A Cautionary Tale About Frogs…

May 27, 2016
I’m not ashamed to admit it – I was once naive in the ways of the common green frog, led to believe that they’re all cute and laid-back and slimy in a fun-loving, hoppy kind of way...

Gardening for Lazy People

Apr 29, 2016
I enjoy the outdoors alright … I suppose. I mean, I look at it through the window every day, not to mention passing it whenever I walk from my front door out to my car in the driveway … le...

A Maze of Any Other Flavor…

Oct 30, 2015
There are many foods that I’ve occasionally dreamt of finding myself lost in a maze of … pizza, General Tso’s chicken, those giant chocolate chip cookies from Panera that just about...

I Now Own a Chainsaw

Jul 31, 2015
You’d probably think that I’d be happy … perhaps even excited about this, but I assure you I’m really not. Sure, chainsaws are among the manliest of tools, whether you’...

I Want to Run a Marathon

Nov 16, 2012
Well not right now, mind you! It would take an awfully rude person to start a conversation and then immediately go, “You know what – hold that thought. I’m just going to go run 26.2 miles – I...

One Day a Grilling Guru, I Shall Be…

Aug 5, 2011
Believe me, I certainly understand that my lack of open pit prowess isn’t exactly the most manly thing to be declaring here in the dead of summer when the Coronas are flowing freely and every guy wh...

Bitten By a Bajillion Bugs

Jul 29, 2011
Flying swift like miniature porcupines out for blood, they strike from all angles in a coordinated attack the likes of which this humble pincushion has never before seen, ultimately leaving behind a b...

Aloe is a Stupid Man’s Best Friend

Aug 7, 2009
Yeah, yeah – you can probably see where this one’s going before I even get started… So as you can probably discern from the lovingly flattering photo, yours truly got burned recently, and not so...