Photo by Kristina Paukshtite on Pexels.com You know what 2020 needs? It needs a throwback to the heyday of blogging of a decade ago. Let's pretend I'm in my twenties, no kids, with a head full of steam and dreams of going viral on the Internet. Each day on my blog, I'll review holiday snacks … Continue reading How About an Old Fashioned Blog Christmas Countdown?
I was gonna bitch about Nintendo today. I'm relaunching my blog as a place for my geek, toy collecting, gaming, buying-weird-foods thoughts, and I was gonna start with some good old bitching. My target was going to be the biggest target, my best friend, my first love: Nintendo. But then this morning, my Nintendo account … Continue reading I Was Gonna Bitch About Nintendo Today
Where am I? I am in my house in the middle of a raging pandemic. I am freaked out and stressed, but also completely fine. A few weeks ago, I bought an AeroGarden, an indoor hydroponic herb garden. Now it overflows with fresh herbs that have never known adversity -- not the slightest breeze or … Continue reading Where Am I?
Last night my wife and I built a kitchen playset for our daughter. I called it the Petite Pink Bitchin' Kitchen. It's a hearty thing made of pressed plywood and cancer warnings -- the kind of cancer you can only get in California. I think. It'll off-gas. With little pots and plastic burners, its the … Continue reading The Petite Pink Bitchin Kitchen
There is a popular writer on Twitter who is saccharinely adorable in her tweets. She is always struggling with the same things that toddlers do, like unzipping coats and keeping cereal in the bowl. Yesterday, she posted another one of her twee updates to her hundreds of thousands adoring followers about how quirky she is. … Continue reading A Reckoning with McDonald’s 40th Anniversary Happy Meal Toys