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Jul 20, 2024: Signum Regis has released a new music video, “Ministry of Truth,” from their album “Undivided,” which came out this past …

Jul 18, 2024: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast, and we’re discussing the new movie Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot, which …

Jul 15, 2024: It’s so cute getting the spam email from [MyDomain] IT department about my email password expiring soon. I am the [MyDomain] IT department.

Jul 13, 2024: In today’s episode of “Old Man Yells at Clouds”: I resent the branding “Cheetos Crunchy.” They’re just Cheetos. …

Jul 12, 2024: Being an adult means you can start The Princess Bride at 10pm on a Friday night if you want.

Jul 7, 2024: I’m somewhere between a third and halfway through Rob Kroese’s “A Grift Too Far,” and if this thing wasn’t already off …

Jun 29, 2024: On friction, and ownership Some time ago, I was going back and forth on my choice of blogging platform. (Totally a #FirstWorldProblem.) WordPress was working fine, but felt …

Jun 19, 2024: I’m sorry, we are nearly a quarter of the way through the 21st century, and if your automated mailing system can’t handle that my full …

Jun 18, 2024: And yes, I absolutely turned a Jack Carr book signing in to my own personal Jack Stewart book signing. Had to get his autograph on my copy of Outlaw, …

Jun 18, 2024: Great seeing Jack Carr at Half Price Books again. I’m thinking Jack is going to need a bigger venue in Dallas in the future. Happy pub day, …

Jun 15, 2024: Clearly the people complaining social media is toxic and awful are not following the right people online. Because I am crying from laughter from my …

Jun 14, 2024: At one point tonight, the Mavs had a 48-point lead, the largest lead in NBA Finals history in FIFTY years. I was a toddler the last time a NBA team …

Jun 13, 2024: The Meta Quest commercial with the soon-to-be dad assembling the crib is sweet, but WHY IS HE NOT DOING IT IN THE NURSERY? YOU THINK IT’S …

Jun 12, 2024: Seeing The Goonies on the big screen with a couple of my Goonies.

Jun 8, 2024: Spending the morning watching this kid do his thing on the lacrosse fields. Complete team effort in the first matchup, resulting in an 8-1 win. …

May 30, 2024: This is what happens when you sell out. Now the only thing Deep Ellum about DEBC beers is the name. What a shame. …

May 29, 2024: I’m living in Office Space.

May 27, 2024: Stars win on the road in Edmonton, and Angel Hernandez retires from umpiring in the major leagues on the same day?!? God is good, y’all. God is …

May 18, 2024: I really appreciate the dad-nerd humor in the AutoZone commercial about the slow-starting car: “It just needs a charge. Don’t worry, …

May 18, 2024: It’s now more punk to be a practicing, Bible-believing Christian, than it is to be an actual punk rocker. And politics aside, what a story of …

May 12, 2024: Very shortly will be decoupling the retrophisch.net domain from my Micro.blog account. Part of an online presence reorganization I’m …

May 7, 2024: <Ponders how to get one of these, the perfect job for himself> Loud? ✅ American? ✅ Would love to tell people how stupid they are? ✅✅✅✅✅✅✅✅✅✅

May 5, 2024: According to my college hockey player’s online reading, Golden Knights captain Mark Stone was injured in the handshake line following the …

May 5, 2024: I will not be able to hear “they eliminated the defending Stanley Cup champions” enough in all postgame broadcasts. LET’S GO …

May 2, 2024: It’s a rather odd feeling to fly from the US Central time zone to the Eastern time zone, then drive back in to the Central time zone in the same …

May 2, 2024: DFW 🚀 GSO to drive the college kid back home for the summer. Will fly over 4-5 states and drive back through 4 states later today.

Apr 23, 2024: We really are just going to give #Skynet every tool with which to obliterate us, aren’t we? www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024…

Apr 8, 2024: Probably the best eclipse totality shot from the three family members in DFW area. Our high schooler captured this at school.

Apr 5, 2024: Happy new Sigum Regis music day! The band released a dedicated single, “No Middle Ground,” a classic metal tune with some Judas Priest …

Mar 14, 2024: Find Me’s “Dancing To a Broken Heartbeat” is like a perfect clone of ’80s adult-oriented rock, and I’m not saying that …

Mar 6, 2024: “One does not simply fly in to Mordor.” babylonbee.com/news/in-9…

Mar 5, 2024: Sly not making enough in royalties off the Rockys, the Rambos, the Creeds, and everything else, that he has to do a reality show with his family?

Mar 1, 2024: Alright. Everyone hurry up and go see Dune: Part Two so we can talk about it. I have thoughts.

Mar 1, 2024: Getting ready to nerd out with the high schooler at Dune: Part Two!

Feb 28, 2024: “Why do you have no desire to go on a cruise, Chris?” Gee, I don’t know. www.luxurlist.com/en/made-c…

Feb 24, 2024: Who Is Clark Barr? My friend Pastor Wildman called me up last year, and asked if I would be interested in participating in a music video for a song he was working on. I …

Feb 24, 2024: Retrophisch Review: Outlaw I will be honest up front that it is impossible for me to be totally unbiased in this review. I got to know the author, Jack Stewart, a bit before his …

Feb 23, 2024: Well, it’s quite obvious why the icon for the Apple Sports app is a soccer field. 🙄 No college baseball? College softball? Is there no NFL …

Feb 13, 2024: I will spare my Louisiana friends the utter travesty being displayed today at our office cafeteria. Let’s just say the items kale, tofu, and Old …

Feb 9, 2024: Eight years ago today, the first episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast (aka, the Tapestry Empowered to Connect Podcast) was published. It’s …

Feb 4, 2024: Okay, this is funny.

Feb 3, 2024: It’s incredibly humbling to be stopped by a stranger at a conference, and they can tell you the exact day in May 2017 when their life changed as …

Feb 1, 2024: Retrophisch Review: After Moses My Twitter pal Trevor has done some great writing on how the Western archetype has been so successful since it’s introduction on the silver …

Jan 24, 2024: If I had been thinking ahead, I would have dug out my “I was a Mac user before Apple was doomed” t-shirt to celebrate the 40th anniversary …

Jan 15, 2024: Not quite ready to say what’s going on here, but I can assure you it has nothing to do with Iowa caucus results.

Jan 9, 2024: Should you find yourself in the mood for some manly sailing acapella, may I suggest The Ballina Whalers? theballinawhalers.bandcamp.com “Adieu …

Jan 7, 2024: As if I needed any more reasons to love C.S. Lewis. x.com/henryeoli…

Jan 5, 2024: On the road with the oldest driving him back to college in North Carolina. As naturalized and native Texans, we fulfilled our obligation of stopping …

Dec 28, 2023: Retrophisch Review: Unknown Rider I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the novel I was most excited about this year, and that is Unknown Rider, by my friend Jack Stewart. Jack …

Dec 15, 2023: “Texas and Oklahoma think they’re ready for the hell that awaits them in the college football heaven known as the Southeastern Conference. …

Dec 10, 2023: Retrophisch Review: Montezuma Strip Some times, the Kindle Daily Deal email can really deliver, and one day this month, it did with Alan Dean Foster’s Montezuma Strip. A collection …

Dec 7, 2023: New Signum Regis single and music video released today! Joha’s vocals are terrific on “Servants of the Fallen One,” as well as …

Nov 30, 2023: Oh man, if only.

Nov 28, 2023: What if a fantasy band of adventurers were treated like we treat rock bands in our time? That’s the premise behind one of my favorite fantasy …

Nov 24, 2023: A public service announcement

Nov 24, 2023: The fact that the first song the Apple Infinite Playlist algorithm churned out after the entirety of the debut album by Bad English finished playing …

Nov 17, 2023: Happy Signum Regis release day to all who celebrate. And is that a kick-butt metal cover or what?

Nov 9, 2023: I pulled up “Close My Eyes Forever” by Lita Ford & Ozzy Osbourne, and the Apple Autoplay has been doing yeoman’s work with the …

Nov 3, 2023: Narrator: It would not be necessary. #WentAndTookIt

Nov 1, 2023: It’s been a pretty great year for baseball in our house! #GeauxTigers #LetsGoRangers

Oct 30, 2023: Started and finished Eric Bishop’s novella Ransomed Daughter. A great introduction to The Omega Group, looking forward to the next tale. Though …

Oct 28, 2023: Remember when we didn’t have commercials for medications for curved penises due to scar tissue or menopausal women’s hot flashes during …

Oct 26, 2023: Don’t send me political texts I didn’t ask for.

Oct 25, 2023: The latest episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast was recorded in front of a live audience at Replanted Conference. We chat with host Currey …

Oct 20, 2023: You know a cold is kicking your butt when you are talking to your 12 year-old and he asks, “Dad, why are you talking like that?”

Oct 18, 2023: The most unbelievable thing about that Taylor Swift Capital One commercial isn’t all the Taylor clones, it’s the fact she’d be in a …

Oct 12, 2023: The Empowered Parent Podcast crew is at the #replantedconference in Chicago this weekend!

Oct 10, 2023: Let’s Go Rangers!!! 👏🏻 👏🏻 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Let’s Go Rangers!!! 👏🏻 👏🏻 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Let’s Go Rangers!!! 🧹 🧹 🧹🧹🧹 5-0 in the postseason. They have …

Oct 10, 2023: According to the calendar, retrophisch.com is now old enough to legally drink.

Sep 28, 2023: The business equivalent of the phone call on speaker in public is the Zoom meeting on the conference room speakers with the door open.

Sep 20, 2023: Who else had one?

Sep 11, 2023: Ever wondered what happens to the prayer notes left in the crevices of the Western Wall in Jerusalem? Well, now we know. …

Sep 7, 2023: I seem to recall a documentary about something like this with Kurt Russell in the early ’80s and the solution is to KILL IT WITH FIRE. …

Sep 6, 2023: Oh look, the Astros-Rangers game is the Free Game of the Day on MLB.tv. Oh look, I can’t watch it on my phone at my kid’s basketball …

Sep 5, 2023: May have reached the point in the Rangers season where I’m actually glad I’m unable to watch the games due to local blackouts on MLB.TV (which is …

Sep 4, 2023: No one: Chris, what did you do when you got home from #ImmortalFestII? Me: Started ripping all the CDs I bought in to my iTunes library…

Sep 2, 2023: The two ladies manning the Hertz customer service booth at Dayton International were an utter delight to interact with. Sweet and quickly competent, a …

Sep 2, 2023: DFW 🚀 DAY for #ImmortalFestII!!

Sep 2, 2023: Jimmy’s having his cheeseburger in Paradise now. Had front row seats at a show he did in New Orleans in the mid-90s. Really fun. #RIP …

Sep 1, 2023: Everything in college conference expansion is stupid as the ATLANTIC COAST conference adds teams from California and Texas. /sigh …

Aug 13, 2023: Plane: booked Hotel: booked Car: booked 2-day pass: booked I’m going to Immortal Fest II - Part 2! www.bmieventcenter.com/2nd-immor…

Aug 11, 2023: From both aesthetic and tradition points of view, I do not care for the sleeve adverts on MLB uniforms. I firmly blame soccer.

Aug 8, 2023: Retrophisch Review: Wolf Trap I’m behind on my book reviews, so here’s looking back at my first read of the year. Consequently, my first six books of the year were all …

Jul 19, 2023: Always a good time to roll out this classic:

Jul 17, 2023: Tom Cruise may very well be the last great Hollywood star. Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning is incredibly entertaining. Even though you know the …

Jul 15, 2023: The band Behold the Beloved may have single-handedly redeemed the song “Oceans,” for me. It has been on my “Banned If I Were in …

Jul 14, 2023: On the latest episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast, we’re talking about fear responses, and how they drive behavior. (Ours, as well as our …

Jul 10, 2023: I get the sense, going through the Prime Day Kindle deals, that there is a certain segment of romance novel totally about the woman fixing the broken …

Jul 8, 2023: If you’re nostalgic for the way Twitter used to be, give the Old Twitter extension a whirl. I’ve got it running in Brave and my unGoogled …

Jul 8, 2023: When parody accurately describes reality. babylonbee.com/news/new-…

Jul 5, 2023: With today’s big Threads launch, this latest post by CJ Chilvers seems highly relevant: www.cjchilvers.com/blog/open…

Jul 3, 2023: “5 actors who should be the next Indiana Jones” No one. That’s who. The character went out perfectly in Last Crusade. He …

Jul 3, 2023: The AOR rabbit hole I have disappeared down today after listening to Revolution Saints' latest single, thanks to Apple Music’s infinite …

Jul 1, 2023: Having just watched the original Richard Donner/Christopher Reeve Superman from 1978, I noted several little nods to this film that showed up in Man …

Jul 1, 2023: “There is no heaven that has a little corner of hell in it.” What a line. Oswald Chambers knew what was up with God’s redemptive …

Jul 1, 2023: “When You Walk,” from last year’s Q.A.R., shows that Kerry Livgren and Greg X. Volz still have their fastballs, both aging like a …

Jun 28, 2023: Finished Joel Rosenberg’s latest last night, finally completing his Marcus Ryker series I began in mid-April. Stellar books, definitely …

Jun 27, 2023: Because my sister knows they’re my jam, she sends me this.

Jun 25, 2023: No other words for it. That was just flat-out embarrassing. Champions definitely do not wear gold on this Sunday. Let’s rally for the final game …

Jun 25, 2023: “Gotta support the team.” Champions wear gold on Sundays. Let’s close this out, LSU baseball! #GeauxTigers #LSU

Jun 16, 2023: For those following along via RSS: I will be decoupling retrophisch.net as the domain for my Micro.blog site (explanation forthcoming). I’m not …

Jun 15, 2023: Oh look, it me.

Jun 13, 2023: Well, if anyone needs a good (sports, kinda) cry: theathletic.com/4575069/2… (Using reader view in Brave routed around paywall graphic for me.)

Jun 11, 2023: The only thing I can think after the Austin-to-Dallas drive is, “Why are people?”

Jun 10, 2023: Purely from an alliteration aesthetic viewpoint, the Michigan and Pittsburgh @USFL teams should swap nicknames. Michigan Maulers and Pittsburgh …

Jun 4, 2023: You know why I still pay for TV through Frontier & run it all through my TiVo? Because streaming live sports absolutely sucks. Watching LSU-OSU on …

Jun 2, 2023: Disappointing on many levels, but so far as I’m concerned, the definitive ending of The Punisher happened with the incredible run by Nathan …

Jun 1, 2023: It’s as if no one has ever read every sci-fi story written about AI, nor watched every movie made about same. www.foxnews.com/tech/us-m…

Jun 1, 2023: My wish for #WWDC2023 is if I get a voice mail on my iPhone, I actually have the voice mail available before or at the same time as the transcribed …

May 30, 2023: And in today’s metal mailbag, new Wytch Hazel music! And classics from Barren Cross, Bloodgood, Bride, and Petra, thanks to Girder Music’s …

May 27, 2023: The struggle is real. babylonbee.com/news/woma…

May 23, 2023: What I really want is a mechanical-key version of Logitech’s Ergo K860.

May 6, 2023: ‘A.I. Will Be Totally Great For Humanity,’ Says Man Who Has Never Read A Sci-Fi Novel babylonbee.com/news/ai-w…

May 6, 2023: In the last 22 hours, I have: flown 860 miles from Texas to North Carolina drove through 4 states (NC, SC, GA, AL) spent the night near my parents' …

May 5, 2023: DFW 🚀 GSO Going to drive the college boy back home for the summer.

May 2, 2023: Major Security Breakthrough In Star Wars Universe With Invention Of Door That Does Not Open If You Just Shoot The Control Panel …

Apr 28, 2023: Wild fans booing their team off the ice at the end of the second period. State of hockey? It ain’t Minnesota. #LetsGoStars #TexasHockey

Apr 28, 2023: “It is better for me to die than to live,” said Job at the end of the performance, much to his friends' disappointment. 🤣 …

Apr 28, 2023: Happy new @thedollyrots music day, everyone! New single, “Still Holding On,” has dropped: orcd.co/stillhold… And 2023 tour dates …

Apr 27, 2023: Is it, though?

Apr 14, 2023: Leave it to a homicidal weather AI to overreact. It wasn’t that gloomy here today, @CARROT@mastodon.social.

Apr 13, 2023: Loving this neat lyric video from Lux Studio for my favorite Barren Cross song: youtu.be/uAamzYzw0…

Apr 10, 2023: Always a great night to beat the Red Wings, especially in Detroit. And Joe Pavelski becomes the 11th U.S.-born player to reach 1,000 career points, …

Apr 6, 2023: Yeah, I’m not so much with the pretending, though.

Apr 5, 2023: The name of my next mariachi-fusion punk band is Incomplete Burrito. (Which came out of my team’s staff meeting today.)

Apr 4, 2023: App update notes I can get behind.

Apr 1, 2023: Yet another insane example of outrageous government overreach. www.latimes.com/californi…

Mar 31, 2023: For what it’s worth, readers of Rob Kroese’s Codex Babylon, Wytch Hazel’s album III: Pentecost is some excellent music to have on …

Mar 31, 2023: Sweet! New music coming from Wytch Hazel! wytchhazel.bandcamp.com/album/iv-…

Mar 30, 2023: I noticed both Knocked Up and Juno are making the rounds on the HBOs this month, and wow, it’s been 16 years since Hollywood gave us arguably …

Mar 28, 2023: With his goal tonight, Joe Pavelski is 8 points away from being the 10th U.S.-born #NHL player with 1,000 career points. And still the 3rd period to …

Mar 26, 2023: “All the demons I know are in middle management,” Martin said. —Robert Kroese, Codex Babylon I instantly thought of The Screwtape Letters.

Mar 25, 2023: Just as with the signature credits of the Avengers in Endgame, so too do I get a little verklempt with the signatures at the end of Star Trek VI: The …

Mar 25, 2023: Reposted by my sister on Facebook. Original caption: “Odin has really gotten into Casual Fridays. (Or maybe it’s Casual Wednesdays …

Mar 21, 2023: Having listened to the latest Wildman & Steve podcast with guest Bryan Duncan, I’ve decided the name of my next Christian punk band is going …

Mar 19, 2023: John Wick 4 tickets for Thursday night: secured.

Mar 18, 2023: Seventh read of the year is Traitor, the latest Victor thriller from Tom Wood. I like that we got another peek into Victor’s past, and the next …

Mar 17, 2023: Good #LSU sports day: Lady Tigers win their first game of the NCAA Tournament, and the baseball squad wins the weekend opener against The Cult in …

Mar 13, 2023: First non-ARC read of the year goes to Mark Greaney’s latest Gray Man novel, Burner, which I finished on my weekend trip to Pennsylvania to see …

Mar 13, 2023: “Staying true to the game” is (a) a cop-out to cover for lazy writing, and (b) a lie when so much of the season contained content not true …

Mar 13, 2023: I’m out on The Last of Us going forward. That was an awful season finale. “Oh, but it was quite true to the game.” Fantastic. Then …

Mar 13, 2023: Accurate.

Mar 12, 2023: I very much approve of the programming of The Empire Strikes Back content into a homicidal weather AI like Carrot.

Mar 2, 2023: Walking through my house just now: “Lo, I am become my father, Turner-Off of Light Switches.”

Feb 25, 2023: The heroes we need, and the ones we deserve. babylonbee.com/news/ohio…

Feb 25, 2023: In youth lacrosse officiating, the equivalent of the NFL’s “what is a catch?” has to be what is a pick?" Inconsistently …

Feb 24, 2023: Movies: don’t build the AI, it’ll destroy the world. People in reality: Let’s not only build the AI, but tell it all of our secrets! …

Feb 22, 2023: This year’s king cake rankings: Nonna Randazzo’s Rouses Market Caluda’s Bakery Manny has the Randazzo name recognition, but …

Feb 21, 2023: One Ring Funk - A Lord of the Rings Uptown Funk Parody: youtu.be/ZLjKYj0NW… It’s fantastic.

Feb 14, 2023: Our punk rock pal Frank Turner getting a ton of exposure with the Ted Lasso season 3 trailer!

Feb 14, 2023: The more I have to use Windows for my job, the more I enjoy coming home to macOS, even with its nuisances and issues. Better looking, better keyboard …

Feb 12, 2023: Top 3 Super Bowl commercials this year: Workday’s “Rock Star” Ben Affleck’s Dunkin w/cameo by J-Lo Bradley Cooper’s mom …

Feb 12, 2023: Workday may have taken the crown with “Rock Star.” Ozzy is hilarious: “I’ve done my share of bad things. I’ve done your …

Feb 12, 2023: Cue everyone talking about how amazing Rihanna’s halftime show was as if she designed, engineered, and built the entire floating stage herself, …

Feb 12, 2023: Okay, the Ben Affleck Dunkin commercial was hilarious.

Feb 12, 2023: I really should’ve started a pool on how many times tonight I’m going to say, “Can we just play effing football?”

Feb 11, 2023: This is incredible and awesome. Bohemian Rhapsody on the world’s largest pipe organ:

Feb 10, 2023: Finished Bill Schweigart’s “The Guilty One.” Solid cop thriller, excellent pacing. And then that third act. Hoo boy. There are writers who are great …

Feb 4, 2023: Amazon really needs to have profiles for accounts, like Netflix or Hulu, so that the stuff my wife reads and listens to doesn’t affect my …

Feb 3, 2023: This is fantastic. Nina’s art is stunning. That burning bush! And using the great Satchmo to boot.

Feb 2, 2023: The Apple Music algorithm for the extended playlist after I finished Whitesnake’s “The Rock Album” has been fantastic today. …

Feb 2, 2023: Foreigner’s “Juke Box Hero” came up during random play in Apple Music, and because I am a dad with boys, this song became …

Feb 1, 2023: It is an utter travesty that reviewers, and audiences, panned Guy Ritchie’s “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” I just finished watching it …

Jan 31, 2023: Coming in at the wire, but T. R. Hendricks' “The Instructor” is my third finished read of the month. Solid debut in the action thriller …

Jan 29, 2023: The best thing about the State Farm Andy Reid commerical is the throwing of the marker. Makes me smile or chuckle every time.

Jan 28, 2023: Treated my basketball player to a treat after he played a good game. Photo courtesy of Stops, new camera app currently in beta. eff.co/stops

Jan 27, 2023: Oswald Chambers said, “A fanatic is one who entrenches himself in invincible ignorance.” That’s certainly true of a lot of people on …

Jan 24, 2023: Viewing advisory comes up at the beginning of Jack Ryan, season 3, episode 6: “Violence, smoking, foul language” I’m really glad …

Jan 22, 2023: Look, Tony Romo may genuinely be a nice guy. I don’t know, never met him. But he sucks as a color commentator. He does not know how to SHUT. UP. …

Jan 21, 2023: I wasn’t sure if Don Bentley would be about to unseat The Outside Man as my favorite Matt Drake novel with Forgotten War, but he certainly did …

Jan 18, 2023: I’ll be the guy that says it: Don’t tell me Walker Howard and Jack Bech are guys who loved LSU. If they loved it as much as they and …

Jan 18, 2023: What sorcerous abomination is this?!? www.dallasnews.com/food/rest…

Jan 15, 2023: You know, I could really use a @gluon for macOS…

Jan 15, 2023: Props to Mike Tirico, rocking that quarter-zip under the suit jacket with the button-up and tie. I would never have thought that would be a sharp …

Jan 14, 2023: Rockin' old school today, both in terms of music and the throwback iOS interface thanks to Zhenyi Tan’s Medley.

Jan 13, 2023: There has been what I hope will be a temporary change to my iPhone home screen. Yes, the Twitter iOS app sucks so bad, I spent $12 on the third-party …

Jan 5, 2023: Actually, if all the esteemed members of our government would watch those, they might learn a lot about what they shouldn’t be doing… …

Jan 3, 2023: Finished my first read of the new year, and it’s Connor Sullivan’s Wolf Trap, which comes out on March 14th. Connor has deftly wrapped an …

Dec 31, 2022: Michigan was all “We’re going to bring the Big 10 to the Big 12” and the exact opposite has happened. #LetsGeauxFrogs

Dec 27, 2022: I love that the expression on his face is “I’ve been Photoshopped on to what now?” twitter.com/Daily__Ow…

Dec 26, 2022: I remain baffled that a university named Bowling Green does not include green as a color in their school colors/athletic uniforms.

Dec 21, 2022: You have to love spammers. “Your devices are temporarily locked.” Really? How on earth am I reading this, then?

Dec 17, 2022: Again, if you’re going to give the metal treatment to a classic American spiritual, I cannot imagine a better outcome than 3 Days Under’s …

Dec 15, 2022: The only thing better than the Dallas Stars shutting out Ovechkin was winning the contest. What. A. Game, Otter!! #LetsGoStars

Dec 15, 2022: Alright, since Apple broke the noise cancelation in the AirPods Pro, is there anything better for the same price out there?

Dec 7, 2022: Chris has discovered the Hair Metal Essentials playlist on Apple Music.

Dec 6, 2022: I am old enough to remember when Apple still assembled Macs in California and in Ireland. I bought Macs made in those places. It’s good for …

Dec 2, 2022: iPhone home screen, 1 December 2022 There have been some changes.

Dec 2, 2022: Game day for High Point Hockey in Knoxville as they take on Tennessee. Rooting for our hockey player in his third outing of the season. …

Dec 1, 2022: The Dallas Stars need to dump the garish, all-“Victory” green jerseys and make these reverse retro unis their full-time dark attire. So …

Dec 1, 2022: Today was repping Stryper, but tomorrow will be time to promote the release of Les Carlsen’s new album, “He’s Coming!”

Nov 30, 2022: “Tim Cook Says He’s Ready To Pull Twitter From App Store Once President Xi Gives The Order” babylonbee.com/news/appl… Once …

Nov 26, 2022: We were picked to finish last or next-to-last. Instead, #LSU beat Bama and won the SEC West. We over-achieved per expectations. Players bought in to …

Nov 26, 2022: It’s a game played by kids, half of them teenagers. Hormones. Brains not fully developed. There are perfect games, and there are absolute duds. …

Nov 26, 2022: ESPN taking lessons from CBS on how to unnecessarily extend a college football game in this #LSU - TAMU contest…

Nov 26, 2022: Alright! @SouthernU_FB wins the Bayou Classic! #GeauxJags

Nov 26, 2022: Calling your movie “the motion picture event of a generation” before it’s even released is a sure-fire way for me to not to pay to …

Nov 25, 2022: This is some masterful trolling of the highest order. (Wave of the phin to @brentmckinney.) twitter.com/foxsoccer…

Nov 24, 2022: Hey @nfl, this isn’t the Super Bowl. It’s Thanksgiving Day games. Enough with the extended live music halftimes. Get back to football. You …

Nov 22, 2022: Even a homicidal weather AI knows what’s up with the #WorldCup.

Nov 21, 2022: Like, I don’t think Beckham is acting at all. I think you see his genuine frustration in having to be in a commercial with Peyton Manning.

Nov 21, 2022: Pairing David Beckham with Peyton Manning may be one of the most genius marketing moves ever.

Nov 19, 2022: Vandy just beat Florida in Nashville for the first time since 1988. I was a freshman in college. #GoDores

Nov 17, 2022: I unapologetically love the opening of Avenged Sevenfold’s “Hail to the King,” the way they build it one instrument at a time, …

Nov 15, 2022: Like, I already don’t understand how you could listen to @TheDollyrots and not get a smile on your face, but if you watch them just being …

Nov 12, 2022: Welp, pretty great winning the SEC West in the first year of a new head coach when all the sports writers and “experts” picked you to finish next to …

Nov 11, 2022: There have been lots of “Steve would’ve never!” type posts and articles published since Jobs' death, but I really wonder if he …

Nov 11, 2022: Thinking of turning off cross-posting to Twitter and Mastodon from Micro.blog. The paragraph formatting never seems to make it. Not sure if …

Nov 10, 2022: “Any last words, Winston?” “Have fun out there.” Hell. Yes. www.youtube.com/watch

Nov 9, 2022: I feel seen. twitter.com/tonywoodl…

Nov 9, 2022: And with zero apologies to U2, the better cover of “Helter Skelter” belongs to the Crüe.

Nov 9, 2022: Got it in my head to listen to some Crüe while working today. Apple Music has the 2021 remaster of Shout at the Devil, and let me tell you, …

Nov 8, 2022: Great book, highly recommended! twitter.com/Mansfield…

Nov 7, 2022: Sleeping Bear is so good, I had to start on the ARC of @CSullivanBooks' next book!

Nov 7, 2022: There’s not a lot that can pull my attention away from a #Saints game—well, maybe their ineffective offense—but the stellar debut from …

Nov 5, 2022: Stars win third straight, and third scoring 5 or more goals. Astros (first, but not current, baseball love) win World Series. LSU downs Bama in OT to …

Nov 5, 2022: That’s right. Rush the damn field. Pay the damn fine. #RollTideWhat #GeauxTigers

Nov 5, 2022: HOLY FREAKING CRAP!!!! #GeauxTigers

Nov 5, 2022: Inasmuch as I don’t think the new Black Panther movie is going to be very good, I am curious about the plot, since the trailers/commercials make …

Nov 4, 2022: I can’t decide which one is my favorite! twitter.com/AdamCShar…

Nov 3, 2022: We used to have a proper country, a proper society. We celebrated Halloween, and only Halloween. Then we celebrated Thanksgiving, and only …

Nov 2, 2022: I may have laughed at this much harder and longer than I should’ve. twitter.com/Daily__Ow…

Nov 2, 2022: “Galactic Empire Requests Amnesty For Anyone Who May Have Gotten Carried Away And Blown Up A Planet” babylonbee.com/news/gala…

Nov 1, 2022: Mad props to all my GenX Stars fans continuing to belt out “Livin' On a Prayer” when @ShippySpins is forced to cut the audio at the rink. …

Oct 31, 2022: This is a great, fun read. twitter.com/BikerNerd…

Oct 31, 2022: Magnificent shot of a magnificent bird of prey. twitter.com/SimonWant…

Oct 30, 2022: The “For Brandon and Eliza” still gets me. #TheCrow

Oct 29, 2022: WOW! Just gorgeous. twitter.com/RSetford/…

Oct 28, 2022: I texted this link to my wife, and her immediate response was “Listening to one now!” www.youtube.com/watch

Oct 27, 2022: The only thing better than the Penguins beating the Caps is the Stars beating the Caps. And holding them scoreless to boot! #LetsGoStars

Oct 27, 2022: Politicians lie, water is wet, puppies are cute, sky is blue… twitter.com/townhallc…

Oct 27, 2022: The perfect Advent calendar doesn’t exi—

Oct 26, 2022: It’s not Monday, but I did do laundry, and I’m having red beans and rice.

Oct 25, 2022: Stryper’s To Hell With the Devil… twitter.com/GenTXer2/…

Oct 24, 2022: As someone who once upon a time cross-stitched, I’m impressed with that flaming cityscape. twitter.com/David_JWe…

Oct 23, 2022: Also, the stacking of the fee is ridiculous. It’s not preventing future events, and it’s not as though that money is going towards preventing it …

Oct 23, 2022: LSU should storm the field every single time it beats Ole Miss, even if Ole Miss isn’t undefeated. Because it’s Ole Miss. …

Oct 22, 2022: Youngest had a lacrosse tournament earlier today, so I TiVo’d the #LSU game. Just finished watching. That was quite satisfying. #GTHOleMiss …

Oct 21, 2022: Well, this certainly makes me miss my hometown. twitter.com/LSUsports…

Oct 21, 2022: “Beyond the Wall” 🤣 twitter.com/_willcomp…

Oct 20, 2022: It was a great mail day.

Oct 20, 2022: I know @BookstoreThor would be all over this. twitter.com/MatthewEP…

Oct 16, 2022: So in addition to needing more scores from the @Saints so I can nap, need some defense, too. So much for extending the 9-point lead.

Oct 16, 2022: I feel a nap coming on. Need the @Saints to salt away a couple more scores.

Oct 15, 2022: The pettiness of #LSU using Tom Petty against the Gators on their inaugural Tom Petty Day/Night/Whatever in Gainesville is part of what makes college …

Oct 15, 2022: Missed opportunity, @LSUFBEquipment… twitter.com/hscheinuk…

Oct 15, 2022: I am also beyond over the awful @ATT - Lebron commercial. As dumb as commercials can be, it’s really dumb. And the constant airing of it is so …

Oct 15, 2022: I am already over the Tom Petty-ness on @ESPN’s coverage of the #LSU game.

Oct 10, 2022: When parody speaks absolute truth. ‘God Will Never Give You More Than You Can Handle In Life,’ Says Man Unfamiliar With God, Life …

Oct 10, 2022: Still hoping they will go back to the PowerBook moniker… 9to5mac.com/2022/10/0…

Oct 9, 2022: I wonder what the odds were in Vegas four weeks ago for Cooper Rush to go 5-0 as the Cowboys starter? Surely someone placed that wager.

Oct 9, 2022: On September 25th, our hockey player skated in his first college game, and made the most of the opportunity: 2 goals, 8 seconds apart, and almost had …

Oct 9, 2022: Congratulations Craig and Charlie!! “The Proclaimers Blow Past Fitbit Step Goal” babylonbee.com/news/the-…

Oct 9, 2022: Normally I’m just annoyed they don’t show Saints games in DFW when the Cowboys aren’t playing, but the fact that Fox is showing …

Oct 8, 2022: There’s some utter brilliance in here. twitter.com/ALostrich…

Oct 8, 2022: Encyclopedia Brown twitter.com/moth_pira…

Oct 6, 2022: Man, you friend three authors on Facebook, and suddenly your “People You May Know” is lousy with more authors… (This is not a …

Oct 1, 2022: Love seeing Pete living his best life. What an inspiration this young man is. twitter.com/petedank/…

Sep 29, 2022: When your regular concert buddies can’t make it due to other (albeit more important) commitments, you go to the metal show by yourself. …

Sep 29, 2022: Rest assured, this will be the best thing to come out of the MCU since Endgame. twitter.com/VancityRe…

Sep 29, 2022: Well this stinks. I much prefer SwiftKey over the built-in keyboard. twitter.com/mjtsai/st…

Sep 28, 2022: Awwww, you guys are the best.

Sep 28, 2022: Well done, @flower_mound. After years of the old Tom Thumb sitting empty on 3040, when you could have lobbied for Trader Joe’s or shot for the …

Sep 26, 2022: Riddle me this: why is my “space gray” iPhone 12 mini more black than my “space black” iPhone 14 Pro?

Sep 23, 2022: And y’all wonder why I refer to them as minions of Lucifer… twitter.com/caz_tastr…

Sep 22, 2022: When we were both in college, I high-fived Shaquille O’Neal, who was in Good Burger with Dan Schneider, who was in The Big Picture with Kevin …

Sep 22, 2022: This is a great way to support street kids in Rwanda for whom we provide an education, meals, and medical assistance. It also helps with building a …

Sep 22, 2022: Absolutely true. twitter.com/TheJasonA…

Sep 21, 2022: Good life advice for nearly any situation. twitter.com/robkroese…

Sep 16, 2022: “Why You Should Stop Reading the News” eastermichael.com/why-you-s…

Sep 15, 2022: Seeing those MTN & Tigo SIM cards in @austinmann’s iPhone 14 Pro review has me thinking of, and missing, Rwanda. And Tigo’s not even a …

Sep 12, 2022: Big iOS 16 update for Things by @culturedcode. Still can’t change the damn font size.

Sep 11, 2022: This football weekend, I have not had to endure Gary Danielson or Joe Buck. If only I could have missed Cris Collingsworth.

Sep 11, 2022: Welp, have to root for the Cowboys tonight. This will be, no doubt, fraught with peril.

Sep 10, 2022: Pretty sure I’ve spotted @hscheinukphoto on the broadcast a few times. #GeauxTigers #LSUvsSU

Sep 10, 2022: They are all welcome at our home. twitter.com/nytimes/s…

Sep 9, 2022: But what if the goldfish is dead?

Sep 9, 2022: Fantastic read. An absolute steal at this price. twitter.com/mccloskey…

Sep 7, 2022: Hey, look, I’m dying in another book! Thank you, sir! 📚 twitter.com/david_jwe…

Sep 6, 2022: My review of Ryan’s debut novel: www.retrophisch.net/2022/09/0… 📚 twitter.com/RyanSteck…

Sep 6, 2022: Retrophisch Review: Fields of Fire The best conspiracy theories contain an element of truth, and the best novels containing conspiracies do as well. Such is the case with Ryan …

Sep 5, 2022: Mike is completely correct. mikestone.me/but-are-t…

Sep 2, 2022: I’m so happy there’s new Whitecross music. twitter.com/darkstarr…

Sep 2, 2022: I’m so happy there’s new Whitecross music. twitter.com/PastorWil…

Sep 2, 2022: The college football season is upon us, which means I’m changing the accent color in macOS from my usual green to purple… #nerd …

Aug 30, 2022: Finished “Fields of Fire,” @RyanSteckAuthor’s debut, last night. Well done, sir. If you like thrillers, you should definitely pick …

Aug 26, 2022: Released in the summer of 2020, in the heart of Covid-19 uncertainty, and featuring past and present members of the band, here’s Sacred …

Aug 26, 2022: Would watch. twitter.com/SocialSee…

Aug 26, 2022: Based on an actual life event that happened to me today, @bekindtobignate and I have decided our next band name will be Dental Implant, and our debut …

Aug 23, 2022: On the plane ride home Sunday, finished Heat 2 by @MegGardiner1 & @michaelmann, literally as the plane stopped at the gate. While we waited to …

Aug 22, 2022: Speaking of All For the King, this is the song that introduced me to them, and it remains my favorite of theirs: youtu.be/cc_sCQc1A…

Aug 22, 2022: I get back from dropping my oldest off at college in North Carolina to this awesome mail call.

Aug 22, 2022: The moniker “legend” gets thrown around quite a lot, but Nicholas Winton is the epitome of the word. What a man. …

Aug 19, 2022: The drive today was shorter, but may have been more stressful. AL->GA (Atlanta metro, ugh)->SC (most of the highway under construction)->NC …

Aug 19, 2022: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out, and we’re talking about open adoptions. …

Aug 18, 2022: Today was spent on the road in four states, as I drive with our oldest to North Carolina where he starts as a freshman at High Point University on …

Aug 15, 2022: This is the most metal cover Stryper has had since the original To Hell with the Devil art, and honestly, I think it beats even that. …

Aug 14, 2022: If you don’t smile at least once during this video, I have to question if you have a soul. Just delightful. Glad to see these young men having …

Aug 14, 2022: This album, All Will Bow, kicks major butt. Been listening in Apple Music, already ordered a CD from @BillRoxx. twitter.com/RealPaulA…

Aug 13, 2022: And then we became the helicopter parents and messed it all up.

Aug 11, 2022: This was the first White Heart album I ever bought. It was also the first cassette I ever recall seeing that wasn’t white, clear, or smoked …

Aug 10, 2022: In a recent Recomendo newsletter, Mark Frauenfelder mistakenly (subconsciously?) wrote “PowerBook” in place of “MacBook,” and …

Aug 9, 2022: My copy arrived today, and my reading queue just got more complicated. 📚 twitter.com/BAndrewsJ…

Aug 9, 2022: Damascus Station, by @mccloskeybooks! 📚 twitter.com/JackCarrU…

Aug 9, 2022: Don’t be weak on dragons. 📚

Aug 8, 2022: Today’s @halfpricebooks find: large paperback edition of @wardlarsen’s first David Slaton book. Perfect for the re-read I have planned. …

Aug 7, 2022: I am ashamed to admit it, but me, too. twitter.com/tapbot_pa…

Aug 7, 2022: Likewise, @markgreaneybook’s catalog is deep enough he nearly has his own, too. At the moment, @jackcarrusa and @bentleydonb are sharing space, …

Aug 7, 2022: I have done something similar, with authors I know on Twitter, or have met in person. Given his productivity, @robkroese pretty much has his own …

Aug 6, 2022: For the record, Top Gun: Maverick is just as good the second time around. If you haven’t seen this on the big screen, do so before it’s …

Aug 6, 2022: Last night was another great show by @TheDollyrots! If you ever get the chance to see them, I highly recommend it. Just a fun pop-punk show. My …

Aug 5, 2022: Hey-ho, hey-ho, hey-ho! We’re heading out to @TheDollyrots punk rock show!

Aug 5, 2022: I have read the first two books, and they’re awesome. This is a great deal. twitter.com/David_JWe…

Aug 4, 2022: Oh look, it me.

Aug 3, 2022: #lifehack

Aug 2, 2022: These seats will do. #LetsGoRangers

Aug 2, 2022: On the way to the @Rangers game with my sweetie & some friends. First time we’ll be seeing the new ballpark, and first time I get to see …

Aug 2, 2022: I highly recommend his Brutal saga if you like sword and sorcery fiction. You’d swear you were reading Howard himself. …

Aug 1, 2022: I cannot tell you how badly I wanted this car when I was teenager. twitter.com/Super70sS…

Aug 1, 2022: No doubt you’ve spent more on coffee than that, and the long-lasting effects will not be nearly as enjoyable. This is a great, fun read. The poem at …

Aug 1, 2022: Oh look, it me.

Jul 30, 2022: This is so good, I listened to it this second time around. Don is so open and honest, some of his emotions still so raw, heck, I got choked up. …

Jul 28, 2022: Great, fun read, definitely recommend the Mammon series. twitter.com/robkroese…

Jul 26, 2022: It’s difficult to take the warning seriously when the minions of Lucifer are so darn cute. twitter.com/90snewssc…

Jul 26, 2022: At long last, my review of @TheJasonAnspach and @RealNickCole’s Forgotten Ruin: …

Jul 26, 2022: Retrophisch Review: Forgotten Ruin Let’s be clear about one thing right up front: I fully admit I am not an impartial reviewer of this book. Please allow me to explain. My …

Jul 26, 2022: Yay! New entry in a great series dropping in 3 days. twitter.com/SciFiSeri…

Jul 25, 2022: Somewhere, #Skynet is smiling. twitter.com/tonywoodl…

Jul 23, 2022: Staying put Photo by Kari Shea on Unsplash So my experimentation with Ghost as a new blogging platform is, for now at least, dead. My conclusion: I didn’t …

Jul 23, 2022: Treat yourself to @MarkGreaneyBook’s original vision of the story. You won’t regret it. www.amazon.com/exec/obid…

Jul 23, 2022: Watched the Russo brothers' take on The Gray Man last night. Great, fun flick. I’m okay with the myriad changes made from the book, it’s …

Jul 21, 2022: It is the year of our Lord 2022. If you would like me to take your solicitation seriously, perhaps update your database system to handle a …

Jul 20, 2022: Finished @robkroese’s third book in his Mammon saga, Nemesis, on the plane ride home today. While adding it to my reading list, I noticed I …

Jul 20, 2022: Dear @Avis, please stop buying Mitsubishi Outlanders. They are pieces of crap with no redeeming qualities whatsoever for drivers or passengers.

Jul 14, 2022: Two and a half hour plane rides are great for reading. Got over a third of the way through @robkroese’s latest in the Mammon saga, Nemesis.

Jul 14, 2022: I love a good Poe reference. twitter.com/madmup/st…

Jul 13, 2022: You can support The Empowered Parent Podcast by becoming a patron here: www.patreon.com/empowered…

Jul 13, 2022: We are celebrating half a million downloads of The Empowered Parent Podcast! To say thanks, we’ve released the “green room” episode …

Jul 11, 2022: Bob Odenkirk’s “Nobody” is fast becoming a favorite. Any time I see snippets, or catch part of it while channel-surfing, I’ll …

Jul 7, 2022: < Ponders moving to Phoenix, where if we’re going to have temperatures from the sun’s surface, at least the dry heat clears up …

Jun 30, 2022: Look at @ProtonMail getting some love on @TerminalListPV! It’s been my email platform of choice nearly since its inception. #GetOffGmail

Jun 29, 2022: Minions: The Rise of Gru is cute and hilarious. #ihavespoken

Jun 29, 2022: One positive on moving to a new domain, and a new blogging platform, is cleaning up old posts, and deleting ones where the content therein is no …

Jun 26, 2022: What a win-win for hockey fans: not only did Tampa Bay not win the Cup, but Gary Bettman wasn’t there to hand off Lord Stanley’s bowl to …

Jun 26, 2022: If I were still using Gmail, I would definitely jump on Mimestream: mimestream.com That is just gorgeous. I would love to see something similar for …

Jun 19, 2022: First Father’s Day in six years that I’m not at a hockey rink. Rather, the morning was spent cheering on this kid as he backstopped his …

Jun 17, 2022: “Smash your guitar during the 17th bridge of ‘Oceans’: Looks cool, and you never have to play ‘Oceans’ again.” 🤣 …

Jun 17, 2022: Oh noes. The replacement battery on my OG iPod may have finally died.

Jun 16, 2022: #GeekDad win: I have successfully sucked the middle child into the Dune-verse. We finished the 2021 film tonight, he is appalled it will be another …

Jun 16, 2022: The levels of hatred these folks manifest toward people trying to show there are options beyond abortion. I pity them. …

Jun 15, 2022: The fact that I can use the Command key on the Mac for both cool-switching between apps, and Cut/Copy/Paste, whereas I have to switch between Alt and …

Jun 13, 2022: This popped in my head earlier, so you can share in the earworm, too: youtu.be/0u8teXR8V… Bonus: Milton Berle, and…Milton Berle.

Jun 12, 2022: Over the past couple of days, I have rediscovered the joy of my Takeya hydro-flask. The ice retention capabilities of this thing blows away my Yetis. …

Jun 11, 2022: With the youngest at a sleepover for a friend’s birthday, I introduced the original #TopGun to the two teenagers tonight. Their verdict: despite …

Jun 9, 2022: Do your kids love doing chores? If so, count yourself blessed. Otherwise, check out the latest episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast: …

Jun 7, 2022: I’ve been to the Sheldrick center in Kenya. Fascinating place, and had a baby elephant* lean on me while it was getting loved on by complete …

Jun 6, 2022: I feel attacked. babylonbee.com/news/husb…

Jun 6, 2022: Thirty years Thirty years ago today. Feels like the blink of an eye some times. Given the journey together up to now, the next 30 years should be interesting to …

Jun 6, 2022: Thirty years ago today. Feels like the blink of an eye some times. Given the journey together up to now, the next 30 years should be interesting to …

Jun 4, 2022: Former teammates, still friends, meet again on the #lacrosse fields. First time they’ve seen one another in over a year. #LAX #LAXlife

Jun 4, 2022: Amen and amen.

Jun 4, 2022: Oh, but to again have the energy of an 11 year-old who just played three #lacrosse tournament games in the summer heat, had lunch, and is now off to …

Jun 3, 2022: If, like me, you adore Johnny Cash’s rendition of the traditional American spiritual, “God’s Gonna Cut You Down,” but thought …

May 31, 2022: Always and forever “To Hell with the Devil,” but I admit there’s a lot of teenage nostalgia at play there. “Yahweh” is a killer track to open a show …

May 27, 2022: At once it seems wrong and yet totally right to put this leftover lime White Claw in my @ATVShook koozie.

May 27, 2022: Here’s a Friday funny for everyone: www.youtube.com/watch

May 26, 2022: Here’s my just-got-finished-watching-it review of Top Gun: Maverick: Go see it. Go see it. Go see it.

May 26, 2022: I am prepping for the need for speed. #TopGunMaverick

May 26, 2022: Ticket for @TheDollyrots show in Dallas on August 5th: purchased.

May 20, 2022: Loving this! twitter.com/Wildmanan…

May 20, 2022: Sitting in my car in the driveway, reading today’s @myutmost devotional, with @OfficialPetra on the speakers. Sometimes you have to carve out …

May 20, 2022: There’s a new episode of the Empowered Parent Podcast out, and we are talking about connecting with the kids you struggle the most with. Listen …

May 18, 2022: Finished Travis Corcoran’s novella inside Mammon: Collateral, so I’m in the home stretch now. Some really great stories in here. Well …

May 17, 2022: My emotional support animal is a chicken. A four piece. With a biscuit. And a sweet tea.

May 9, 2022: During the period breaks of the Stars-Flames game, I’m watching a video on YouTube about the Rings of Power in Tolkien’s literature. And thus you have …

May 9, 2022: During the period breaks of the Stars-Flames game, I’m watching a video on YouTube about the Rings of Power in Tolkien’s literature. And thus you have …

May 6, 2022: Honestly, with the camera angle and not being able to see the fronts of players’ jerseys because they’re constantly skating and moving, if it weren’t …

May 6, 2022: I love this current cadre of thriller writers: @bentleydonb totally throws @NickPetrie under the bus by naming a “notorious” football …

May 4, 2022: Makes sense this exists; Jerry Jones doesn’t know how to play chess.

May 4, 2022: May the Fourth be with you, everyone! And always remember…

May 3, 2022: I truly appreciate Canadian country music singer George Canyon skipping through The Star Spangled Banner as the DRINKING SONG THAT IT IS. Kudos, sir.

Apr 30, 2022: If you know, you know. twitter.com/MontyYuan…

Apr 29, 2022: Heck yeah! New Signum Regis coming, and it’s a live album to boot! youtu.be/bYDl_fV2V…

Apr 27, 2022: First date, 32 years ago today.

Apr 27, 2022: Not going to lie, I feel like this one is speaking directly to me. babylonbee.com/news/conc…

Apr 25, 2022: Major props to Enterprise for their upkeep on this RAV4. It had over 32,000 miles on it, and the car, inside and out, looks and feels like it’s …

Apr 25, 2022: RAV4 XLE I’ve-had-it-3-hours review, cont’d: back seat 👎🏻 (it’s a good thing my smaller children are sitting back there); cargo area …

Apr 25, 2022: Long story, but I’m driving a Toyota RAV4 XLE for a week. The I’ve-had-it-3-hours review: exterior looks, 👍🏻; CarPlay 👍🏻; A/C 👍🏻 …

Apr 25, 2022: If you’re looking for quick news summary three times a week that doesn’t get bogged down in politics but keeps an eternal perspective, I …

Apr 25, 2022: This remains a tremendous cinematic moment. twitter.com/Southernb…

Apr 24, 2022: The fact not a single response was “To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of their women.” shows a …

Apr 23, 2022: There’s a new episode of the Big Fat Geek Podcast out! Chris and Nathan break radio silence to review the latest Batman release directed by Matt …

Apr 19, 2022: Look at this find from Half Price Books today. Guess I know what I’m going to have Don sign for me next month.

Apr 17, 2022: The King is risen. youtu.be/crYKkehlH…

Apr 16, 2022: Roman Soldier Assigned To Guard Tomb Of Some Jewish Carpenter Looking Forward To Uneventful Weekend babylonbee.com/news/roma…

Apr 12, 2022: Catching this American classic tonight. #Wolverines

Apr 11, 2022: It’s been a long-standing vision of the Rwandan ministry our family is involved with to build Hope Village, a trauma-informed place to help the …

Apr 7, 2022: Lunchtime reading acquired. twitter.com/SciFiSeri…

Apr 6, 2022: This is such a specific Seinfeld reference, from early seasons, too, and I’m loving it. twitter.com/downi75/s…

Apr 6, 2022: Well of course Leo did a metal cover of Toto’s “Africa.” youtu.be/MH9FyLsfD…

Apr 6, 2022: Somewhere, an alt-history writer is having an epiphany. twitter.com/Christina…

Apr 4, 2022: This thread continues to amuse me. “How do I say there is no way you are this ****ing stupid?” 🤣 twitter.com/MeanestTA…

Apr 4, 2022: Decided over the weekend that, after 24 years in Texas, it was past time for some cowboy boots. Major props to all the folks at the FOUR different …

Apr 2, 2022: What am I watching? #top10movie

Apr 1, 2022: I realize these programming decisions are often made days, if not weeks in advance, but it’s still amusing, post-Oscars, that Independence Day …

Apr 1, 2022: William Gibson must be rolling over in his grave, giddy with excitement. twitter.com/geoffmana…

Mar 31, 2022: The Password Strikes Back. twitter.com/1Password…

Mar 22, 2022: This is me, but with Star Wars movies. There are only five. twitter.com/JohnTalon…

Mar 22, 2022: Take 15 minutes of your time to listen to Kassy Dillon’s reporting from Ukraine where she interviews several people on the ground, as well as …

Mar 21, 2022: All of politics these days.

Mar 21, 2022: You won’t find this on Apple Music, Spotify, or any other music streaming service. But thanks to YouTube and Rogue Amoeba’s Audio Hijack, …

Mar 17, 2022: I feel seen. twitter.com/judedautr…

Mar 17, 2022: DFW 🚀 PHL with my sweet for an adoptive/foster parent retreat at a resort outside the city. Please pray for my parents, who have kid duty while …

Mar 16, 2022: Dogs are the best. #Corgis doubly so. twitter.com/lasrina/s…

Mar 16, 2022: Ian McDiarmid in the back with the “Can you believe this bloody awful dialogue?” look. 🤣 twitter.com/lightsabr…

Mar 13, 2022: In case you need a spark of joy, Cracker Barrel in Branson, MO has this.

Mar 12, 2022: Last night, got to re-acquaint ourselves with an old friend.

Mar 10, 2022: Finished the 7th Galaxy Run novella, Watchmen Waketh, during lunch today. Love that the adventures of Nixon and Laana are continuing. It’s a …

Mar 9, 2022: “As Jesus died and rose again, so we also believe that we will also with Him rise again. So no matter what happens, we have hope. We have Jesus …

Mar 7, 2022: Dinner tonight was a shepherd’s pie recipe from Home Chef, and all I could think about was this: youtu.be/Mx5Wpqf4-…

Mar 7, 2022: #ProudDadAlert: “Captain Clutch” (moniker bestowed by his coaches) comes through with the game winner in the shootout in today’s …

Mar 6, 2022: At least the excitement about elective surgery would be to the improvement of one’s self. twitter.com/tonywoodl…

Mar 5, 2022: At our friend Keith’s 50th birthday party, and the restaurant is on Lake Lewisville. Had to get a sunset shot with my sweetheart.

Mar 4, 2022: Adoptive/foster/kinship parents: there are heavy orphan/abandonment/orphanage themes in #TheBatman. Heavy. If you have a kiddo wrestling with trauma …

Mar 4, 2022: Thematically—and honestly, cinematically, too—#TheBatman is the darkest Batman film yet. This is NOT a superhero film for kids. Do not take your 8 …

Mar 3, 2022: Well. I have thoughts about #TheBatman. Many, many thoughts. Stay tuned.

Mar 1, 2022: It’s Mardi Gras! Time for some “Fat Tuesday” by The Friendly Indians: www.friendlyindians.com/audio/Fat…

Feb 28, 2022: Being one of the Kickstarter backers, I’ve read this. It is frightening in its examination of inflation and the death of the dollar while at the …

Feb 28, 2022: I nearly spewed out tea in the middle of Chick-fil-A when I read this at lunch today. twitter.com/bekindtob…

Feb 27, 2022: And now I have to find this for mine. Named, appropriately enough, Connor. twitter.com/RealPaulA…

Feb 26, 2022: Such a great show. twitter.com/Wildmanan…

Feb 26, 2022: I wonder which circle this is? twitter.com/kristenru…

Feb 24, 2022: Watched the film Nobody tonight (finally). @mrbobodenkirk is fantastic; it’s a fun flick with some great dark humor moments. And boy, does Derek …

Feb 24, 2022: This week, I’ve read @robkroese’s Messiah, book 2 in his Mammon series, and @NickPetrie’s The Runaway, book 7 in his Peter Ash …

Feb 22, 2022: Steve was the keynote speaker at a Bible conference our old church held over 15 years ago. I still remember words he spoke that day. Now he is …

Feb 21, 2022: I played Wordle a few times, but just not for me. Then Nathan told me about a Star Wars version… SWordle #24 1/6 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 wordle.starwars.guide

Feb 20, 2022:

Feb 19, 2022: Put the plane ride to good use. I’m nearly halfway through Messiah, book 2 of @robkroese’s Mammon series.

Feb 19, 2022: Eschewing the Cracker Barrel near my hotel for Bob Evans, since we don’t have these at home.

Feb 15, 2022: You guys! I just learned from the Central Intelligence Agency via email that the @FBI has overseen the transfer of $10.5 million to an account just …

Feb 14, 2022: Some times the parody is so close to the truth, it’s either not funny, or insanely funny. babylonbee.com/news/clar…

Feb 13, 2022: Happy for OBJ, Andrew Whitworth, and Stafford. Joe, J’Marr, and the Bengals will be back in this game in the years to come. Great #SuperBowl …

Feb 13, 2022: The fix is in for the Rams. #VegasKnows

Feb 13, 2022: Remember when the #SuperBowl was about football and not what celebrities, former players notwithstanding, were in attendance? /sigh #NoOneCares

Feb 13, 2022: One of the biggest problems with our politics today is the perceived need to “do something,” when the inherent design of our Constitution …

Feb 12, 2022: Surprised my youngest with our first-ever box lacrosse match, seeing @panthercitylax in action. He is super stoked.

Feb 8, 2022: Halfway through season one of #Reacher, and Finley’s “I hope you like .38 Special” is one of my favorite beats so far.

Feb 5, 2022: Yeah, buddy. Nice to get a taste of home while a state away. cc @patrickrhone

Feb 5, 2022: Just finished season 2 of The Witcher. Wow, well done. Definitely a step up from the first.

Feb 3, 2022: Even homicidal weather AIs know what’s up.

Feb 2, 2022: I’m starting to think The Book of #BobaFett is just a contest between Rodriguez, Howard, and Filoni to see who can top the others, with Favreau …

Feb 1, 2022: Look, Hendrix will always own the definitive version of “All Along the Watchtower,” but this rendition by Jay Howie is really great: …

Jan 29, 2022: Confession: if I happen to catch Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (the Gary Oldman version) while channel surfing, I’ll stop and watch, no matter …

Jan 28, 2022: “…[A] man who wore the walk of hard grounds & lost days” What a great line. From: poets.org/poem/test… (Link courtesy of …

Jan 28, 2022: Nailed it.

Jan 22, 2022: Twenty-five years since the release of L.A. Confidential, and man, does that film still hold up.

Jan 21, 2022: #RIP Meat Loaf youtu.be/9X_ViIPA-… (And do yourself a favor and check out the original album version on your music service of choice.)

Jan 16, 2022: Steve Vai, Ozzy, Saxon, The Scorpions, Aldo Nova, Quiet Riot, King’s X, Queensryche, and Stryper all either have new albums coming out in 2022 …

Jan 14, 2022: Well, this is some fantastic entertainment news! twitter.com/darkhoriz…

Jan 10, 2022: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out. Ryan and I have a wandering conversation in which both Ted Lasso and Simon Sinek are …

Jan 8, 2022: My new DVA Tailgating cap arrived today. Looks sharp, Zach Rau, nice work!

Jan 7, 2022: The King’s Man is a superb origin story, and dare I say, the best of the series thus far.

Jan 6, 2022: If you lament Robert E. Howard leaving us too soon, with no more Conan stories, this is for you. I’ve read the first two books in the saga, and …

Dec 30, 2021: Dogs are just the BEST, y’all. twitter.com/dog_rates…

Dec 29, 2021: “Our trustworthiness has really taken a huge hit these past six years. Maybe we should be more intentional and honest with our readers.” …

Dec 29, 2021: Finished building this masterpiece last night, just in time for today’s debut of #TheBookofBobaFett. Also, #prouddad alert: this set was a gift …

Dec 28, 2021: I feel seen.

Dec 26, 2021: Going to have to figure out how to move this up in the reading queue. #ChristmasBookHaul

Dec 26, 2021: “Nice suit. John Phillips, London. I have two myself. Rumor is Arafat buys his there.” #ChristmasMovie

Dec 25, 2021: Dear Fox, you should never, ever have ad copy for Joe Buck with the word “dopest” in it.

Dec 24, 2021: Corgi in Repose at Christmastime.

Dec 23, 2021: The Kirkland (aka Costco) brand trail mix has leveled up, with Peanut M&Ms being included now!

Dec 22, 2021: God, I love this aircraft. And good on Captain Bye for her coolness under pressure. www.businessinsider.com/a-10-pilo…

Dec 21, 2021: A late happy birthday and a merry Christmas to me, because new @TheDollyrots has landed!

Dec 20, 2021: Looking like a good thing I haven’t paid much attention to my favorite Marvel character since the spectacular @MitchGerads/Nathan Edmondson …

Dec 20, 2021: I’m so very happy the Saints could help Brady and the Bucs set a new #NFL record. #WhoDat

Dec 19, 2021: During last night’s recording of two new Empowered Parent Podcast episodes, Ryan informed me off-air of Sonic’s new hard seltzers. Yes, …

Dec 17, 2021: This is bloody brilliant. (Language warning) twitter.com/EleanorMo…

Dec 13, 2021: “Your mother is totally lame.” The timing. The delivery. This will never not be funny. youtu.be/mkUH6T7H8…

Dec 12, 2021: Once again, I am mystified by the choices of the @NFL and networks to show me Raiders-Chiefs instead of Saints-Jets, or Seahawks-Texans, given Houston …

Dec 10, 2021: Dear spammers, Perhaps sending email with the subject line “Exposed: This Could End Trump’s Presidency” in December 2021 isn’t …

Dec 7, 2021: Mark my words: @thebrianfallon’s newly-released version of Amazing Grace is going to be used at some point in the next year over a montage scene …

Dec 7, 2021: If anyone wants 15% off an order from Tony’s Chocolonely for holiday treats, here’s your code: 3HOYIWDH tonyschocolonely.com

Dec 5, 2021: Fun new animated lyric video from one of my favorite bands, @TheDollyrots! This is “Just Like All the Rest”: youtu.be/hT0QAzaVc…

Dec 4, 2021: Blue Mesa remains undefeated in the best birthday offerings of the local restaurants. Free queso, non-alcoholic drink, & dessert when you purchase …

Dec 4, 2021: There is something really beautiful in watching someone fully appreciate the art of another. Watching Elizabeth Zharoff’s reaction to …

Dec 4, 2021: This is a terrific way to spend 25 minutes of your time. www.youtube.com/watch

Dec 4, 2021: There is so much greatness in here about “Do They Know It’s Christmas” I couldn’t select just one quote. …

Dec 4, 2021: This is pretty cool. twitter.com/physicsJ/…

Dec 3, 2021: Politics is entertainment now. Most of our representatives are just as big morons as most entertainers. All they’re after is getting in zingers …

Dec 3, 2021: A vast improvement over the original. twitter.com/mdrockwel…

Dec 3, 2021: This is awesome. twitter.com/INTOY2014…

Dec 2, 2021: Big Nate sent me the link to the Reacher trailer that dropped today. I’m so in. youtu.be/GSycMV-_C…

Dec 2, 2021: We were set up on a blind date by a mutual friend for the social event of the semester for the circle we were both in. twitter.com/OllyWrite…

Dec 2, 2021: Just the whiskey, thanks. Preferably single-malt scotch, aged no less than 12 years. twitter.com/impudente…

Nov 27, 2021: Alarm on my phone just went off for nightly blood pressure check, and I’m like, “After THAT #LSU game? Are you kidding?” I’ll …

Nov 27, 2021: Burrow adds another target from the 2019 national championship team… #NFLSU twitter.com/Bengals/s…

Nov 27, 2021: Liking the look of TDP’s gold gloves with those stormtrooper-white unis. #LSU #GeauxTigers

Nov 25, 2021: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast up today. Fitting, given today is Thanksgiving in the United States, that it’s about …

Nov 25, 2021: Lee: great on apologetics, bad on soda. 🤣 Look, I love Pepsi. It’s great to have around to remind me why Coke is so, so, so much better. …

Nov 24, 2021: I totally blame @zrau and @valleyshook’s photos from the tailgate this past Saturday for this.

Nov 23, 2021: The Comite River. We could walk to it from the back of the large suburban neighborhood we lived in. My Greenwell Springs, LA peeps will know. …

Nov 22, 2021: I haven’t had a chance to read many books this year, thanks to a new job and undergoing financial licensing studies (passed all, yay!). But this …

Nov 21, 2021: I’m going to throw this out to those who follow me, to see how well you may know me. What am I watching? twitter.com/Bermuda_B…

Nov 19, 2021: Volcanic Light Pillar would be a kick-butt name for a metal album. twitter.com/Rainmaker…

Nov 14, 2021: SECONDED. twitter.com/SFFAudio/…

Nov 14, 2021: Got a little dusty in here thanks to that Amazon commercial with the bird feeder.

Nov 14, 2021: Not for one minute do I believe the Vince Lombardi Trophy flies around on FedEx planes.

Nov 14, 2021: Sam’s a tease, but when he delivers, he delivers. twitter.com/SciFiSeri…

Nov 13, 2021: This begs the question of what prompted someone to put together this shot? Is this Photoshop, or an old photo that was staged? I’m honestly …

Nov 12, 2021: DFW drivers: there is no reason for you to be lost in any of the suburbs. Even if your car doesn’t have in-dash GPS maps, the cheapest …

Nov 12, 2021: I mean, it is from the second worst movie in the awful sequel trilogy. twitter.com/nypost/st…

Nov 11, 2021: They make it really hard for the 7% of us who KNOW we are better than average drivers. twitter.com/qikipedia…

Nov 11, 2021: This is awesome. twitter.com/HunchoSha…

Nov 11, 2021: Dogs are the best. twitter.com/TheFigen/…

Nov 10, 2021: Because who couldn’t use some Corgi cuteness?

Nov 8, 2021: You had me at the Blazing Saddles homage. twitter.com/tonywoodl…

Nov 8, 2021: Already backed it, thanks to the early sign-up given to Patreon supporters. (Yes, yes, big surprise to anyone who knows me.) …

Nov 8, 2021: One of the great emotions of watching The Middle was always cheering on Sue’s relentless optimism, and wanting to give her a hug when it was …

Nov 7, 2021: Gentleman. Superb talent. Great voice. Consummate professional. Once again, so glad I got to see him play live. twitter.com/BluesArch…

Nov 5, 2021: Friends, if you weren’t already smitten with Ted Lasso, and the Christmas episode from season 2 didn’t push you over the edge, then …

Nov 5, 2021: SIE ✅ Series 7 ✅ Series 63 ✅ Done with licensing! Whew!

Nov 3, 2021: Oh hell yeah. twitter.com/getFANDOM…

Nov 3, 2021: Had to run up to Denton to pick up an item. Made my pilgrimage to the nearest Buc-ee’s, as required by Texas state law.

Nov 2, 2021: I am sad for the Astros, my first baseball love, but happy we got to have another World Series in Texas. May the Rangers figure out how to host those …

Nov 2, 2021: I am happy (and sad) for my sister-in-law, because her husband would have LOVED the Braves' WS win. I am happy for Ron Washington, that he got to win …

Nov 2, 2021: Just when the fish thought they were safe, the Orcan Air Force showed up. twitter.com/RebeccaH2…

Nov 1, 2021: Saw a chalk sign at a bar once that had the Ben Franklin quote, “Beer is proof that God loves us” amended with “And Scotch proves He …

Oct 30, 2021: It wouldn’t matter what the rest of his policy proposals were. If Pat were to demand members of the White House press pool have to spin a wheel …

Oct 30, 2021: Today I learned about this: twitter.com/SpotTheLo…

Oct 30, 2021: #ParentingWithBradbury twitter.com/tonywoodl…

Oct 29, 2021: I’m starting to think charts like this are not scientifically peer-reviewed, for it has obviously conflated December with July. …

Oct 29, 2021: One thing that I won’t be getting used to is macOS Monterey’s transparent menu bar. Yep, that’s got to go. Downloaded and bought …

Oct 29, 2021: After a bit of a false start, got macOS Monterey installed on my 2015 MacBook Pro. This interface will take some getting used to.

Oct 28, 2021: My favorite USAF aircraft. What a great shot. twitter.com/bigdaddyo…

Oct 28, 2021: Same. twitter.com/LadyDemos…

Oct 28, 2021: Same. twitter.com/LadyDemos…

Oct 27, 2021: Come for the golf, stay for the free wildlife interaction. twitter.com/buitengeb…

Oct 27, 2021: Proof that God loves us. twitter.com/latestins…

Oct 26, 2021: Happy Jack Reacher Day, everyone! 📚

Oct 26, 2021: I knew both of my great grandmothers on my dad’s side. One of them spent the last few years of her life in my dad’s parents home, which we …

Oct 24, 2021: No no no no no no no NO! twitter.com/Laura_Lam…

Oct 24, 2021: My parents were in town this weekend. Yesterday they got to watch their youngest grandchild play in goal, then score goals in a lacrosse tournament. …

Oct 24, 2021: The one-two punch of “Calling on You” and “Free” is among the best in all of metal. Favorite track is “More Than a …

Oct 24, 2021: Short take from last night’s Dune viewing: I am very pleased. It’s not perfect, but nothing will be unless it gets a big-budget, multi-season …

Oct 23, 2021: Because this is my only day off from licensing study, I am now seeing Dune on the big screen.

Oct 23, 2021: Both of Jason’s talks today were super. The afternoon session, “The Scandal of Grace,” was incredible. Check out all of …

Oct 23, 2021: One of the joys and privileges of getting to host Tapestry Conference is getting to know our speakers and panelists. Joanna’s story is, …

Oct 22, 2021: One of youngest’s spelling words for the week is “thirsty.” For an example sentence, I’ve been using “These pretzels are …

Oct 21, 2021: I don’t remember if it was a Telecaster or a Stratocaster, but you can never have too many… twitter.com/agiletort…

Oct 20, 2021: And boy, is this not one of the hardest things about this walk of faith… twitter.com/CSLewisDa…

Oct 19, 2021: Oh man, @iamjamiefoxx would be perfect for this, too.

Oct 18, 2021: Or while prepping for a conference for foster and adoptive parents and the professionals who support them… twitter.com/tonywoodl…

Oct 18, 2021: Foster and adoptive dads! Foundations in Fatherhood is for you! (And any other dads who would like better relationships with their kids.) Learn more …

Oct 17, 2021: This is the kind of petty that makes college football so damn great. twitter.com/BoilerFoo…

Oct 16, 2021: Both Stryper and Social Distortion this past week. Look, I’m complicated. twitter.com/2ndHandBo…

Oct 13, 2021: “Innocent until proven guilty.” Accusations are now enough to ruin a person, with no proof to back them up. The other is forgiveness. Once …

Oct 12, 2021: I’m nearly three-quarters through, and it’s fantastic. And scary as hell. twitter.com/robkroese…

Oct 10, 2021: I failed to note it at the time, but two weeks ago, I gazed upon the beauty of the Lady Galadriel in the Land of Lórien.

Oct 9, 2021: Can confirm. twitter.com/zrau/stat…

Oct 9, 2021: In my tech what-if fantasies, Instagram never was because someone at Yahoo had the temerity and vision to see how Flickr could have been the dominant …

Oct 8, 2021: What an abomination. The “candy,” not the review. The review is hilarious, A+ stuff. twitter.com/momofnora…

Oct 8, 2021: As someone who was made fun of plenty for being different, the gifted & talented classes was where I found others like me. News like this is …

Oct 8, 2021: As someone who, as a teenager, grew to love both J.R.R. Tolkien and Tom Clancy, Forgotten Ruin is the book (and series) I never knew I needed. Highly …

Oct 7, 2021: Now where did I put that cask and trowel? twitter.com/OccultDet…

Oct 7, 2021: If only we could know who these crew members are, but alas…er, I mean, masks… twitter.com/AmericanA…

Oct 7, 2021: Managed to squeeze in a reading of Kipling’s “The Army of a Dream” during breaks over the past few days. It was a major influence on …

Oct 6, 2021: “Wow, thank you so much for having the passion to not just come in and blaze a solo, but to actually care about the song, and make it …

Oct 6, 2021: “Where’s your brother?” “He’s mowing the roof.” twitter.com/theCGspal…

Oct 6, 2021: I still regret not acquiring one of these fine totems. twitter.com/pjperdaem…

Oct 6, 2021: I know I’m not the only parent that gets excited when he learns his kid’s school is having a Scholastic Book Fair, right?

Oct 5, 2021: God bless whoever programmed music at @fuzzystacoshop in Lewisville with the soundtrack of my teenage years: Rock of Ages - Def Leppard If You Needed …

Oct 5, 2021: God bless whoever programmed music at @fuzzystacoshop in Lewisville with the soundtrack of my teenage years: Rock of Ages - Def Leppard If You Needed …

Oct 5, 2021: It’s been a day.

Oct 5, 2021: Join Mr. T in saving the ta-tas! twitter.com/MrT/statu…

Oct 5, 2021: Will still cost two to three times what it should. twitter.com/DallasSta…

Oct 5, 2021: You know, the @Rangers, the City of Arlington, whoever owns whatever, can call the two stadiums whatever they want by whoever pays them the most. But …

Oct 4, 2021: Come on, people, let’s strap Dan to a desk! I want a second Heinlein book! twitter.com/dsawyer/s…

Oct 4, 2021: I’m wracking my brain, but I don’t think I watched a single @Rangers game this season. I was supposed to attend at least one game at the …

Oct 4, 2021: Which brings this question to mind: is anyone looking into semiconductor manufacturing in the Western hemisphere? twitter.com/Mansfield…

Oct 4, 2021: Note to self: don’t plan any trips to China in near future. www.cnn.com/2021/09/2…

Oct 2, 2021: I understand they’re trying to tell me that Behr Dynasty paint is supposedly the best paint you can buy for interior walls, but what I’m …

Oct 2, 2021: Thank you, @LSUJesus, for Kayshon Boutte. #GeauxTigers

Oct 2, 2021: Tell you what, College Football Playoff Committee: just do it. Put a Group of 5 undefeated team, like potentially Cincinnati, in the playoff. Just …

Oct 2, 2021: Well, knowing #LSU will get curb-stomped by Bama next month, it’s nice the same is happening to hated Ole Miss.

Oct 2, 2021: Great interview by @JacquesDoucet with @deesnider. Dee’s album For the Love of Metal is FANTASTIC. youtu.be/Vshzb6L0i…

Oct 2, 2021: It’s a really good story. Buy it, read it, enjoy it. twitter.com/Bookstore…

Oct 1, 2021: That line! That laugh!! 🤣 twitter.com/travisake…

Oct 1, 2021: Just a beautiful shot by Hilary. Look at the detail around Mike’s eye. twitter.com/hscheinuk…

Oct 1, 2021: Awww, thanks for the shout-out on the latest @SneakyGoodPod, @StepBaker1. It was great fun doing the podcast with you, miss the hanging out before and …

Oct 1, 2021: I don’t drink coffee, so just give me the heavy metal. twitter.com/Berserker…

Sep 30, 2021: Wild cloud formations over lacrosse practice earlier this evening. flic.kr/p/2mwegRJ

Sep 30, 2021: I am grateful for online friends who do the hard work of letting me know what sweets to avoid. twitter.com/madmup/st…

Sep 29, 2021: So long as Kathleen Kennedy is in charge at Lucasfilm, everything should be treated as suspect until release, with no prior excitement. …

Sep 29, 2021: I love how more people have voted for @ChickfilA in this poll than “The Protestant Church.” 🤣 …

Sep 28, 2021: Our long national nightmare is at an end. twitter.com/TND/statu…

Sep 28, 2021: And here I thought they were owned by Reddit all this time. Shows you how much I use or pay attention to either. twitter.com/mjtsai/st…

Sep 28, 2021: Gee, I feel so bad for Facebook, which could have chosen another business model beyond spying on its users at every step and thinking they are the …

Sep 28, 2021: I went to @mjtsai’s wedding. It was only the third time we’d ever met in person after what was at the time a 16-year online friendship. …

Sep 28, 2021: I cannot fathom why people will spend 20 minutes in the Chick-fil-A drive-thru to order and pickup food when they could use the app and be in and out …

Sep 28, 2021: What makes this even more glorious is Wake Forest’s size. Its undergrad student body is a quarter the size of Clemson’s. So a …

Sep 27, 2021: It’s so cute when the spammers send me messages about an email password expiring for an account only I have access to.

Sep 25, 2021: Always a special place in my heart. Laplace was where @klttx and I bought our first house. twitter.com/BarstoolM…

Sep 24, 2021: I’m thinking we have ourselves one heck of a party after we get finished shooting some of those 40 guns and 10,000 rounds of ammunition down at …

Sep 24, 2021: This is incredible. twitter.com/the_megha…

Sep 23, 2021: Watched this show religiously with my dad. twitter.com/JackCarrU…

Sep 23, 2021: I cannot wait to show this to my 13 year-old future engineer. twitter.com/kevinbpar…

Sep 22, 2021: We need to bring “great googly moogly” back into more common usage. twitter.com/uppityhob…

Sep 22, 2021: I need Dom DeLuise in his outfit from Men in Tights saying this line. RIP, Dom. twitter.com/SparkNote…

Sep 22, 2021: Some times, I get the feeling a homicidal weather AI like @CARROT_app doesn’t really have my best interests at heart.

Sep 21, 2021: Here’s a thought: if every first-year student gets automatic scholarships, maybe, just maybe, and go with me here, they could LOWER THE COST OF …

Sep 21, 2021: Earlier this month I passed over the Bridge of Khazad-dum. The flame of Udûn did not.

Sep 21, 2021: I neglected to note last month that I have reached the Mines of Moria.

Sep 19, 2021: Whatever came before #1.

Sep 19, 2021: Between the futuristic looks of SoFi Stadium, the lighting there, and the focus camera work Fox is doing, it’s almost as if watching this …

Sep 18, 2021: Lord, have mercy. twitter.com/PatrickHa…

Sep 18, 2021: Munchkin and Exploding Kittens are both so much fun. twitter.com/Bookstore…

Sep 18, 2021: No good thing comes from admitting innocent people were killed but no one will be held accountable. twitter.com/LucasFoxN…

Sep 18, 2021: Quick but good interview with Desmond Shum, author of Red Roulette, which highlights the disappearing of his wife by the CCP. …

Sep 17, 2021: It’s where text starts on your iPhone! And your iPad. And your Mac. Look, it’s terrific and you should be using it. …

Sep 17, 2021: SIE: DONE. Next up, Series 7.

Sep 16, 2021: So glad I got to see him perform live. Susan Tedeschi, Buddy Guy, and Mr. King finishing the night. That was a heck of a show. …

Sep 16, 2021: Yes! Way to go, Mo!! 🎉 twitter.com/MosesUver…

Sep 16, 2021: Walk into a bar… twitter.com/upstreamr…

Sep 15, 2021: I feel seen. twitter.com/ADHDelaid…

Sep 15, 2021: Bought and added to the ever-growing list of things I need to read when I’m done with licensing. twitter.com/KarlKGall…

Sep 14, 2021: Great band. (I’m a little biased. #GeauxTigers) Great high priest, great book of the Bible. Norm: great comedian. A real loss. …

Sep 14, 2021: Disappointed there’s not a “Hell No!” choice. twitter.com/primalpol…

Sep 14, 2021: Come on, folks, only 30 bucks to get us to the second stretch goal! twitter.com/dsawyer/s…

Sep 14, 2021: I thought they did a good job adapting the book to the Tom Cruise/Emily Blunt film, but as always the book was better. And in the case of All You Need …

Sep 14, 2021: Double standards and “rules for thee but not for me”? I’m shocked — SHOCKED! twitter.com/wupton/st…

Sep 14, 2021: Those are not representative of society, because Twitter isn’t real life. What we should do is mock them for their hypocritical cosplaying and …

Sep 14, 2021: When your audio producer extraordinaire friend has to tell so-called professionals how to do their job. 🙂 twitter.com/iDoMeanDa…

Sep 13, 2021: The relevant quote mentioned in previous post: twitter.com/timkeller…

Sep 13, 2021: Well, this was a pleasant surprise. Created new note in Bear, a quote I wanted to keep and reference. One of the tags was #God. This was the first …

Sep 12, 2021: Read to the end. twitter.com/Wholesome…

Sep 12, 2021: Paladin. As if it would be anything else. twitter.com/uppityhob…

Sep 12, 2021: “No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die…from this laser hairball!” twitter.com/Bookstore…

Sep 11, 2021: I hadn’t heard this before. Great song. Thanks for sharing, Mike. twitter.com/mdrockwel…

Sep 11, 2021: Of the book’s title, I say, “There is no such thing!” twitter.com/kristenru…

Sep 11, 2021: This is the kind of awesome pettiness that makes college football so great. twitter.com/TheWilder…

Sep 11, 2021: For the 1989 home season, I was on the edge of the field for every home game, presenting the colors with the Pershing Rifles, with the band coming at …

Sep 10, 2021: My favorite #LSU podcast is back! @valleyshook takes over my engineering duties, & @ZacharyJunda & @maxtoscano1 chat about the disaster in the …

Sep 10, 2021: Tried the new-formula Coke Zero. It actually does taste more like regular Coca-Cola. I don’t have soda often, but when I do, it’s nice to …

Sep 10, 2021: Ginny speaking truth. One of our nation’s fundamental problems is too many don’t realize how good they have it, not only compared to …

Sep 10, 2021: This makes me wonder: if he’d been able to take the role of Indiana Jones, is this the look we would have gotten? twitter.com/caroljsro…

Sep 10, 2021: Will have to add this podcast to all the things I need to get caught up on after licensing study and tests are over. Petra was one of the Christian …

Sep 9, 2021: I only caught the last couple minutes of tonight’s #NFL game, but I got the gist: Dak played great Cowboys defense collapsed when needed most …

Sep 9, 2021: Likewise! twitter.com/KarlKGall…

Sep 8, 2021: Wisdom from the mouths of babes. twitter.com/XplodingU…

Sep 8, 2021: If you wish Douglas Adams had been able to write more Hitchhiker'’s Guide to the Galaxy books, then the Rex Nihilo series is for you. …

Sep 8, 2021: The finance and computer science ones are genius. 🤣 twitter.com/benorlin/…

Sep 8, 2021: Join me, won’t you? twitter.com/AHelleneA…

Sep 8, 2021: Or maybe keep reading in case it’s one of those books where magic and dragons make a comeback. twitter.com/KValeNagl…

Sep 8, 2021: SpamSieve continues to be a must-have if you use a Mac. twitter.com/spamsieve…

Sep 8, 2021: This is a great serial sci-fi series, and you should be reading it. twitter.com/SciFiSeri…

Sep 7, 2021: You know, as invasive as Facebook is, you would think they would have an algorithm smart enough to NOT tell me I liked and shared a post from a group …

Sep 7, 2021: Great thread. I’m left with praying for Richard, and now can’t get “William Tyndale. Bible gangster.” out of my head. That needs to be a t-shirt. …

Sep 7, 2021: This is why I still buy physical media. twitter.com/Grummz/st…

Sep 7, 2021: Boiled crawfish, po-boys, and gumbo. twitter.com/ahidalgos…

Sep 4, 2021: Game day meal: acquired. I’m officially ready for the first #LSU game of the season. #GeauxTigers #BeatUCLA

Sep 3, 2021: Y’all. I just laughed so hard. twitter.com/Wes_nship…

Sep 2, 2021: That last line. ❤️🥲 twitter.com/IMAO_/sta…

Sep 2, 2021: And the insult to injury will be that it collapses in a manner far more stupid and less entertaining than it will in the book. …

Sep 1, 2021: God bless friends who, upon request, will send you photos of their adorable babies to cheer you up when you’ve had a rough few days. Love and …

Aug 28, 2021: Someone did a Red Graphite/Dark Graphite—a la @bearnotesapp—light/dark theme for @obsdmd, and I’m tickled pink.

Aug 28, 2021: He also liked Twinkies for the awesome sugar rush. twitter.com/anccpt/st…

Aug 28, 2021: Truly we are living in the #Idiocracy twitter.com/FilmUpdat…

Aug 26, 2021: It’s #NationalDogDay? Well then let’s just show off another photo of this spoiled princess…

Aug 26, 2021: Definitely my favorite of @michaelhsweet’s solo albums. twitter.com/Wildmanan…

Aug 25, 2021: Welp, now to see how much of this I can put together as a playlist. twitter.com/Dooglar/s…

Aug 25, 2021: Down in Baltimore, hangin' with hip Poe Downing all that cask of Amontillado… twitter.com/scootergo…

Aug 25, 2021: I didn’t know I needed a good cry during my lunch break today, but there you go. twitter.com/PatinkinM…

Aug 23, 2021: “A great nation keeps it word.” We have let down allies time and time again. We still have a chance to make it right in Afghanistan. …

Aug 22, 2021: The dogs were better people than those who ordered and carried out the executions. www.smh.com.au/national/…

Aug 22, 2021: Han shot first. Boba flies Slave I. Retcon my childhood all you want, cowards. I know the truth. www.cinemablend.com/news/2572…

Aug 20, 2021: After a day of work, then lawn maintenance and tree trimming, baptized the latest Kroese Koozie with some Topo Chico hard seltzer and street tacos. 🌮 …

Aug 20, 2021: Lots of singers and bands have recorded this traditional American folk song over the years, most notably of late Johnny Cash. This is the heaviest …

Aug 13, 2021: Made me laugh, yet I wouldn’t be surprised… twitter.com/buffalowi…

Aug 13, 2021: My top 5 @russellcrowe movies (I went with ones I enjoy watching again and again): Gladiator Cinderella Man Master & Commander L.A. Confidential …

Aug 12, 2021: Whomever programmed the music at this Fuzzy’s must have ridden around in my car with me in high school and college. “Wanted Dead or …

Aug 6, 2021: The almost-a-teenager just rolled up to me with, “Dad, what’s the difference between deer nuts and beer nuts?” 🤣

Aug 5, 2021: Rick-rolling got Rick to a billion views and more! https://twitter.com/Not_the_Bee/status/1421177522675347458

Aug 4, 2021: Volcanic Lightning is the name of my next metal band. cc @wildmanandsteve @realpaulahnert twitter.com/wonderofs…

Aug 4, 2021: Feeling like a bigshot because I just commissioned some artwork from a friend.

Aug 4, 2021: Going to give this a try and see if I prefer it over Things Dark as my nighttime theme. twitter.com/chris_law…

Aug 4, 2021: The book that introduced John Milton to the world is currently on sale for just a buck. If you love thrillers and haven’t read Mark …

Aug 1, 2021: What an incredible time last night at @TheDollyrots show. Huge shout out to Kelly, Luis, & @RikkiStyxx for making it an unforgettable night for my …

Jul 29, 2021: Fifteen-minute afternoon break. Need a protein pick-me-up. Hey, greek yogurt. Perfect. Only have vanilla. No problem, drop some honey in, good to go. …

Jul 28, 2021: Thanks to the Internet, I’ve updated Stryper’s The Yellow and Black Attack and To Hell With the Devil albums with their original artwork …

Jul 28, 2021: Adoptive & foster parents! Professionals who work with kids with trauma histories! Registration for Tapestry Conference 2021 is now open! Use code …

Jul 23, 2021: Hey, worship leaders! You want to wake up your flocks Sunday morning? Drop the sad pappy music and play this: youtu.be/a5n5GLBqV…

Jul 22, 2021: Finally! Alwyn Cashe will receive the Medal of Honor. @CoffeeOrDieMag has the scoop. coffeeordie.com/cashe-med…

Jul 22, 2021: Speaking of The Empowered Parent Podcast, there is a new episode out, and we’re talking about connection over consequences. All parents will …

Jul 22, 2021: Proving once again what an excellent executive producer he is, to celebrate 125 episodes of The Empowered Parent Podcast, @Ryan_North dropped off a …

Jul 21, 2021: Her life is really hard, y’all.

Jul 21, 2021: “Locals have asked Amazon to please ‘pick this thing up and bring it back to the warehouse’ as no one really wants it around or …

Jul 20, 2021: Apparently three tiny screws have just been falling out of the bottom of my 2015 MacBook Pro. Which sits on my desk, or rides in a backpack to some …

Jul 16, 2021: Speaking of Gabriel Allon, how fortuitous that the day after I finish @NickPetrie’s latest, @danielsilvabook’s arrives.

Jul 16, 2021: “Picasso painting discovered in a Maine closet after 50 years” There was no comment from Gabriel Allon. cc @danielsilvabook

Jul 15, 2021: Nine years after I purchased my first noise-canceling headphones, a pair of refurbished Bose QuietComfort 15s, I’ve stepped up to wireless ANCs …

Jul 13, 2021: Speaking of Hollywood’s empty ideas, I see they’re going to ruin the absolute best character from the G.I. Joe comics with this stupid …

Jul 13, 2021: They’re rebooting Sex & the City. Just when I think Hollywood can’t be any more empty of ideas, they manage to surprise me.

Jul 11, 2021: Foster and adoptive parents: the new Marvel movie Black Widow is pretty great fun, but there are some heavy abandonment elements in the plot. Your …

Jul 7, 2021: I will have more to say why later, but though I didn’t serve, I feel like @TheJasonAnspach and @RealNickCole wrote Forgotten Ruin just for me. …

Jul 5, 2021: This little girl turned one year old yesterday. Like the federal holiday, we observed her birthday today. (We hosted some friends for a pool party …

Jul 4, 2021: If only…

Jul 4, 2021: It’s good when a weather AI recognizes not just a true American hero, but one of the entire planet.

Jun 29, 2021: And tonight I learned of this little collaboration between @2CELLOS and @SteveVai: youtu.be/qfGggAGIT…

Jun 29, 2021: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out today. It’s part 2 of our discussion on parenting teens, and we are joined once …

Jun 28, 2021: Order shirt from @lifeisgood. Receive correct shirt, but wrong size. No biggie, just set up return/exchange. Keep it, says customer service, our …

Jun 23, 2021: It’s what we do.

Jun 23, 2021: Whoa. John McAfee hanged himself in prison in Spain today.

Jun 21, 2021: It’s always a treat getting mail from overseas. I wonder what this could be, @ZubyMusic? 😉

Jun 19, 2021: While Dad reads thrillers, Stella attempts to prove no dog toy is indestructible.

Jun 19, 2021: Just finished @bentleydonb’s first foray into the Clancyverse, Target Acquired. Holy. Freaking. Crap. Don just umped the ante for all the …

Jun 14, 2021: Rambo?

Jun 13, 2021: Let me get this straight: Ayatollah Khamenei can make outright genocidal statements against the state of Israel, but those aren’t considered …

Jun 13, 2021: This wasn’t the way any of us wanted to see @LSUbaseball’s season end, but then few of us thought they would get this far. Arguing the …

Jun 12, 2021: Okay, I’m ready. Let’s #GeauxTigers! Beat the Vols!

Jun 11, 2021: In tonight’s edition of “Chris randomly selects songs in his iTunes library”: There are lots of great music videos. Then there are a …

Jun 11, 2021: Everything about this is great, and then Rouhier takes it up a notch by adding Shaq to the mix. youtu.be/AAQSve4Ra…

Jun 11, 2021: At long last, I have made it to Rivendell.

Jun 9, 2021: Wow, just read the act-by-act plot of the Rock of Ages stage musical, and boy am I glad I never saw it (except for seeing @joelhoekstra13 as a member …

Jun 8, 2021: Missed it being Flash Gordon, which would have been personally on brand, by a week.

Jun 8, 2021: Private Benjamin. Um…

Jun 7, 2021: Well, my beloved 2015 MacBook Pro survives another year with being able to run the latest macOS. I mean, I haven’t installed the last two …

Jun 6, 2021: What’s better than celebrating your anniversary a day early? Having a teenager who can watch younger siblings and the timing to go out on your …

Jun 6, 2021: iPhone home screen, 6 June 2021

Jun 5, 2021: Twenty-nine years tomorrow that we tied the knot. Celebrating this evening; she’s still my favorite. 😉

Jun 4, 2021: Friends, if you have a Ring doorbell and don’t want to be part of Amazon’s creepy Sidewalk program that co-opts your device to be part of …

Jun 2, 2021: Three years ago yesterday. Can’t wait to do this again soon, @stryper / @michaelhsweet! flic.kr/p/26EhaLo

Jun 2, 2021: Part 2 of a “dads only” recording of The Empowered Parent Podcast is now on the air. Ryan and I talk about being present with our kids, …

Jun 2, 2021: To show what a sensitive fellow I am, I offset the Punisher skull socks with Grogu (aka “Baby Yoda”) ones.

May 29, 2021: Remember why Monday is a national holiday. Take a few moments to honor our fallen.

May 29, 2021: I do not recommend losing one’s grip on a pressure washer set to maximum and allowing it to come into contact with one’s unshod big toe.

May 28, 2021: It’s been a while since I’ve revisited Anberlin’s debut album. I really shouldn’t wait so long next time. So good.

May 28, 2021: Amen, and amen. …

May 27, 2021: When I turn on the TV to find my TiVo recording a cricket game from India, I tend to question the ruthless effectiveness of machine learning.

May 26, 2021: When Mom puts peanut butter in the treat hole of your chew toy. (She’s not let go of that thing for at least 10 minutes.)

May 24, 2021: After a too-long hiatus, I got back this past week to finishing the series Longmire. Finished the fifth season last night. Hoo boy.

May 22, 2021: I deleted my StoryGraph and GoodReads accounts today. I’m just not really using either, and they had become just one more place I needed to keep …

May 19, 2021: Well, I’ve met Glorfindel. #WalkToMordor

May 19, 2021: Great timing as we pull into a parking spot: Connor hit 100,000 miles. Took five years, three months.

May 13, 2021: Better late than never, I guess: my review of @bentleydonb’s latest book, The Outside Man: www.retrophisch.com/2021/05/1… TL; DR: Buy it …

May 13, 2021: Retrophisch Review: The Outside Man In his debut novel, Don Bentley introduced the world to Matt Drake, a new kind of thriller hero, yet one still recognizable to fans of the genre. …

May 11, 2021: My Facebook feed was suddenly full of videos of Ryan Miller’s last NHL game and Oshie’s hat trick two days after losing his dad, and now …

May 11, 2021: “Raise the Blood Flag and get our geeks to work.” I like it. I also like the analogy of cyberspace to the high seas. …

May 9, 2021: There is a special Mothers' Day episode of the Empowered Parent Podcast out today! empoweredparent.podbean.com/mobile/e/…

May 8, 2021: If the kidnappers knew what they were doing, I’d be gagged, blindfolded, and with some sort of hearing protection on to isolate me and keep me …

May 8, 2021: It’s an actual spring day here in north Texas! Which means it’s sunny, not scorching hot, but the wind is blowing pollen through the air …

May 6, 2021: Spammers can be so cute. Oh, an email from my retrophisch.com email support team? I am the retrophisch.com email support team. Well, me and the fine …

May 2, 2021: I’m not sure who needs to hear this, but the new album by Dirty Honey is pretty great. Straight-up rock in the vein of Aerosmith and Guns N' …

May 1, 2021: It’s a shame that Local Pint has been open for more than 4 years in our little burg, and tonight was the first time @klttx and I have been. It …

May 1, 2021: It’s Saturday night, and both the @Rangers and the @DallasStars are playing. And yet we’re still unable to watch… <looks askance …

May 1, 2021: Someone may be just a little spoiled.

Apr 30, 2021: Last night, finished coding project that is the final exam of my latest class. Everything worked, submitted, done. To celebrate, picked up where I …

Apr 29, 2021: It’s getting late in the day, but it’s still @robkroese’s birthday! Celebrate by buying any (or all) of his books, they’re all …

Apr 27, 2021: Thirty-one years ago today. Still together. Love you, Kel. flic.kr/p/MmqarG

Apr 23, 2021: Pour one out for Shock G, aka Humpty. Hilarious music video. RIP.

Apr 19, 2021: Not as hallowed ground as old Rosenblatt, but still cool nonetheless to see Ameritrade Park in person. Hoping @LSUbaseball is back here real soon. …

Apr 19, 2021: It’s not everyday you can be in two states at once.

Apr 16, 2021: I finally finished a non-school book in 2021, @robkroese’s The Legacy of the Iron Dragon. It was a great way to pass the time on the plane ride …

Apr 15, 2021: DFW🚀OMA with my hockey player to go cheer on our state champion Varsity Gold team in the national tournament. Let’s go FMM!

Apr 9, 2021: Second midterm exam in 30 years: done. Got an A. On one of the busiest weeks and weekends at the end of the hockey season, this was a weight off my …

Apr 4, 2021: When mom brings home a new toy, but you’re just too exhausted from having done zoomies around the yard. #corgilife

Apr 3, 2021: I’m quite serious and sincere in asking this: If you have to show ID to buy alcohol, get vaccinated, get a payday loan, or board a plane, why is …

Apr 3, 2021: “Things may be tough now, but there’s always light at the end of the tunnel.” The light at the end of the tunnel:

Apr 3, 2021: Having been reminded it’s @MikeNess' birthday just now, I guess it’s fitting I chose a @SocialD1 shirt to wear this morning.

Apr 2, 2021: iPhone screen shot, 2 April 2021

Mar 18, 2021: I am not a Guy Ritchie fan, but that could very well be because until tonight, the only work of his I have seen was the BMW short film he did in 2002 …

Mar 14, 2021: iPhone home screen, 14 March 2021 In honor of @drewbrees announcing his retirement. There will never be another like him. #GOAT

Mar 10, 2021: Kids download Paramount+ app on our Apple TV. I get an email from @AppleSupport about a Paramount+ subscription trial that will need to be canceled in …

Mar 7, 2021: There are times when YouTube rabbit holes pay off, and boy does it with this one: Larnell Lewis hears “Enter Sandman” for the first time …

Mar 7, 2021: Thankful the Stars got the win tonight, and thankful we got to see Jake Oettinger record his first NHL career shutout! Youngest goalie in @DallasStars …

Mar 4, 2021: I have the cutest coworker.

Mar 3, 2021: When you absolutely, positively need something to take 3 weeks to be delivered when it should take one, use the United States Postal Service.

Mar 3, 2021: A t-shirt Sheldon Cooper would certainly wear, given how he feels about most people. teesvibe.net/trh-scien…

Mar 2, 2021: First college class in 30 years is in the books. A on my final, A in the class. Two weeks off, then on to the next one.

Feb 26, 2021: Thirty years ago, as poor college students, some dates were nothing more than ice cream and video games. Today, a quick date night filled with ice …

Feb 22, 2021: There is a new member of our family. Say hello to Stella Harmony Turner. You can see she is totally not spoiled already. ❤️

Feb 21, 2021: First #lacrosse game of the season today, and our kiddo had a hat trick and the game winner! #lax

Feb 18, 2021: Today my boys got to do something they may never have a chance to do again, unless they move to more northern climes: play pond hockey. In Texas.

Feb 14, 2021: Courtesy of my buddy, Jake, and because it’s true.

Feb 14, 2021: A metal music care package arrived today from @MessengerMetal. Looking forward to the back catalog, since the latest, In To Win, is fantastic fun.

Feb 13, 2021: First @DallasStars game of the season in the books. Fun times visiting with friends, team fought back from a two-goal deficit to send it to OT and …

Feb 13, 2021: Been listening to my Rock of Ages (musical/movie) inspired playlist, and when hearing “Rock You Like a Hurricane,” it never fails to make …

Feb 12, 2021: This is an extremely #firstworldproblem, but it’s kind of crappy of Apple to start AppleCare coverage on a product I haven’t received yet.

Feb 12, 2021: Legendary World War II B-29 Pilot, Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Thomas Robert “Bob” Vaucher Dies at 102. www.aopa.org/news-and-… …

Feb 7, 2021: No Country for Old Men is on one of the Showtimes, and that’s way more entertaining than anything being shown at halftime for the Super Bowl.

Feb 7, 2021: You know, if I were a betting man, a horrendous defensive holding call on a Tom Brady tip-drill interception that keeps a drive alive might have me …

Feb 7, 2021: Hey look, Tony Romo finally made it to a Super Bowl!

Jan 30, 2021: This is one of those amusing regional colloquialisms I shall never tire of, having grown up in south Louisiana where they are called what they are: …

Jan 30, 2021: Ever since I learned about Electric Jesus (@ejesusfilm)–and thanks for that, @tonywoodlief–easily once a week seeing something about the movie makes …

Jan 28, 2021: Great mail week. My @ejesusfilm roadie shirt arrived (when’s the tour start, guys?) and today from Sweden landed two copies of the Metal Bible. …

Jan 28, 2021: Getting mail from overseas will never get old.

Jan 28, 2021: Thirty-five years ago today, we lost the Challenger and its crew. I stood in the library between classes at my high school, mouth agape, watching the …

Jan 26, 2021: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out today, and we’re going over the basics of attachment. …

Jan 22, 2021: I could be watching the @DallasStars season opener, but since @FOXSportsSW and @FrontierCorp can’t play nice with one another…

Jan 17, 2021: Unexpected find at the used bookstore yesterday. I don’t think I’ve read the original trilogy since high school. Maybe one other time, but …

Jan 16, 2021: Thanks to my 12 year-old, I finally found a way to actually enjoy The Last Jedi. youtu.be/VHevGQiu6…

Jan 16, 2021: The Legacy has landed. Now switching from my Kickstarter-backer electronic copy to the dead-tree edition.

Jan 15, 2021: This landed at our house today, so laissez les bons temps rouler!

Jan 14, 2021: You know, the more I think about it, the more genius that Nickelodeon-NFL partnership for the Saints-Bears game was. What better city in America for …

Jan 14, 2021: So while I fully expect the road to glory to be rocky, what if it’s not fulfilling? Is that actionable, attorneys? This looks like a written …

Jan 14, 2021: “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” came on in the restaurant. I ask my bride who sings it. Her first guess: Guns N' Roses. Her second guess: Bon …

Jan 11, 2021: There’s a new episode of the Sneaky Good Podcast out! www.andthevalleyshook.com/2021/1/10…

Jan 9, 2021: I’m not sure who needs to hear this, but the Tillamook Smoked Medium Cheddar Cheese is pretty great.

Jan 9, 2021: Like Elon Musk, I prefer Signal over any other messaging service out there. www.digitaltrends.com/news/elon…

Jan 9, 2021: A late Christmas present arrived from across the pond today: my new @WytchHazelBand shirt!

Jan 8, 2021: Ford vs Ferrari is such a great movie. It has vaulted into my can-watch-any-time-it’s-on-no-matter-at-what-point-of-the-story-I-find-it …

Jan 8, 2021: Today’s my Twitterversary, fourteen years. My Twitter account is older than two of my children, and just three years younger than my oldest. My …

Jan 6, 2021: Today I learned @KarlKGallagher lives just down the road from me, and now I’m plotting to get him on the @bigfatgeekpod at some point, along …

Jan 5, 2021: Shutting out Canada for the gold at World Juniors! U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A! #hockeylife

Jan 3, 2021: In honor of the Saints' victory over the Panthers, and winning the NFC South: muffulettas home-made by a friend’s great-aunt in New Orleans, and …

Jan 3, 2021: Was in the grocery store, heard a song playing, liked what I could hear, used Shazam to find out the name and who was singing it. Lord help me, I …

Jan 3, 2021: Watched the Miami Vice 2006 film again, first time in a long time. Man, that thing holds up. The use of the soundtrack with the shots is spot on. The …

Jan 2, 2021: We have a kiddo who loves sharks, and I cannot wait to read this article to him: “The Predator That Makes Great White Sharks Flee in Fear”

Jan 2, 2021: Thanks to @JeffAbbott for the reminder. A Randazzo’s King Cake has now been ordered for our household.

Jan 2, 2021: The Tag Team GEICO commercial makes me laugh every time. That moment when the daughter is like “I’m out!” is hilarious.

Jan 1, 2021: Over this holiday season, I got my wife and two little guys to start watching The Mandalorian. We got through Chapter 7 tonight, and all three were …

Jan 1, 2021: For auld lang syne, my dears. For auld lang syne. wytchhazel.com/track/aul…

Jan 1, 2021: Shiner Cheer. Red beans and rice. Shrimp po-boy. 2021 is off to a fantastic start.

Jan 1, 2021: Pirates of the Caribbean, Last of the Mohicans, and Gladiator. twitter.com/Bookstore…

Dec 30, 2020: Also a nice self-own in the Christmas Vacation-inspired Mach-E commercial with the line “when cars used to make sounds.” …

Dec 30, 2020: The Mustang Mach-E is an utter travesty. Looks nothing like a Mustang, for one. More like a mix between a Tesla Model X and a Mazda crossover.

Dec 27, 2020: Speaking of new (to me) music acts, however, shoutout to @WildmanandSteve for turning me on to @Chaoticresembl and @WytchHazelBand in 2020. I have …

Dec 27, 2020: Getting notifications from Amazon Music about all the new music and new artists from 2020 while I’m listening through the 1980s and 90s catalog …

Dec 26, 2020: Just schooled two of my children in back-to-back games of basketball. The score was closer with the 9 year-old than with the 17 year-old.

Dec 26, 2020: In Die Hard 2, the Christmas movie sequel, John McClaine is waiting for his wife at the airport in Washington, D.C., and talks to her from…a …

Dec 26, 2020: Y’all thought I was joking about watching Die Hard, didn’t y’all?

Dec 26, 2020: Guess I should hurry up and watch Die Hard. Because it’s not really Christmas until Hans Gruber falls from Nakatomi Tower.

Dec 25, 2020: Wishing everyone a very Mandalorian Christmas, and a Bountiful New Year!

Dec 23, 2020: Boy, am I glad my heart is right with Jesus. #GuinnessIsGoodForYou babylonbee.com/news/repo…

Dec 21, 2020: All the talk of The Great Conjunction, and all I can think of is this: youtu.be/4AyjKgz9t…

Dec 21, 2020: Yes, yes, @quiethandfilms! Join the rest of us Sith dads! insidethemagic.net/2020/12/g…

Dec 18, 2020: On the latest Big Fat Geek Podcast, we’re talking more Mandalorian, and what we think about the future of Star Wars given Disney’s recent …

Dec 18, 2020: There’s a new episode of the Sneaky Good Podcast out, and we’re recapping LSU’s sweet victory over Florida in the foggy Swamp. …

Dec 18, 2020: There’s a new episode of the Empowered Parent Podcast out, and it’s all about the holidays! empoweredparent.podbean.com/e/help-fo…

Dec 17, 2020: We have lost a legend. Rest in peace, Mr. Bulloch. www.cinemablend.com/news/2560…

Dec 15, 2020: Like I wasn’t going to buy this when presented the opportunity.

Dec 14, 2020: Online sellers, please, PLEASE, give me an option to pay extra to NOT have it come via @USPS. I have two packages which have arrived in the …

Dec 13, 2020: RIP John le Carré www.curtisbrown.co.uk/news/a-st…

Dec 13, 2020: Things overheard at board game night: “I have to spawn a monster.” “Shouldn’t have eaten so much pizza.”

Dec 12, 2020: Regarding #LSUvsFL 2020: …

Dec 12, 2020: Hey everyone! It’s @agiletortoise’s birthday! Let’s celebrate by downloading & subscribing to his incredible @draftsapp, the …

Dec 12, 2020: I’m partial to Han Snow-lo, Luke Snowalker, Darth Spreader, Snow Destroyer, and Snow Trooper, but David Plowie and Sir Grits A Lot are …

Dec 12, 2020: Well, this week’s episode of #TheMandalorian certainly got the blood pumping.

Dec 11, 2020: Happy new @SignumRegis music day, everyone! www.signum-regis.com/product/f…

Dec 11, 2020: With the continued division we see in our nation, I cannot help but feel Andy Andrews' “How Do You Kill 11 Million People?” remains …

Dec 9, 2020: There’s a new episode of the Big Fat Geek Podcast out! We’re talking watching brand-new movies at home and the return of a beloved Star …

Dec 9, 2020: Everyone knows Mandalorians are heavy metal, so it’s only right that there is a metal version of The Mandalorian theme song. …

Dec 8, 2020: I have also been McGruff the Crime Dog. For a summer camp in New Orleans. New Orleans. Summer.

Dec 8, 2020: Fun fact: I have literally been Santa Claus. In the suit, fake beard, everything. twitter.com/IntentFat…

Dec 7, 2020: Does the hoody of choice perchance speak to what’s being discussed on tonight’s recording of the Big Fat Geek podcast? Or is Chris just …

Dec 7, 2020: The last line in this article made me laugh out loud. Icing on the cake.

Dec 7, 2020: So @DHLUS’s tracking info says they’ve turned the package over to @USPSHelp. The @USPS tracking info says they’re awaiting the …

Dec 5, 2020: This is pretty cool. “Watch a Submarine Launch a Torpedo—From the Torpedo’s POV”

Dec 4, 2020: For all my friends who asked me today for my reaction to this week’s episode of #TheMandalorian, does HOLY CRAP I AM SO STAR WARS HAPPY RIGHT …

Dec 4, 2020: Due to the doctor-imposed alcohol ban, I can’t tell you the last beer I had, especially under Covid. (Maybe our trip to PA in March?) But …

Dec 4, 2020: Where can I buy this?!?

Dec 3, 2020: 50

Dec 1, 2020: Day 1 of Advent. We read about the symbolism of Christmas wreaths, and God’s love for us. Then we built an A-Wing. ✝️❤️

Nov 30, 2020: I would certainly rather this than the elf.

Nov 29, 2020: Forever our Vader. Rest in peace, Mr. Prowse. The Force will be with you, always.

Nov 27, 2020: Finished my 35th book of the year yesterday, an ARC of @bentleydonb’s The Outside Man. Don’s debut, Without Sanction, was a great read, …

Nov 25, 2020: There’s a new episode of the Sneaky Good Podcast out! www.andthevalleyshook.com/2020/11/2…

Nov 22, 2020: Happy for Taysom Hill as he slings the ball in place of the injured Drew Brees, and gets two rushing touchdowns against the hated Falcons. With the …

Nov 16, 2020: Retrophisch Review: The Sentinel Much has been made of the latest Jack Reacher novel, The Sentinel, due to its collaborative nature between Lee Child and his brother, Andrew Child neé …

Nov 15, 2020: iPhone home screen, 15 November 2020

Nov 15, 2020: The 2014 Nic Cage film, Dying of the Light, isn’t great, but does have a component that makes it worth watching. My review: …

Nov 15, 2020: Retrophisch Review: Dying of the Light There are some roles which actors are born to play. There are some actors for whom roles are specifically written. Then there are those actors who …

Nov 14, 2020: My beloved and long-suffering LaCie enclosure has given up the ghost, so my Saturday night features open-drive surgery, moving the house media drive …

Nov 14, 2020: Proof that people actually win those book giveaways publishing houses push through their authors' email lists. Guess I should slot this into the queue …

Nov 14, 2020: Possibly the last lawn maintenance of the year: complete.

Nov 13, 2020: Let’s just say there was one part in today’s episode of #TheMandalorian where I bolted upright in my chair and may have cheered.

Nov 11, 2020: Having @robkroese’s latest book dropping tomorrow when I’m already in the middle of an ARC for one book with another ARC in the pipeline is, quite …

Nov 11, 2020: The tables are turned on the latest Empowered Parent Podcast as Kayla interviews me and Ryan on the dad perspective of connected parenting. …

Nov 10, 2020: At long last there is a new episode of the Big Fat Geek Podcast out, and we’re talking The Mandalorian! …

Nov 9, 2020: Due to my oldest’s hockey game, and recording the first new @bigfatgeekpod episode in nine months, I had to record the Saints game. At least I …

Nov 8, 2020: Things were afoot this evening!

Nov 7, 2020: Among all the myriad things wrong with this election, can we discuss why @Raising_Canes refuses to accept my pm.me email as a legitimate email address …

Nov 7, 2020: The new single from @chaoticresembl, “Unto the Lamb”, really kicks butt. Masterful work, as always, from @SirOzFox in his guest …

Nov 5, 2020: Consequently, I finished this year’s Jack Reacher novel on the same date of the year as I did last year’s Jack Reacher novel. 📚

Nov 5, 2020: I finished reading *The Sentinel by Lee and Andrew Child. I can see why some say the collaboration isn’t as good as Lee by himself, but I say …

Nov 4, 2020: I just read the description for @AlexBerenson’s [new book coming out in February](http://www.amazon.com/dp/ B08BZXSMKD/retrophisch-20), and I …

Nov 4, 2020: I’m a little proud of myself for the episode title of the latest @SneakyGoodPod. www.andthevalleyshook.com/2020/11/4…

Oct 31, 2020: Bo Pelini defenses: making adequately serviceable quarterbacks look like Heisman contenders. #LSUvsAU #FirePelini

Oct 31, 2020: Leave Pelini on the plains. #LSUvsAU

Oct 31, 2020: Now I’ve caught up to live, and must endure Gary with everyone else. We suffer together, y’all. #LSUvsAU

Oct 31, 2020: The great thing about watching the #LSUvsAU game from the beginning, as I just got home, is that I can fast-forward through the in-between plays and …

Oct 31, 2020: Who had two goals in his team’s big win to open this weekend’s #lacrosse tournament? This guy! #lax #FMLA

Oct 30, 2020: I also have money to throw at Lucasfilm/Disney for a print of a certain piece of concept art shown during #TheMandalorian Chapter 9’s closing …

Oct 30, 2020: Those of you who didn’t follow the Star Wars universe after Return of the Jedi, outside all the movies, have NO idea how huge Chapter 9 of …

Oct 30, 2020: Off to a great start, just like the first season. #thisistheway

Oct 30, 2020: Work shift ended nearly 20 minutes ago. Hockey board meeting in about 10 minutes. Still need to get dinner after that. Then there are the children to …

Oct 30, 2020: “Reacher said nothing.” Yet someone has done gone and ticked him off in Lee and Andrew Child’s latest, The Sentinel. 📚 #amreading

Oct 29, 2020: While I’m posting about my podcasts: I never noted the completion of the John Wick episodes from the @bigfatgeekpod, so here’s Chapter 3!

Oct 29, 2020: On the latest episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast, we talk about how trauma can impact children and how parents can show compassion and care to …

Oct 29, 2020: Drunk history, cooking shows, and the political machinations of Westeros are among the topics discussed in the latest Sneaky Good Podcast. Oh, and we …

Oct 28, 2020: “I am an Uighur who faced China’s concentration camps. This is my story.” www.varsity.co.uk/interview…

Oct 27, 2020: If you can’t have fun with this insanity, what’s the point?

Oct 25, 2020: The @WizKhalifa Oreos commercial with his son Sebastian is utterly adorable.

Oct 25, 2020: iPhone home screen, 25 October 2020 Wallpaper courtesy of @impudentearworm

Oct 25, 2020: I like this uniform combination the Cardinals are wearing tonight. That’s a nice black jersey setup. #SEAvsAZ

Oct 24, 2020: Home from date night, and now time to go to work: have to watch the @LSUfootball game I recorded so I’m ready for the next @SneakyGoodPod …

Oct 24, 2020: I honestly cannot tell you how many times I have watched The Princess Bride over the years, but tonight was the first time I saw it drive-in …

Oct 24, 2020: Brick-oven pizza from inside a trailer, at the pop-up drive-in theater.

Oct 19, 2020: Is it really a behind the scenes shot of Tapestry Conference 2020 prep if I’m still in front of the camera?

Oct 19, 2020: You know, I’m starting to get the idea the problems with the Dallas Cowboys might have nothing to do with who is at quarterback…

Oct 18, 2020: We have a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out, talking about the importance of self care and ways to avoid burnout.

Oct 17, 2020: So many memories of Tab, of my mom drinking it in the days before Diet Coke, of loading cases of bottles – yes, actual glass bottles – into the soda …

Oct 14, 2020: So the first time we met up to watch an Apple event together, @tapbot_paul gave me this. I haven’t been able to wear it until now. 😁

Oct 14, 2020: Who can tell me what this is from? @bekindtobignate, @idomeandallas, and @nealstephenson aren’t allowed to play.

Oct 14, 2020: And it’s like I’m 13 all over again.

Oct 11, 2020: Grateful for @Amazon delivery notifications that informed me a @USPSHelp driver decided to leave a package outside a closed business. What if this had …

Oct 10, 2020: Since I didn’t really have time to do it during the week with work and all, I have muted the Arkansas-Auburn game so I can listen to the Van Halen …

Oct 4, 2020: Scrolling through the TiVo program guide I mistakenly read “Stihl Timbersports Series” as “Sith Timbersports Series” and I got …

Oct 4, 2020: Hey, everyone! It’s @JarrettRush’s birthday! Wish him a happy one by buying one his great books. His latest is under pen name Sam Renner: …

Sep 28, 2020: Trying to get final edits done on the latest @SneakyGoodPod, but still cheering on my @DallasStars in Game 6. Let’s #GoStars!

Sep 27, 2020: The fact the State Fair of Texas put a mask on Big Tex is an outright travesty.

Sep 26, 2020: Look, I catnapped through most of the #LSU game because at noon I came off a 10.5-hour shift, having been up since 10 PM last night. What was …

Sep 22, 2020: It’s the 100th episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast! Our audio engineer extraordinaire Dallas put together a best-of episode that leads off …

Sep 21, 2020: Not a great sports night in our household as both the @DallasStars and @Saints lose, but it’s a now a best of five for the former and still …

Sep 14, 2020: Let’s. Go. Stars!

Sep 13, 2020: My hockey player taking the opening faceoff in this morning’s game. Outstanding effort by the entire squad in the 3-0 win.

Sep 12, 2020: I’ve been up for 22 hours now, but I’m here for you, @DallasStars. #GoStars

Sep 12, 2020: First varsity hockey game. First varsity hockey goal. First goal of the season for the team. A losing effort in the end, but my hockey player played …

Sep 7, 2020: If you need some levity on this Labor Day, I recommend these fun short stories by @BookstoreThor, “St. George Drive and Other Stories.” …

Sep 6, 2020: Took my Instagram account private, kicked off a bunch of followers I don’t know and have never heard of.

Sep 5, 2020: If you like thrillers, @bentleydonb’s Without Sanction is a can’t-miss. Moreso with the Kindle version being $2 today. Go buy it and enjoy. …

Aug 30, 2020: If you’re in the mood for a simple yet entertaining, straight-up revenge thriller, I can recommend Dead Body Road. It’s currently on sale …

Aug 29, 2020: My subconscious is certainly falling down on the job when it comes to the dream during my post-work nap today. The dream in which the key takeaway was …

Aug 26, 2020: Today, as I finished Proven Guilty, I learned @longshotauthor and I came to fantasy literature similarly. I had chickenpox in the 7th grade and my …

Aug 24, 2020: Props to the in-house DJ at Rogers Place in Edmonton for rolling with @tweetgrubes' Enya bit during video review. #LetsGoStars

Aug 23, 2020: Samara Ginsberg turns the Knight Rider theme into a haunting Baroque piece with her arrangement for eight cellos. [Wave of the phin to @BookstorThor …

Aug 20, 2020: I’m not saying my waking up had anything to do with the @DallasStars offense waking up for six straight goals after being down 3-0, but …

Aug 17, 2020: In case you weren’t sure of how much of a nerd I truly am, I am ridiculously excited about the new @sunniedogcom casters I just put on my Aeron. …

Aug 16, 2020: Two chapters in to @longshotauthor’s Proven Guilty, and I had to go look up plot summaries on Wikipedia for the prior seven books to remind …

Aug 10, 2020: “Texas judge chronicles 20-hour stand-off with trespassing raccoon before luring him out of house with tamales”

Aug 10, 2020: Yesterday, thanks to there being no new movies out due to Covid quarantines, I got to do something with my sons at our local dine-in theater I had …

Aug 3, 2020: Verily, I ask of thee: where in these United States is the worship leader and senior pastor with the stones to include @The_Proclaimers' “The …

Jul 29, 2020: Digging the GI Joe logo vibe on the shirt for my favorite firearms manufacturer. twitter.com/EliCrane_…

Jul 29, 2020: I had a knockoff unit of this. Maybe an Aiwa? Anyway, it got used for a few DJing gigs during college, one of which was instrumental in laying the …

Jul 23, 2020: I like the new Pong sound. I do not like the change to Sosumi, the new Empty Trash sound, nor the new Shutter/Screen Capture sound. The classics are …

Jul 23, 2020: When your wife is doing a virtual happy hour in which they’re learning to make cocktails, you can steal some of the rye whiskey for day …

Jul 23, 2020: “Seven ‘no log’ VPN providers accused of leaking – yup, you guessed it – 1.2TB of user logs onto the internet” Remember, kids, …

Jul 23, 2020: Powerful episode of the @FDRLST Radio Hour yesterday, as @JewherIlham talks about her efforts to expose the Chinese government’s horrendous …

Jul 18, 2020: Every year. Every. Year. www.instagram.com/p/CCwzTD-…

Jul 18, 2020: “So far, this is not blowing my skirt up, gentlemen.” www.instagram.com/p/CCv_Gxs…

Jul 16, 2020: Oh, the things we do for our children…

Jul 15, 2020: Our budding engineer built his own Millennium Falcon from plans he found, using myriad random pieces in his LEGO collection.

Jul 14, 2020: When you send me an unsolicited text message on behalf of a political person I did not, do not, and would not support, and your systems are screwed up …

Jul 13, 2020: The Bee continues to deliver.

Jul 12, 2020: It’s just like that.

Jul 6, 2020: This afternoon I listened to @VranicarBrian’s sermon at @CoppellBible yesterday while I took care of the lawn. A great, encouraging message, …

Jul 4, 2020: I had not seen the episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with @KevinHart4real until today. I’m so glad I did. I feel like he and Jerry …

Jul 4, 2020: Kudos (and maybe a few curses) to @bentleydonb for keeping me up later than I should have been last night, finishing his incredible debut, Without …

Jul 4, 2020: Happy Independence Day, everyone!

Jul 3, 2020: On my walk today, I forewent my usual podcast listening for music. I got through all of @DivinerBandGr’s first album, Fallen Empires, and midway …

Jul 3, 2020: New @Stryper album coming later this year, and the first single is pretty killer. cc @ejesusfilm

Jul 1, 2020: Before John Wick there was Tom Knapp. Incredible mastery of one’s craft.

Jun 27, 2020: Wrapped up the first part of my Voltron LEGO build this afternoon with my construction partner.

Jun 25, 2020: Family movie night. Introducing the two younger boys to one of the greatest movies ever.

Jun 24, 2020: Well, I’ve gone and installed Roboto on my iPhone and it’s currently set as my main typeface in Drafts, thanks to Fontcase 2.0.

Jun 24, 2020: Adam’s story is worth the price of admission alone. More John Knox, please!

Jun 23, 2020: Rest in peace, sweet Winston. You were a very good boy.

Jun 23, 2020: Rest in peace, sweet Winston Since the fall of 1991, when my fiancée-now-wife and I got a black kitten with lottery winnings, there has not been a night in our home without a pet …

Jun 22, 2020: Not only was the autographed bookplate for @MansfieldWrites' latest book, Men on Fire personalized, the envelope it arrived in was hand-written as …

Jun 17, 2020: I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m most looking forward to the volcanic honey badgers and the bearricanes. twitter.com/TheBabylo…

Jun 16, 2020: “Electric Jesus followed you” Of course, @ejesusfilm, this instantly made me think of Bride’s “Psychedelic Super …

Jun 16, 2020: As an ‘80s kid who was into Christian hair metal bands big-time, I cannot wait to see this. twitter.com/tonywoodl…

Jun 13, 2020: My favorite pop-punk band—seriously, if the Ramones and the Go-Gos had a love child, it would be The Dollyrots—has put out an album of all the covers …

Jun 6, 2020: Twenty-eight years ago today. flic.kr/p/UicS6e

Jun 3, 2020: On @BookstoreThor’s recommendation, I listened to @VerbalDiorama’s episode on Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. If anyone can make …

Jun 3, 2020: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out! We interview foster and adoptive parent Jillana Goble about her work helping foster kids in …

Jun 2, 2020: You have never heard Black Sabbath’s “Changes” the way Charles Bradley performs it. Stunning and heartbreaking.

Jun 2, 2020: What do you get when you mashup Danzig and The Temptations? Yes, I said Danzig and The Temptations. You get “Mother Was a Rolling Stone.”

May 29, 2020: In case anyone needs a break from all the bad news, I saw baby ducks on my walk today.

May 28, 2020: Shout out to the @EmilyBestler/@AtriaBooks/@simonschuster staffer who hand-addressed my and who knows how many other envelopes for the sweet …

May 28, 2020: Retrophisch Review: The Man Who Never Was

May 28, 2020: Retrophisch Review: The Man Who Never Was I do not recall how I first became aware of British author Mark Dawson. Given his prowess at web and email advertisements which inevitably lead one to …

May 26, 2020: College Memories Abound Tonight

May 26, 2020: College Memories Abound Tonight In January 1990, the first week of the semester at LSU, my best friend, on his way home from a night class, was hit by a drunk driver. Twenty-four …

May 25, 2020: Alright, time to bid farewell to the Pritchett clan. I’m watching the series finale of Modern Family.

May 23, 2020: Trevor, a former barista and current coffee roaster, has a great little ebook on brewing the best coffee that costs, for some, less than your …

May 23, 2020: “Before Covid-19, some of us had so many material and social needs met that we didn’t even know we needed them. More importantly, we didn’t know …

May 22, 2020: My beloved crafted some outstanding homemade pico de gallo for dinner tonight!

May 21, 2020: A thoughtful post from @ayjay on the bad experience of long-form writing on Twitter. Death to the Twitter thread!

May 20, 2020: Deleted my MeWe account. I hadn’t posted to it since October, and rarely think about it. And the six people I was connected to on there I am …

May 19, 2020: A rare moment of brothers not fighting…

May 16, 2020: Jackson McKay used footage from Rogue One and Star Wars Episodes IV-IX to create a tribute to his favorite starfighter, the X-Wing.

May 16, 2020: Conrad Heyer was born in 1749, fought as part of the Continental Army in the American Revolution, and was photographed in 1852 at 103 years of age.

May 15, 2020: Waved and said hello to @FINALLEVEL (aka Ice T to everyone not on Twitter) as he was getting into a cab at the Adolphus in Dallas in 1998. He did say …

May 15, 2020: Had a chat with Michael O’Hare in a London hotel lobby, August 1995, while he waited for his limo. He was so gracious. #RIP …

May 14, 2020: “The idea that any of you would rather spend eight hours making shallot jam for a shallot pasta that is, by any measure, fine, as opposed to …

May 13, 2020: My review of @jackcarrusa’s latest, Savage Son, is now live.

May 13, 2020: Retrophisch Review: Savage Son The third book featuring Jack Carr's protagonist James Reece is indeed his best yet. It's a must-read for anyone who is a fan of the thriller genre. …

May 11, 2020: It takes about a year to get one’s driver’s license in Rwanda. You may be tempted to think it’s because of a slow bureaucracy in a …

May 11, 2020: iPhone home screen, 11 May 2020 There have been some changes.

May 11, 2020: In its past, The Empowered Parent Podcast was ministry-supported, backed by a church. Since being spun off, however, there has been no financial …

May 9, 2020: Gee, Chris, why don’t you ever want to go on a cruise? Gosh, I just don’t know.

May 6, 2020: I am a day late noting it, but Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) has an excellent historical piece on Cinco de Mayo. Oh, the what-ifs from this period …

May 3, 2020: Yeah, folks, it’s not really a podcast if it’s on YouTube and not available as a download into a podcast player app via a RSS feed. …

May 1, 2020: When the care package from your best friend in Baton Rouge arrives! #LSU #GeauxTigers

Apr 29, 2020: Happy birthday to @robkroese! Let’s all celebrate by buying of one his Blade Runner-esque The Big Sheep books, or one his hilarious Rex Nihilo …

Apr 28, 2020: The hunt is finished. One of us is way more impressed with @JackCarrUSA’s latest than the other. (Hint: it’s me.)

Apr 28, 2020: Yay for today’s mail and this goodie from @patrickrhone. I love this book size, Patrick!

Apr 27, 2020: In the field of marching bands, Frank Wickes is a legend. With a 30-year tenure at #LSU, he was, for many alumni, the only LSU band director …

Apr 24, 2020: For what it’s worth, I roll with “Modern Noir” as my @tweetbot icon, because @tapbot_paul once referred to that look as the …

Apr 23, 2020: With its five first-round #NFLDraft2020 picks, @LSUfootball had more players taken than the entire Pac-12 did (3). And the entire ACC (3). And as many …

Apr 23, 2020: A different type of tiger stripes in @Joe_Burrow10’s future. Way to geaux, Joe! Congrats! #NFLDraft2020

Apr 22, 2020: “Grief, as it turns out, is one of the dominant features of our having been engulfed by the events of our time, weaving its way in and around …

Apr 21, 2020: Tonight at Chez Turner, we tried out a new sous chef.

Apr 21, 2020: Please. Allow me to play you the song of my people.

Apr 19, 2020: This weekend I’ve been revisiting the greatness of @Evanescence’s Fallen. I continue to marvel at @AmyLeeEV’s vocals.

Apr 18, 2020: The Empowered Parent Podcast Shelters in Place

Apr 18, 2020: The Empowered Parent Podcast Shelters in Place Like most of our listeners, our families are sheltering in place, doing our best to remain in coronavirus quarantine except for venturing out for …

Apr 18, 2020: A sobering thought today: Tom Cruise’s first Mission Impossible film and John Frankenheimer’s Ronin are now the sort of espionage …

Apr 18, 2020: I’m firmly blaming Tim @smith (on Micro.blog) for my having spent the afternoon retooling my site’s theme to a modified version of …

Apr 17, 2020: Time to watch the (second) series finale of #StrikeBack.

Apr 17, 2020: Unbidden, and with no input from me, my middle child asked if he and his younger brother could watch “the last #StarWars movie” (Rise of …

Apr 16, 2020: “Treating Coronavirus in a Central Park ‘Hot Zone’”

Apr 16, 2020: Cleaning out old business documents, and apparently once upon a time, I had an email address ending in @maclink.net. That’s pretty cool.

Apr 14, 2020: Happy James Reece Day, everyone!

Apr 13, 2020: I was excited to learn last week about this documentary of @bloodgoodband, one of my favorite Christian metal bands from when I was a teenager/early …

Apr 12, 2020: Paul Harvey - ‘An Easter Story’

Apr 12, 2020: “Boys. It’d be a shame to have to kill you now.” The great Bernie Casey. RIP.

Apr 12, 2020: “That was a static-filled, triple-scrambled microwave transmission between 2 soldiers talking in mandarin Chinese.” “The Chinese …

Apr 12, 2020: “Wait. Is someone in this closet?”

Apr 12, 2020: Can you guess what I’m watching?

Apr 12, 2020: Three rounds of Spaceteam = fine family fun. Two rounds on easy, one on medium, all finished successfully with time to spare! Whew!

Apr 12, 2020: He’s alive! https://youtu.be/4Lmv_xR6_q8

Apr 12, 2020: Jesus is the Lord of all. We have been redeemed! youtu.be/PlY_rcKXk…

Apr 10, 2020: It’s totally, TOTALLY @theNthJennifer’s fault I’m watching Ladyhawke right now.

Apr 10, 2020: The external hard drive which contains all the house’s media files needed to be upgraded (and thus, its backup drive needed to be upgraded as …

Apr 9, 2020: Johnny has been restored to his place of honor in the study.

Apr 9, 2020: One benefit of quarantine is I finally got around to fixing the frame for my @theinkwellian commissioned Boba Fett art so it can go back up on the …

Apr 9, 2020: Re-upping this great cover/mash-up from about 18 months ago. Dream Patrol combines Bruce Dickinson’s “Tattooed Millionaire” with a …

Apr 7, 2020: There is some real gallows humor, some nearly off the rails, in the Liam Neeson vehicle, Cold Pursuit. It’s certainly not high cinema, nor even …

Apr 7, 2020: In totally nerdy news, I have decided on a new icon set for Calibre. Numix looks right at home in macOS.

Apr 7, 2020: To be fair, social distancing (minus the germaphobia) from most people has been my default operating system for decades.

Apr 4, 2020: Props to Jon for the White Claw reference. Now if we could just get him to shoot video in landscape instead of portrait… 😉 …

Apr 4, 2020: Had a family movie viewing of Disney’s Onward this afternoon. Fantastic and fun! Just for the fantasy RPG elements alone, this may have vaulted …

Apr 2, 2020: Sous chef helping prepare the evening’s gastrointestinal delights.

Apr 2, 2020: Found the receipt for what remains my favorite Mac portable, a 12-inch PowerBook G4. The dead-tree version came in this lovely receipt holder. Any …

Apr 2, 2020: Found my Mac OS X Public Beta receipt from September 2000. Anyone remember how much that cost?

Apr 2, 2020: Using quarantine time to clean out old folders. Just came across my non-disclosure agreement with Bare Bones for beta testing @bbedit 6 back in 2001. …

Apr 1, 2020: Genius.

Apr 1, 2020: Hey, @DallasStars fans! Our broadcast team clocks in at #2 in the league in “The 2020 NHL broadcast rankings: The best and worst markets to …

Mar 31, 2020: Settling in to watch this week’s #StrikeBack. After last week’s doozy, well….

Mar 31, 2020: You have to love the way the Amazon warehouse algorithms and shipping supply systems work. Hardcover book? Ship it in a box surrounded by bubblewrap. …

Mar 30, 2020: New patch for my GoRuck, Breast Cancer research fundraising edition.

Mar 29, 2020: Well, I just saw the Artemis Fowl trailer for the first time. I never got around to reading the books before letting any of the boys read them (and …

Mar 28, 2020: Prepping a MacBook to be shipped to a repair depot, and used Dropbox on the web to remote wipe the Dropbox folder from the damaged MacBook. Watching …

Mar 26, 2020: Incredible work by Filip Hodas in “Pop culture dystopia.” Part 1: www.behance.net/gallery/5… Part 2: …

Mar 26, 2020: Finished Scott Reardon’s The Prometheus Man, making it the 10th book I have read this year. It didn’t have the intensity of it’s …

Mar 26, 2020: The updated, but still incomplete @robkroese shelf. Awaiting my physical copy of “The End of All Things” to complete the Counterfeit …

Mar 26, 2020: Brilliant.

Mar 26, 2020: A reminder, LSU sports fans, as you are quarantined at home, needing something to do: we are, too, but we still managed to record a Sneaky Good …

Mar 25, 2020: Got the first lawn maintenance of the year out of the way today. Had a new guy on the crew.

Mar 25, 2020: A couple of nights ago, I finally got around to watching Zombieland: Double Tap. A funny and fine sequel to the original. If you haven’t seen it …

Mar 24, 2020: Some timely and hopeful words from Dr. Curt Thompson, a man whom I am honored to know.

Mar 23, 2020: At long last, there is a new episode of the Empowered Parent Podcast! In a timely release, we’re talking about stress, and doing the detective …

Mar 21, 2020: There were many musical artists who made early impressions on me growing up, mostly country, thanks to my father’s listening habits: the …

Mar 20, 2020: Oh look, one of my other podcasts has a new episode out today. Behold, the quarantine edition of the Sneaky Good Podcast!

Mar 20, 2020: Lock and load, casual nerds, there’s a new episode of the Big Fat Geek Podcast! We’re talking about John Wick Chapter 2!

Mar 20, 2020: A happy and prosperous Newroz to our Kurdish friends, wherever they may be. Be careful jumping over those fires as you welcome the arrival of spring!

Mar 20, 2020: Scott Reardon’s The Dark Continent, which I reviewed on my blog, is on sale for Kindle for 99 cents for the next three days. Definitely …

Mar 19, 2020: Retrophisch Review: The Dark Continent 📚

Mar 19, 2020: Retrophisch Review: The Dark Continent Evoking plot elements from Justin Cronin’s The Passage, Scott Reardon’s The Dark Continent opens with CIA agent Karl Lyons looking for an …

Mar 17, 2020: I’m two-thirds of the way through Scott Reardon’s “The Dark Continent,” and it’s probably not the kind of book to be …

Mar 15, 2020: Today’s adventure.

Mar 14, 2020: Did you get a private concert from an incredible singer-songwriter tonight? Thanks, @rosskingmusic and @stacinking!

Mar 14, 2020: Today I finished that rat bastard @robkroese’s “The End of All Things,” the conclusion of his fun Counterfeit Sorcerer fantasy …

Mar 14, 2020: Amen, and amen.

Mar 14, 2020: The “office” today does not suck.

Mar 13, 2020: When your marriage retreat gets cancelled, but you’re already there and another attendee shares your sense of humor…

Mar 12, 2020: My next band name is going to be Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare.

Mar 12, 2020: Watched Ford vs Ferrari with my bride this evening. What an outstanding film. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

Mar 12, 2020: When in Philly…

Mar 8, 2020: In a game in which they never trailed, @lsumenslacrosse downs Texas Tech 10-5 to go 1-1 on their north Texas road trip. Glad we got to see them play! …

Mar 8, 2020: LSU vs Texas Tech lacrosse on a cold and windy Sunday morning at the University of North Texas. #GeauxTigers

Mar 6, 2020: Even though @lsumenslacrosse falls to SMU 16-6, still glad we got to see another #LSU team play in Dallas, and our 8 year-old, new-to-lacrosse player …

Mar 6, 2020: “You are looking live…” LSU vs SMU lacrosse. A different sort of Friday night lights in Dallas, Texas. #GeauxTigers

Mar 5, 2020: This is truth.

Mar 5, 2020: I don’t see how such a system would ever possibly be abused. 🙄 “China adapts surveying, mapping, delivery drones to enforce world’s …

Mar 4, 2020: I don’t see how such a system would ever possibly be abused. 🙄 “In Coronavirus Fight, China Gives Citizens a Color Code, With Red Flags - …

Mar 4, 2020: I grew up in Baton Rouge from the age of 5, so LSU was always first. Before that, my first NFL games were in Houston with the Oilers, so they’ll …

Mar 4, 2020: I suppose there are worse songs to get an ear worm of than Bastille’s “Pompeii”.

Mar 3, 2020: Look, my reading queue is already years deep, so I seriously doubt I’m buying anything in the Smashwords Read an Ebook Week Sale. But a brief …

Mar 2, 2020: I get the feeling Pastor Rogers was ahead of the curve when it came to concepts like connected parenting and secure attachment. …

Feb 27, 2020: Due to my not liking their vocal stylings, whenever @TheBrometheus posts about listening to Amon Amarth, I inevitably turn to cranking @DivinerBandGr …

Feb 25, 2020: Those TXU Texas weather commercials are some of the most honest advertising I’ve ever seen. #nailedit

Feb 25, 2020: It’s Mardi Gras! Time for some “Fat Tuesday” by The Friendly Indians: www.friendlyindians.com/audio/Fat…

Feb 20, 2020: I went to a @MarkGreaneyBook book signing, and ended up in an impromptu @BigFatGeekPod meetup with @theCGspalding!

Feb 20, 2020: Don’t you love it when the most random thing pops into your head at the most random time? I’m at my kitchen table eating a late dinner …

Feb 18, 2020: I really need to finish @TheBrometheus' Valkyrie book, because @MarkGreaneyBook’s latest arrived today.

Feb 16, 2020: Hey, everyone! My friend @rosskingmusic is working on his next album and you can help! If it’s anything like his last one, it will be awesome!

Feb 11, 2020: My eight year-old Rwandan child is singing along to “Manic Monday,” so I consider his indoctrination into ’80s American culture a …

Feb 11, 2020: “I Can’t Stop Watching This Ice Chunk Fall Down an Absurdly Deep Hole”

Feb 10, 2020: I see coronavirus prevention gear has become the next big thing with email spammers.

Feb 10, 2020: Ladies and gentlemen, yesterday marked the 4th anniversary of the first episode of the Empowered Parent Podcast. At the time it was the Tapestry …

Feb 5, 2020: “Chris, why don’t you want to vacation in Mexico?” Gee, I don’t know.

Feb 5, 2020: Retrophisch Review: Blue Bell Mardi Gras King Cake Ice Cream If you’re expecting ice cream to taste exactly like king cake, you will be disappointed. If you don’t like cinnamon, you will be extremely …

Feb 5, 2020: Color me intrigued. Will report on results of taste test shortly.

Feb 5, 2020: Despite my best intentions to up my footwear style game, it is not meant to be for me and chukka-style boots.

Feb 4, 2020: I’m a bit over halfway through The New Girl by @danielsilvabooks, and he could have easily subtitled it, “They done gone and made Gabriel …

Feb 4, 2020: We’re not recording a @SneakyGoodPod episode this week, so give a listen to our latest, wherein I rain on @ATVSPoseur’s Goldblum parade, …

Feb 2, 2020: Super Bowl, schmuper bowl. Watching my favorite hockey player. Two goals and an assist. #HockeyDadLife

Feb 2, 2020: iPhone home screen, 2 February 2020

Jan 28, 2020: Finally got around to listening to the Rise of Skywalker episode (#76) of The Movie Proposal. @skyejethani and I are of like mind about the film and …

Jan 28, 2020: At my youngest’s basketball practice, which is at a nine-court Fieldhouse USA facility. You can imagine the constant noise of bouncing balls and …

Jan 28, 2020: Some encouragement I posted today to some foster and adoptive dads, but I’m sure there are plenty of parents who could use it, too: …

Jan 28, 2020: He'll never leave you or forsake you I help administer a private group on Facebook for foster and adoptive dads, and posted this today for encouragement, because I needed it myself: So …

Jan 28, 2020: Killed the Now page on my site. I simply don’t have the inclination to update it on a regular enough basis to justify its existence.

Jan 26, 2020: Just turned on the TV, which was tuned to the SEC Network from watching basketball earlier today. The 2019 Peach Bowl is on, and Justin Jefferson just …

Jan 26, 2020: Our local Kroger is importing Gambino’s king cakes, and one is now in our home. But it won’t be for long! 😉

Jan 22, 2020: The National Champions edition of the Sneaky Good Podcast is now available! #GeauxTigers

Jan 20, 2020: “Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Doris Miller”

Jan 18, 2020: There is a story and a reason behind this, but for now, let’s just say teenagers are funny and hockey players are weird, and this is a result of …

Jan 17, 2020: Hey guys, anyone close to @CARROT_app and can pull the plug? We might be in trouble.

Jan 16, 2020: DAL🚀PHX with the hockey player for another tournament. #HockeyDadLife

Jan 15, 2020: Yes, my iPhone’s wallpaper is #LSU champion @Joe_Burrow10 smoking a victory cigar, why do you ask? (Photo courtesy of @LSUTigersBook) iPhone …

Jan 15, 2020: “Last January, Clemson announced itself as college football’s preeminent power by shoving Alabama into a dumpster during the national title …

Jan 14, 2020: Greatest season in #LSU football history. Greatest season in college football history. I am so sports happy right now. #GeauxTigers

Jan 13, 2020: Now we’re doing shots of mead brought back from the UK yesterday. #GeauxTigers

Jan 13, 2020: LSU Jello shots. When you know you’re in the home of true LSU alumni. #GeauxTigers

Jan 13, 2020: Muffulatas, barbecued shrimp, crawfish casserole. Coffee stout. National championship food form, too. #GeauxTigers

Jan 13, 2020: Game day meal acquired earlier. #GeauxTigers

Jan 13, 2020: Better late than never, and just in time for y’all to give a listen before tonight’s championship game: the latest Sneaky Good podcast!

Jan 9, 2020: LET’S FREAKING GEAUX!!!!!

Jan 9, 2020: This little guy turned 15 today, so of course we had to get him a birthday treat to celebrate.

Jan 9, 2020: I heartily recommend Rob’s Iron Dragon trilogy (disclaimer: I backed it on Kickstarter). I have been reading Rob’s books since the third …

Jan 3, 2020: The first Sneaky Good podcast of 2020 is online, and we’re talking about LSU’s domination of Oklahoma in the college football playoff …

Dec 28, 2019: Been under the weather this weekend, so the first occupant of my new ATVS koozie is some Topo Chico.

Dec 28, 2019: I’m not sure what the rest of y’all are doing, but my wife made chocolate cake to celebrate LSU’s demolishing of Oklahoma. …

Dec 28, 2019: Couldn’t ask for a better start than that! #GeauxTigers

Dec 28, 2019: Today’s pregame preparations.

Dec 28, 2019: The skydiving has overtaken the surgeon as my favorite “just OK is not OK” commercial.

Dec 28, 2019: Go to sleep, go to sleep, go to sleep, my little green friend.

Dec 27, 2019: I get the college football fun of Mike Leach’s quips and his offensive schemes, but I’m totally pulling for Air Force in this bowl game. …

Dec 24, 2019: Being at the annual Christmas Eve party of Louisiana college friends means LSU trees, gumbo, and muffulettas.

Dec 24, 2019: God bless us, everyone! Thanks so much, @valleyshook. Appreciate it, PK!

Dec 24, 2019: At long last, all three geeks are back behind the mics, and we’re talking Rise of Skywalker on the latest Big Fat Geek podcast!

Dec 21, 2019: Finished up last of the holiday shopping today, and when I saw this, I instantly thought of @TheBrometheus and his son Rampage.

Dec 21, 2019: Double the Sneaky Good podcasts, double the Sneaky Good fun! SEC Champions! Heisman Winner! We’ve got it all! …

Dec 20, 2019: “Why do you not want to go on a cruise, Chris?” “Gee, I don’t know.”

Dec 18, 2019: The passing of an American who died in Vietnam, and lived long after. www.thedickinsonpress.com/obituarie…

Dec 17, 2019: I am so on board with Disney’s Onward.

Dec 16, 2019: I love how on his NFL record-setting touchdown throw, Brees sets a career high of 20 straight completions, and the pass goes to the tight end. And he …

Dec 12, 2019: Hey, everyone, it’s @agiletortoise’s birthday! Celebrate by installing and subscribing to @draftsapp on iOS or your Mac! I use this app …

Dec 12, 2019: Yesterday I finished “Lost”, the first in the Zulu Universe series by Sam Renner, aka @JarrettRush. And because he’s got a knack for …

Dec 9, 2019: “Want to stay healthy, both emotionally and physically? Researchers from UC San Diego and Yale have some simple advice for you: Limit the amount of …

Dec 8, 2019: I really need 67 of you to go download or listen to the latest episode of the Sneaky Good podcast: www.andthevalleyshook.com/2019/12/5…

Dec 8, 2019: While I’m not a fan of the Muppets hawking for Facebook, the Portal commercial with Kermit and Gonzo is terrific.

Dec 6, 2019: There are worse songs to get an earworm of than Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”.

Dec 5, 2019: LSU Football has completed #RevengeTour2019, and is 12-0. We talk about that and more on the latest Sneaky Good podcast.

Nov 29, 2019: Look at @tweetgrubes with the Ratt/Marvin Gaye mashup at the @DallasStars game! ❤️🎵🎸👌🏻

Nov 28, 2019: The only thing better than claiming the NFC South title on Thanksgiving is doing it against your hated rival. #WhoDat #GeauxSaints

Nov 28, 2019: Oh, #HailState, what is this atrocity of a uniform y’all are wearing? #EggBowl

Nov 23, 2019: Happiness is watching LSU scoring touchdowns while watching the Stars score goals. #LetsGeaux

Nov 23, 2019: The @DallasStars have really stepped up in the in-arena pregame videos and graphics. Amazing work, team!

Nov 23, 2019: Folks, I’m going to say something I never thought I would say: Another Star Wars character is very quickly becoming my new favorite character, …

Nov 22, 2019: My friend Ross King is doing some acoustic performances of Christmas songs he’s written and recorded over the years. I could sit and listen to …

Nov 22, 2019: A package from Slovakia can only mean one thing. Happy new @SignumRegis album day, everyone!

Nov 22, 2019: A new episode of the Sneaky Good Podcast is up. We dissect the Ole Miss game, and consider talking about the upcoming Arkansas contest but change our …

Nov 22, 2019: There’s a new episode of The Big Fat Geek Podcast up, and we dive into the world of everyone’s favorite professional assassin, John Wick! …

Nov 21, 2019: I’ve made my peace with God, so I’m okay with this. Let’er rip, @CARROT_app!

Nov 18, 2019: Tonight, my family tried the Popeye’s classic chicken sandwich. I will not presume to speak for the rest of the family, these opinions are mine …

Nov 16, 2019: Boy, did my friend Joshua’s recommendation of Tacodeli for lunch pay off. So, so good!

Nov 16, 2019: This was the most pleasant drive down to Austin in a decade. Slowest through Waco was 40 mph. Waze had us on the quick toll routes once we got close. …

Nov 15, 2019: The Sneaky Good Podcast celebrates its 75th episode with LSU’s victory over Alabama! www.andthevalleyshook.com/2019/11/1…

Nov 15, 2019: The one that got its head blown off, @CARROT_app?

Nov 12, 2019: Yes, I’ve watched the first episode of The Mandalorian, and I’m planning to watch it again tonight after Kid1’s hockey practice. …

Nov 11, 2019: This movie review for Midway is the best and funniest thing I’ve read all day. The harshness is inspired.

Nov 10, 2019: Little dusty in here. youtu.be/IPCozaQbU…

Nov 10, 2019: Look, you raving psychotics, just because you got the Christmas lights installed on your house already doesn’t mean you have to TURN THEM ON. …

Nov 9, 2019: In case you need something to listen to before the LSU-Bama game, the latest Sneaky Good Podcast is available. …

Nov 5, 2019: Speaking of authors hitting their stride, I finished Lee Child’s Blue Moon in less than 48 hours, in case anyone’s wondering how good the …

Nov 4, 2019: On the round-trip plane rides for the Tampa tournament, I started and finished @robkroese’s The Rise of the Demon Prince, second in his new …

Nov 3, 2019: This kid got the tying goal this morning in what ended up a heartbreaking semifinal loss in the Tampa tournament. Begged for us to get on an earlier …

Nov 1, 2019: Good start to the tournament for the hockey player and his team, a 4-1 victory. Things get tougher tomorrow. #HockeyDadLife

Nov 1, 2019: The body of Halloween isn’t even cold in the ground, we haven’t had Thanksgiving yet, and Target already has Christmas crap out the …

Oct 31, 2019: Weather delays flight nearly two hours. Plane at our gate is late pushing back, furthering delay. Passengers are loaded in time for new official …

Oct 31, 2019: Waiting on our nearly-two-hours-delayed flight to Tampa with this guy. Hockey tournament for the hockey player.

Oct 25, 2019: It’s Auburn Hate Week, so obviously there’s a …

Oct 22, 2019: There goes Disney, breaking my heart that the only version of Star Wars we’re going to get on Disney+ is the Special Edition. …

Oct 21, 2019: I will not get my hopes up with the new Star Wars trailer. I will not get my hopes up with the new Star Wars trailer. I will not get my hopes up with …

Oct 20, 2019: Saints score with under five minutes to go in the game, 27 unanswered points. This sort of drive is when my Christian charity goes out the window and …

Oct 20, 2019: When the Saints are beating the home town team so bad, the crowd boos failures by said team. The Bears have 17 yards rushing today. SEVENTEEN. …

Oct 20, 2019: Look at my youngest’s homeland becoming the first African smartphone manufacturer! I, among many others, have often thought Rwanda should …

Oct 20, 2019: iOS feature wish: silent mode, but still have the keyboard sounds on. Some times, I find it soothing, okay?

Oct 20, 2019: We’re never going to be honest about attendance figures are we? They can say it’s a sellout crowd at Soldier Field, but the camera pans …

Oct 16, 2019: I am sorely tempted to reply to this Evite email I just received for the event AT MY HOUSE with “Maybe”.

Oct 15, 2019: I couldn’t remember if I’d backed the physical copy level of @TheBrometheus' Kickstarter (and I never got around to looking), so this is a …

Oct 12, 2019: Have you registered for Tapestry Conference yet?! Don’t wait! #TapCon19 #KnowBetterDoBetter #Adoption #FosterCare #Kinship #AboundingLove

Oct 11, 2019: There’s a new Sneaky Good Podcast out. We dissect the Utah State game, talk about the Gators coming to Death Valley on a Saturday night, and …

Oct 9, 2019: I may or may not have just been given permission to wear Star Wars t-shirts on stage at Tapestry Conference, and I’m wondering how many wardrobe …

Oct 8, 2019: All this work I’m putting in, even while I wait for one of our vehicles to get serviced, so you people have a quality product at Tapestry …

Oct 6, 2019: Thanks to a source with photo-scanning/tracing software and a vinyl printer, the Star Wars sticker family lives again!

Oct 6, 2019: Honest question to all the Dallas Cowboys fans out there: do you really care about watching the games of Dallas' divisional opponents? This is the …

Oct 4, 2019: Pro tip: grill cleaning is really easy when you turn the burners on high and close the lid, allowing the interior to get to 600 degrees Fahrenheit.

Oct 4, 2019: Fire: Good Meat: Good Blood & Honey: Goooooooood

Oct 4, 2019: The @robkroese-induced music video rabbit hole continues. This is for @kristenrudd: www.youtube.com/watch

Oct 4, 2019: ‘80s style AOR/Melodic Rock is alive and well in Sweden. This album released just last year. www.youtube.com/watch

Oct 4, 2019: Hey, everyone, it’s @JarrettRush’s birthday! Let’s celebrate by picking up one of his excellent books! I’m especially fond of …

Oct 3, 2019: Because I led a sheltered childhood and didn’t have cable, and thus MTV, when I was growing up, I am just now seeing the original video for The …

Oct 3, 2019: Also, I fully blame @robkroese for the ’80s music YouTube video rabbit hole I’ve gone down.

Oct 3, 2019: It’s one of the quintessential ’80s songs, and ‘Til Tuesday’s “Voices Carry” still works for me. (Could do without …

Oct 2, 2019: Gee, you would think an advanced AI would have knowledge at its, er, microchips about animals' biology, eh, @CARROT_app? #carrotweather

Sep 30, 2019: Finished Adam Lane Smith’s “Gideon Ira: Knight of the Blood Cross” over the weekend. He describes it as “heavy metal Christian …

Sep 28, 2019: Thanks to @tweetgrubes dropping it at tonight’s Stars game, I have Rob Zombie’s “Dragula” on repeat. Then I mentioned it to …

Sep 28, 2019: Epic recording session last night for the Big Fat Geek podcast. I’ll let my iPhone’s background tell you what we discussed.

Sep 26, 2019: Praise the Lord. This is long overdue.

Sep 26, 2019: #PREACH twitter.com/tapbot_pa…

Sep 26, 2019: I am suddenly struck by an idea for a new type of prison ministry. I bet some @bigfatgeekpod listeners would be into this. …

Sep 22, 2019: JV hockey regular season kicked off tonight, and Kid1’s team started by leveling the only team they lost to in the leveling tournament, 4-1. …

Sep 21, 2019: Watching Notre Dame-Georgia, I am reminded of one thing: no matter how bad any of the ESPN/SEC Network broadcast teams are when covering LSU, none of …

Sep 21, 2019: And THAT is why you haven’t gotten any respect from the big boys for going undefeated, UCF. #GoPitt

Sep 21, 2019: I wonder what the bet was that he lost. twitter.com/meechone/…

Sep 19, 2019: On the latest Sneaky Good podcast, we preview LSU’S SEC opener against Vanderbilt with Tom from SB Nation sister site, @anchorofgold. …

Sep 17, 2019: I wrote about a place that was important to our family, but no longer exists.

Sep 17, 2019: An Ode to Our El Chico It is not hyperbole to say the Flower Mound location of El Chico has been very important in my life and that of my family. I have been going there …

Sep 17, 2019: “This will be a day long remembered. It has seen the end of the AT-AT driver, it will soon see the end of the Star Wars sticker family.”

Sep 15, 2019: This would have been AWESOME. twitter.com/Bookstore…

Sep 14, 2019: LSU podcast fans, we have new hosting digs for the Sneaky Good Podcast. Point your browsers to our new page: cms.megaphone.fm/channel/a… And …

Sep 14, 2019: We know it’s just Northwestern State today, so relive the greatness of downing the Longhorns in Austin on the latest Sneaky Good Podcast! …

Sep 13, 2019: Decided to create a Podcasts page on my site to link to all of the podcasts I am now involved with, since that number has expanded.

Sep 10, 2019: This can only mean one thing: more Sneaky Good podcasting is underway! #GeauxTigers

Sep 10, 2019: “Well, visiting LSU fans won’t have that long to drink before their September 21 game at Vanderbilt.” It’s comforting to felt seen …

Sep 10, 2019: Apple announces new iPhones! New watches! A new iPad! Yadda yadda yadda. Meanwhile, the real exciting news of the day…

Sep 10, 2019: All of these brilliant camera updates for the iPhone, but we still can’t force people to shoot video only in landscape. #AppleEvent

Sep 10, 2019: Like Conan, Aquaman, and Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones, his casting in Apple’s new See appears perfect for Jason Momoa. The series looks pretty …

Sep 10, 2019: It’s amusing that Apple’s The Morning Show is about a 50 year-old Jennifer Aniston being replaced by a younger host. That whole 6 years …

Sep 10, 2019: I haven’t watched an Apple Event on a screen larger than a laptop or iPad since @agiletortoise and I hung out at @daveonkels' shop for a WWDC …

Sep 7, 2019: There is no better Matthew McConaughey than sad Texas football Matthew McConaughey. #GeauxTigers

Sep 5, 2019: I have a new favorite song mashup. twitter.com/BecketAda…

Sep 5, 2019: We talk about LSU decimating Georgia Southern! We talk about the game this Saturday against Texas! I dabble in amateur meteorology! All this and more …

Sep 4, 2019: Just finished listening to @bekindtobignate’s Meat Eaters sermon. Great, great stuff, he really brought it. overcast.fm/+QRlIwFCV…

Sep 3, 2019: Trying to sound like I know what I’m talking about as we record another @SneakyGoodPod episode. It’s Texas week! #HornsDown #GeauxTigers

Sep 3, 2019: The Big Fat Geek Podcast took the summer off, but we’re back! We hop in our T-16 Skyhoppers to navigate the Beggar’s Canyon of Comic-Con …

Sep 2, 2019: Just finished @robkroese’s latest, The Brand of the Warlock. Reminded me of the many fantasy novels from the 1980s I read and enjoyed as a …

Sep 2, 2019: There is a new episode of the Empowered Parent Podcast out! We discuss how to make sure we are repairing the relationship with our kids when we are …

Aug 31, 2019: Up and at a rink before dawn on Labor Day weekend can only mean one thing: the start of hockey season.

Aug 30, 2019: The latest Sneaky Good Podcast is up, and we preview LSU’s first contest of the 2019 season, against Georgia Southern’s triple option …

Aug 26, 2019: Latest Sneaky Good is up, and in the words of our host, we’re “doin' a little previewin'” of the Tigers' position groups. Five days …

Aug 24, 2019: My boy is 11 today! He’s always had those captivating eyes, though. Happy birthday, Sam!

Aug 24, 2019: Hello, new iPhone wallpaper… twitter.com/starwars/…

Aug 24, 2019: Hey guys, we really need to step up our connected relationship game. Craig is seeking validation from inanimate sticks of wood. …

Aug 24, 2019: I told @leebennett I would comment after I’d watched it 156 times. It hasn’t been that many, but I have lost count. Holy cow, I cannot …

Aug 24, 2019: Big props to the @MonkeySports crew in Allen, and the @CCMHockey rep who was in store today, for handling a warranty issue in the most …

Aug 23, 2019: Behind the mic last night at Nathan’s house can only mean one thing: there’s finally a new Big Fat Geek podcast episode coming!

Aug 20, 2019: College football is less than two weeks away and we’re here with our first look at the 2019 campaign. #LSU …

Aug 12, 2019: Here’s a thing about the nationalized 24-hour news cycle: 40 years ago, no one outside Oakland would even know about Antonio Brown wanting to …

Aug 9, 2019: Today my parents celebrate 50 years of marriage. Happy anniversary, Mom and Dad!!!

Aug 7, 2019: Happy birthday to this kiddo! Sixteen today, in the Garden of the Gods.

Aug 2, 2019: Honestly, if I could convince the @BearNotesApp devs to let me use my own typefaces, so I could select iA Writer Duo, I would have the absolutely …

Jul 31, 2019: It was awesome seeing the turnout for @JackCarrUSA tonight. Easily twice, and possibly three times, what it was last year for his debut The Terminal …

Jul 31, 2019: Snopes Issues Pre-Approval Of All Statements Made During Tonight’s Democratic Debate

Jul 30, 2019: Happy James Reece Day, everyone! Light and blade included because I know @JackCarrUSA appreciates sharp and useful things.

Jul 29, 2019: So proud of this kid. Yesterday, he led his JV team to the summer league championship. It’s the first JV championship of any kind for our …

Jul 27, 2019: I just finished @NerdKing52’s zombie novel, A Place Outside the Wild. With a different take on the zombie genre than I’ve read to date, …

Jul 27, 2019: Telling me it’s Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), only for me to discover it’s the wretched Special Edition is false advertising, TBS.

Jul 26, 2019: There’s a new episode of the Sneaky Good podcast up. A little football gets discussed, along with a whole lotta music. …

Jul 24, 2019: I guess when the teenager returns from camp counselor duties, we need to watch Ladyhawke. www.foxnews.com/entertain…

Jul 23, 2019: Reason #1,484 to not let your kids use anything related to Facebook: “Facebook design flaw let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized …

Jul 23, 2019: So you know Evite, that online invitation service pretty much everyone uses? Yeah, there was a data breach there as well. You know what works for …

Jul 23, 2019: There is a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out, and we talk about just saying yes.

Jul 22, 2019: Trump Finally Loses Baptist Support After Video Emerges Of Him Dancing babylonbee.com/news/trum…

Jul 18, 2019: Still love Charlton Heston in True Lies: “So far, this is not blowing my skirt up, gentlemen.”

Jul 18, 2019: I have seen the trailer for Top Gun: Maverick. Twice. I have thoughts. You’ll have to wait to hear them on an upcoming podcast. But I have …

Jul 17, 2019: You know you’re a grammar nerd when you find yourself proofreading the @Rangers game program after finding an error.

Jul 17, 2019: Game program: check. Theme night promo cap: check. Dallas Stars Night with the hockey player in the last season of the Ballpark in Arlington? Of …

Jul 16, 2019: I cannot help but wonder what is this I II III of which Louie speaks.

Jul 16, 2019: Happy birthday to my beautiful bride, my co-wrangler of our three yahoos. She’s truly a Wonder Woman. I love you, sweetheart!

Jul 15, 2019: Who has two thumbs and is co-hosting and presenting at Tapestry Conference in October? This guy! But don’t let that stop you from taking …

Jul 14, 2019: There’s a new episode of the Sneaky Good podcast up, and we packed the booth for an early preseason look.

Jul 11, 2019: ESPN showing the Joey Gallo/Bryce Harper youth baseball photo again, because they’re broadcasting a game one of them is playing in. Everyone …

Jul 8, 2019: So long, comments Occasionally, those follow-a-link-from-a-link-from-a-link blog trains land you in a thought pattern that ends up in a situation of “Why …

Jul 5, 2019: The fact they felt the last four words of the tweet were necessary is what makes it. twitter.com/NBCNews/s…

Jul 5, 2019: You may laugh. You may cry. You may decide it’s better than “Cats”. We aren’t singing show tunes in the latest Empowered …

Jul 4, 2019: The Star Wars sticker family is not long for this world, as Kid2’s AT-AT driver is starting to peel badly. And you cannot get these particular …

Jul 3, 2019: Finished “Enough” by Patrick Rhone yesterday. Gave me a nudge I needed. Definitely recommended.

Jul 2, 2019: iPhone home screen, 2 July 2019 The wallpaper is a shot from the beach at Destin, Florida, by my longtime friend Tammy.

Jul 1, 2019: Yesterday is funny and very sweet, a sing-along rom-com with a sci-fi twist.

Jul 1, 2019: Impromptu date night! Seeing Yesterday.

Jun 30, 2019: Walked through an Aldi supermarket today for the first time ever. If these had been around when I was in college, I would’ve lived at this …

Jun 30, 2019: Had Quiznos a bit ago for a late lunch. First time I’ve eaten at one in a couple of years, and boy do I miss having one in our burg.

Jun 27, 2019: Sitting down for another Empowered Parent Podcast recording, and for the first time, we’re going to be live on Facebook.

Jun 26, 2019: LSU and sports peeps, the latest episode of the Sneaky Good Podcast is out, and we answer the really important questions. Like, which athlete would …

Jun 25, 2019: Ever since @Amazon took over their own shipping, service from them on that end has gone downhill. I got an email today that Amazon’s delivery …

Jun 25, 2019: We have another episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out, and we talk about fear and felt safety. www.onebighappyhome.com/2019/06/2…

Jun 20, 2019: You know what to do, social media peeps! Help my partner in crime, er, conference presentation partner help foster kids! twitter.com/Jake1725/…

Jun 18, 2019: What a delightful surprise to find @viticci and @johnvoorhees interviewing, on the latest Dialog podcast, one of my favorite artists, @frankturner! …

Jun 17, 2019: Oh look, my life. twitter.com/kristenru…

Jun 16, 2019: Fathers' Day date night with my bride. We saw MIB International. It’s great fun, though be advised there is some swearing and sexual innuendo, …

Jun 16, 2019: I also got a goal from this kid for Fathers' Day!

Jun 16, 2019: This is what I walked out and found waiting for me this morning. #onbrand Note: all original trilogy.

Jun 15, 2019: Let’s geaux, social media peeps! You know what to do. twitter.com/holleylol…

Jun 15, 2019: Excuse me, I’ll be in mourning today. twitter.com/austin360…

Jun 13, 2019: Honestly, this is an outright travesty. Right up there with no supporting actor nods for Jon Bernthal’s Punisher portrayal in Daredevil season …

Jun 13, 2019: The latest episode of the Sneaky Good Podcast, “Living on Baseball and Cookie Cake”, is up. We talk LSU baseball, US soccer, pro …

Jun 13, 2019: Some brony is going to get this tattooed on his body. twitter.com/theNthJen…

Jun 12, 2019: Thanks to Kelly and his @aggressionradio podcast, today I discovered Greek metal band Diviner. Their song “The Earth, the Moon, the Sun” …

Jun 11, 2019: Random musical opinion: of the male singers/groups who have covered “Landslide”, I still prefer Boyce Avenue. Honorable mention to Gavin …

Jun 10, 2019: How do I file a Radar for Apple’s dictation engine autocorrupting my child’s name to “the Phaniel”? Also, what the heck is a …

Jun 10, 2019: Make it so! twitter.com/ComicsByJ…

Jun 7, 2019: How much of a difference does adoption make? This much: the difference between the fates of Chunchun and Ming.

Jun 7, 2019: Today I learned that listening to Kerry Livgren/AD’s Art of the State while edging—specifically “All Creation Sings”, “The …

Jun 7, 2019: Look at this sweetheart. twitter.com/humoranda…

Jun 7, 2019: Parenting 101, post-Potter. twitter.com/kristenru…

Jun 6, 2019: Google profits from pedophiles, writes @markhurst: creativegood.com/blog/19/g…

Jun 6, 2019: Twenty-seven years ago today.

Jun 5, 2019: iPhone home screen, 5 June 2019

Jun 5, 2019: So I’ve picked up another gig, and I would appreciate everyone—especially my LSU peeps—checking it out. twitter.com/ATVSPoseu…

Jun 5, 2019: [twitter.com/RossDelle...](https://twitter.com/RossDellenger/status/1136310915429744641)

Jun 5, 2019: Because today’s adorableness quota has not yet been reached… https://twitter.com/_11Remember_/status/1136087637914247170

Jun 3, 2019: Bokeh, the private, ad-free, user-funded photo sharing startup by Tim Smith, is currently $376 short of its funding goal, with 35 hours to go. This …

Jun 1, 2019: And then they grow up and become one of the tastiest animals God ever fashioned. (Especially if you’ve got a great butcher with the right …

Jun 1, 2019: Whatever music service this dealership subscribes to is hitting it out of the park with its mix. Aldo Nova just came on.

Jun 1, 2019: The lady sitting next to me in the service area is wearing ear buds while watching video on her smartphone, and ma’am I totally applaud your …

May 30, 2019: Casual nerds, assemble! At long last all of the geeks were able to record together, and we have thoughts on Avengers: Endgame! …

May 28, 2019: I may or may not have agreed today to join a third podcast as cohost. 😬

May 28, 2019: I wonder how many of these are about to be sold in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. twitter.com/businessi…

May 27, 2019: Last night, @bekindtobignate and I recorded our #GameofThrones series wrap-up episode for Big Fat Geek Podcast. If you’re curious about my …

May 22, 2019: His Rubble & Ruin series is outstanding, and the enjoyment will last longer than the coffee you’ll spend as much on. …

May 22, 2019: Need some help, folks. I’m having trouble remembering the name of a book I read a while back. It’s a modern-authored fantasy of the old German …

May 22, 2019: Zach Williams - No Longer Slaves (Live from Harding Prison)

May 21, 2019: Google uses Gmail to track a history of things you buy — and it’s hard to delete May I suggest @ProtonMail, @FastMail, or email on a server you …

May 21, 2019: I’ve always been partial to “jackwagon” and “son of a nutcracker”. twitter.com/gshowitt/…

May 21, 2019: I sincerely hope everyone has a group of friends they can call on at a moment’s notice for support and prayer. I am very blessed in this regard, …

May 18, 2019: Even with all the plot holes I’ve had time to think about, still thoroughly enjoyed Avengers: Endgame the second time around.

May 18, 2019: Date night, and seeing Avengers: Endgame again!

May 18, 2019: Had lunch with my teenage-years mentor and spiritual big brother Tony today. First time we’d seen one another in 25+ years.

May 17, 2019: All you need to know about my thoughts of John Wick 3 is I am already plotting how many times I can see it before it concludes its run in theaters, …

May 17, 2019: Just a sampling of the speakers in this theater. I look forward to the bass rumbling my insides as John Wick strangles an antagonist.

May 17, 2019: Locked and loaded for John Wick 3 with this guy!

May 17, 2019: We’re going back to basics on the latest episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast. We dissect–not literally– the most important organ in the …

May 16, 2019: Yep. Wasn’t emotionally ready. #BigBangTheory

May 16, 2019: It’s getting a little late in the evening for this kind of heavy thinking. twitter.com/hereiamja…

May 16, 2019: Wait, the series finale of #BigBangTheory is tonight?!? I don’t think I’m emotionally prepared for this.

May 16, 2019: My Everyman Hideout 5-Way Commuter Pack is still available. Come one, come all.

May 15, 2019: An evergreen reminder and prayer. Wave of the phin to Twitter pal @JarrettRush for the link.

May 15, 2019: Buckle up and hold on to your dragon’s scales, there’s a new episode of the Big Fat Geek Podcast out! Nathan and I discuss the first three …

May 13, 2019: I would expect nothing less from Lucifer’s minions. twitter.com/evilbmcat…

May 13, 2019: “Migrating to a Google Account means turning all your Nest data over to Google—data that previously had been kept separate.” Gosh, if only …

May 12, 2019: Having just finished the next-to-last #GameofThrones with @bekindtobignate, I kind of wish we’d been recording our reactions during. We have SO …

May 12, 2019: Mothers' Day 2017, 2018, 2019. The hockey player is in skates in all three shots with his mom, aka my amazing wife. Happy Mothers' Day sweetheart!

May 11, 2019: This story on Hagoromo chalk is fascinating. It also sounds like something up @patrickrhone’s alley.

May 10, 2019: Finished Gone by Dawn, by Tom Wood, a novella that hearkens back to a time earlier in the Victor series. 📚

May 10, 2019: Finished Kill for Me by Tom Wood, another satisfying Victor the assassin novel. 📚

May 10, 2019: Five Finger Death Punch covers Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s “Blue on Black”, and bring along Shepherd, Brantley Gilbert, and Brian May for …

May 10, 2019: I think Treason & Blasphemy is the name of my next Christian metal band. 😉 @rosskingmusic

May 9, 2019: I allowed my children to pick out Mothers' Day cards at the Hallmark store, and now I am a glitter casualty.

May 8, 2019: Met Gala Features Dome Of Attractive Teens Battling To The Death

May 7, 2019: I have backed Bokeh on Kickstarter. While it’s too early to tell if it will replace Flickr as my go-to for online photo sharing, as Jack said, …

May 7, 2019: Personal de-Googlefication continues. I’ve swapped out Gboard for SwiftKey on my iPhone.

May 7, 2019: For Sale: Everyman Hideout 5-Way Commuter Pack I backed this project on Kickstarter and received it roughly a month and a week ago. I’ve used it exclusively for a couple of weeks and have …

May 6, 2019: “I’m not saying I’d like to build a summer home here, but the trees are actually quite lovely.”

May 6, 2019: "Hold it, hold it. What is this? Are you trying to trick me? Where's the sports? "Is this a kissing book?" What am I watching?

May 6, 2019: Our friend Ross King’s new single dropped today. We had the privilege of hearing him play it back in March at the Together Called conference. A …

May 5, 2019: What a cruel proximity notification, Chick-fil-A.

May 4, 2019: This is how much I love our Big Fat Geek podcast listeners: recording new episodes for y’all last night and not watching the Dallas Stars …

May 3, 2019: Out of context, from an off-mic conversation during podcast recording tonight: “My next band name is Sassy Pillows.”

May 3, 2019: “Alexa, tell me a hockey joke.” “Okay, how many Maple Leafs does it take to change a light bulb? “How many?” “No …

May 3, 2019: iPhone home screen, 3 May 2019 There have been a couple of changes, and the background reflects my excitement for the upcoming show, The Mandalorian.

May 1, 2019: The sons of our friends Kara and Ryan, the founders of Imana Kids, are raising money to pay their way on the next Imana mission trip to Rwanda. One …

May 1, 2019: Marriage is tough and takes intentional investment to make it thrive. Our latest Empowered Parent podcast episode is for adoptive and foster families …

Apr 28, 2019: Just got finished watching this week’s #GameofThrones with @bekindtobignate, and WOW BLERUGHARUEJRV JEVRUFUCCXKWIEYIDB NJRJUSVQBAMCKGOUEIRHR …

Apr 27, 2019: The wind blows the pollen All over and around me Nature’s attempted murder

Apr 27, 2019: Twenty-nine years ago today. Still together.

Apr 26, 2019: Last night I finished an ARC of @steven_kotler’s “Last Tango in Cyberspace.” It’s a fun, engaging read of our near-future in …

Apr 26, 2019: Retrophisch Review: Last Tango in Cyberspace I was afforded the opportunity via NetGalley to read an advanced reader copy of Steven Kotler's Last Tango in Cyberspace. It's a near-future science …

Apr 25, 2019: Alright, everyone hurry up and go see Avengers: Endgame so we can talk about it.

Apr 25, 2019: I thought this appropriate attire for this evening’s premiere.

Apr 24, 2019: If you missed it earlier in the month, there’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out, where we talk about incorporating play into …

Apr 22, 2019: Finally, a 2020 ticket I can get on board with.

Apr 22, 2019: I’ve long thought our youngest’s homeland had the potential to be a sort of African tech-Switzerland. It’s good to see others are …

Apr 18, 2019: I wonder if he blessed the rains while he was there.

Apr 16, 2019: The rebuild of Notre Dame will be well funded. In the past month, three historically black churches in Louisiana were destroyed by a racist arsonist. …

Apr 15, 2019: What is with accidental fires and holy sites today??? www.newsweek.com/notre-dam…

Apr 15, 2019: Proud of my hometown newspaper. twitter.com/theadvoca…

Apr 15, 2019: When I pulled up to the house last night for our #GameofThrones viewing, I told Nathan it was pretty brazen to just dump a dead body on the curb. …

Apr 13, 2019: He only had six lines of dialogue across two movies, so Boba Fett is totally a minor character, right? twitter.com/scottEwei…

Apr 13, 2019: ‘Tis a glorious day, my friends! For no matter the hail and rainy weather we doth suffer in the metroplex of Dallas and Forth Worth, today I …

Apr 13, 2019: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out, and we’re talking about ways to incorporate play into every day.

Apr 12, 2019: There needs to be a way to tell one’s Apple Watch that today is a sick day, and the only standing and movement will be that which gets one from …

Apr 12, 2019: I have myriad thoughts on the new Star Wars trailer and what it means for the movie. We definitely need to record a new @bigfatgeekpod episode.

Apr 10, 2019: Truer words have never been spoken by Lucifer’s little minions.

Apr 10, 2019: Happy to have this in my hands, @TheBrometheus! Now to finish two other books and slot it into my reading queue.

Apr 10, 2019: Reading an ARC of @steven_kotler’s Last Tango in Cyberspace, and love, love, LOVE the quick shout-outs to two classic science fiction franchises in …

Apr 7, 2019: Last night, a new piece of kit for Empowered Parenting podcasting…

Apr 7, 2019: This is a great mashup.

Apr 6, 2019: My Personal de-Google-fication Continues

Apr 6, 2019: My Personal de-Google-fication Continues Google Photos is no more for me. I deleted all the photos in that account, then cancelled my Google One subscription. I removed the app from my iOS …

Apr 6, 2019: Shazam is really awesome, a fun movie, and has a really good pro-foster care family vibe on top of it. But adoptive and foster parents be aware: there …

Apr 5, 2019: I hardly ever get to Mavs games. Maybe once a year. This year has been my most in a season, at three. I’m 1-1, and the winner was when …

Apr 4, 2019: Let’s be honest, it was only a matter of time before they were driven to these lengths.

Apr 4, 2019: Watching the Joker trailer, I’m left with two thoughts: I’m certain Joaquin Phoenix is going to bring everything he has to the role, just …

Apr 3, 2019: “I don’t know how adoptive and foster parents walk their journeys without a tribe of kindred spirits who can confide in confidence with one …

Apr 3, 2019: Unlike Twitter, Micro.blog does indeed have an edit button when you make silly spelling errors.

Apr 3, 2019: Gee, Chris, why do you continue to buy physical media? Digital is so easy. Gosh, I don’t know why.

Apr 2, 2019: My non-hockey but musical kid got to meet @DallasStars music meister @tweetgrubes tonight. Thanks for showing him how you run things, Grubes!

Apr 2, 2019: iPhone home screen, 2 April 2019

Apr 2, 2019: Taking my non-hockey kid to the @DallasStars game because his school band is performing in the AAC South Plaza before tonight’s game. Then he …

Apr 1, 2019: Because who doesn’t want some “Boogie Woogie Piano” while catching a train in London?

Apr 1, 2019: I am five years behind the curve, but today I learned of the 2CELLOS' cover of “Thunderstruck”.

Mar 31, 2019: I may or may not have totally ripped off @Gabz’s typography modifications to the Kiko theme for Micro.blog because his site is so clean and …

Mar 31, 2019: Time for the Veep season premiere!

Mar 29, 2019: Strike Back season finale time!

Mar 28, 2019: The use of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” for this Godzilla trailer is inspired. youtu.be/yHzJSvVGn…

Mar 28, 2019: I fully support such legislation. babylonbee.com/news/more…

Mar 26, 2019: Finished the latest in Nick Petrie’s Peter Ash series while my SUV was getting serviced this morning. My only complaint about these books is …

Mar 25, 2019: Finished Mark Greaney’s latest Gray Man thriller last night on the plane ride home. Can’t recommend this series enough. 📚

Mar 24, 2019: I feel it’s highly ironic I wear this shirt today, when we are suffering our FOURTH delay while flying @AmericanAir this weekend (three on …

Mar 21, 2019: I pray everyone has at least one friend who gets and accepts them. I am blessed to have more than one.

Mar 19, 2019: Looks like I have a new sticker to go on the MacBook Pro! Thanks, @manton!

Mar 17, 2019: This dude has been in my musical wheelhouse tonight at the @DallasStars game: Jimmy Eat World, Living Colour, Crüe, Maiden, Alter Bridge, so much …

Mar 17, 2019: I don’t watch Narcos: Mexico, but this promo is awesome. www.youtube.com/watch

Mar 15, 2019: Studio Movie Grill Atari. Of course, it’s much, much cooler when the traditional initials are used: SMG Atari. twitter.com/merrittk/…

Mar 15, 2019: It’s true, I had a lot of fun working “Clank!” into sentences and phrases it might not otherwise go. twitter.com/bekindtob…

Mar 14, 2019: AKA “Oh crap, is this another possible regulatory lawsuit?” techcrunch.com/2019/03/1…

Mar 14, 2019: AKA “Covering our butts for possible regulatory lawsuits” techcrunch.com/2019/03/1…

Mar 13, 2019: The circled area literally made me laugh out loud. twitter.com/Southernb…

Mar 12, 2019: Potential awful news on the international adoption front.

Mar 8, 2019: Celebratory dinner at Mooyah with my hockey player for two of his favorite things: burgers and milkshakes.

Mar 8, 2019: 18-0. Couldn’t be more proud of these kids and how hard they worked all season.

Mar 8, 2019: For the record, and @DrewLeaumont can confirm, I totally called Captain Marvel’s end of credits scene before it came up.

Mar 8, 2019: I can confirm Captain Marvel is not as bad as I feared the trailers made it out to be. I wouldn’t say it’s Wonder Woman great, either. For …

Mar 8, 2019: Play is vitally important for children, especially our kids from hard places. We talk about this on the latest Empowered Parent podcast: …

Mar 7, 2019: A new BFG episode! Ever wondered what it would be like to sit around the table with the geeks while playing a game? Wonder no more, as the guys …

Mar 6, 2019: Mark Zuckerberg Finishes Morning Reading Of Favorite Devotional ‘1984’ babylonbee.com/news/mark…

Mar 5, 2019: It’s Mardi Gras, so it’s time for “Fat Tuesday”, by The Friendly Indians: www.friendlyindians.com/audio/Fat…

Mar 3, 2019: Between @EddieHinkle’s posts about starting the Star Wars film anthology with his kiddo, and that sweet new Star Wars: Always trailer, I think …

Mar 3, 2019: This is really, really good: Star Wars: Always

Feb 27, 2019: B-doe’s battle rap with his son is the adorable pick-me-up we all need. twitter.com/ThatsHowI… [Via Jennifer Ledford on Twitter]

Feb 22, 2019: I was trying to think of another word, but John aptly captures it with “amazing”. twitter.com/johndyer/…

Feb 21, 2019: Scrolling through my iTunes library, I noted a cover of Eddie Money’s “Take Me Home Tonight” by punk band Every Avenue. I love a …

Feb 21, 2019: I’ve known this young man since he was born. So awesome to see him pursuing this dream! twitter.com/RaginCaju…

Feb 18, 2019: The same day I’m finally able to finish season 2 of The Punisher, and Nathan sends me this. io9.gizmodo.com/netflixs-… Oh well. It was a …

Feb 18, 2019: “The TWA Hotel Turns an Abandoned Airport Terminal Into a Midcentury Dream” www.dwell.com/article/t… [via @patrickrhone]

Feb 18, 2019: If we need proof that AI algorithms aren’t up to snuff yet, here’s one.

Feb 12, 2019: This is so awesome. twitter.com/Hawk/stat…

Feb 12, 2019: This weekend’s positive Apple Store experience www.retrophisch.com/2019/02/1…

Feb 12, 2019: This weekend's positive Apple Store experience We hear a lot in the tech press and on personal blogs about bad experiences with Apple’s support of it’s products, so I thought I would …

Feb 10, 2019: I really like @TheAAF strategy of going into markets where they can be the top dog, not competing with a higher-tier league (Atlanta notwithstanding. …

Feb 10, 2019: Updated my now page, since it had been a month from the last update.

Jan 31, 2019: The thing that has always impressed me about the vault is the whole “I’m going to sprint at full speed then FALL ONTO MY HANDS TO PROPEL …

Jan 31, 2019: Minnesota Man Forced To Warm Himself In Tauntaun Carcass babylonbee.com/news/minn…

Jan 29, 2019: “Fighting for Normalcy” Heck, with that slogan, given how many feel about our current political culture, maybe I should run. …

Jan 26, 2019: Well, hello there, season premiere of Strike Back that I forgot was coming on but my TiVo still recorded because of the OnePass feature.

Jan 24, 2019: I backed this book on Kickstarter, and can’t wait for its release next month. Sounds like so much fun. twitter.com/TheBromet…

Jan 23, 2019: No Sweethearts candy this Valentine’s Day after company goes out of business www.usatoday.com/story/mon…

Jan 23, 2019: The grass withers, the flowers fade… www.retrophisch.com/2019/01/2…

Jan 23, 2019: The grass withers, the flowers fade... My friends Kara and Ryan, who founded and run Imana Kids, posted a photo to the Imana Instagram account with the text of Isaiah 40:8: “The grass …

Jan 22, 2019: Why have I never thought of this before?!? twitter.com/Bookstore…

Jan 22, 2019: Thirteen year-old me was obsessed with Stringfellow Hawke and the Airwolf.

Jan 20, 2019: It’s official: I do not give a rip about this season’s Super Bowl. I should find something else to do during that block of time in two …

Jan 20, 2019: What is it with officials and Louisiana football teams this season?

Jan 17, 2019: My all-time favorite Friends episode is “The One with the Embryos.” Second favorite is “The One with the Jellyfish”. …

Jan 17, 2019: Beets with crab cakes? BEETS? Chef should be drawn and quartered. twitter.com/ElenaBerg…

Jan 17, 2019: The Bogeyman himself, Baba Yaga, is back! Can’t wait. youtu.be/M7XM597XO…

Jan 15, 2019: First impressions of The Passage premiere www.retrophisch.com/2019/01/1…

Jan 15, 2019: First impressions of The Passage premiere I was worried about the Wolgast/Amy connection; I'm not worried any more as one expects of book adaptations, there are noticeable changes some of …

Jan 15, 2019: Well, I probably shouldn’t have watched the pilot of The Passage so late. At night. Before I had to take the dog outside. And I read the books. …

Jan 9, 2019: Hello, again, early 2019 edition www.retrophisch.com/2019/01/0…

Jan 9, 2019: Hello, again, early 2019 edition Retrophisch.com lives again. I have wandered aimlessly in the wilds of the Internet for far too long. It was finally time to own up to one of my …

Jan 4, 2019: News flash: based on conversations overheard at Whataburger, youth of America still literally using “literally” wrong.

Jan 4, 2019: iPhone home screen, 4 January 2019

Dec 30, 2018: The one Mavs game I make it to in a season, and who’s filling in on the DJ board but this guy! Great seeing you, @tweetgrubes!

Dec 25, 2018: My bride surprised me today with a new Series 4 Apple Watch, to replace the OG one I damaged a couple of months ago. Thanks, sweetie!

Dec 24, 2018: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast available! It’s part two of our Setting Up for Success, with an emphasis on the …

Dec 23, 2018: I am reminded today that I hope, in all of the festivities of the season, we do not forget to help others. A good bet is The Human Fund*. *“The …

Dec 20, 2018: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast up. In it, we share our thoughts on how to make Christmas Day a success! …

Dec 19, 2018: The new Hellboy movie looks like it’s going to be a fun ride of epic monster scale. youtu.be/dt5g5_1cK…

Dec 11, 2018: New specs. These are my first-ever all-polymer frames. Man, these things are light.

Dec 11, 2018: I love a good cover/mashup. youtu.be/6GG-m7j8l…

Dec 6, 2018: I am really digging the Whitney font from @HoeflerCo in the latest Day One for iOS update. Looks great on my iPhone. Can’t wait to have that in …

Dec 6, 2018: What’s it mean when your fortune cookie doesn’t have a fortune in it? Besides doing quick picks for the lotto?

Dec 3, 2018: I’m running a fundraiser for my birthday to help get street kids in Rwanda into school and off the streets. Would you please help? …

Nov 27, 2018: If you’re looking to help foster and adopted kids on this #GivingTuesday, please support Tapestry. I recorded a short message on what it’s …

Nov 27, 2018: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast available. It’s part two of our interview with Pam Parish, and we talk about how …

Nov 23, 2018: I absolutely love the Rubble & Ruin books. You can’t beat the prices this weekend. Please, please, please buy them, because I really want …

Nov 23, 2018: If you use a Mac, you need SpamSieve to keep your email inbox clean. I use EagleFiler for archiving email. It’s super fast for searching, even …

Nov 22, 2018: Saw Instant Family last night for impromptu date night. Outstanding film, full of heart and humor. Tig Notaro and Octavia Spencer were hilarious as …

Nov 21, 2018: Everyone: seriously, stay to the very, very, very end of the Ralph Breaks the Internet credits! It’s the only way to see the new Disney movie …

Nov 20, 2018: Well, I just signed the teenager and I up for a parent-led, Texas DPS-approved driver education course. Pray for me.

Nov 20, 2018: “It’s the online profiling of my currently unborn child – one that is probably already, unstoppably being developed from the baby sites we …

Nov 18, 2018: That Cowboys fan and Eagles fan in an elevator NFL Shop commercial is even funnier today, after the Saints utterly drubbed the defending “Super …

Nov 17, 2018: If it wasn’t for the first appearance of my favorite intergalactic bounty hunter, I would totally disavow this nonsense. …

Nov 15, 2018: This Corpus Christi Taco Weighs Nearly 5 Pounds and Only Costs $13 texashillcountry.com/corpus-ch…

Nov 15, 2018: I could have used this advice when I was in the corporate world. (Not really. My emails were never that important. But it would have been fun …

Nov 15, 2018: Love the Mak’tar reference in the forecast. Dr. Lazarus would be proud. #RIPAlanRickmam #nevergiveup #neversurrender

Nov 14, 2018: I love how, at the time of my typing this, Tony Stark and Scrooge McDuck are neck-and-neck. twitter.com/jaketappe…

Nov 14, 2018: If you like Douglas Adams, you’ll love Rob’s Rex Nihilo series. And you can’t beat a free book. twitter.com/robkroese…

Nov 13, 2018: I think it’s great the two worlds of my podcasts, casual nerdom and adoption/foster care, collide today in Tony’s post. I’m even …

Nov 13, 2018: My favorite Stan Lee MCU cameos: Guardians 2 Thor: Ragnarok Captain America: Winter Soldier twitter.com/chuuzus/s…

Nov 12, 2018: I can’t drink coffee, so my MudLOVE mug—a thank-you gift for hosting Tapestry Conference 2018—pulls duty as hot chocolate delivery vehicle.

Nov 12, 2018: In today’s edition of Now You Really Feel Old… twitter.com/actuallya…

Nov 8, 2018: Anything in this article that isn’t “They were the only team to offer me a job” is superfluous.

Nov 7, 2018: What are the odds Dez has acquired even an ounce of humility and accountability? I don’t need him poisoning the Saints locker room the way he …

Nov 7, 2018: If only this were true. babylonbee.com/news/nati…

Nov 6, 2018: Election Day humor: Why does the U.S. Capitol have a rotunda? So politicians can run around in circles!

Nov 6, 2018: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out. In this first of three episodes with Pam Parish, we talk with Pam about how she and …

Nov 6, 2018: There’s a new episode of The Big Fat Geek Podcast out! We’re back! We talk about movies from our childhoods and young adult years that …

Nov 3, 2018: I couldn’t be at a tailgate in Baton Rouge, so I got my game day meal of red beans and rice, and a shrimp poboy, at Fish City Grill.

Nov 3, 2018: After the oldest’s hockey practice this morning, getting my LSU game day tunes started.

Nov 2, 2018: In Boy2’s room, Amazon’s “Instrumental Lullabies” playlist featured a slow-tempo, xylophone cover of Guns ‘N’ …

Nov 1, 2018: The premise reminds me of cheesy ’80s action movies I devoured as a teenager, so I had to back it. www.kickstarter.com/projects/…

Oct 31, 2018: Baby Ruth is a superior candy bar to Snickers. #fightme twitter.com/robkroese…

Oct 30, 2018: Words from 1970 Thanks to Jack pointing to Merriam-Webster’s Time Traveler, here are a few words that first appeared in print in the year I was born (1970): …

Oct 30, 2018: If you liked Piers Anthony’s Xanth novels, you’ll like Rob’s Dis trilogy. Fun reads, and this is a steal. buff.ly/2CPNIFs

Oct 24, 2018: Accurate. twitter.com/KyleJames…

Oct 21, 2018: Once again, doing Skynet’s work for it. twitter.com/StartGrow…

Oct 20, 2018: That’s a wrap on Tapestry Conference 2018. Thanks to everyone who attended! #TapCon18

Oct 19, 2018: “If the truth will set us free, then the opposite is true: a lie will put us in bondage.” — Dr. David Schooler #TapCon18

Oct 19, 2018: Audience participation during the morning session of the Schoolers' workshop at #TapCon18

Oct 19, 2018: “Healing requires presence. Healing IS presence.” —David Schooler, #TapCon18

Oct 18, 2018: Ready for tomorrow. Are you coming? #TapCon18 tapestryconference.org

Oct 18, 2018: So. Cool. twitter.com/JasonKire…

Oct 18, 2018: The bookstore’s almost ready for Tapestry Conference 2018! #TapCon18

Oct 18, 2018: “Those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it.” It is legit scary when smart people in positions of power think they’re …

Oct 18, 2018: I know several parents who can relate to this. babylonbee.com/news/daug…

Oct 17, 2018: All of the watch aficionados who may happen to follow me will be interested in this. twitter.com/LSUEngine…

Oct 17, 2018: I hadn’t watched the full video until my eldest hockey player insisted I do so tonight. If you need a good sports cry, here you go. …

Oct 17, 2018: It might as well be true. babylonbee.com/news/face…

Oct 16, 2018: How far away are we from someone firebombing Boston Dynamics' labs, a la Sarah Connor in Terminator 2? twitter.com/gavinsblo…

Oct 16, 2018: Oh, just roughing out stage scripts for #TapCon18. It’s getting close! Have you registered yet? tapestryconference.org

Oct 16, 2018: The iCloud syncing on the Drafts Mac beta is so freaky fast, Jimmy John’s would be jealous. #geekingout #beenwaitingforthis #finally

Oct 16, 2018: YEESSSS!!!! twitter.com/draftsapp…

Oct 16, 2018: Hey, I know that guy! omahamagazine.com/articles/… This is a great piece that, while highlighting Ismail’s story, gives lots of good …

Oct 14, 2018: Yes. I also think about “bacon bits are the magic fairy dust of salads” whenever there’s a conversation about bacon. …

Oct 13, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 20. Like the Louisiana Purchase shirt, this is courtesy of @zrau. After watching LSU pound Georgia, going into the Mini …

Oct 13, 2018: The genius of the Progressive commercial poking fun at the Chevrolet commercials is it shows how ridiculous the Chevy commercials have become.

Oct 12, 2018: There’s a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out, and it features long-time friend of the show, Cindy Lee! Cindy is speaking at …

Oct 12, 2018: Dear God, we really are just going to hand our annihilation over to #Skynet, aren’t we? twitter.com/WIRED/sta…

Oct 11, 2018: I saw the design for the official Tapestry Conference 2018 shirts tonight, and it is AWESOME!

Oct 11, 2018: American history buffs will appreciate the latest addition to No-Repeat LSU Shirts (Day 19).

Oct 11, 2018: I have a cousin with cerebral palsy, and he cannot even manage what Justin can. This makes me inordinately happy. twitter.com/SInow/sta…

Oct 6, 2018: Spotted this Tolkien fan while driving around our little burg today.

Oct 6, 2018: Do tell.

Oct 5, 2018: To be fair, the Samson art isn’t quite like the rest. Easy mistake. twitter.com/David_JWe…

Oct 3, 2018: Over the past couple of days, I finally got my wife to start using the @ProtonMail account I set up for her and get her off of Gmail. …

Oct 3, 2018: Grammar and a Dad-ism all in one? I don’t even drink coffee and I want this mug. twitter.com/HollyBell…

Sep 30, 2018: On the return from Dad Camp today, we had to make a special stop.

Sep 30, 2018: Spent the weekend at Dad Camp, for foster and adoptive dads. Couldn’t beat the scenery.

Sep 27, 2018: Having actively participated in Memorial Day ceremonies in the Oak Grove while in ROTC at LSU, this is very cool. www.lsu.edu/mediacent…

Sep 25, 2018: On the New Magnum Watched the pilot of the new Magnum, P.I. I have a few thoughts: It’s your typical CBS action drama; plot moves way, way faster than it would …

Sep 25, 2018: Hetero life mate Nathan pointed me to Rob Rock’s solo work, and I’m now devouring the catalog. “Holy Hell” is a real kick-butt …

Sep 21, 2018: It’s a wild melee! Three down, three to go!

Sep 21, 2018: Game Night at Nathan’s! We’re starting Gloomhaven. I elected a Cragheart. I’m pretty proud of his name.

Sep 21, 2018: SpamSieve 2.9.33 streamlines the flow of using SpamSieve with Apple Mail on macOS 10.14, and much more. It’s my spam filter of choice and should …

Sep 20, 2018: “The king’s stinking son fired me. And thank you so much for bringing up such a painful subject. While you’re at it, why don’t …

Sep 20, 2018: The truth is out there. babylonbee.com/news/nati…

Sep 19, 2018: Last week, we finally found a box of shirts that had been missing since our move last year. This classic was in it.

Sep 19, 2018: If only. babylonbee.com/news/jour…

Sep 18, 2018: I may or may not have bought something for myself at the elementary school book fair tonight.

Sep 18, 2018: “Don’t be evil.” theintercept.com/2018/09/1…

Sep 17, 2018: I updated my iPhone 7 to iOS 12. I ran the updates afterward, which included one for the “new” Shortcuts app. And yet…

Sep 15, 2018: 3-0, baby! A typical LSU-Auburn game: slugfest at the lines, close game, fantastic finish. #GeauxTigers #BeatAuburn twitter.com/LSUJesus/…

Sep 15, 2018: I have taken to muting the LSU-Auburn game in between plays so I don’t have to listen to Gary.

Sep 15, 2018: Army went for it on 4th down for a 9th time so far this season and were finally stopped. Eight out of nine have been successful. Three weeks into the …

Sep 15, 2018: They answered, so I’m doubling down.

Sep 15, 2018: Today I received an unsolicited text message from the Beto O’Rourke campaign. I felt obliged to reply.

Sep 14, 2018: You know, Wendy’s has that 4 for $4 thing where you can have beef AND chicken. twitter.com/kvetchkwe…

Sep 14, 2018: So playing “Punchbuggy" with my boys while driving around is going to get a little harder in the near future. www.reuters.com/article/u…

Sep 14, 2018: Given the situation in the Carolinas and surrounding areas, it’s good to revisit this post from our friends at TCU’s Karyn Purvis …

Sep 13, 2018: Thanks to @zrau, it appears I’m not quite done with No-Repeat LSU Shirts! Looks like I’m set for the next home game.

Sep 13, 2018: We have a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out, where we highlight the upcoming Tapestry Conference in October! …

Sep 13, 2018: I may have laughed even harder at this one. More adventures in replying to spam | James Veitch www.youtube.com/watch

Sep 13, 2018: This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch www.youtube.com/watch

Sep 12, 2018: I wish I could act surprised at this news. Seems about right. www.theadvocate.com/new_orlea…

Sep 12, 2018: This shirt seemed appropriate for an #AppleEvent day. (Shirt courtesy of @pbur, or perhaps his friend Jordan before his passing.)

Sep 12, 2018: I’m looking forward to all the tech pundits having to type out “iPhone Xses” as well as all the inevitable INXS-related jokes.

Sep 12, 2018: This is why I still buy physical discs of movies. twitter.com/drandersg…

Sep 12, 2018: As it turns out, I am worthy. twitter.com/GKCdaily/…

Sep 11, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 17: The End! Picked this dri-fit shirt up for tailgating in the heat outside Cowboys Stadium before the LSU-TCU season …

Sep 10, 2018: I’ve seen it before, but I’ll watch it six or seven times whenever someone posts it. I’m crying from laughing so hard. Crying. That …

Sep 10, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 16. Another baseball one, and one of my favorites. So comfortable.

Sep 9, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 15. It’s LSU-Auburn week, so I rolled out the 25th Anniversary of the Earthquake Game shirt. I was there.

Sep 9, 2018: Once again, the mystery of Fox’s NFL broadcast scheduling: why are we getting Jaguars-Giants in DFW instead of something more regional, like …

Sep 8, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 14. Last year, my parents managed to find the same LSU shirt in both adult and children sizes, and outfitted our whole …

Sep 7, 2018: iPhone home screen, 7 September 2018 Featuring Mike VII as a nod to LSU’s first home game of the season.

Sep 7, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 13. #GeauxTigers

Sep 6, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 12, celebrates Tiger Stadium, aka Death Valley. The quote on the back is by Les Miles in 2012, after LSU upset visiting …

Sep 6, 2018: I forgot to note it last week when it happened, but the pool construction in our back yard has claimed its first victim. (Still works.)

Sep 5, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 11. In 2012, Texas A&M began play in the SEC, and I was there with my buddy Drew at College Station for the first …

Sep 5, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 10. Forgot to post this yesterday. Possibly the most “boring” LSU shirt I own.

Sep 4, 2018: We have a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out: The Healing Power of Story. Available anywhere you can subscribe to podcasts, or listen …

Sep 4, 2018: There was an orange Jeep behind me at a stop light a few minutes ago, and I immediately thought of @shawnblanc.

Sep 3, 2018: God moves. www.espn.com/espn/feat…

Sep 3, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 9. Though I spent most of my first 21 years on this Earth in Baton Rouge, these days I’m a Texas Tiger.

Sep 2, 2018: TIGERS WIN! Undefeated, 4-0, at Tiger Stadium West. They need to convince Jerry to paint the eye of the tiger at midfield next visit.

Sep 2, 2018: You are looking live… #GeauxTigers #BeatMiami

Sep 2, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 8. It’s Game Day!!! #GeauxTigers #BeatMiami #ForeverLSU

Sep 1, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 7. Opening Saturday for the 2018 college football season, but my team plays tomorrow. #GeauxTigers

Sep 1, 2018: I see we have a new show to watch with our boys. (Thanks to Joel Bezaire on Twitter.)

Sep 1, 2018: I should really try to work the first two Witcher novels into my reading queue. twitter.com/Videogame…

Sep 1, 2018: This seems problematic. twitter.com/SportsBiz…

Sep 1, 2018: It’s the chicken that makes the costume. twitter.com/theNthJen…

Sep 1, 2018: For what it’s worth, @brentsimmons, I never uninstalled NetNewsWire 3.3 from my old iMac, and even transferred it to my new iMac last year. …

Aug 31, 2018: James Koole asks on Micro.blog: “Why would anyone use Chrome?" Indeed. If you’re on the Mac and don’t want to use Safari, get …

Aug 31, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 6. The “Honey Badger takes what he wants!” shirt from 2011 is an ode to Tyrann Mathieu (@Mathieu_Era). I wore …

Aug 31, 2018: And what a fantastic shot of Mike in the linked article, coming out of the green space in his habitat. twitter.com/gardenand…

Aug 30, 2018: Logged into my Twitter account on the web to make a settings change. Noticed I had 1,299 followers (one more for lucky 1,300!). Decided I wanted to …

Aug 30, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 5. I know I’m doing this for the start of football season and this is a baseball shirt, but still. Celebrating the …

Aug 29, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 4, celebrates the 2002 as-time-expired victory over Kentucky. The name of the game-winning, Hail Mary play called is on the …

Aug 29, 2018: I’m channeling my inner @tweetgrubes and playing music at my oldest’s hockey practice (coach’s request).

Aug 29, 2018: Oh, look, my life. twitter.com/Introvert…

Aug 28, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 3. Game day shirt for the 2014 season opener against Wisconsin, played in Houston.

Aug 28, 2018: John Wick Changed Action Movies And You Barely Noticed

Aug 28, 2018: The Kindle version of The Whole Brain Child is only $2 today. I highly, highly recommend this book for all parents, but DEFINITELY for foster and …

Aug 28, 2018: This may be a game I have to get to Baton Rouge for. twitter.com/LSUfootba…

Aug 28, 2018: Grzegorz Witczak has created the Carlton dance purely in CSS: codepen.io/Wujek_Gre… (Via John Dyer on Twitter.)

Aug 27, 2018: No-Repeat LSU Shirts, Day 2, features a line from the song “Hey, Fightin' Tigers”. Headgear from Bengals and Bandits.

Aug 27, 2018: Yesterday’s shirt, kicking off No-Repeat LSU Shirts in celebration of the start of the 2018 college football season. I was there for the first …

Aug 27, 2018: I failed to mention last week that we have a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out: How Do We Deal with Drama? …

Aug 26, 2018: This is fantastic. twitter.com/SummaMeol…

Aug 25, 2018: So great catching up with Patrick while he’s in town. Glad I could help you cross El Chico off the trip dining list, buddy!

Aug 25, 2018: That the lobster doesn’t appreciate the great Johnny Cash is sufficient reason for it to be boiled. twitter.com/bestofnex…

Aug 24, 2018: My buddy Jake with a behind-the-scenes look at how former #LSU Tiger Alex Bregman and other players from my first and former baseball love stay in …

Aug 24, 2018: With the college football season around the corner, I wonder if I should do a “How many #LSU shirts does Chris have?” photo run, a la my two …

Aug 24, 2018: I’m really digging the dark mode in @dayoneapp.

Aug 24, 2018: This is simply fantastic news for Texans. 🙄 techcrunch.com/2018/08/2…

Aug 24, 2018: “Oh Lord, won’t you buy me, a Mustang GT…” Spotted a few moments ago while heading to lunch and Lowe’s.

Aug 23, 2018: A wonderful thread on one of my favorite books. 📚 twitter.com/PulpLibra…

Aug 23, 2018: A fun read, definitely recommended, and you can have it for less than a small coffee from that big Seattle chain. 📚 twitter.com/robkroese…

Aug 23, 2018: Some times, it’s the little things in spam subject lines. It’s not that “Exotic Chinese women are waiting for you,” it’s that …

Aug 22, 2018: You just want to snuggle up to him, don’t you? twitter.com/MikeTheTi…

Aug 22, 2018: I’m sorry, but it’s going to be pretty hard to put this particular cat back in the bag. babylonbee.com/news/morm…

Aug 21, 2018: Gee, there’s no way this will be abused or anything. www.washingtonpost.com/technolog… (Via James Koole on Micro.blog)

Aug 20, 2018: I may not have read, seen, or played as much as I would have liked, but I submitted my Dragon Awards ballot all the same, for the things I have read, …

Aug 19, 2018: Frank Turner, acoustic version of “Be More Kind,” The Selector Radio Session youtu.be/Usz47jYN9…

Aug 18, 2018: Ah, the mysteries of how the US Postal Service works. I ordered a book from a third party on Twitter. Shipping originated in Reno, then went to Las …

Aug 16, 2018: Someone at @Amazon needs to tell Alexa that @DhaSickest’s last name is “Guice”, not “Juice”.

Aug 15, 2018: I bet all the employees with allergies love this. twitter.com/tim_cook/…

Aug 15, 2018: I would definitely be down for this kind of Bond reboot. twitter.com/AmericanD…

Aug 12, 2018: When you get an ARC of the latest book by one of your favorite authors, but you are in the middle of a book by another of your favorite authors. …

Aug 12, 2018: I see all these posts about going iPad-only, and increasingly I find I’m barely using my iPad at all and I wonder if I’ll actually buy …

Aug 12, 2018: I’m noticing some of my Twitter friends are looking at Mastodon. I’m on there, too, but not often. I’d much prefer they look at …

Aug 11, 2018: From Nathaniel Williams (@Natdavewilliams) on Twitter: “One year ago, Ken Parker was a white nationalist and member of the KKK who marched on …

Aug 11, 2018: I love the physics of chicken strip dipping. youtu.be/bC58-rXE8… (Via @brucekendrick on Twitter)

Aug 4, 2018: iPhone home screen, 4 August 2018

Aug 4, 2018: “Look, we know the new Star Trek series sucks and no one’s watching it because it’s behind a pay wall, so here’s a beloved character …

Aug 3, 2018: “Hurt” by Johnny Cash. twitter.com/joshgreen…

Aug 1, 2018: “They say Jesus was a poor man, I guess I wish I had a little more Him in me.” Amen, Cody. Amen. youtu.be/_AcPnI7oR…

Aug 1, 2018: We should only be concerned if some of them start outfitting them with frickin' laser beams. twitter.com/Jezebel/s…

Aug 1, 2018: Sage advice from my buddy Luke. twitter.com/WarriorGo…

Jul 31, 2018: Thanks to so many on Micro.blog raving about Feedbin, I decided to give it a shot last night (14-day free trial). I am loving it so far. I am not …

Jul 29, 2018: Finished these two tomes this past week while in Florida. It’s cliche but it’s true: like a fine wine, Gabriel Allon keeps getting better …

Jul 28, 2018: Wheels down, DFW. It is good to be back in the homeland, where Blue Bell ice cream is native and does not carry an import markup.

Jul 27, 2018: I see Twitter API changes means multi-photo crosspostings from Micro.blog no longer work. As with Facebook, just the first photo makes it through.

Jul 27, 2018: Twenty years ago I started working as a copy editor on About This Particular Macintosh. Lee came aboard a couple months after I did, and a friendship …

Jul 21, 2018: Why, yes, I am of the age where Star Wars Dad Jokes amuse me. Why do you ask? twitter.com/rstevens/…

Jul 18, 2018: Well, this is a departure from our normal podcast recording setup. I wonder what’s going on?

Jul 18, 2018: Me, next week. twitter.com/tonywoodl…

Jul 17, 2018: Happy Gabriel Allon Day, everyone!

Jul 17, 2018: Frank Turner, acoustic version of “Blackout,” The Selector Radio Session youtu.be/wDXp8SaYY…

Jul 17, 2018: This is one reason we sponsor kids in our youngest’s home country: to give them a chance they might not otherwise get. I’ve met Ismail, …

Jul 16, 2018: Happy birthday to the love of my life! She’s a fantastic woman, an awesome mom, and an incredible wife. I love you, Kelly!

Jul 15, 2018: Waaaaaay too many people are shooting vertical video at the Echo & the Bunnymen show, and I feel my eye twitching. Thanks, @Apple!

Jul 15, 2018: Why we love Belts. twitter.com/JeffWilso…

Jul 14, 2018: Will definitely be pre-ordering this when able. Anything @ScribblerSix is involved with is a must-buy. www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-visi…

Jul 14, 2018: My kind of church. babylonbee.com/news/guit…

Jul 14, 2018: Just saw the preview for the upcoming season of Ballers, and I confess: I’m not that jazzed about it.

Jul 14, 2018: A very underappreciated bit of Die Hard, one of the greatest Christmas movies ever, is the inclusion of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, …

Jul 13, 2018: Guess which one of Joel’s photos is my favorite. twitter.com/joelbezai…

Jul 11, 2018: The Weather Channel: “Category 2 Chris Strengthens: Here’s What’s Next” Obviously I’m going to try for Category 3. Duh.

Jul 9, 2018: Finally got around to watching the first two episodes of Yellowstone. Perfect role for Kevin Costner as the Dutton patriarch. The dynamics at play in …

Jul 9, 2018: In the latest Empowered Parent Podcast, we talk about equipping the family and friends who walk with us on our adoption and foster care journeys. …

Jul 9, 2018: No. No. No. No. No. No. No. No. No. No. No. Stop it. twitter.com/wannabef/…

Jul 9, 2018: Crying. I’m crying. twitter.com/Daddy_War…

Jul 8, 2018: I have no strong feelings on the sports analogies, but otherwise yes to this. twitter.com/kristenru…

Jul 8, 2018: Definitely #evergreen. twitter.com/kristenru…

Jul 6, 2018: The only thing missing from tonight’s meal of red beans and rice was an adult beverage in my hand while I cooked, and while I ate. Silly doctor’s …

Jul 3, 2018: When you learn one of your best friends reads the same book each year, you decide to give it a go. Finished Jonathan Maberry’s Dead of Night …

Jul 3, 2018: Maybe you figure you have nothing to hide. (That’s not the point, anyway.) Maybe you’re okay with giving up your privacy to get something …

Jul 1, 2018: I have been able to repeat something with all three of my sons that my dad got to do with me: see a first-run Star Wars film in the theater. The Clone …

Jun 28, 2018: On the latest Big Fat Geek Podcast, we talk about how we each got started with role-playing and tabletop games. How did you get started? …

Jun 28, 2018: Unlikely, since China is no longer taking our recyclables.

Jun 27, 2018: With my MacBook Pro out of commission until at least Friday (and if what I think is wrong with it is wrong with it, it’ll be much longer), I’m using …

Jun 27, 2018: What if sword-wielding, spell-slinging mercenary bands were treated like our culture’s rock bands? That’s what Nicholas Eames answers in …

Jun 26, 2018: Because I haven’t spent a lot of time there of late, I didn’t know you could download an archive of your Tumblr blog. I now have mine. Guess all we …

Jun 26, 2018: Since May 29th, every @Rangers game I have watched on TV or in person, they’ve won. Every one I didn’t watch, they lost. Tonight, the …

Jun 25, 2018: Of course I had to bring the teenage hockey player to Dallas Stars Night at the Ballpark.

Jun 25, 2018: Last night I finished the first in Michael Ridpath’s series about Icelander-American detective Magnus Jonson. Tolkien fans should recognize the …

Jun 25, 2018: I failed to publicly note it 10 days ago when I finished reading it, but the second volume in Rob Kroese’s excellent Viking alternative history …

Jun 23, 2018: Ladies and gentlemen, I have been informed that The Empowered Parent Podcast has now been downloaded more than 130,000 times! Thank you, listeners! …

Jun 23, 2018: Two and a half weeks after the fact, but a lovely anniversary dinner and night with no kids with my bride of 26 years.

Jun 23, 2018: New Star Wars shirt. Now why is this a Star Wars shirt?

Jun 18, 2018: I’m a couple weeks behind on this season’s Westworld, but finally finished the episode “Kiksuya". WOW. What a performance by …

Jun 17, 2018: Two dollars at Half Price Books and the teenager now has his own copy of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy!

Jun 16, 2018: It’s been 10 days since I watched a Rangers game on TV. They haven’t won in that time. Today, I turn it on and they’re tied. I watch …

Jun 16, 2018: After his basketball doubleheader this morning, brought this incredible kid to see Incredibles 2!

Jun 16, 2018: Postmodern Jukebox, with Maiya Sykes on vocals, covers Fleetwood Mac. youtu.be/eCUoh8Vn5…

Jun 15, 2018: Earlier this week, we released a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast, talking about something parents feel but are afraid to admit. …

Jun 14, 2018: The latest episode of the Big Fat Geek Podcast is now available for your listening pleasure. We talk good and bad sci-fi tech. What would you vote for …

Jun 13, 2018: Frank Turner at the House of Blues, Dallas, TX, 12 June 2018 My seventh time seeing Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls. They’ve never put on a mediocre show.

Jun 12, 2018: The Menzingers, from Philly.

Jun 12, 2018: Hey-ho, hey-ho, hey-ho, with this guy at Frank Turner’s punk rock show.

Jun 10, 2018: Finished G.T. Almasi’s Talon of Scorpio this evening, the third book in a fun, alternative history sci-fi series. 📚

Jun 8, 2018: The bacon-wrapped filet is so delicioso, I might cry. #FogoDeWOW

Jun 8, 2018: Wearing this shirt to dinner at Fogo de Chão tonight, and as we’re heading to our seats, another patron said, “Sir! Excuse me, sir! I LOVE …

Jun 7, 2018: LSU-based baseball programs certainly like winning championships on walk-off home runs. twitter.com/NJCAATV/s…

Jun 7, 2018: Every night I have to put drops of this in a kid’s diffuser, I think of Frank Costanza.

Jun 7, 2018: At least the teenager still wants to do this last day of school tradition with his dad.

Jun 7, 2018: Not to mention the great beers they brew. twitter.com/Shakespea…

Jun 7, 2018: Milestone: last day of middle school for the teenager.

Jun 6, 2018: No autotune required. twitter.com/BBCSpring… (Via voice actress extraordinaire Jennifer on Twitter)

Jun 6, 2018: Twenty-six years ago today. flic.kr/p/UicS6e

Jun 6, 2018: DC learns nothing. variety.com/2018/film…

Jun 5, 2018: Gallo just hit a 2-run home to stretch the lead, so maybe leaving the TV on is the right call. #LetsGoRangers

Jun 5, 2018: I just turned on the Rangers game, and contrary to earlier viewings, they are ahead. I’m not sure what to do here.

Jun 5, 2018: “It was encouraging to find that the border is a different place than the one cut and edited for the news. It’s a region caught in the middle. …

Jun 5, 2018: Hokey religions and ancient weapons may not be a match for a good blaster at your side, kid, but we’re talking Solo: A Star Wars Story on the …

Jun 4, 2018: iPhone home screen, 4 June 2018. There have been some changes.

Jun 4, 2018: My “extra” Mac portable, a 2011 MacBook Air, used mainly by the teenager, will not see macOS 10.14 Mojave. Not supported. That’s …

Jun 4, 2018: So my teenager’s iPhone 5S will be able to run iOS 12 this fall, but my first-generation Apple Watch is no bueno for watchOS 5. Well.

Jun 4, 2018: Getting caught up on #WWDC18 news, and I lament there was no lunch with @tapbot_paul and @agiletortoise, because based on content, there …

Jun 2, 2018: Two nights in a row, I turn on the Rangers game, they’re down in the count, but come back to win. The next two nights in a row, I’m unable …

Jun 1, 2018: “Soldiers Under Command”. Crowd is screaming the chorus. I am at church.

Jun 1, 2018: Oh right. One guess where I am.

Jun 1, 2018: Hey, everybody, help my #LSU Twitter friend @holleylolley raise some dough for the fight against Alzheimer’s disease! …

Jun 1, 2018: Showing up for the start of the supporting acts is how @BrentMcKinney and I discovered Frank in the first place! And @lindiortega! And @TheTwoTens! …

Jun 1, 2018: This shot from last night can only mean more Big Fat Geek discussions hitting your podcast player soon.

May 31, 2018: We have a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast: preparing our kids for summer camp! empoweredparent.podbean.com/mobile/e/…

May 31, 2018: Complaining about Star Wars Totally agree with this assessment. Those of us who grew up with the original Star Wars trilogy need to remember two things: These movies are made …

May 31, 2018: “Out of Touch" by Hall & Oates. Does the fact that I don’t like this song or the band confirm or deny this premise? …

May 31, 2018: Two nights in a row now I’ve gotten home late, turned on the Rangers game, see it’s midway through and they’re behind. And by game’s end, …

May 30, 2018: #PREACH twitter.com/mmburleso…

May 30, 2018: Playing over the speakers in the waiting area at the kid’s dentist office is “Funkytown”. Sung by Alvin & the Chipmunks. 🙄

May 30, 2018: Iron Horse does “Rocket Man": youtu.be/forqmom3Y…

May 28, 2018: “Let us live for them.” angrystaffofficer.com/2018/05/2…

May 27, 2018: Well, I’m seeing Infinity War again. (Brought the teenager, his first time to see it.)

May 26, 2018: Star Wars bobblehead day at the Ballpark. These seats will definitely do. (Except for the heat. My God, the heat.)

May 24, 2018: Getting settled in to watch Solo with this guy and the rest of the family!

May 24, 2018: I was the first to sign up for Jarrett’s newsletter-that’s-not-a-newsletter. Let’s make sure I’m not the only one. His Rubble and …

May 24, 2018: Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”, arranged by Tom Hodge. youtu.be/RLd9PcZW5… Absolutely beautiful. …

May 21, 2018: I see what they did there. twitter.com/TheLEGOMo…

May 19, 2018: If you don’t mind the crass humor and the ultra-violence, Deadpool 2 is an utter hoot. I will definitely see it in the theater again. I cannot …

May 19, 2018: It’s the slow-motion that really makes it. twitter.com/GabbyGeno…

May 17, 2018: Honestly, I was willing to give the new Magnum, PI a chance until I saw the ridiculous, Fast and Furious-like stupidity at the end of the promo. …

May 16, 2018: Now who do I know is in to all the essential oils stuff…? babylonbee.com/news/dote…

May 16, 2018: I suppose I should get around to seeing the first one. www.maxim.com/entertain…

May 16, 2018: I wanted to jump out of my chair and pump my fist in the air when Weird Al unloads about irony and the use of “literally”. But I’m …

May 16, 2018: I wish we’d had this for the Predator episode of the Big Fat Geek Podcast. twitter.com/GregLongs…

May 15, 2018: When our oldest was 5 or so, he had tae kwan do classes with Cristian Driver. We had the occasion to chat with Donald and Betina a few times as a …

May 15, 2018: On the Big Fat Geek Podcast, it’s part 2 of our coverage of Avengers: Infinity War. You can leave your own thoughts via voice or text for our …

May 15, 2018: On the latest episode of the Empowered Parent Podcast, it’s Round 4 of Give Me an Example! empoweredparent.podbean.com/mobile/e/…

May 15, 2018: Both of my podcasts have new episodes out today!

May 15, 2018: I really don’t like when book adaptations to TV make massive character and plot changes for no discernible reaons. It’s TV. You literally …

May 14, 2018: I wouldn’t say they’re missing it, Bob. twitter.com/helytimes…

May 14, 2018: James Harrison’s blood has unique antibodies that fight rhesus disease. He began donating blood after getting transfusions himself during …

May 14, 2018: With much hard work from Dallas, who proved more adept at graphic design than Nathan or myself, we have a new logo for the Big Fat Geek Podcast! …

May 13, 2018: On the left, Mothers Day last year. The hockey player is on skates. On the right, today, again, he’s on skates.

May 12, 2018: Trail Break Today was our Cub Scout pack’s end-of-school-year bridging ceremony. My two guys bridged from Lion to Tiger and Bear to Webelos. It also marked the …

May 10, 2018: I Love A Good Tiki Mug I also love a good ThinkGeek sale, and thus took advantage of their May the Fourth Be With You one to get my favorite Star Wars character in tiki …

May 10, 2018: We are seriously our own worst enemies. youtu.be/vjSohj-Ic… (Link via John Dyer on Twitter.)

May 10, 2018: We’re talking Avengers: Infinity War on the latest Big Fat Geek Podcast! Spoilers abound! A conversation so great, we had to break it into two …

May 8, 2018: John is on to something here. I’m currently reversed: I’ve relatively removed Google from my online life, but I’m still engaged on …

May 7, 2018: Bye, Instagram (kinda) Thanks to Instagram offering users downloads of data, and the work @manton put in to build an importer, all of my Instagram photos are now on my …

May 5, 2018: I consider it a grand triumph of parenting that my children are all aware of Episodes I-III of the Star Wars films, yet never, ever ask for them to be …

May 4, 2018: Back to work with my Big Fat Geek compatriots.

May 4, 2018: It’s really great when your favorite hockey team and your favorite Star Wars character come together on Star Wars Day. …

May 3, 2018: iPhone home screen, 3 May 2018

May 2, 2018: The answer to life, the universe, and everything. Oh, and 42. (Also the number of the great Jackie Robinson.)

May 2, 2018: It’s funny how life works out sometimes. A billing problem for an ebook I’d pre-ordered two years ago led to my discovery that the latest …

May 2, 2018: I would totally pay for a printed Y’all version of the Bible. @Zondervan or @ThomasNelson needs to make that happen. www.yallversion.com

May 1, 2018: Finished “A Monster Calls” last night. Is the movie as good as the book? Because this is great. 📚

May 1, 2018: When it comes to parenting, our expectations can make or break our connecting with our kids. This is what we talk about on the latest Empowered Parent …

May 1, 2018: Well. I saw Infinity War.

Apr 30, 2018: This will ruin your day. twitter.com/historylv…

Apr 30, 2018: If you’re on the Mac, you want SpamSieve filtering spam for you. c-command.com/blog/2018…

Apr 30, 2018: Well, that was amusing. Between replying to @ben and trying to @manton, I got the message my Micro.blog hosting had expired. Kickstarter reward time …

Apr 25, 2018: I don’t recall King Jesus promising Internet access in Scripture, but He’s doing exactly that in Poland. …

Apr 24, 2018: I might actually look forward to using Facebook, if only. babylonbee.com/news/face…

Apr 24, 2018: This is a great story from the writing life. www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpen… (Via @macgenie on Micro.blog)

Apr 24, 2018: The latest episode of the Big Fat Geek Podcast is now available, featuring our interview with Tony Kim, Mr. @Crazy4ComicCon himself! …

Apr 23, 2018: My friend Kristen wrote a wonderful piece about what’s really going on in Cinderella. (No, not the Disney version.) …

Apr 23, 2018: Finally(!) got around to finishing Jocelyn Glei’s “Unsubscribe”. Should be required reading in high schools and colleges.

Apr 22, 2018: Finished the latest Peter Ash novel, and my only complaint is that Nick Petrie can’t write the next one fast enough. I definitely recommend his …

Apr 21, 2018: The refrain of parents, dressed to the nines to go out, when their children want hugs as they leave: “Please don’t touch me.”

Apr 20, 2018: Happy New Stryper Album Day, everyone!!

Apr 18, 2018: Love coffee? Sure you do. Like saving money? Sure you do. Want to directly help Rwandan coffee bean farmers? Sure you do. THIS WEEK ONLY use code …

Apr 18, 2018: Gosh, Chris, why don’t you want to vacation in Mexico at one of the resort towns? They’re safe! Gee, I don’t know why I don’t …

Apr 17, 2018: So you’ve been to an adoptive & foster care parenting conference. What now? We talk about that on the latest Empowered Parent Podcast. …

Apr 12, 2018: Wow. A microphone with my name on it! That is the sign of a good producer: keep the talent happy.

Apr 12, 2018: And we wonder how young people could fall for the alt-right, or fake news. What sort of history are we teaching anyway? twitter.com/jaketappe…

Apr 12, 2018: Best one of these I’ve seen yet. twitter.com/gfrancie/…

Apr 11, 2018: My wish for this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs: Vegas defeats Nashville in an epic, seven-game Western Conference final. Pittsburgh sweeps …

Apr 11, 2018: Look. My life. twitter.com/copymama/…

Apr 10, 2018: Help me help street kids and orphans in Rwanda Our youngest is from Rwanda, and one way we maintain contact with his homeland is our involvement with Imana Kids. We have a big vision for helping …

Apr 7, 2018: Ladies and gentlemen, I have been informed our little niche podcast for adoptive and foster parents has now surpassed 100,000 downloads! Thank you so …

Apr 6, 2018: We have a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast! Our friend Allison joins us to talk about schooling options for our kids from hard places. …

Apr 6, 2018: The Two Tens! Such a fun band.

Apr 5, 2018: Second opener The Sweethearts (also from Austin). Tight unit, fun set.

Apr 5, 2018: The hetero life mate and I hanging with Adam and Rikki, aka The Two Tens. Adam was smitten with my shirt.

Apr 5, 2018: Openers Sideshow Tragedy (from Austin, TX). Started strong and kept the energy going. Really liking what I’m hearing.

Apr 5, 2018: What?!? Concerts two nights in a row? Who am I?

Apr 5, 2018: Last night, the superb Lindi Ortega, with “Champagne” James Robertson on guitar.

Apr 5, 2018: Last night, saw my first show at Club Dada, and got the artsy photo shot.

Apr 4, 2018: Finished Nicholas Petrie’s The Drifter today. What a debut novel! I can’t wait to get caught up with the next two books in the Peter Ash …

Apr 4, 2018: Finished an ARC of Mark Dawson’s Redeemer on Monday. John Milton fans will be pleased. Solid thriller. 📚

Apr 3, 2018: I knew there were good reasons I quit Tumblr. www.newstatesman.com/world/201…

Mar 30, 2018: My original podcast gig has a new episode out. Do I talk about lightsaber battles as a parenting tool? You’ll have to listen to find out. …

Mar 29, 2018: Behold the secret of the time capsule! This AM radio from 1978 still works. #vintage #StarWars

Mar 29, 2018: Each visit, as my parents slowly empty their house in preparation to move permanently to the farm my mom grew up on, they bring something from my …

Mar 29, 2018: I believe when I get caught up on my Mark Dawson reading, I’m going to blaze through the Chronicles of Prydain. It’s been more than a …

Mar 28, 2018: I’d fallen behind in my Mark Dawson reading, so this was a great time to start getting caught up. Knocked this novella out this evening. 📚

Mar 28, 2018: Finished this today, and now I want to get @Nicholas_Eames on the Big Fat Geek Podcast. Such a rollicking, bloody, fun fantasy read. 📚

Mar 27, 2018: It’s our biggest episode yet on the Big Fat Geek Podcast as we talk Black Panther with our friend @MosesUvere. It’s a deep dive beyond the …

Mar 26, 2018: That, and Natchitoches. twitter.com/cajunhumo…

Mar 26, 2018: Help me help trauma kids in Rwanda Rwanda will always hold a special place in my family, as it is the birthplace of our youngest child. One way we stay connected with his home nation is …

Mar 26, 2018: Rwanda has similar warnings on cigarettes: flic.kr/p/aXmTBB twitter.com/SkyeJetha…

Mar 25, 2018: Can we start with people who use clearly-defined nouns as verbs? twitter.com/KentWGrah…

Mar 23, 2018: The hockey player cleans up pretty well for the end-of-season banquet.

Mar 21, 2018: Well, even in these crazy times, this is not a headline you see every day: www.thedailybeast.com/satanism-…

Mar 20, 2018: Great talk tonight by @JackCarrUSA about his debut novel, The Terminal List. If you like thrillers, pick this one up.

Mar 20, 2018: Ever wanted to attend a comic or science-fiction convention, but you’re not sure what they are or what to expect? We’re here to help. …

Mar 19, 2018: From last night’s show, the headliners. Kelly, Luis and Justin playing “Satellite”. Another great, fun show by the Dollyrots! (I …

Mar 18, 2018: Erik Chandler Band closes their set with my favorite song of theirs, “Tonight’s the Night”.

Mar 18, 2018: Second opener, Sweet Chaos. Amazing the sound they’re getting from a bass guitar and drum kit.

Mar 18, 2018: This is Not Ur Girlfrenz, one of the openers for The Dollyrots. These girls are only 14, and kicking some serious butt. Great stage presence, better …

Mar 16, 2018: Grape. Always grape. twitter.com/DennisLok…

Mar 14, 2018: Now both of my podcasting gigs are on Spotify! twitter.com/OneBigHap…

Mar 13, 2018: My buddy Rob is blowing out extra hardcovers of his book The Big Sheep for $12, signed. badnovelist.com/12-hardco… This volume is in my …

Mar 13, 2018: We’ve got a new episode of the Big Fat Geek podcast up. Pop some fresh batteries in your Walkman, put on your denim jacket, and charge up the …

Mar 10, 2018: Despite strong performances by Storm Reid, Deric McCabe, and Levi Miller, A Wrinkle in Time flat out sucks. Horrible, horrible pacing. Gutted the …

Mar 10, 2018: I’m shocked. SHOCKED! twitter.com/kronayne/…

Mar 10, 2018: We cannot allow this persecution to stand. Join me, won’t you? #IStandWithZackh babylonbee.com/news/wors…

Mar 10, 2018: In the vein of my last post, why yes, I did get a new book today. @JackCarrUSA

Mar 10, 2018: There are times when it’s nice to have your desires justified. (Via @HelenLeeBooks on Twitter)

Mar 9, 2018: Champions!! Tonight, our youngest and his teammates played a hard-fought game against their arch-nemesis for the league championship, prevailing in a 5-2 win. So …

Mar 8, 2018: Heading back to the future with these nerds (plus Dallas, off-camera).

Mar 8, 2018: Promote freedom as the key to economic growth “One of the greatest contributions the United States can make to the world is to promote freedom as the key to economic growth. A creative, …

Mar 8, 2018: What I’ve been finishing the past four days.

Mar 7, 2018: Walked in to our local Market Street, and @frankturner’s “The Way I Tend to Be”, one of my favorite songs, is playing. Sang every word out loud …

Mar 7, 2018: Hey, hey, what do you say? There’s a new Big Fat Geek Podcast today! We talk about the bad sci-fi movies we can’t help but love and watch …

Mar 6, 2018: Paul Allen-led team finds the USS Lexington, sunk 76 years ago during the Battle of the Coral Sea. www.paulallen.com/uss-lexin…

Mar 6, 2018: Presented without comment for members of my tribe. twitter.com/johnbcris…

Mar 5, 2018: A Hillary Staffer Goes to CPAC www.wsj.com/articles/…

Mar 3, 2018: Have I mentioned lately how much I love the Bee? twitter.com/TheBabylo…

Mar 2, 2018: This could have come from an actual study and an actual news source, and I would not have been surprised. #FirstWorldProblems …

Mar 1, 2018: This song impacted me greatly as a teenager, and continues to do so to this day. I regret never seeing the Altar Boys live. www.youtube.com/watch

Feb 28, 2018: As a matter of public record, I will NOT use this new metaphor. twitter.com/drdrang/s… #GetOffMyLawn #SpinalTapForever

Feb 27, 2018: Facebook keeps telling me about all these people I “should” be friends with, and I keep thinking I need to be FB friends with fewer of the …

Feb 27, 2018: Once again, the most vulnerable among us are being exploited. “Women in Syria have been sexually exploited by men delivering aid on behalf of the UN …

Feb 27, 2018: There’s a new episode of the Big Fat Geek Podcast, and it’s our first interview! Author @robkroese joins us to talk about his books, …

Feb 26, 2018: My buddy Jake (@Jake1725 on Twitter) rode out Hurricane Harvey with his wife and their kids on the second floor of their home as the downstairs …

Feb 25, 2018: I would totally buy a t-shirt that said “Welcome to the Duck Side” or better, a hooded DDG duck beckoning “Come to the Duck …

Feb 25, 2018: Then the shark jumped out of the holding tank and…

Feb 24, 2018: We have a new episode of the newly-rebranded Empowered Parent Podcast, and it’s on an issue all parents face: mealtime struggles. …

Feb 23, 2018: The killer features of @chrislopez’s Micron beta for me so far are the layout/design/typography and the 3D Touch action to open conversations. …

Feb 23, 2018: Folks, if you get the chance to meet @markgreaneybook, do so. Fun speaker who writes terrific thrillers. Thanks for your time, Mark!

Feb 23, 2018: I have questions. twitter.com/TashaRobi…

Feb 22, 2018: Any guesses as to who we’re going to be talking to on tonight’s Big Fat Geek Podcast recording?

Feb 21, 2018: The Day Martin Luther King Jr. Prayed at the Billy Graham New York Crusade www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/eva…

Feb 21, 2018: It appears I did not lose any followers in the Great Twitter Purge of 2018. Or not enough that I noticed, at any rate. Make of that what you will.

Feb 21, 2018: In celebration of Billy Graham’s life, my pal Kevin, who worked for Graham’s organization once upon a time, offers 25 curious facts about …

Feb 21, 2018: "Sabotage" – Trek vs Solo Given the characters involved, the use of “Sabotage” didn’t really make sense in the Star Trek reboot, even with a young and …

Feb 21, 2018: Most trailer recuts aren’t that great, and the Beastie Boys' “Sabotage” has been overused. But this recut of the Solo movie trailer …

Feb 21, 2018: My teenager read the Maze Runner trilogy in something like a week and a half, and wanted me to read at least the first book. So I obliged him and …

Feb 20, 2018: “I tell you one thing, though. Wherever we go, whatever we do, we’re gonna take this luggage with us.” #awayfromthethingsofman

Feb 20, 2018: Ryan Coogler breaks down the casino fight scene from Black Panther. Full of symbolism, meaning, and awesome. www.youtube.com/watch [via Patrick Rhone …

Feb 20, 2018: Happy Court Gentry Day, everyone! @markgreaneybook

Feb 20, 2018: I’ll grant you that @jarrettrush’s latest, Rubble and Ruin: The Road North is more a novella than novel. But I read it all yesterday in a …

Feb 20, 2018: In case anyone is stumped about what to get me for my birthday… twitter.com/bobafettf…

Feb 19, 2018: Tim has the best Olympics coverage. twitter.com/badbanana…

Feb 19, 2018: Disgusting. UN staff “responsible for 60,000 rapes in a decade” www.thetimes.co.uk/article/u…

Feb 19, 2018: With the same 4-1 score they bested the same team with yesterday, Kid1’s team take the tournament championship for their division.

Feb 18, 2018: With this morning’s win, no matter what happens later today, Kid1’s team is playing for hardware tomorrow.

Feb 16, 2018: Someone’s first game of the weekend tournament is at 6:15 AM tomorrow. Which means as his driver, I have to get up around 4:30. So the bag gets …

Feb 15, 2018: Back recording with some of my favorite people in the world.

Feb 15, 2018: I suppose any day we can expect a Sarah Connor wannabe to try and blow up the Boston Dynamics facility. twitter.com/netflix/s…

Feb 15, 2018: Again, do NOT enable the “Protect” feature in the Facebook mobile app unless you want all online activity on your phone tracked. Just use …

Feb 14, 2018: It really is an awesome book. twitter.com/robkroese…

Feb 14, 2018: Friends don’t let friends enable Facebook’s “Protect” feature: 9to5mac.com/2018/02/1… If you want real protection, get …

Feb 14, 2018: Do you want to know what the Big Fat Geek Podcast gang think about the Solo movie trailer? You’re in luck: …

Feb 13, 2018: Happy Mardi Gras, everyone! youtu.be/SW8kYDPo6…

Feb 13, 2018: A long overdue upgrade for my sweetie to a new iMac. And now for the long data transfer process.

Feb 12, 2018: Last night, recording with my Big Fat Geek Podcast brothers. Two new episodes coming soon!

Feb 11, 2018: The song that, 26 years ago today, introduced me to Social Distortion: youtu.be/NMfbPsv2y…

Feb 11, 2018: I had an occasion this evening when a musket emoji would have been perfect.

Feb 11, 2018: 6:50am. Three hockey games today, two before 11am. Both hockey players on the ice, one in goal. #hockeydadlife

Feb 10, 2018: Where this falls down is the olives should have been used for the T-visor plate. No crust loss that way. twitter.com/bobafettf…

Feb 10, 2018: Quite a haul our Cub Scouts pulled in this morning for the annual Scouting for Food drive. And this isn’t even all of it! There were some wide …

Feb 10, 2018: I cannot recommend Lindi’s music enough. Modern lyrics, but classic country sound. As if Loretta Lynn and a Ramone had a musical love child. …

Feb 10, 2018: Yet once again, a few bad apples ruin it for the rest of us. Honestly, I’m surprised it took this long. twitter.com/SonnyBunc…

Feb 9, 2018: Because the people of Haiti, especially the kids, haven’t suffered enough. Disgusting. twitter.com/thetimes/…

Feb 9, 2018: This is so true. I’m so thankful for producer extraordinaire Dallas of the two podcasts I’m on. He does all the heavy lifting so I can …

Feb 9, 2018: Monowi, Nebraska. Population: 1 “When Eiler’s husband, Rudy, passed away in 2004, he didn’t just leave her to run the tavern, but the whole town. Today, according to the US …

Feb 8, 2018: Perhaps one problem with hockey not gaining a wider audience in Texas is that tonight’s game between Central Division opponents with playoff …

Feb 8, 2018: That final fight scene notwithstanding, I still really like “Blade”. www.washingtonpost.com/news/act-…

Feb 8, 2018: iPhone home screen, 8 February 2018, featuring the poster we really want to see for the new Solo: A Star Wars Story film.

Feb 8, 2018: The “No Disintegrations” series continues to deliver. youtu.be/2GjAO6Jzt…

Feb 6, 2018: That loud whooping sound you just heard were scores of mid-80s Jeep Grand Wagoneer owners, knowing that buyers are coming, thanks to tonight’s …

Feb 6, 2018: This is excellent life advice. twitter.com/Whataburg…

Feb 6, 2018: That’s my little guy in the Spider-Man helmet! youtu.be/_rU2f1Zu2…

Feb 6, 2018: “She keeps a lock of hair in her pocket She wears a cross around her neck Yes the hair is from a little boy And the cross is someone she has not …

Feb 5, 2018: “I spent 919 days in a North Korean prison. I endured crippling isolation, hard labour and the daily threat of execution. This is how I …

Feb 4, 2018: Tonight I’m rooting for a meteor displaying the Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer to smash into the Super Bowl field 🏟, not hurt anyone, but …

Feb 2, 2018: New season of #StrikeBack starts tonight!!

Jan 31, 2018: April 1997, O’Reilly’s “PGP: Pretty Good Privacy” tome. Still have no idea what I did with my key. …

Jan 31, 2018: The Paw Patrol conspiracy. Some of these are great. twitter.com/i/moments…

Jan 31, 2018: Last night, my youngest’s hockey team had the opportunity to do a shootout during intermission at the Dallas Stars game. A teammate of older brother …

Jan 29, 2018: If you’re a Star Wars fan and you’re not watching the #NoDisintegrations series on YouTube, you’re missing out. Always remember, bounty hunters: “See …

Jan 29, 2018: For Micro Monday, I’m sending a shout-out to @craigmcclellan, whom I met on Twitter through my hosting of Tapestry’s Empowered to Connect …

Jan 28, 2018: Pinewood Derby 2018 We take our Cub Scout Pinewood Derbies very seriously, but the point is to have fun, in the building, in the painting, and in the racing. My oldest …

Jan 27, 2018: Seeing the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters. The boys are captivated.

Jan 27, 2018: Inasmuch as I enjoyed all of the talk about and photo of Ford actually punching Gosling during the filming of Blade Runner 2049, the ongoing schtick …

Jan 27, 2018: If we were the type of people to have signage in our home, I have the found the perfect one for my wife.

Jan 26, 2018: “Dreams”, covered by Marc Martel and Leigh Nash. Beautiful. youtu.be/6FWnokedN… (Wave of the phin to @joelbezaire)

Jan 26, 2018: With myriad reading apps available for smartphones, there really is no reason to #NELTHWAB. jamesshelley.com/2018/01/2… (Wave of the phin to …

Jan 25, 2018: This is awesome. I’m so glad my little hockey player has men of color to look up to in the NHL, like Trevor Daley, Johnny Oduya, @PKSubban1, and …

Jan 25, 2018: Another window sticker spotted today. I agree, and I know my buddy Jake does, too.

Jan 25, 2018: One of my favorite science-fiction novels of the last decade, and the sequel is even better. bookclubbabble.com/the-big-s… 📚

Jan 25, 2018: Everyone needs to remember this when it comes to all politics in America: more often than not, actions can be attributed to stupidity rather than …

Jan 24, 2018: Spotted this little guy today while out and about. Would love to know where they got it from, but my back glass is already spoken for.

Jan 22, 2018: Northern Afghanistan, October 2001. twitter.com/goodreads…

Jan 22, 2018: The sentiment carries over to this year. twitter.com/retrophis…

Jan 20, 2018: I “blame” @patrickrhone for this.

Jan 20, 2018: Today last year: twitter.com/retrophis… Cranking this again today sounds like a good idea.

Jan 19, 2018: I have resurrected my dwarf fighter from Epic Win, Bjorn Retrophischen, for a new campaign.

Jan 19, 2018: Robert Kroese has crafted an epic in The Dream of the Iron Dragon. Human spacefarers from the 23rd century find themselves hurled back in time and …

Jan 17, 2018: I’m really digging @RyanStar’s cover of Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down”, featured most recently in the 12 Strong trailer. Great …

Jan 17, 2018: “If you’re not paying, you’re not the customer.” hotair.com/archives/…

Jan 16, 2018: Of the 61 shirts worn for #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, 20 featured the best bounty hunter in the galaxy. cc @bobafettfanclub Full album: …

Jan 16, 2018: Day 61 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. This is it! The end! Finito! No more @starwars shirts in the closet. Repping my homies at @bobafettfanclub! …

Jan 15, 2018: I’ll be cranking “Zombie” and “Dreams” the rest of the day in remembrance. twitter.com/The_Cranb…

Jan 15, 2018: Surely you’ve run out of @starwars shirts, everyone says. Day 60 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts says otherwise. And don’t call me Shirley. …

Jan 15, 2018: Did you think Chris had run out of @starwars shirts? Because Day 59 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts did happen, so find the X-Wing in the starship …

Jan 13, 2018: Day 58 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts showcases my favorite insult from my favorite movie. flic.kr/p/23oQvtJ

Jan 12, 2018: Day 57 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts features a creation by a former coworker, as thanks for something I did in my former life in Mac IT. …

Jan 11, 2018: Yay! My copy of the full Black graphic novel arrived today.

Jan 11, 2018: Day 56 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts features an alternative Boba Fett from The Empire Strikes Back. flic.kr/p/23oK5ha

Jan 11, 2018: Yesterday, Day 55 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts continued with Emperor Brain and Darth Narf plotting to take over more than just the world. …

Jan 10, 2018: Day 55 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts continues with Emperor Brain and Darth Narf plotting to take over more than just the world. flic.kr/p/23mVqe6

Jan 9, 2018: Day 54 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts is my UNICEF “Force for Good” purchase from a couple of years ago. flic.kr/p/Fd7EE7

Jan 9, 2018: Nathan, Dallas, and I are grateful for everyone listening to the Big Fat Geek podcast. We’ve now surpassed 1,000 downloads. Thanks, everyone!

Jan 9, 2018: The first episode of the Big Fat Geek podcast for 2018 is here! Yes, we are still talking Last Jedi, but so are our listeners! We thank everyone for …

Jan 9, 2018: Oh look, Bama wins another national title they don’t deserve. #winyourconference

Jan 8, 2018: Day 53 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts has Blinky calling in some Dark Side reinforcements. flic.kr/p/23iYjiv

Jan 8, 2018: My teenager sent this to me. Dying. I’m dying. youtu.be/Ek4-xXgx8…

Jan 7, 2018: Day 52 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts showcases the cover of one of the original @starwars comics. Still have the comic book, too. flic.kr/p/F9xKsh

Jan 6, 2018: Day 51 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts features Wookie the Chew and Roo2. flic.kr/p/JimaaK

Jan 5, 2018: Day 50 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts is my Star Tours “Last Tour of Endor” shirt from 2010, from just before the original ride was closed …

Jan 4, 2018: Back to work. First recording of 2018 with my fellow casual nerds.

Jan 4, 2018: Day 49 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts features R2 in a spot of trouble. flic.kr/p/239nLyG

Jan 4, 2018: Day 48 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, part deaux: Vader, like a certain Wookie, doesn’t like to lose. flic.kr/p/Dwu5op

Jan 4, 2018: Day 48 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, from yesterday. Took the shot but forgot to post. Vader gets served. flic.kr/p/JezkPi

Jan 2, 2018: Day 47 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts features best friends. flic.kr/p/223pBVG

Jan 2, 2018: 2011 College Football: We need a playoff so this all-SEC national championship doesn’t happen again! 2017 Georgia & Alabama: LOL

Jan 1, 2018: Sorry, folks, #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts will resume tomorrow. Last game of the season for #LSU football, so have to go with my Tigers.

Jan 1, 2018: Millions of Americans this morning.

Dec 31, 2017: Day 46 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts is just good advice for intergalactic smugglers. flic.kr/p/2344dxc

Dec 30, 2017: Day 45 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts is Space InVader. flic.kr/p/21Wh7Pq

Dec 30, 2017: Day 45 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts is Space InVader. flic.kr/p/21Wh7Pq

Dec 29, 2017: There’s a new episode of the Tapestry podcast up. We discuss how the brain processes trauma, and how this affects our kids' relationships with …

Dec 29, 2017: Day 44 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts! We surpass the 2015 total and venture into new territory, this time with a classic New Hope poster with a Far East …

Dec 28, 2017: This week I’ve now used Dropbox Paper to share documents: one with my co-hosts of the Big Fat Geek podcast; and one with my wife to plan our NYE …

Dec 28, 2017: Day 43 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts is another one from the vault. It’s true. All of it. flic.kr/p/EQB5JA

Dec 27, 2017: Day 42 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, and we’re going into the vault to bring you some poetry. flic.kr/p/22WkYPP

Dec 26, 2017: Day 41 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts is one of my top three favorite Fett shirts. flic.kr/p/22RDCs1

Dec 26, 2017: Day 41 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts is one of my top three favorite Fett shirts. flic.kr/p/22RDCs1

Dec 25, 2017: Day 40 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. It wasn’t a white Christmas in Dallas/Fort Worth, but… flic.kr/p/DeuSPT

Dec 25, 2017: Friends, as we celebrate today the birth of “the one poor child that saved this world”, I wish for you now and always, better days. …

Dec 24, 2017: Day 39 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts shouldn’t be a surprise: Holiday Special. flic.kr/p/22QaRRr

Dec 24, 2017: So long, and thanks for all the GIFs If you’re still following along on here and paying attention to my little ol’ Tumblog, you’ll note it’s been a few months since I’ve posted. Lots of …

Dec 23, 2017: I said goodbye to my Tumblr blog today. retrophisch.tumblr.com/post/1688…

Dec 23, 2017: Day 38 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, another fun mashup. flic.kr/p/22Nz372

Dec 23, 2017: Took the boys to see the LEGO Ninjago movie at the dollar theater. It was a lot better flick than I was anticipating. I also took the time to update …

Dec 22, 2017: Day 37 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. You stay classy, Mos Eisley. flic.kr/p/HPNVLV

Dec 21, 2017: Day 36 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts is my kind of tarot card. flic.kr/p/D6fj2K

Dec 21, 2017: OH. YEAH! youtu.be/74NMhaeC6…

Dec 21, 2017: My kingdom for the ability to tweak the interface colors of the iOS Music app to something beside that garish pink.

Dec 21, 2017: Boys saw the big guy today.

Dec 20, 2017: New specs courtesy of Kenneth Cole.

Dec 20, 2017: Day 35 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts is my favorite mashup. flic.kr/p/21mXXGx

Dec 19, 2017: “An ambitious U.S. task force targeting Hezbollah’s billion-dollar criminal enterprise ran headlong into the White House’s desire …

Dec 19, 2017: Micro.blog is now open Manton Reece announced today that at long last, Micro.blog is open to the public. Currently, he plans to limit it to 100 new sign-ups each day. This …

Dec 19, 2017: Day 34 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. I dig the ’70s/early ’80s design of this one. Looks like something that might have been around in my …

Dec 19, 2017: Day 34 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. I dig the ’70s/early ’80s design of this one. Looks like something that might have been around in my …

Dec 19, 2017: Someone in @Dreamhost marketing is on top of their game. I just asked for ninja robot stickers. This notebook they sent too is awesome.

Dec 18, 2017: “And desperate hostage situation is what Christmas is all about. Why do you think Die Hard is a stone cold classic?” The writers of …

Dec 18, 2017: Day 33 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. Keep calm. Fly casual. flic.kr/p/21i8faZ

Dec 18, 2017: Wouldn’t 20-19 be the narrowest of margins in this game? www.dentonrc.com/sports/sp…

Dec 17, 2017: Day 31 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. Forgot to capture and post earlier today. Yesterday. Whatever. flic.kr/p/HCCERa

Dec 15, 2017: Day 30 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, second Last Jedi viewing edition. flic.kr/p/EpHGd9

Dec 14, 2017: HOLY FREAKING CRAP #TheLastJedi

Dec 14, 2017: Totally unplanned, and this is why we’re hetero life mates. flic.kr/p/EoeAyA

Dec 14, 2017: Ran into Kylo Ren and his Vader teddy bear. flic.kr/p/21aF9gi

Dec 14, 2017: One hour until #TheLastJedi!!!!!!

Dec 14, 2017: Day 29 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, first Last Jedi viewing edition. Are you a good parent? flic.kr/p/HyC5yg

Dec 13, 2017: From Joshua Trevino’s email list: The weird, wild story of SuperShadow, the late-1990s Internet hoaxer who bamboozled a generation of Star Wars …

Dec 13, 2017: I wore out a cassette (showing my age with that phrase) of their album “11”. RIP Pat. twitter.com/nprmusic/…

Dec 13, 2017: Day 28 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. In a little more than 24 hours from this posting, the Big Fat Geek podcast crew will be seeing The Last Jedi! …

Dec 13, 2017: Day 28 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. In a little more than 24 hours from this posting, the Big Fat Geek podcast crew will be seeing The Last Jedi! …

Dec 12, 2017: Whoops. That should be Day 27 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts…

Dec 12, 2017: Day 26 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, a prize of the collection. This is from Star Wars Celebration Europe II, which was held in Germany. …

Dec 11, 2017: Day 26 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. We are T-minus 3 days, 30 hours from seeing #TheLastJedi, people! flic.kr/p/22mbjZJ

Dec 11, 2017: Day 26 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. We are T-minus 3 days, 30 hours from seeing #TheLastJedi, people! flic.kr/p/22mbjZJ

Dec 10, 2017: Day 25 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. Just a couple of hockey dads both named Chris. flic.kr/p/CJBnZi

Dec 10, 2017: I am shocked—SHOCKED! www.city-journal.org/html/fant…

Dec 9, 2017: Day 24 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. Can’t wait to see Luke Skywalker back on this bucket of bolts in a few days. flic.kr/p/EcmKdS

Dec 9, 2017: This quote is speaking to me today. twitter.com/GKCdaily/…

Dec 8, 2017: The new Diane Kruger film, In The Fade, looks really good. youtu.be/UyjnzhXJl…

Dec 8, 2017: Day 23 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. Given the frigid overnight temps here in DFW, plus snow in Houston, San Antonio, and my hometown of Baton Rouge, …

Dec 7, 2017: Day 22 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, one of my favorites. “Hands up if you love @StarWars”! flic.kr/p/HjEr2a

Dec 7, 2017: Day 22 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, one of my favorites. “Hands up if you love @StarWars”! flic.kr/p/HjEr2a

Dec 7, 2017: Apparently I drafted this yesterday and forgot to post it! Day 21 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, another mashup with the minions! flic.kr/p/219A7S1

Dec 6, 2017: Day 21 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, another mashup with the minions! flic.kr/p/219A7S1

Dec 6, 2017: Gonna tell all y’all right now: @zrau is a heck of a human being. flic.kr/p/219zXnu

Dec 6, 2017: Seriously, has no one working in robotics EVER seen a Terminator movie? twitter.com/Moristico… #SkynetIsSmiling

Dec 5, 2017: Day 20 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, my concert stalwart as I get ready to see Alter Bridge for the first time live! flic.kr/p/217Ucgs

Dec 5, 2017: The Bee is just the best. twitter.com/TheBabylo…

Dec 5, 2017: In his final studio recording before his death, Lemmy covered Bowie. youtu.be/J06yQb4lb… (Wave of the phin to HLM Brent for the link.)

Dec 5, 2017: Mess with the Moon Pie, and the Moon Pie will mess you up. twitter.com/MoonPie/s…

Dec 4, 2017: I have found my people. twitter.com/TheNerdFu…

Dec 4, 2017: Holy crap. That’s a lot of bears. twitter.com/TheHershe…

Dec 4, 2017: Day 19 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, more WWII aircraft-style art, this time for the good guys! flic.kr/p/CwFL6g

Dec 4, 2017: My favorite part of this is Bill and Ted. “Birth of the Savior! Excellent!” (Guitar riff) twitter.com/Unvirtuou…

Dec 4, 2017: iPhone home screen, 4 December 2017. Made a couple of changes, trying some stuff out. flic.kr/p/227ZHWq

Dec 3, 2017: Day 18 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, birthday edition. Of course I’m going to sport some Fett wear. flic.kr/p/E1haym

Dec 2, 2017: Day 17 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. Who knows the band this pays homage to? flic.kr/p/DYucG7

Dec 2, 2017: My inner type nerd is giddy with excitement over iA’s Writer Duospace typeface. Not only have I changed over to it in iA Writer on all …

Dec 1, 2017: Day 16 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, and remembering those deployed for RED Friday. flic.kr/p/ZJ2EFx

Nov 30, 2017: Day 15 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, Darth Gru and his Miniontroopers. flic.kr/p/ZGbKkX

Nov 30, 2017: Coming soon to a Hollywood production near you: twitter.com/ABC/statu…

Nov 29, 2017: On the latest Empowered to Connect podcast, we talk about how TBRI concepts can be put into practice for toddlers and preschoolers in our homes. …

Nov 29, 2017: Day 14 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, everyone’s favorite bounty hunter. flic.kr/p/21XLbzs

Nov 29, 2017: Day 14 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, everyone’s favorite bounty hunter. flic.kr/p/21XLbzs

Nov 28, 2017: Day 13 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, 8-bit Boba. flic.kr/p/ZTJrVL

Nov 28, 2017: I would totally buy a Black Flour shirt. #SuperiorDonuts

Nov 28, 2017: “Murderous piñata” es el nombre de mi próxima banda de death metal. twitter.com/kristenru…

Nov 27, 2017: I am totally using this at our next Cub Scout pack meeting. twitter.com/gregtitus…

Nov 27, 2017: Day 12 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, simple Empire. flic.kr/p/21WFH4Z

Nov 27, 2017: Finished The Punisher. All in all, I’m satisfied. There was one aspect of the ending I’m disappointed in, but will save that for later. …

Nov 26, 2017: Given what I’m hearing and seeing on the broadcast, there are a LOT of Saints fans in Los Angeles.

Nov 26, 2017: Day 11 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts — the sequel we really want to see made. flic.kr/p/21UvS3c

Nov 26, 2017: Sweet. The CBS national broadcast here in DFW later this afternoon is the Saints-Rams game. I wonder if we’ll get to see @Jarrius dancing in the …

Nov 26, 2017: Yes! The #StarWars halftime show by the #LSU band is online. fb.me/1w26KuZzP

Nov 25, 2017: To paraphrase a post of mine 366 days ago, today I am thankful my Tigers #BTHO the Aggies for the seventh straight time. #GeauxTigers #LSUvsTAMU …

Nov 25, 2017: The #LSU Golden Band from Tigerland did a #StarWars-themed halftime show, and now I’m sad I didn’t switch over to the SEC Network alt …

Nov 25, 2017: As a former clarinet player, so great to see the woodwind section of the #LSU Golden Band from Tigerland shown on the broadcast cheering on the …

Nov 25, 2017: Sorry, folks, #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts will resume tomorrow. Had family portraits today, and have to rep my Tigers against the Aggies tonight. …

Nov 25, 2017: I would totally be there for a Chewbacca/Mike the Tiger #StarWars Story film. twitter.com/MikeTheTi…

Nov 24, 2017: Day 10 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts — this Under-The-Weather Edition features best friends. flic.kr/p/21LgwsS

Nov 23, 2017: Thanksgiving’s not over until the tree’s up and #BobaFett is hanging out, searching for his prey.

Nov 23, 2017: Day 9 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts — “They’d be crazy to follow us.” Happy Thanksgiving! flic.kr/p/ZHTh7j

Nov 23, 2017: Day 9 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts — “They’d be crazy to follow us.” Happy Thanksgiving! flic.kr/p/ZHTh7j

Nov 22, 2017: Just in time to tune out your in-laws at Thanksgiving: the latest episode of the Big Fat Geek podcast! We gearing up for The Last Jedi, and we …

Nov 22, 2017: Day 8 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts — what if there were World War II style bomber art in the Star Wars universe? flic.kr/p/ZrkGDX

Nov 22, 2017: Ladies and gentlemen, I’ve been informed that Tapestry’s Empowered to Connect podcast has surpassed 70,000 downloads! Thanks so much to …

Nov 21, 2017: Day 7 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts is another mashup, combining my favorite character with an iconic anime shot. flic.kr/p/ZpUJf8

Nov 21, 2017: Pop Tarts declares all of Oklahoma disrespectful. This is America, 2017. twitter.com/PopTartsU…

Nov 20, 2017: Day 6 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts: Great Moments in Galactic Sports flic.kr/p/GMnskn

Nov 19, 2017: It joins Die Hard in the pantheon. twitter.com/kristenru…

Nov 19, 2017: Day 5 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts. “Dad, we’re both wearing #StarWars shirts!” flic.kr/p/DyiRpN

Nov 18, 2017: It slays me that the players dress the plank. Love it. twitter.com/kennesaws…

Nov 18, 2017: Day 4 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts features two hunters combined into one: Fettator! flic.kr/p/DwA5j5

Nov 18, 2017: Watched the first two episodes of The Punisher last night after I got the hockey player to sleep. (Yay, headphones!) It moves a lot slower than I …

Nov 17, 2017: Day 3 of #NoRepeatStarWarsShirts, hockey road trip edition with my little guy! This is one of my favorite shirts, for multiple reasons, not least of …

Nov 16, 2017: Looking forward to this film very much. Time to break out “Horse Soldiers” for a re-read. youtu.be/-Denciie5…

Nov 16, 2017: Day 2 of 2017 No-Repeat Star Wars Shirts. Straight from the 2017 Tapestry Conference last month! flic.kr/p/ZwoH6w

Nov 16, 2017: I’ve long thought about why Houston can’t maintain a professional hockey team, given the disposable income of its metroplex. …

Nov 15, 2017: As always with superhero movies, stay until the VERY END of the credits for Justice League. If you care about cinematic universe continuity, that is.

Nov 15, 2017: Justice League is pretty great. Still a little too Zack Snyder-y for my tastes, but a big improvement over Batman vs Superman.

Nov 15, 2017: Day 1: The 2017 Edition of No-Repeat Star Wars Shirts has begun! flic.kr/p/GCB4Xc

Nov 14, 2017: As my buddy Poseur says, “Pretty much everything would be better with John Williams scoring it.” twitter.com/LightsCam…

Nov 14, 2017: The latest episode of the Big Fat Geek podcast is now available for your listening pleasure. We talk Thor: Ragnarok! …

Nov 14, 2017: Congress’ IT Scandal Is Being Kept Behind Closed Doors www.forbes.com/sites/fra…

Nov 14, 2017: It was disappointing when The Odd Couple was cancelled, but I’m happy to see one of my favorite actresses immediately get another gig. And what …

Nov 13, 2017: Twitter’s growth team: “They were more concerned with growth numbers than fake and compromised accounts.” Well, of course they were. …

Nov 13, 2017: Given the amount of time I’ll be spending in an Austin (hi @manton!) hotel room this coming weekend (hockey tournament), I’m definitely packing …

Nov 13, 2017: Wolves are my favorite land-based animal, and here’s just one more reason why. twitter.com/planetepi…

Nov 11, 2017: This is what happens when you marry your theology with politics. Because politics is a zero-sum game, and winning ultimately becomes more important …

Nov 11, 2017: Notre Dame-Miami is precisely the sort of game for which I wish ties were still possible in college football.

Nov 11, 2017: #GeauxTigers twitter.com/LSUfootba…

Nov 11, 2017: “You need deodorant, son. And none of that all-natural stuff. The more chemicals, the better. Kill that funk dead.” Laurence Fishburne on #Blackish is …

Nov 10, 2017: How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You’ve Ever Met gizmodo.com/how-faceb…

Nov 10, 2017: We talk about the importance of maintaining biological family relationships (if possible) on the latest Empowered to Connect podcast: …

Nov 10, 2017: There’s some Big Fat Geek podcast recording underway! New episodes coming soon!

Nov 8, 2017: So Thor: Ragnarok is terrific and lots of fun. But @Disney, @Marvel: the bit about orgies was totally unnecessary and not family-friendly.

Nov 7, 2017: Those Argentinian soccer hooligans…. mobile.twitter.com/ABC/statu…

Nov 7, 2017: Happy Jack Reacher Day, everyone!

Nov 7, 2017: I’d not heard of Tyler Childers prior to this popping up in my Twitter timeline, but I love a good singer with just a guitar. Powerful song. …

Nov 6, 2017: iPhone home screen, 6 November 2017. Not much has changed since last month. flic.kr/p/GhLJUc

Nov 5, 2017: If y’all think @tweetgrubes is a kick during a Stars game, try a Sunday night youth hockey game at a nearly-empty AAC when you can yell at him …

Nov 5, 2017: Well, if you’ve got to be at the AAC before 9am for youth hockey, at least you can see @tweetgrubes, too! Fun talk as always, Michael!

Nov 4, 2017: And they wonder why people hate Alabama beyond just football. twitter.com/Mike_Gegs…

Nov 4, 2017: I wish this proven true, but I have zero confidence in the current administration to do the right thing. twitter.com/Mansfield…

Nov 3, 2017: On point. twitter.com/GKCdaily/…

Nov 3, 2017: Brandon does an excellent job distilling why the GOP tax bill’s elimination of the adoption tax credit is very bad for adoption: …

Nov 3, 2017: I do believe I prefer the acoustic version over the full band one. www.youtube.com/watch

Nov 2, 2017: We’re back at it, Tapestry podcast fans!

Nov 2, 2017: I was in the same math class as Corey my freshman year. He was such a nice guy then, and I’m happy to see the success he’s had. …

Nov 2, 2017: Not only was this a no-brainer buy for our youngest, but I share a name with the illustrator! www.joyofbeingablackboy.com

Nov 1, 2017: I wish my grandfather—who took me to the Astrodome in the early ’70s for my first baseball games—was alive to see this. Congratulations, Astros. …

Oct 31, 2017: Best costumes tonight. These teenagers made them themselves!

Oct 31, 2017: When the usual “This IS my Halloween costume” t-shirt is still missing post-move, a @redteamsblog Oni shirt is a superb substitute.

Oct 31, 2017: Is it just me, or does this read like Planned Parenthood is telling black women to basically commit genocide? twitter.com/PPBlackCo…

Oct 31, 2017: “My dearest Annabel, We are in the third hour of minivan service at the Honda dealership, and morale is low. The supply of donut holes has run …

Oct 31, 2017: Napoloeon on Elba - one of my favorite song lyrics Because I’m jamming to Frank while waiting for my wife’s vehicle to be serviced, and it’s Halloween: “So come on now Josephine …

Oct 29, 2017: Or you know, just use SMS. twitter.com/TheBabylo…

Oct 27, 2017: Better: don’t use any social media as your only news source. twitter.com/TutanotaT…

Oct 26, 2017: Of course, children six and under get a pass on this. But parents, please, educate and enunciate. twitter.com/crowdermu…

Oct 26, 2017: New episode of the Tapestry podcast is up today. We talk about why we need to practice mindfulness, and why it is especially important for adoptive …

Oct 24, 2017: Exactly how many Star Wars shirts does Chris own? www.bigfatgeekpodcast.com/2017/10/2…

Oct 24, 2017: So Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona doesn’t like the way the Republican Party is changing under Trump (and rightly so), but his solution is not to …

Oct 24, 2017: Practical effects rule. twitter.com/CooeeVisu…

Oct 24, 2017: That’s what friends are for. twitter.com/bigfatgee…

Oct 22, 2017: It Came From Beneath The Earth. twitter.com/GoogleFac…

Oct 22, 2017: This is rough. Ole Miss is THE rival for #LSU, as far as I’m concerned, but again, at its heart, it’s still kids playing a game. Best …

Oct 22, 2017: This is great. At its heart, it’s still kids playing a game. twitter.com/JacquesDo…

Oct 22, 2017: I’m sensing a theme when it comes to Ole Miss. twitter.com/ESPNStats…

Oct 22, 2017: Presented without comment. (Which, let’s be honest, is still a comment.) nyti.ms/2yDLAMM

Oct 21, 2017: And that’s a wrap. Thanks so much to everyone who attended! #TapCon17

Oct 21, 2017: And I have another addition to my Star Wars shirt collection (well, kinda). twitter.com/Jake1725/…

Oct 20, 2017: Amen, and amen. twitter.com/LizOcchip…

Oct 20, 2017: Boy, @curt_thompsonmd is absolutely killing it, and this is just the first session! #TapCon17

Oct 19, 2017: Dying. I’m dying. twitter.com/MikeBeauv…

Oct 19, 2017: This is great. twitter.com/LSUfootba…

Oct 19, 2017: Final preparations are wrapping up for the 2017 Tapestry Conference! #TapCon17

Oct 19, 2017: If you’re looking for a silo application for your data without the silo lock-in, EagleFiler is for you. (Mac only) twitter.com/eaglefile…

Oct 19, 2017: Somewhere, #Skynet is smiling. www.bloomberg.com/news/feat…

Oct 18, 2017: Leave it to a parody site to be eerily on point. babylonbee.com/news/face…

Oct 18, 2017: Animal is so metal. 🤘🏼 twitter.com/ElectricM…

Oct 17, 2017: I wish I didn’t have to show this to my teenager to help him understand the world his little brother will have to face, but there it is. …

Oct 16, 2017: The horror. /frightened whisper/ The horror…. twitter.com/catesish/…

Oct 16, 2017: In other news, Amazon has an “Instrumental Lullabys” playlist that we play through our kids' Echo Dot. One of the instrumental lullabys is …

Oct 16, 2017: How are there people from the South who have never been to Chick-fil-A before??? They do exist, and are standing next to our table. One of them is …

Oct 16, 2017: I like Rally in the Valley better, but I think The Comeback Game is going to stick. twitter.com/dandydonl…

Oct 16, 2017: iPhone home screen, 16 Oct 2017, featuring untitled art by Jason Goad (@ingoadwetrust on Twitter) that I’ve taken to calling “Fett is …

Oct 16, 2017: Couldn’t be worse than most everything else the Christian retail industrial complex turns out. 😉 twitter.com/ATVS_Chef…

Oct 14, 2017: Just finished episode 8 of season 1 of Mr. Robot. HOLY CRAP.

Oct 14, 2017: When AU was up 17-0, I thought that was it. Game over. I’ve never been more happy to have been wrong. #GeauxTigers twitter.com/RossDelle…

Oct 14, 2017: The hockey player and I “watched” the last 6 minutes via the CBS Sports app while driving home from the rink. WOW. …

Oct 14, 2017: Ever read a book and totally miss the point? Clearly members of the Biloxi, MS, school district have. twitter.com/aldotcom/…

Oct 14, 2017: It may have been time for Les to go, but I love how the guy is still such a homer for #LSU: twitter.com/BrandonSa…

Oct 14, 2017: Happy Chuck Yeager Day, everyone!! twitter.com/BellHelic…

Oct 13, 2017: I fear yes. twitter.com/Mansfield…

Oct 12, 2017: I’d say something about having to step up my jack o’lantern game, if I actually had one. twitter.com/starwars/…

Oct 12, 2017: How adorable is this guy?

Oct 12, 2017: Dear lord, I have not stopped laughing. twitter.com/oscarewil…

Oct 10, 2017: You could list the shortcomings of talent in #LSU’s Danny Etling, but you can’t say he doesn’t have guts. #leader …

Oct 10, 2017: 11-year-old girl's reaction to finding out she's getting adopted I have mixed feelings about this video. It’s AWESOME. Did they ask her if they could post this publicly? Even if she said yes, I’m still …

Oct 10, 2017: For the record, I always run Twitterrific with the dark theme, aka, “Tron mode”. twitterrific.com/mac/

Oct 10, 2017: With so much blue already in my Mac’s Dock, I’m still running the beta icon. twitter.com/eli_schif…

Oct 10, 2017: As a Kickstarter backer and beta tester of this new version, I’m so happy my original Mac Twitter client of choice is back. …

Oct 10, 2017: If you don’t use a third-party Twitter client on macOS, I highly recommend you do. And this is a great one: twitter.com/Iconfacto…

Oct 10, 2017: What a sweet dog! twitter.com/FluffSoci…

Oct 9, 2017: Yes, YES! So red! Oh so very Sithly… twitter.com/starwars/…

Oct 9, 2017: All I can say about the Last Jedi trailer right now is I HAVE SO MANY THOUGHTS AND QUESTIONS AND THEORIES.

Oct 7, 2017: I’m 46. I was 27 when this went into a cask.

Oct 7, 2017: It should be illegal to do this to a po-boy. flic.kr/p/Y9swjo

Oct 7, 2017: Such a great new tradition. You know those kids are jacked, waiting for the waves every football Saturday. twitter.com/Southernb…

Oct 7, 2017: Dogs are the best. twitter.com/TravelLei…

Oct 6, 2017: Yes! I fully endorse this. Write it! Take my money! twitter.com/TheSWU/st…

Oct 6, 2017: While Nathan was under the weather this week, Dallas and I talked about our favorite and not-so-favorite starships. …

Oct 5, 2017: The work Anthony Anderson and company are doing on #Blackish is outstanding. What a season premiere!

Oct 5, 2017: Based on back jacket, it reads like Pastor Atwood is of the “it’s about hunting, not resisting tyranny” school of Second Amendment thought. …

Oct 4, 2017: The Poetic Justice of Empathy, a guest blog post by Curt Thompson, M.D. www.theryanblog.com/poetic-ju…

Oct 4, 2017: Jerry Rice: NFL Hall of Famer, Wedding Crasher “The best was when my mother-in-law was kissing Jerry Rice. My husband went over to his dad and said, ‘Dad, mom is kissing Jerry Rice,’ and his dad …

Oct 4, 2017: Boy, do I miss Mailsmith and Claris Emailer. twitter.com/mjtsai/st…

Oct 4, 2017: Once again, you are not Facebook’s or Google’s customer. You are the PRODUCT. And if you’re on Twitter, get out of seeing ads by …

Oct 3, 2017: The 2017 Tapestry Conference will feature Curt Thompson, author of Anatomy of the Soul and The Soul of Shame. We talk more about the upcoming …

Oct 2, 2017: Any episode of #BigBangTheory with Regina King is a great one. Her delivery at the end of tonight’s episode had me in stitches.

Oct 2, 2017: Someone has spent WAY too much time overthinking Thomas the Tank Engine. www.newyorker.com/culture/r…

Sep 30, 2017: Well, in celebration of a dear friend’s birthday, and in mourning the end of the golden age of LSU football, tonight I’m off the wagon.

Sep 29, 2017: Can’t say enough good things about Cyimbili Coffee, from how it helps Rwandans to how great it tastes. I can’t drink coffee anymore, but …

Sep 28, 2017: Two tweets today I need to edit. Because of mistyping, I sound like a moron. But nooooooooo. Twitter thinks I’d rather have twice as many characters …

Sep 28, 2017: New episode of the Tapestry podcast is up! We talk about the importance of self-care for parents. tapestryministry.org/podcast

Sep 27, 2017: “Leave your stuff in the laundry room so I can wash it,” I tell the teenage hockey player. Go into laundry room. Die. Die die die.

Sep 27, 2017: “Lord, thank you. Even though You can do anything, THAT was MIGHTY impressive.” God, I love Sheldon’s mom. I’ve missed …

Sep 27, 2017: “We really do need to decide what kind of country we want. But, unless we start treating each other with more understanding and kindness, …

Sep 26, 2017: Walk into our favorite pizza joint, head to a table. Teenager says, “Dad, I’m cold, so I’m going to sit in the corner. It’s 90 …

Sep 26, 2017: Eminemarines instagram.com/p/BZhLQgY…

Sep 25, 2017: What do you say, social media friends? Can we get the Smiths over $5,000? www.gofundme.com/baby-leeu…

Sep 25, 2017: “We chose to kneel because it’s a respectful gesture. I remember thinking our posture was like a flag flown at half-mast to mark a …

Sep 25, 2017: Standing with our Kurdish friends today as they vote on a referendum for independence!

Sep 25, 2017: Live long and prosper, casual nerds! It’s a spoiler-ful entry as we talk Star Trek Discovery’s first two episodes! …

Sep 21, 2017: Six years after our son was the last non-special needs child adopted out of Rwanda, the nation is re-opening to international adoptions: …

Sep 19, 2017: The Soviet officer who saved the world. arstechnica.com/tech-poli…

Sep 18, 2017: A reminder that once upon a time, Ted Nugent was a damn good guitarist: youtu.be/BtuOAnsuZ…

Sep 17, 2017: It has been a very rough sports weekend for our household, mitigated slightly by the fact the Cowboys got absolutely stampeded by the Broncos.

Sep 16, 2017: The Coca-Cola tacos commercial definitely did its job: now I really want tacos.

Sep 15, 2017: Having read my first Mitch Rapp novels—American Assassin and Kill Shot—over the summer, I’m very excited to be seeing American Assassin on …

Sep 14, 2017: Our friends at TCU’s Institutue of Child Development have some tips on helping kids traumatized by a natural disaster: …

Sep 12, 2017: Talking Poop Emoji is the name of my next emo band. #AppleEvent #iPhoneX

Sep 12, 2017: How soon until Hollywood works the “point dead guy’s iPhone X at his face to unlock it” trope into a movie or TV show? #AppleEvent

Sep 12, 2017: Let’s get this out of the way now: it’s iPhone X as in “ten”, just like Mac OS X.

Sep 12, 2017: Is that the first time the phrase “rain fire down on our enemies” has been used in an Apple keynote? Besides Jobs talking about Google, I …

Sep 12, 2017: I’m getting the feeling Apple may be trying for a new record on most videos shown at one of their events.

Sep 12, 2017: Florida parents of kids from hard places: our podcast about Hurricane Harvey and trauma kids can help you, too! tapestryministry.org/podcast/

Sep 6, 2017: When your teenager stayed home sick from school, you took him to the doctor, and then in the late afternoon, the symptons start showing up in …

Sep 6, 2017: Trying to get the GoFundMe for our friends Peter and Ruth over the $5K mark. Please consider helping someone whose life is devoted to helping others. …

Sep 5, 2017: Activity app says 12,064 steps today. Lose It says 12,098 steps. Pedometer++ says 13,124 steps. All linked via HealthKit. Supposedly. Why don’t …

Sep 5, 2017: How fun! Letters from our four sponsor kids, across three different NGOs in two different African nations, all arrived in the mail today.

Sep 5, 2017: iPhone home screen, 5 September 2017 flic.kr/p/YbTDhs

Sep 4, 2017: “It’s because of the citizens that we were able to get everyone out.” www.star-telegram.com/news/nati…

Sep 3, 2017: “(H)e doesn’t have it in him to quit. It was never going to be quitting anything.” savannahnow.com/news/2017…

Sep 1, 2017: The latest episode of the Big Fat Geek podcast, all about toys, is now available: www.bigfatgeekpodcast.com/2017/09/0…

Aug 31, 2017: Friends take care of friends. A gift from fellow Big Fat Geek podcaster, Dallas, from his recent trip to Austin.

Aug 31, 2017: Feeling like a genius for filling up the Highlander’s tank yesterday, before the DFW metroplex lost its collective mind over fuel …

Aug 31, 2017: Meeting Achievement Stickers. If I were still in corporate America, I would so be getting these printed for distribution. …

Aug 26, 2017: My kids just used Alexa and our Echo Dot to play the latest Big Fat Geek podcast. Because that’s a thing now.

Aug 21, 2017: Fire up the Epstein drive. Set phasers for stun. Frak some toasters. We’re talking sci-fi TV: www.bigfatgeekpodcast.com/2017/08/2…

Aug 21, 2017: Just in time for eclipse-mania, the latest episode of the Big Fat Geek podcast is now available. We talk sci-fi TV shows! …

Aug 20, 2017: Should George R. R. Martin even bother finishing the books? Because I can’t imagine him topping where the TV series has gone.

Aug 19, 2017: Dunkirk is a fantastic film.

Aug 18, 2017: You know you’re in a Stockholm Syndrome relationship with north Texas weather when you see one day next week is projected to have a high of 88 …

Aug 18, 2017: Just deleted my Foursquare/Swarm account. I’m already using Yelp or Google Maps for exploratory functions, and my public check-ins are …

Aug 18, 2017: My Twitterrific Phoenix shirt arrived yesterday, pefect timing for #RED Friday! flic.kr/p/Xfb44m

Aug 16, 2017: Time to go to work. flic.kr/p/WyvnQV

Aug 15, 2017: The only reason for an American to hold a Nazi flag: instagram.com/p/BXy23un…

Aug 14, 2017: “Quite possibly the most compelling libertarian pitch in years.” —Joshua Trevino mises.org/blog/wron…

Aug 13, 2017: Life as an American defector in the Hermit Kingdom. www.latimes.com/world/asi…

Aug 10, 2017: Ladies and gentlemen, the latest episode of the Big Fat Geek podcast is now available for your listening pleasure: …

Aug 8, 2017: iPhone home screen, 8 August 2017. Horn Creek Camp, Colorado, edition. flic.kr/p/Xjz6Ve

Aug 5, 2017: Ladies and gentlemen, I’ve just been informed that the Tapestry adoption & foster care podcast has surpassed 50,000 downloads! Thank you, …

Aug 3, 2017: The latest episode of the Big Fat Geek podcast is now available! www.bigfatgeekpodcast.com/2017/08/0…

Aug 3, 2017: Teens who spend more time than average on a screen are more likely to be unhappy, and those who spend more time than average on nonscreen activities …

Aug 1, 2017: This photo from last night can only mean there’s more Big Fat Geek podcast hitting the feed soon.

Aug 1, 2017: On this day last year, the @TapestryIBC podcast surpassed 5,000 downloads. Now, we’re close to hitting 50,000. Thank you, listeners!!

Jul 28, 2017: A thousand times, yes. Stick to the end for the name Harry should’ve named his kid. “Severus Snape Was Not a Hero” …

Jul 27, 2017: The eight year-old has informed us it’s not a play date when he goes to a friend’s house. They’re just getting together to …

Jul 27, 2017: The second episode of the Big Fast Geek podcast is now available for your listening pleasure: www.bigfatgeekpodcast.com/2017/07/2…

Jul 26, 2017: We go another round of Give Me An Example on parenting tools in the latest Tapestry podcast: tapestryministry.org/podcast/

Jul 26, 2017: Your Roomba May Be Mapping Your Home, Collecting Data That Could Be Sold nyti.ms/2tX7VB2

Jul 25, 2017: Those of you who know my musical proclivities: how could you not let me know about Revolution Saints? Fired, all of you.

Jul 25, 2017: A long time coming, and it cannot happen soon enough: www.imore.com/adobe-fin…

Jul 24, 2017: My friend Bruce has a simple yet excellent guide on how to support your friends who are fostering or adopting: embracetexas.org/2017/07/2…

Jul 24, 2017: If Stitcher is your thing for podcast listening, the Big Fat Geek podcast is now available there as well: www.stitcher.com/s

Jul 24, 2017: Adoptive and foster parents! Early-bird registration is now open for the Tapestry Conference, with the code TAPCON20EB, through July 31st. …

Jul 22, 2017: Just saw the Bright trailer. The first Will Smith film in a long while I’m actually anxious to see. And again, would make a killer series …

Jul 22, 2017: Increasingly, I’m thinking a lot of properties getting snatched up for movies would be better served from a story standpoint by being a …

Jul 22, 2017: I have mixed feelings about the Ready Player One trailer. Visually, it looks fantastic. But is it going to lose so much greatness from the story by …

Jul 20, 2017: So I launched something new and fun today with a couple of friends: www.bigfatgeekpodcast.com/2017/07/2…

Jul 16, 2017: Happy birthday to the Wonder Woman I’m married to! I love you, sweetheart!

Jul 12, 2017: Happy Gabriel Allon Day, everyone!!

Jul 7, 2017: Greatness. instagram.com/p/BWQCBqr…

Jul 4, 2017: iPhone home screen, 4 July 2017 [gallery] iPhone home screen, 4 July 2017 on Flickr.

Jun 20, 2017: Courtesy of @ted: Proofread, modernized, open source public domain books with professional-grade design and typesetting: standardebooks.org

Jun 18, 2017: I’m not sorry. I’m going to be the grammar police on this one. It’s annoyed me all day: Fathers Day. Or Fathers' Day. NEVER …

Jun 15, 2017: Curious. Made a GIF from a video with GIPHY Cam on my iPhone 7. Tweetbot/Twitter recognized it as a GIF, but apparently that wasn’t the case for …

Jun 15, 2017: I’ve mentioned my favorite Star Wars character before, right?

Jun 12, 2017: He knows nothing.

Jun 11, 2017: I’d love a second one for my favorite hockey team, but for my second-favorite club:

Jun 9, 2017: New Rise Against album [gallery] Happy new Rise Against album day, everyone!

Jun 9, 2017: Happy new Rise Against album day, everyone!

Jun 9, 2017: Have you ever wondered how connected parenting works in a big family? Here’s a podcast episode that may help: buff.ly/2szYsjN

Jun 9, 2017: I loved Glenne Headly in 2 Days in the Valley. RIP.

Jun 5, 2017: Just booked anniversary dinner for tomorrow night, and I’m pretty sure the gal on the phone was younger than my marraige.

Jun 5, 2017: [gallery] iPhone home screen, 5 June 2017

Jun 2, 2017: [gallery] artverso: Travis Charest - Darth Vader

May 30, 2017: It’s pretty amazing, given how nostalgia-minded our pop culture is, that no one has convinced the Friends cast to do a reunion miniseries.

May 25, 2017: I may be at ETC Train the Trainer, but I didn’t forget about the 40th anniversary of Star Wars.

May 23, 2017: First time the iPhone 7 no-headphone-jack has bit me. Left the adapter at home. Amazon Music web player on my MacBook to the rescue.

May 20, 2017: This guy earned his Wolf badge and bridged to Bear!

May 19, 2017: And this was after the one on top accidentally whacked the one on bottom in the neck with a mini hockey stick. #brothers

May 19, 2017: I never got into Soundgarden, though given my musical preferences, I likely should have. But that first Audioslave album really took.

May 19, 2017: I am not your rolling wheels I am the highway I am not your carpet ride I am the sky I am not your blowing wind I am the lightning I am not your …

May 19, 2017: [gallery] I’ve had a new slab of glass and black plastic for just over a week now. While this wasn’t a planned purchase, I can’t say I’ve been unhappy …

May 19, 2017: I’ve had a new slab of glass and black plastic for just over a week now. While this wasn’t a planned purchase, I can’t say …

May 9, 2017: From my friend and colleague in our podcasting endeavor, @ryannorth7: Our podcast has been downloaded more than 30,000 times. Thanks to all our …

May 8, 2017: I’ve given the Apple Magic Trackpad the ol' college try; used it exclusively for over a month with my iMac. I’m going back to my Logitech …

May 5, 2017: When did this become acceptable behavior for a shared seat?

May 5, 2017: [gallery] iPhone home screen, Cinco de Mayo 2017 edition on Flickr.

May 5, 2017: iPhone home screen, Cinco de Mayo 2017 edition

May 4, 2017: Amen, and amen. https://flic.kr/p/UhBczc

May 4, 2017: Amen, and amen.

Apr 28, 2017: The best parts of the Bryce Harper T-Mobile commercial: “That’s how he wakes up! Perfectly coiffed!” Bryce is wearing a onesie

Apr 28, 2017: It’s a Tesla 2013 set list kind of day. http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/tesla/2013/house-of-blues-dallas-tx-33d9cc9d.html

Apr 28, 2017: Last night, chasing after kids 30 years younger and 150 pounds lighter than me, pulled a hamstring. #gettingoldsucks

Apr 26, 2017: My Micro.blog account is now live. I’m looking forward to social media (hopefully) breaking free of the silos of Twitter, Facebook, and …

Apr 26, 2017: Changes are afoot If you follow this blog, you notice it doesn’t see a lot of updates of late. I have likely posted my last here at Tumblr. If you reach this blog …

Apr 22, 2017: “To counteract a minority child’s formation of negative identity, they must experience, and be told, they and their group are as equal, as …

Apr 13, 2017: Earlier tonight, post-hockey game dinner at Chipotle. I made Mr. Super Smelly 4 Goals sit away from me and my dad.

Apr 8, 2017: Last game of the season, had to make sure to see this guy! Fun as always, @tweetgrubes !

Apr 8, 2017: The artist and his work.

Apr 8, 2017: Our artist’s “The Amazing Elephant” was selected to represent his school at the LISD Art Show.

Apr 6, 2017: What a glorious day for driving with the moon roof open on the way to a spring league hockey game!

Mar 30, 2017: It’s podcasting time again, and look what I got!

Mar 17, 2017: For people of a certain age, they do not see these and not think, “E.T., phone home”. I am of this age.

Mar 15, 2017: #remember

Mar 4, 2017: I’ve never played a Zelda game. My phone wallpapers are nearly exclusively Boba Fett. But I loved the Hyrule shield sketch @gedeonm did and …

Mar 4, 2017: Bounce house!! #schoolopenhouse #whatwecamefor

Mar 4, 2017: Dribble dribble #schoolopenhouse

Mar 4, 2017: Tall ladder truck is tall. #schoolopenhouse

Mar 4, 2017: Ladder truck is Shark Boy approved. #schoolopenhouse

Mar 4, 2017: Checking out the town ladder truck! #schoolopenhouse

Mar 4, 2017: Shark boy!!! #favoritefish #schoolopenhouse

Mar 4, 2017: I wonder what that’s going to be… #favoritefish #schoolopenhouse

Mar 4, 2017: Late breakfast with this guy, and being silly.

Feb 23, 2017: From a couple of weeks ago: helping me assemble a new cabinet for new garage workshop. Love his missing-teeth smile.

Jan 19, 2017: Sunny skies and 55 degrees. What a great day to have the moon roof open while driving!

Jan 13, 2017: A goal and two assists for our guy tonight as his house team cruised to a 8-2 victory at the AAC!

Jan 3, 2017: [gallery] iPhone home screen, 3 January 2017 on Flickr.

Jan 2, 2017: I got to see and visit with these lovely people tonight, all while eating awesome food.

Jan 1, 2017: Life with people who get you is always more fun.

Dec 27, 2016: New addition to Connor’s back glass.

Dec 27, 2016: After years of roughly the same style frames, went a little old school with these Ray-Bans.

Dec 25, 2016: Wearing shorts. Enchiladas are the main course. We are Texasing so hard this Christmas.

Dec 24, 2016: Because he’s super awesome, Ryan got me a Tapestry-logoed fleece vest as a thank-you for hosting the podcast!

Dec 23, 2016: Ran into this guy this morning! #baumblesbounce

Dec 15, 2016: #RogueOne premiere viewing shirt. Says I’m optimistic in more ways than one.

Dec 14, 2016: [gallery] brucesterling: *Information (about you) Wants To Be Free (to us)

Dec 10, 2016: Getting burgers with my Cub Scout. You may now swoon over those eyes, ladies.

Dec 10, 2016: The Pack 280 holiday parade crew, ready to roll!

Dec 10, 2016: This lady got a cart solely so she could put the sleeping bag thing and her purse in it while she waited in the return line. So she could play on her …

Dec 9, 2016: Single-dad night means we’re watching…

Nov 29, 2016: Didn’t really feel like being at my standing desk in my study tonight, so…

Nov 26, 2016: Her: “I’ll get you a slice of pie. Which do you want, chocolate or sweet potato?” Me:

Nov 25, 2016: We were on TV. This is seconds after I took the “Victory” shot of the boys. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: “Victory for LSU!” My two Tiger fans left happy. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: Tre White was injured on one of the final plays of the game. Left the field on crutches. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: He had a great time, but faded late in the game. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: He had the BEST time with my dad. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: Sam definitely got into the cheering spirit as the game went on. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: Etling hands off to Guice on the latter’s way to a record-setting night. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: Sam having a great time with Mom cheering on the Tigers. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: Tiger D-line getting instructions from Coach Pete. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: Last night’s kickoff. Can you find the ball? #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: Coach O was being Coach O. He really cracked us up in the third quarter. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: The Tigers looked primed and ready before the game. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 25, 2016: Sam, anxiously awaiting the start of his first #LSU game, with his Granddaddy.

Nov 25, 2016: “General Reveille, ma’am,” is how she’s addressed by the cadets.

Nov 25, 2016: Aggie band making its round of Kyle Field, pregame last night.

Nov 25, 2016: TAMU Parsons Mounted Cavalry unit, outside Kyle Field last night.

Nov 24, 2016: The boys ran into some members of the Golden Band from Tigerland. #LSU #LSUvsTAMU

Nov 24, 2016: You are looking live…

Nov 23, 2016: Taking this dime piece out for steak!

Nov 15, 2016: Brent Spiner in the role that made him famous.

Nov 8, 2016: [gallery] iPhone home screen, 8 November 2016 on Flickr.

Oct 31, 2016: No, as a matter of fact, I did NOT tell him how much it will hurt when he takes it off.

Oct 31, 2016: I’m pleased to say I avoided extermination at the, er, hands of one of my neighbors.

Oct 25, 2016: When a dining establishment speaks your love language.

Oct 17, 2016: Later that same year, post-engagement. Someone’s showing off her ring.

Oct 17, 2016: First date.

Oct 10, 2016: Repost from @karamidwife: Go. Be. Love. Imana Kids, our ministry, was birthed out of a trip. We now have 127 kids in school, 6 children adopted, 4 …

Sep 6, 2016: iPhone home screen, 6 September 2016 Awesome new background image by Mike Mitchell, and how about that kick-butt nvNotes 3 icon?

Sep 4, 2016: [gallery] I love Twitter serendipity. on Flickr.

Aug 19, 2016: [gallery] iPhone home screen, 19 August 2016 on Flickr.

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Aug 16, 2016: [gallery] westcoastavengers: Spider-Man by Paolo Rivera

Aug 15, 2016: laughingsquid: R2-D2 Feels Empty Inside

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Jul 22, 2016: gentlecounsel: bookstack

Jul 22, 2016: [gallery] unsplash: Photo by Jeremy Gallman

Jun 28, 2016: [gallery] mystarwars: Calvin Hobbes Star Wars mashup  by SaMuEl-MeLeNdEz

Jun 25, 2016: [gallery] mystarwars: Star Wars Original Trilogy as Pulp Novels by Russell Walks

Jun 23, 2016: [gallery] mystarwars: On the hunt   by snatti89

Jun 22, 2016: I’d rather have 80% of Google’s features along with 100% of Apple’s interest in protecting my privacy than 100% of Google’s features with 0% of that …

Jun 7, 2016: [gallery] iPhone home screen, 7 June 2016 on Flickr.

May 28, 2016: The recording shows the truck careening to a stop immediately in front of the two Marines. In all of the instantaneous violence Yale and Haerter never …

May 27, 2016: [gallery] starwars: It all started a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…

May 10, 2016: [gallery] iPhone home screen, 10 May 2016 on Flickr.

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Feb 23, 2016: Well, that’s a heck of a mashup.

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Feb 22, 2016: [gallery] starwars: #McQuarrieMonday - “Where? Found him in a junk pile?”

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Feb 11, 2016: The Fire Theft - Heaven - YouTube The Fire Theft - Heaven - YouTube Via Ethan Luck

Feb 10, 2016: This is Your Fight Song (Rachel Platten Scottish Cover) - YouTube

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Feb 5, 2016: [gallery] brianmichaelbendis: Grendel by Matt Wagner

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Feb 4, 2016: [gallery] brianmichaelbendis: Batman by Greg Capullo

Feb 4, 2016: [gallery] lospaziobianco: by Tim Bradstreet

Feb 4, 2016: [gallery] onlyemilyacosta: The Last Bookstore Los Angeles, CA

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Feb 3, 2016: [gallery] animationtidbits: Star Wars - Matte Paintings (x)

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Feb 2, 2016: [gallery] yourstrulyfranca: euph0r14: nature | Eagle landing on a little pine tree | by priits | http://ift.tt/1PL1tqs 💕

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Feb 2, 2016: [gallery] unsplash: By Joanna Kosinska http://ift.tt/1PpEQ97

Feb 1, 2016: [gallery] unsplash: By Lukas Budimaier http://ift.tt/1PpEQ9c As if the Romans’ favorite method of execution was dropped on a hill outside Winterfell.

Feb 1, 2016: [gallery] iPhone home screen, 1 February 2016. A couple of changes… on Flickr.

Feb 1, 2016: [gallery] superasente: Bad-ass warrior princesses by the incomparable Jessica Madorran.  Go to her page and follow her …

Feb 1, 2016: [gallery] spideyssense: by Joe Quesada.

Jan 28, 2016: [travisellisor: Peanuts Comic Strip from 11-16-69 by Charles Schulz

Jan 27, 2016: [gallery] keyframedaily: Emperor of the North (1973).

Jan 27, 2016: Write This Down: Note-Taking Strategies for Academic Success Write This Down: Note-Taking Strategies for Academic Success

Jan 16, 2016: [gallery] coolpages: Wolverine #2 (Marvel Comics - October 1982) Writer: Chris Claremont Illustrators: Frank Miller (Pencils) & Joe Rubinstein …

Jan 4, 2016: [gallery] iPhone home screen, 4 January 2016 on Flickr.

Jan 2, 2016: newoldstockphotos: New York City Ticker Tape Parade for Apollo 11

Jan 2, 2016: [gallery] brianmichaelbendis: Star Wars - art by Howard Chaykin

Jan 1, 2016: [gallery] philnoto: The Legacy

Jan 1, 2016: comicblah: Batman/Houdini: The Devil’s Workshop cover by Mark Chiarello

Nov 26, 2015: [gallery] Thanksgiving family movie night.

Nov 24, 2015: Shop for yourself or others, and help me go to Rwanda to care for orphans In April 2016, I will be heading back to Rwanda to assist in caring for some kids at an orphanage in Kigali, the nation’s capital. My team members and …

Nov 17, 2015: [gallery] Coincidence that on the anniversary of Boba Fett’s debut, the appropriately-titled “Holiday Special” shirt arrives? on Flickr.

Oct 29, 2015: [gallery] Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, House of Blues Dallas, 28 October 2015 on Flickr.

Oct 5, 2015: [gallery] iPhone home screen, 5 October 2015 on Flickr.

Aug 28, 2015: artverso: Jason Fabok - Batman Eternal 

Aug 28, 2015: The thoroughly disappointing scene in The Bourne Identity SPOILER ALERT: IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE MATT DAMON FILM, THE BOURNE IDENTITY, STOP READING. YOU’VE BEEN WARNED. In all Hollywood thrillers, there’s a …

Aug 8, 2015: [gallery] Today was a great mail day. on Flickr.

Aug 3, 2015: iPhone home screen, 3 August 2015 There have been some changes.

Jul 29, 2015: I’m glad this story is getting this sort of wide exposure, even if it’s at the hands of Michael Bay.

Jul 23, 2015:

Jul 16, 2015: laughingsquid: The Muppets as Characters in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

Jul 16, 2015: [gallery] xsoldier: This is, unquestionably, the greatest moment I’ve ever read in any piece of Star Wars media. It shook me to the core going through …

Jul 15, 2015: laughingsquid: Man Honors Late Wife by Walking 645 Miles to San Diego Comic-Con Dressed as a Stormtrooper

Jul 15, 2015: [laughingsquid: ‘Avenue of Literature’, Biloxi Teachers Turn Worn-Out School Lockers Into the Spines of Classic and Modern Books

Jul 15, 2015: comixology: Another awesome lego display from San Diego Comic Con!

Jul 14, 2015: laughingsquid: A Quick History of the Royal Corgis, the Favored Dog Breed of Queen Elizabeth II CORGIS WERE VIKING DOGS!!!

Jul 13, 2015: spyrale: Batman vs Superman by James Harren & Mike Spicer

Jul 13, 2015: [gallery] The Dark Knight - Batman, Robin, and Superman by Dave Wilkins * This is awesome.

Jul 12, 2015: Daredevil by alex maleev

Jul 12, 2015: laughingsquid: Hacked Security Cam Footage of George R.R. Martin Working Hard On His New ‘Game of Thrones’ Book None of these would surprise me in the …

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Jul 11, 2015: comixology: philnoto: Just announced- My pal Gerry Duggan and I will bringing a Chewbacca mini-series to you starting in October. Rawwwrrrrrr!!! More …

Jul 7, 2015: [gallery] New Star Wars VII teaser poster. on Flickr.

Jun 17, 2015: Beer, well respected and rightly consumed, can be a gift of God. It is one of his mysteries, which it was his delight to conceal and the glory of …

Jun 14, 2015: [vimeo 130711948 w=250 h=141] There is nothing like being in the building when a team wins a championship. from Chris Turner on Vimeo. The closing …

Jun 12, 2015:

Jun 6, 2015: [nerdistindustries: This timeline of the history of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek is our new fave GIF.

Jun 6, 2015: Mad Max: Fury Road by John Paul Leon

Jun 2, 2015: Stormbringer by Michael Whelan

Jun 2, 2015: Admiral Ackbar by Steven Daily

May 29, 2015: headlikeanorange: Yosemite Falls, California (Visual Relaxation)

May 27, 2015: skottieyoung: X-men ‘92 variant.

May 27, 2015: He Smashes Things by Pascal Campion

May 27, 2015: [gallery] The Thing vs The Wrecking Crew by Pascal Campion

May 26, 2015: tbridge: Agreed. Very much so.

May 19, 2015: Why is it that a large segment of left has embraced a code of appeasing “sensitivity” toward Islam—when they are its obvious next victims? Why do they …

May 19, 2015: [gallery] Love the days I mow the lawn. Getting to 10,000 steps is a piece of cake. Mmmmmm…cake… on Flickr.

May 15, 2015: [gallery] “You’re a handsome devil. What’s your name?” Must be the shirt. on Flickr.

May 15, 2015: The Shadow by Francesco Francavilla He knows.

May 15, 2015: ABC News, if it cares one whit about its reputation, should ban Stephanopoulos from doing any 2016 campaign coverage. It’s bad enough that he was once …

May 9, 2015: [gallery] Broken stick #2 on Flickr.

May 8, 2015: [gallery] “You stay classy, Mos Eisley.” on Flickr.

May 5, 2015: [gallery] iPhone home screen, 5 May 2015

Apr 25, 2015: Cyimbili Coffee: an exciting development in the homeland of my youngest child.

Apr 25, 2015: [gallery] starwars: Just making sure… Still not canon. But it’s the Fett, so…

Apr 24, 2015: Ed Sheeran - “I See Fire”, live for BBC Radio 1. Around the 5-minute mark…oh boy.

Apr 24, 2015: The Scorpions’ “Wind of Change”, fingerstyle guitar, by Kelly Valleau

Apr 22, 2015: Daredevil by Chris Samnee

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Apr 22, 2015: The Terror Strategist: Secret Files Reveal the Structure of Islamic State - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International The Terror Strategist: Secret Files Reveal the Structure of Islamic State - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International “An Iraqi officer planned Islamic …

Apr 21, 2015: mrhipp: Handy Can you name them all?

Apr 21, 2015: Tusken Raider reacts to new Star Wars Episode VII trailer.

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Apr 20, 2015: Christian Boy Torched by Two Muslims Dies in Pakistani Hospital after Forgiving Attackers - Breitbart Christian Boy Torched by Two Muslims Dies in Pakistani Hospital after Forgiving Attackers - Breitbart

Apr 20, 2015: All Nippon Airways unveils 'Star Wars' themed jetliner | EW.com All Nippon Airways unveils ‘Star Wars’ themed jetliner | EW.com

Apr 20, 2015: BB-8 on the stage at Star Wars Celebration 2015 - YouTube BB-8 on the stage at Star Wars Celebration 2015 - YouTube

Apr 19, 2015: [gallery] skottieyoung: Planet Hulk 1

Apr 19, 2015: [gallery] Every boy who listened to rock and roll in the ‘70s wanted to do this.

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Apr 18, 2015: mamarenren: the best moment in tv history Now I have to go hunt up the video, because I laughed so hard at just these, I began to cough.

Apr 18, 2015: Elektra by Bill Sienkiewicz from the cover of The Comics Journal #107 (April 1986)

Apr 18, 2015: comicbookartwork: Captain America by Lee Weeks

Apr 18, 2015: laughingsquid: Special Effects Video of a ‘Star Wars’ Imperial Army Invading Los Angeles

Apr 17, 2015: laughingsquid: Scott Lang Prepares for the Heist of the Century in a New Trailer for the Upcoming Marvel Film ‘Ant-Man’

Apr 17, 2015: brianmichaelbendis: ANT-MAN - Official Trailer #2 (2015) Paul Rudd Marvel Superhero Movie HD

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Apr 16, 2015: Star Wars #2 variant by Sergio Aragonés, a Sergio Aragonés Stomps Star Wars homage. 

Apr 16, 2015: [youtube www.youtube.com/watch laughingsquid: ‘Chewie’, A Parody of the Louis C.K. Series ‘Louie’ Starring Chewbacca From ‘Star Wars’ (Source: …

Apr 15, 2015: [gallery] laughingsquid: LEGO Recreates the First Six ‘Star Wars’ Movie Posters With Minifigs and LEGO Bricks

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Apr 14, 2015: [youtube www.youtube.com/watch laughingsquid: Incensed Cat Pushes a Noisily Barking Dog into the Swimming Pool Beside Them Cats: minions of Lucifer. …

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Apr 14, 2015: [gallery] comicbookartwork: Daredevil by Esad Ribic

Apr 13, 2015: [gallery] starwars: McQuarrie Monday - Classic McQuarrie poster art before the 1977 release of A New Hope.

Apr 13, 2015: AdwareMedic AdwareMedic “Removes all known adware from your Mac. It is very simple to use, and should clean up your system in less than a minute, from start to …

Apr 10, 2015: Should we be concerned that in China they have developed a shape-shifting liquid metal? brianmichaelbendis: Between the shape-shifting liquid metal in China, and the robots in Japan, it’s probably easy odds in Vegas that our robot …

Apr 10, 2015: [gallery] Wolverine, Vol. 2 # 27, by Jim Lee.

Apr 9, 2015: [gallery] Winter of Siberia tiger by Ryu Jong soung Absolutely beautiful.

Apr 9, 2015: Privacy Badger Privacy Badger “Privacy Badger is a browser add-on that stops advertisers and other third-party trackers from secretly tracking where you go and what …

Apr 9, 2015: HTTPS Everywhere HTTPS Everywhere “HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox, Chrome, and Opera extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your …

Apr 8, 2015: How to ditch Google for more privacy and fewer ads How to ditch Google for more privacy and fewer ads Nice workup on getting off the Google train. I still have a Gmail account, but never use it. If I …

Mar 29, 2015: ifo Apple Store shutting down The site isn’t going away, but Gary Allen is ceasing new updates on the best tracking site of Apple retail sites outside (and possibly inside) Apple …

Mar 26, 2015: laughingsquid: A Look at Some of the Best and Worst Ways to Shuffle Cards

Mar 25, 2015: [gallery] extraordinarycomics: Spider-Man by Skottie Young.

Mar 24, 2015: [vimeo 121101874 w=250 h=105] Hockey Sounds from Scott Duffy on Vimeo. Although I’m looking forward to spring/summer, I’ll be sad to see our backyard …

Mar 24, 2015:  Elektra By Arthur Adams

Mar 24, 2015: [gallery] Via Betsy Langowski by way of Eric Blair.

Mar 20, 2015: The Smartest Things Ever Said About Facebook The Smartest Things Ever Said About Facebook thislifeofleisure: To commemorate the demise of my Facebook account, and the myriad of questions people …

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Mar 11, 2015: [gallery] Totally getting this from the gift shop. on Flickr.

Mar 11, 2015: [gallery] Eastman Kodak No. 2 pull string 1890 on Flickr.

Mar 10, 2015: [gallery] I wonder how many of my friends I can make hate me right now? on Flickr.

Mar 10, 2015: comicbookartwork: Captain America by Andy Kubert

Mar 10, 2015: Classic X-Men by Alex Ross

Mar 9, 2015: [gallery] Captain America and Red Skull by Felipe Massafera

Mar 9, 2015: starwars: #SpotlightOfTheWeek - An inelegant weapon for a less civilized age.

Mar 9, 2015: everydaycivilian: crysomemoar: everydaycivilian: Please Follow EveryDayCivilian for SHOT Show 2014 Coverage. January 13th-17th. Show Floor Pictures …

Mar 8, 2015: [gallery] laughingsquid: Ingo and Else, A Series of Photos That Capture the Unique Bond Between a Shepherd Dog and a Tiny Owl

Mar 8, 2015: [gallery] laughingsquid: Filmmakers Destroy Drones in Service of Capturing Unseen Angles From the Inside of an Active Volcano

Mar 8, 2015: unsplash: By Nick Diamantidis http://ift.tt/1KX8Mn5

Mar 7, 2015: unsplash: By Ales Krivec http://ift.tt/1Ds5ac2

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Mar 6, 2015: [gallery] black-box-comics: Wolverine by Max Dunbar More comic art at Black Box

Mar 6, 2015: black-box-comics: Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Cover by Dan Panosian More comic art at Black Box

Mar 6, 2015: black-box-comics: TMNT by Chris Stevens More comic art at Black Box

Mar 5, 2015: [gallery] unsplash: By danist soh http://ift.tt/1Ds58B0

Mar 5, 2015: adamkubert: #AACC sketch #dccomics #batman

Mar 5, 2015: [gallery] snarkydiscolizard: snarkydiscolizard: IT’S ALMOST 1:00 AM AND I GOT THE BEST WRONG NUMBER TEXT EVER. here, by request of more than one …

Mar 5, 2015: [gallery] starwars: [Lightsaber clashing noises]

Mar 4, 2015: [gallery] averypottermormon: fangirltothefullest: hiccupatheart: mysharona1987: stuffstuffstuffstuffstuffstuffst: mysharona1987: Funny library …

Mar 4, 2015: [gallery] Given the weather we’re expecting tonight, figured this shirt was appropriate. on Flickr.

Mar 4, 2015: [gallery] black-box-comics: Batman Art by Garry Brown Colors by Mike Spicer More comic art at Black Box

Mar 4, 2015: [gallery] starwars: Spotlight of the Week - Snowspeeder: Rebel Alliance Modified T-47 Airspeeder

Mar 3, 2015: [gallery] starwars: Snowspeeder concept art by the legendary Joe Johnston.

Mar 3, 2015: [gallery] unsplash: By Jay Mantri http://ift.tt/1KX8UD2

Mar 3, 2015: [gallery] brianmichaelbendis: No one illustrates the Star Wars universe quite like Darek Zabrocki.

Mar 2, 2015: [gallery] humanoidhistory: The Space Shuttle Discovery photographed from inside the International Space Station prior to docking, February 26, 2011. …

Mar 2, 2015: [gallery] This always makes me happy to see. on Flickr.

Mar 2, 2015: [gallery] brianmichaelbendis: The Daily Life of a Stormtrooper by the talented Joel Erkkinen.

Mar 2, 2015: [gallery] skottieyoung: #DailySketch Penguin. I found a few pads of gray and tan paper at the art store. I figured it’d be fun to add some tones to …

Mar 1, 2015: [gallery] brianmichaelbendis: Two commission illustrations, and the original, unpublished cover illustration by Dale Keown for The Incredible Hulk …

Mar 1, 2015: [gallery] starwars: “At last we will have revenge.”

Mar 1, 2015: [gallery] iPhone home screen, 1 March 2015 on Flickr.

Mar 1, 2015: [gallery] skottieyoung: Hawkeye #1 young variant cover

Feb 28, 2015: [gallery] laughingsquid: A Custom-Built ‘Star Wars’ Millennium Falcon Six-String Electric Guitar and Four-String Bass Guitar

Feb 28, 2015: [gallery] everydaycivilian: The Sig MPX…….nope, it’s the CZ-USA Scorpion EVO 3 S1. Simple but rugged Blow-Back bolt, mags drop free with ease, 30 …

Feb 28, 2015: How to beat procrastination How to beat procrastination For me the biggest challenge that I face while trying to write my book is to not get stuck in the middle of the story. …

Feb 27, 2015: [gallery] Our greenbelt area. Somewhere under all that powder is a slit of a creek. on Flickr.

Feb 27, 2015: [gallery] bernardin: “If she says ‘Get away from her, you bitch!’ you better do what she says.” This is relevant to my interests.

Feb 27, 2015: [gallery] cottonbureau: fallonvenable: Orphaned Lamb Thinks She’s a Dog YES, IT IS FRIDAY. Party like a lamb this weekend y’all, you deserve it.

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Feb 27, 2015: laughingsquid: A Colorful Infographic That Plots the Most Popular Beers in the United States Calculated by Annual Sales This makes me want to cry.

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Feb 26, 2015: unsplash: By Sarah Bürvenich http://ift.tt/1DRSM5p

Feb 26, 2015: humanrightswatch: Sudan: Mass Rape by Army in DarfurSudanese army forces raped more than 200 women and girls in an organized attack on the north …

Feb 25, 2015: [gallery] unsplash: By Kelly Sikkema http://ift.tt/1DRSN9i

Feb 25, 2015: [gallery] nealcampbell: Sun Records in Memphis

Feb 25, 2015: marvelentertainment: Check out the official poster for Marvel’s “Avengers: Age Of Ultron”!

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Feb 23, 2015: [gallery] While You Were Sleeping, by Justin Terveen http://flic.kr/p/qoezd7

Feb 20, 2015: [gallery] Dallas Skyline by Justin Terveen on Flickr.

Feb 20, 2015: brianmichaelbendis: Masks #1, November 2012, cover by Alex Ross

Feb 19, 2015: [gallery] ruckawriter: Offered without comment. (at NE Portland Oregon)

Feb 18, 2015: [gallery] thehappysorceress: Donald/Two-Face by LavaPixie

Feb 18, 2015: [gallery] brianmichaelbendis: Wolverine by Pascal Campion

Feb 18, 2015: Jules Winnfield Hockey Coach Jules Winnfield Hockey Coach I can not stop laughing.

Feb 3, 2015: [gallery] Seemed appropriate for watching Justified tonight. on Flickr.

Jan 30, 2015: All Aboard the Texas Eagle: Austin to Dallas Edition – No. 4 St. James All Aboard the Texas Eagle: Austin to Dallas Edition – No. 4 St. James Dallas or Fort Worth - San Antonio might be a fun trip with the boys the next …

Jan 30, 2015: In This Year’s Super Bowl Ads, Positive Portrayals Of Men—And More In This Year’s Super Bowl Ads, Positive Portrayals Of Men—And More The Dove ad may have caused some dust to get in my eyes…

Jan 29, 2015: [gallery] thedaddycomplex: obviousplant: I’m doing important work here I would go to Dad Land. I would go so bad. Take my money.

Jan 29, 2015: [gallery] brianmichaelbendis: The Dark Knight by Tim Townsend

Jan 29, 2015: The Evolution of iOS The Evolution of iOS

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Jan 25, 2015: laughingsquid: The Original Apple Watch, A 1995 Watch Given Out by Apple as an Incentive to Upgrade Operating Systems Somewhere in a dresser drawer, …

Jan 24, 2015: [gallery] skottieyoung: Rocket Raccon #10 

Jan 24, 2015: toddnauck: Black Widow post-it note sketch

Jan 24, 2015: [gallery] comicbookartwork: Spider-Man by Derek Laufman

Jan 23, 2015: wingedbyday: //Absurdly helpful for people writing royal characters and/or characters who interact with royalty and members of the nobility. [x]

Jan 23, 2015: comicbookartwork: Hawkeyes and Deadpool by Christian Nauck

Jan 23, 2015: PSA: How to do good backups PSA: How to do good backups tbridge: Since a friend of mine had a data loss incident and is now struggling without a good backup, I thought I’d …

Jan 22, 2015: [gallery] laughingsquid: ‘Gotham 7.5K’, Stunning High-Altitude Photos of New York City at Night Taken From a Helicopter

Jan 22, 2015: [gallery] brucesterling: *Uh, what are those?

Jan 22, 2015: [gallery] comicbookartwork: Cyclops by Rafael DeLatorre

Jan 21, 2015: [gallery] skottieyoung: Howard The Duck #1 variant 

Jan 21, 2015: [gallery] skottieyoung: Spider-Gwen #1 variant

Jan 21, 2015: [gallery] skottieyoung: Spawn #250 variant. 

Jan 20, 2015: [gallery] laughingsquid: A Daily Project Where Artist George Folz Translates Scenes From ‘Star Wars’ Into Standalone Comic Panels

Jan 20, 2015: [gallery] starwars: StarWars.com speaks with artist Craig Drake and offers a first look at a new Star Wars Celebration variant poster, show badges and …

Jan 20, 2015: brianmichaelbendis: the Marvel artwork of Aleksi Briclot 

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Jan 19, 2015: [gallery] laughingsquid: Man Builds a Wooden ‘Star Wars’ Ride-On Rocker Toy That Looks Like an X-Wing Starfighter, Comes With Removable R2-D2

Jan 19, 2015: thebristolboard: Original watercolor painting by Bill Watterson from the cover of the Calvin and Hobbes calendar, 1989-90.

Jan 18, 2015: comicbookartwork: Cable by Livio Ramondelli

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Jan 18, 2015: [gallery] unsplash: By Dustin Scarpitti http://ift.tt/1ICvMsj

Jan 17, 2015: [gallery] laughingsquid: Cartoonist Gemma Correll Illustrates Winter Hazards From the Mundane to the Unexpected

Jan 17, 2015: brianmichaelbendis: Bill Watterson ~ Calvin & Hobbes: the Snowmen, Part 1.

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Jan 17, 2015: [gallery] And we have our first stick casualty of the hockey player’s career. on Flickr.

Jan 16, 2015: laughingsquid: ‘Know Your Enemy: Xenomorph’, An Art Print Inspired by James Cameron’s Classic Sci-Fi Action Horror Film ‘Aliens’

Jan 16, 2015: [gallery] brianmichaelbendis: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS By Frank Miller, Klaus Janson & Lynn Varney

Jan 16, 2015: [gallery] laughingsquid: A Sleek iMac Concept Inspired by Early Macintosh Desktops Created Using Macbook Air Components

Jan 16, 2015: [gallery] comixology: A comiXologist Recommends: Dane Cypel recommends Star Wars #1 Marvel’s Star Wars #1 is a new, fresh, and exciting take in a …

Jan 3, 2015: [gallery] Just a little hockey in the cul-de-sac. on Flickr.

Dec 28, 2014: [gallery] The hockey player and I may have fallen in love with LEGO trains today. on Flickr.

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Dec 24, 2014: brianmichaelbendis:  ‘Blade Runner’ production design art by Syd Mead.

Dec 23, 2014: brianmichaelbendis: Silver Surfer and Galactus by Andrew Maclean

Dec 23, 2014: [gallery] brianmichaelbendis: Captain America: The First Avenger Trivia Click gifs for more trivia in captions

Dec 23, 2014: comicbookartwork: The Hulk by Michael O’Hare

Dec 22, 2014: comicbookartwork: Captain America by Adam Kubert

Dec 22, 2014: chroniclebooks: #GiveBooks this holiday!

Dec 22, 2014: [gallery] starwars: It’s officially winter… welcome to Hoth.

Dec 18, 2014: Why James Cameron’s Aliens is the best movie about technology — The Message — Medium Why James Cameron’s Aliens is the best movie about technology — The Message — Medium

Dec 13, 2014: [gallery] Twenty years since their first album,