Another breath

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Last Friday we took the boys to Wichita. Knowing we’d have to hold down at least one needle-fearing child in order to get his immunizations, we couldn’t think of anyone better than our favorite shot-putter to get us the hookup. Nolan, Callan and I got two shots each, one in each arm. They each got […]

House for sale

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It’s been a few months since we finally moved to the farm. It’s been an enormous process, and I’m not sure what was more difficult — spending money and time making immediate improvements to the farmhouse or clearing out the old house in Medicine Lodge. We finally listed the old house. I’m honestly going to […]

The Star Trek glory shelf

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I’m relaxing with Diane on a Tuesday evening, working on putting the wraps on a nasty cold that kept me home from work yesterday. I’m trying to figure out if it’s possible to do my taxes before the summer comes this year. It’s six-to-five and pick ’em as to whether it’ll happen or not. I’ve […]

Magnets

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Image via Wikipedia Ferromagnetism describes the property of some metals to exhibit interactions with magnets. Steel is ferromagnetic, aluminum isn’t. That’s why you can stick a magnet to a refrigerator but not to a beer can. Magnetic field strength is measured using a unit called the Tesla. A refrigerator magnet has the strength of 5 […]

Senator Franken destroys attourney

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Al Franken via last.fm Al Franken was a comic and an author. I’ve enjoyed listening to every book of his I’ve had the opportunity to get as an audio book. He’s a senator now, and a badass. This video is from dailykos.com and is worth the 10 minutes to watch Franken rip to shreds this […]

NAA Trustee and BOD joint session

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Image by Paul-W via FlickrI returned today from a two-day sojourn to Kansas City. Yesterday was an all-day National Auctioneers Association Education Institute Board of Trustees meeting. Today was a joint session with us and the Board of Directors. I’ve taken to announcing myself by saying ‘Hi’ in the style of Buzz Burbank, newsman from […]

Winter, Stargate, Dexter, Twitalytic

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What happened to fall? It seems as though winter has befallen us, without more than a week or so of temperate weather. Cover of Stargate (Ultimate Edition) I’ve endured the freeze warning safe from the comfort of my desk, where I’ve been coding all day long in my underwear. I took a break for a […]