Monthly Archive: August 2008

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a weekend of loss

I can’t believe it, I was shocked enough to hear about Bernie Mac, and now a friend informed me that Isaac Hayes passed away. I know they say these things happen in threes, but I’m really ok with that trend...

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a very catchy tune indeed

This is a jingle that it’s been pretty difficult to avoid as its been used in both a car and a snack chip commercial. Something about the simplicity of it really grabbed me. I idly wondered what it was but...

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In the garden, my soul is sunshine

Sometimes heading to bed early is a good thing. Got up fairly early today and planned to hit the grocery store. I didn’t realize it was going to be mid-60s and sunny outside, even with a little bit of a...

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I don’t see how that’s a bad thing!

This week’s Mythbusters included a segment testing whether you use more gas as an angry driver or a calm driver. For the calm test, Kari gave Grant and Tory puppies, a favorite movie, desserts, and a relaxing massage. For the...

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The extra B is for BYOBB!

I tried not to be a pig, really I did. I “grilled” some spice-rubbed pork chops last night and served them up with some naan and hummus because I was just too lazy to create a “full” meal. Even so,...

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I didn’t know there was a pairs event, too!

As much as I don’t care for most commercials, I have been catching more of them, or at least hearing more of them when I watch live tv since I’ve gotten up to go to another room. My main beef...

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coupons: Step yo’ game up

After having to demand my receipt yesterday morning, this morning the cashier made sure to grab it, add this new stamp to it, and then hand it to me. I don’t know if people simply weren’t aware of the promotion...

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one earworm I don’t mind

A little vintage typography pr0n from a set on Flickr: Typography of The Electric Company: Not only was The Electric Company a hugely successful show aimed at improving kid’s reading skills, with a stellar cast including Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman,...

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Hey… let’s be careful out there

Wouldn’t you know this morning the woman in Starbucks didn’t offer me a receipt? Then another woman, after the first had just ripped mine off the top of the long printout of abandoned receipts, took it and was about to...