crab meat (that, let’s face it, is rubbery and most likely the pulverized remains of some random sea creature); bad sushi– the too cheap to be good sushi– are my guilty pleasures. 51 more words


One time when I was 14 I started having really bad cranial headaches. I concluded that the only logical explanation was that I had brain cancer and was dying. 65 more words


You can only waste the present moment. You cannot waste tomorrow; it is kept for you. You cannot waste the next hour; it is kept for you.

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After Taking One on The Chin, Bengals Take Another to The Gut


CINCINNATI—It’s said that every NFL team will have one stinker of a game during the course of a season. The Bengals had theirs last week on national television against New England, losing 43-17. 999 more words


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Please stop acting like an entitled white ivy league frat boy, it was attractive twenty years ago, but at nearly 50 years old that behavior is reprehensible and VILE.