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Fast (Food) Gratification

After a recent trip to our nearest fast food joint ... Arby's, I realized that they really must not understand why people go to Fast Food. Sure the turkey melts and junior roast beef sandwiches all came out quick ... and sure the line to order was smooth and painless ... but turns out beyond the goodness that this particular node of Arby's was, there is a deep level of misunderstanding at corporate Arby's. People go eat Fast Food, not because the food is great. People go eat Fast Read more [...]

Workplace Waltz (Destroyer style…)

This morning I had an experience that I felt was comical and worthy of sharing here, but when I sat down to start typing, something felt eerily familiar... Turns out that, even though I forgot both my coffee (more on this below) and lunch at home this morning, I could somehow almost sorta kinda remember writing about the exact same topic here on this blog a few years back (yes, that's May of 2009)... Quick search... and VOILA, there it was!  So without further adieu (so much French today...), Read more [...]

Welcome Home!

I love coming home to my family!  It never gets old.  Whether gone for a few hours, days or weeks ... pulling up to the curb, looking the house over, cutting across the front yard, and opening the front door ... to the cheers, applause, accolades, hugs and kisses of my adoring Wife and two girls. Ok, so maybe every time I walk in the front door it isn't as magical a moment as said.  But more often than not, even if there is crying or fighting going on somewhere in the house when I walk Read more [...]

Binge Booking

For the last month I've been wanting to write a post about my new found obsession with audio books.  It wasn't until a few minutes ago that I saw the title to a Huffington Post article ("Stop Binge-Watching and Start Binge-Reading") that I knew I had the perfect title for the post and just decided to make the time and write it! So yeah, audio books.  They are awesome!  It has actually become sort of an addiction.  When I get in the car first thing I do isn't check my mirrors ... it isn't Read more [...]

Top 12 Sad Faces of Little Lady

Here I present to you ... the "Top 12 Sad Faces of Little Lady".  I scoured through (literally) thousands of Little Lady pictures (thank you Google Picasa) to pull out the best.  This girl sure has lungs ... and after all these, some abs as well! 1. What do you mean I won't be the only child any longer... 2.  Facebook is for OLD people! 3.  Stop talking to me like I'm a baby! 4.  I'm so sad I can barely keep my head up...  5.  I thought the trolley was taking us to Sesame Street...  6. Read more [...]