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2016 National Toy Hall of Fame Inductees

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

The National Museum of Play has inducted three new toys to the National Toy Hall of Fame. For 2016, the inductees were: Dungeons & Dragons Fisher-Price Little People Swing I find it interesting that Dungeons and Dragons made the list, as I would not normally consider it a “toy”, given the nature of the game. […]

Amazon to collect Alabama sales tax starting November 1, 2016

Monday, October 31st, 2016

It appears that Amazon.com will start collecting sales tax for online sales to Alabama residents starting November 1st, 2016. According to TaxRates.com: Amazon is going to comply with Alabama’s Simplified Seller Use Tax Remittance Act, which enables “eligible sellers to … collect, report and remit a flat eight percent (8%) sellers use tax on all […]

Saturday Musing – Wakey Wakey

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Why is it that my children, whom have to be dragged out of bed on any given school day, are up before the sunrise every Saturday? Did I do this to my parents when I was younger? Is this my penance? Additionally, this morning, I am startled awake by my eldest just staring at us […]

Pumpkin Decorating Contest – 2016

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

We had a pumpkin decorating contest at the office this week. My team decided to go with a bit of a horror theme. We created “Punkenstein”, complete with gelatin brain, neck bolts, strobe lighting, and laboratory diorama. I think it turned out great!

The Zoey Chronicles: A Poem

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Daddy’s House, Nana’s House Daddy’s House, Daddy’s House Trees are up Clouds are Down Trees are up, trees are down. Clouds are up, clouds are down. Close you eyes, I’m a do maaaaaagic.

Merry Christmas, 2010

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

This was a fantastic Christmas this year at our household, far exceeding my expectations. Not only did St. Nick make his way to visit the small child, but Zoey was fully expecting his arrival. She laid out the cookies and milk with expert care, as much as two and a half year old could muster. […]

Rolling into a hectic weekend…

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

It has been an eventful Mother’s Day weekend. The weekend started with a frantic dash to Mobile after a long, trying day at the office. I will not be getting into that topic in this post, so I challenge you to use your imagination. Rolling in to the MOB at midnight is an exciting adventure. […]

Wasp Traps

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

One thing I have noticed over the past several months is the number of wasps flying around my backyard. Normally, I go searching for the nest and try to destroy it, but I have yet to find it. And let’s face it, wasps are nasty little buggers. I hadn’t ever considered creating a wasp trap […]

Twitter Updates for 2009-05-10

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

@HippyHillary I’ll thank Bosco for you. in reply to HippyHillary # RT @Vermyndax: @JJ_Abrams Man, I wanna buy you a drink. Thank you for one hell of a fun, entertaining ride today. #

Twitter Updates for 2009-05-08

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Remember: Friday is Hawaiian Shirt Day. So, wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt… on Friday. # Someone brought in Margarita Cake to the office today… I think I am found a new favorite cake. What’s your favorite cake? # @michaeljnelson Can you work with WotC to get that card actually in print? in reply to michaeljnelson […]

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