Monthly Archives: August 2012

Republican Convention, Day 1

I keep doing this and it never works out. I title a blog with “Blah blah blah, Day 1” and imply that I will write later about Day 2 or 3 or Day 74. I did it with the whole … Continue reading

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The Nest Empties By One

In the spring of 2011, I posted a blog entry titled College Tour Day 1 – The University of Delaware. It was a recounting of the first day of a week-long college tour I took with my oldest kid. When … Continue reading

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Bathroom Technology

I recently attempted to address the question of whether all the new technology in our lives has really improved our quality of life. I have also written in the past about the stupidity of the “green building” movement. Today, I … Continue reading

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Under Pressure from Technology

Has technology improved our lives? This question has been hotly debated as electronic devices and wireless connectivity have invaded basically all aspects of our lives. I mean, seriously, could you even imagine going into the bathroom for a #2 without … Continue reading

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Apple Technical Support

My son is leaving for college in a week and his mother is freaking out a bit. I think this is a normal part of human evolution. Actually, she’s doing a great job figuring out how to fit the entire … Continue reading

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Healthcare Debate Simplified

With Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate, you are about to hear the volume turned up to a fever pitch on the left with fallacious claims that Mr. Ryan wants to cut Medicare to … Continue reading

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Down and Out (in a Food Coma) in Chicago

OK, OK, OK, I’ve received all the fan mail telling me to stop writing about politics and get back to the interesting stories. I tried all day yesterday to have something interesting happen to me, but to no avail. It … Continue reading

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Hoggy’s Built That!

Ever since I started this stupid blog, I see the world through a new lens. It’s the lens that causes me to see something in my daily life and think, “Whoa, there’s a blog in them thar hills!” I usually … Continue reading

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Liberalism vs. Conservatism Explained

I recently posted a blog discussing my great disappointment with President Obama’s full-on class warfare. A long series of comments ensued with my uber-liberal cousin Dan. The comments strayed very far from the original premise of my blog and I … Continue reading

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Best Lobster Dinner Ever

I have done my best to keep the topics of this blog at an intellectual high. Tonight, not so much. I’m just going to share my dinner with you. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. I … Continue reading

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