Category Archives: Commitment

Cheeks… as insulation?

Maybe the brain is near the mouth as a means to temperature control. If my brain is feeling cold I crave warm tea, maybe not just for my belly but also to rapidly warm my skull goo. If my brain … Continue reading

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living on the edge

I recall playing a wonderful yard game as a small child: lawn darts. They got banned for sale in the US and Canada when I was still wee, so unless you bought them before the ban, they are not easy … Continue reading

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thank you for the promotional material

I have now departed on a journey to the US of A. I will return in two weeks. Before departing I phoned my mobile service provider to arrange a US roaming package. During the “identify the caller” stage of our conversation … Continue reading

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in the key of H

An old harp was discovered in the closet. Apparently my uncle Llewelyn used to play it. I was most impressed by the H chord. I tried to tune it using a key from an old clock and an iPad. Major … Continue reading

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the snake is dead. Booyeah.

FAQ: THE “SNAKE FIGHT” PORTION OF YOUR THESIS DEFENSE. reprinted from McSweeney’s – – – – Q: Do I have to kill the snake? A: University guidelines state that you have to “defeat” the snake. There are many ways to … Continue reading

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knoxed up

Having given up on white tips of my hair, I moved on to the most critical part of the adventure. Time to get my hair big enough to warrant a trip to the driver licensing office. The tool of choice … Continue reading

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another way to do trial and error

Undeterred from the prior day’s failed attempt to dye the tips of my hair white, further advice has been considered, and a new approach to trial and error is documented herein. It’s hydrogen peroxide time. Do not confuse this with … Continue reading

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