Highly Unlikely Situation

I write about Nic Cage much too often for an adult with actual responsibilities.  It is a problem I am totally fine with.  Nic Cage movies were a big part of my early cinema experience.  The mid-90s were anything but Cage leaving in 60 seconds. The movies were all basically the same.  Cage's character was … Continue reading Highly Unlikely Situation


Blogs You Should Know About

If, like me, you need something to read this weekend that doesn't require a 600 page commitment since the kiddos start school in, like, thirtEEN MINUTES!!!AHHH! How did this happen?! Pencils, we need pencils! Here are some blogs to help you out. First up, a brand new blogger comes out swinging.  He's a childhood friend/neighbor/witness … Continue reading Blogs You Should Know About

Myth Battles 

The firstborn is really, really into Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.  Thank goodness, because that is one very good series of books, and the little human's interest in history (godly or not) is picking up.  Win win situation. As this is the current "it" item in our home, we're pretty inundated with … Continue reading Myth Battles 

The Lunch Bag Note

"Ah, did you get a note from your mom?" Eriq asked. Tyson was caught off guard.  He and Eriq had been eating lunch together for years, but this was apparently the first time the customary lunch had been noticed. "Yeah, my mom has been leaving me notes in my lunch box since kindergarten," Tyson explained. … Continue reading The Lunch Bag Note

Second Blog?

I'm addicted. So second blog it is! Come on over to Lunch Hour Characters for bad art, silly captions and watch my slow decent into madness as characters come to life in the odd moments of downtime. https://lunchhourcharacters.wordpress.com/ We'll see how this single topic blog thing works out.  Experimentation is good.  With that mentality I … Continue reading Second Blog?

To the Fine Patrons and Owners of Lucky’s Freeway Diner

To the fine patrons and owners of Lucky's Freeway Diner, creators of unique spins on diner classics like the "Mama's Chicken Fried Steak" and "Stack-o-Cakes", I am sorry. From the moment I entered the establishment and loudly declared the smell of kitchen to be "totally fudgin' amazeballs" I set a bad example of what a … Continue reading To the Fine Patrons and Owners of Lucky’s Freeway Diner

I Wound Up Recreating Toys of My Youth Despite Best Intentions

Mighty Max and Micro Machines were the big toys of my early years.  They were awesome.  One or two plastic figurines (aka; dolls) to bounce around a small scene and play out fun stories with was all that was needed to keep an afternoon busy or a car ride short.  My brother and I had scores … Continue reading I Wound Up Recreating Toys of My Youth Despite Best Intentions