MM – Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day

Avast ye Landlubbers! Today be Talk Like a Pirate Day! Wha' be it, ye may ask? Here's part o' th' tale from On Talk Like a Pirate Day, Landlubbers Arrr Shouting ‘Ahoy’ One day in 1995, two Oregon natives faced off in a particularly boisterous game of racquetball. For reasons that neither John Baur nor... Continue Reading →

MM – Happy Square Root Day

Last month we had Pi Day. Now April brings us another gloriously geeky holiday in the form of Square Root Day. From the official Facebook event page - Things for folks to do on Square Root Day: It's a good day to.......get things squared away, try to fit a square peg into a round hole,... Continue Reading →

MM – Happy Pi Day

Today is Pi Day! For those of you unfamiliar with this "holiday," here's a blurb from the official site - Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to... Continue Reading →

FF – I heart Drive by Incubus

I've loved, "Drive" by Incubus for about a bazillion years, but it wasn't until recently that I discovered something about their video that made me love the song even more. Here's a blurb from an article on the MTV website - Incubus singer Brandon Boyd and drummer Jose Pasillas drew — literally — on their... Continue Reading →

FF – I heart New Years

Actually, to be more precise, I love new beginnings. If I had to create a Facebook status for my relationship with New Years, it would be, "It's complicated." I touched upon the reason in an old post, so in the spirit (that permeates this time of year) of leaving the past behind, I won't rehash... Continue Reading →

FF – I heart Dragon’s Lair

Raise your hand if you ever lost a ton of quarters in the 80s to the arcade awesomeness that is Dragon's Lair. I mean, how could you not love a game like this? Back all those years ago, before the wonders of the World Wide Web were upon us, one of the coolest things... Continue Reading →

FF – I heart cookies

I know I've mentioned my love of cookies in a previous post, but since today is National Cookie Day, I thought it would be a sweet idea to mention it again. And by mention, I mean share a recipe for one of my all time favorite cookies to make during the holiday season. I found... Continue Reading →

FF – I heart Calvin and Hobbes

This past Wednesday (November 18th) was the 30th anniversary of the publication of the first Calvin and Hobbes comic strip. Yes, I'm not ashamed to admit I'm old I used to read the newspaper all the time just for the comic section, and Calvin and Hobbes was one of my top, all time faves. The... Continue Reading →

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