Tagged: Christmas


food: Pimp My Stuffed Fowl

1. Turkey, 2. Goose, 3. Barbary duck, 4. Guinea fowl, 5. Mallard, 6. Poussin, 7. Quail, 8. Partridge, 9. Pigeon squab, 10. Pheasant, 11. Chicken, 12. Aylesbury duck It serves 125, takes eight hours to cook and is stuffed with...


Partner, Let me Upgrade U

New things are strange and mysterious, scary at times and not always an improvement. Case in point: LED Christmas Holiday Lights. I put up the white icicle lights up over the couch last night and it was like having a...


So Fresh, So Clean

I’ve actually had work to do since I got in this morning. This is a fairly rare occurrence that I just hit the ground running and don’t even take RSS breaks, so all you get is a picture of my...


Facebook Overload

Ok, maybe it might be time to see what, if anything, Facebook really has to offer us. 23 invitations for various applications on the site. Enough, people! Thanks for thinking of me, and considering some of the invites, thinking of...


Turning on the Holiday Spigot

[photo by flickr user The Searcher] So when do you get “in the spirit?” I experience an odd inversion to the demands of culture. Each year while they push back holiday sales and commercials and decorations, etc. earlier and earlier,...


“The Computer Guy” — I can relate

Hesitantly, I responded: “I work in computer support.” The transition to silence was immediate. All eyes suddenly turned to me, raised eyebrows all around. If you hadn’t heard my response, judging from everyone’s reaction you might think I said something...


The Creep that Extended Christmas

I have seen much about this out there, but a user submitted a photo to The Consumerist of Nordstrom’s opposition to Christmas Creep (wiki definition). At Nordstrom, we won’t be decking our halls until Friday, November 23rd. Why? Well, we...


…and a big monkey pie

As promised, Five Gold Rings. I would embed it, but YouTube is being a royal pain in the arse, so you’ll have to play it with your own video player/browser for now. Ah, there we go:


cue the laugh track

It’s officially Christmas, yay! I know that I’m living in some odd sitcom of my own life. The family just sat around the Scrabble board at my brother’s urging and my mom kicked all of our collective asses. The word...