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There should be a band which starts all (or many) of its songs in the exact same way, so when they play live, people in the audience never know from the first few notes of a song whether they should cheer, because it’s their favorite song, or to go to the restroom, because it’s a […]
…or I’m getting older, because for the opening calisthenics at my son’s school, they used Daft Punk.
So there’s a big police station relatively close to my house, and I walk by it every few days. When my oldest son was younger, we’d go to the parking lot and look at the police cars. There were also a lot of undercover police cars (you could tell they were undercover cars because they […]
I just liked the name of this restaurant. Notes: “Quillion” is a number Alex has invented, defined as “one less than infinity”.
I guess the point when you can no longer say “I’m just watching this kid’s show because my son, sitting next to me, is watching it”, is when you and your wife start up the DVR and watch the show…after the kids have gone to bed.
I found this wonderful (and thick! 598 pages!) comic book compendium at one of the places we stayed at in Okinawa. Here is a rough translation of most of the cover: Title: Domestic Suspense – Complaints!! Various blurbs: Don’t talk casually with customers! Store clerks who don’t apologize! She tutted me when I asked a […]
I’ve been requested to give an earthquake update, which seems reasonable. Unfortunately, there’s not much to say, and I’ve already informed some folks of this info by email. But, just in case: 1) The main damage at the Bugbread household that the initial earthquake caused was that a roll of paper towels fell over, as […]
That there building is a local construction company’s office. Every time I see it, I think, “You know, you’d think if you ran a construction company, you’d want an office that was a little better constructed”. Then I have to remind myself that, for all I know, they specialize in road construction.
Here’s a little advice for you (for all values of “you” that include “posting a permanent outdoor sign”): Don’t use the color red. Red ink, for whatever reason, seems to have a marked propensity for fading in the sun, unlike black ink. I see tons of signs around town where the red letters have disappeared, […]
That’s a mailbox with a built in intercom. Nice.