*** Originally published in September of 2015 ***
On 10 March 1972, America launched the Pioneer 10 spacecraft with a gold-anodized aluminum plaque, measuring 9″ x 6″. The plaque told any aliens finding the probe about our knowledge of Hydrogen, what we looked like, and, conveniently, on which planet they could hunt us. Continue reading
Day One of our hiatus was a total success! We cleaned out our freezers. It had to be done. We’d stocked up at the beginning of the pandemic madness, had been cycling through the contents, but realized that some serious reorganization was needed. We are eating older, humbler fare (so as not to be wasteful) as we begin the process once again.
We’re at halftime here, folks. We hope that you are also getting prepared.
Serendipitously, I happened to stumble across this.
It’s a hamburger. It only costs $6000. Yes, I double-checked the number of zeros. Yes, that’s real gold dust encrusting the bun. I assume Bethel Church had a sale. Continue reading
*** This post originally ran in July, 2016 ***
I recently concluded that we’ve taken the completely wrong approach to our financial life. That was nine hours ago. We’re now gourmet pastry chefs.
Research has been conducted. Techniques have been practiced. Orders have been placed. We’ve decided to enter at the lower-end of the gourmet market and work our way up as fame, recognition, and awards make their way to our new bakery. We’re still toying with the name, but I’m thinking there are worse choices than The Tempest in a Teardrop Tart Temple. Our treats will start in the $100-$150 dollar range.
The key to success in the gourmet pastry market is to specialize. We’re Americans. We picked doughnuts. Continue reading
Make no mistake, the second Trumpslide will happen on Tuesday night. I’m not sure what time it will arrive in your area because I’m not in your time zone. When making calculations, be sure and account for the hour our government is graciously giving back to us on Halloween, because 2020 can’t last long enough. Continue reading