Monthly Archives: September 2009

UM & EMU

For most of my upbringing, we didn’t watch very many sports.  My family wasn’t a U of M, OSU-hating kind — we were more into sitting around, drinking coffee and telling jokes.  Because of the last 30 years of my … Continue reading

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Mondays with Morrie

This is just a friendly reminder that today is Tuesday and not Monday.  Its not normally necessary to say this but we just spent a three-day weekend that felt to me like the days went Saturday – Sunday – Saturday … Continue reading

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New Musics

I’ve been listening to a couple of new bands lately that I’d like to bring to your attention.  They’re so good that I want to let you know about them in the hopes that you’d do the same for me.  … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Peanut Butter Cookie?

In the same vein as yesterday’s post about pickup trucks, I would like to discuss briefly the attributes of a great Peanut Butter Cookie. Of primary consideration is the softness or apparent crunchiness of any cookie, be it chocolate chip, … Continue reading

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New ORV Trail

I got some great news when Dave the Engineer walked into the studio this morning.  It turns out that a local gravel pit is offering its vast 300 acre backyard as an Off Road Vehicle Trail.  The great part?  It’s … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Pickup Truck?

I like looking at trucks.  I am, after all, a truck guy.  Cars are nice ‘n all, but so are medium t-shirts: they fit someone, but certainly not me.  I’m almost 6’6″, so my value for gas mileage is outweighed … Continue reading

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From the Headlines:

Michigan Church Enlists Satan in Advertising Campaign. Satan says that a Non-denominational church in Trenton, MI makes him sick.  Next up, Santa Claus will be mad at Jesus for stealing all the glory at Christmastime. According to this article, your … Continue reading

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Diet Vernors

My new soft drink of choice is Diet Vernors.  Here’s what makes it great: Ginger flavoring overpowers the taste of aspartame Aspartame overpowers the taste of phenylalanine Vernors is a Michigan thing Diet Vernors tastes very similar to, well, Michigan. … Continue reading

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New New New New International Version

I just saw in a USA Today Article that Zondervan has announced an update of the bestselling NIV translation of the bible.   Zondervan addresses the issues raised by the T-NIV and will be taking it off the shelves by the … Continue reading

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Watching Trains

I’m doing stuff on one computer while Malachi watches train videos on YouTube.  Fortunately, some rail fans have been kind enough to upload their videos for the world — and for my boy and I — to see.  I love … Continue reading

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