I don’t do yard sales.

This week's League assignment is to write about our most epic yard sale or flea market find ever, and so far there's been a lot of great posts as everyone shows off their treasures. I, on the other hand, almost never go to yard sales or flea markets, so I had to...

In the sandbox with my Fisher Price Tape Recorder

Friendly remindarrr! Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day

If you arrr not talking like a pirate today, YOU'RE DOING IT WRONG. That's right me hearties, today is September 19th--Talk Like a Pirate Day, which is right up there with Christmas on the awesome holiday hierarchy. Well, arrright, maybe that's giving it too much...

Talk Like a Pirate Day

I’ve got Turtle balls!

When I saw a tweet from my pal Dex of AEIOU & Sometimes Why that mentioned "Stuffed Turtle Balls" I thought it sounded like a gross appetizer from a fancy French restaurant (for the record, I don't think I could ever bring myself to eat Turtles, since they're...

TY TMNT Beanie Ballz

21 Boringly Blue Things About Me

On one hand, I think I should be given a pat on the back for making such a glorious return to form after being absent from these weekly League assignments for at least a couple of months now. On the other hand, this was such an easy post to do because I basically...

Mandatory Two Month Check-In

Sorry, this is going to be one of those "Has it really been X days/weeks/months since I last posted something?" kind of posts, which are the worst kind of posts. Seriously, I hate these posts, but what I hate even more is looking at the calendar each day and seeing...

Shawn & Jaime

The Power of this Creepy Candy Store Logo Compels Me

Just a word of warning, this post will contain a bunch of loosely associated memories with no real point to my sharing any of them, beyond just getting them out of my system so I can feel better. Nostalgia is kind of like barfing that way. What started as a...

Candy Kitchen Sign

Finding a place for Ouya in my crowded gaming life.

It's been almost a month since I've had my Ouya, the upstart open-source game console I backed on Kickstarter, and I've been wanting to share my thoughts about it--mainly how, despite being a little rough around the edges, it's well worth its $99 pricetag and why...

Finding a Place for Ouya

Pizza Gyoza is Not Just for Ninja Turtles

Regular readers should already know I'm a huge fan of Nickelodeon's new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles show (and Ninja Turtles in general), but something you might not know is that I also love to cook! Though I've never had the motivation to start a cooking blog...