Archives for: "August 2005"

Fantasy Football 2005

August 31st, 2005
As of nearly midnight last night, the deed has been done. Our draft is completed and our rosters set. Yet another year of being in just one fantasy football league, but that is just fine by me. This time last year I had already been told that I would… more »

The Movie Theater Ovation.

August 30th, 2005
Why? Clapping in the theater at the end of a good movie is as effective as yelling at your television as you watch your team play poorly, yet if I had to pick one of the two that bothered me, it is the applause. It does not happen frequently; at least… more »

Quest: The Best Homemade Mac & Cheese

August 29th, 2005
In my effort to increase my utility to the rest of human nature, I have decided to go in search of the recipe for the best homemade macaroni and cheese. I am enlisting the help of anyone and everyone to submit their variations on this crowd pleasing… more »

Vacation Observation #3

August 28th, 2005
Apparently I am actually capable of sleeping like a normal person, just not when I am home. I slept well all week up north, but now back home I've had two nights when I couldn't fall asleep. I guess it is better that I accept it and even embrace it. My… more »

Vacation Observation #2

August 25th, 2005
If ever there was one who was good at this thing called "vacation", I think I am him. I feel there is an art to it; an art that I did not create, though I have made it my own. I think I should like to do this full time, given the opportunity. Now all I… more »

Vacation Observation #1

August 24th, 2005
There is a fine line between getting away from your thoughts and being alone with them. Tread lightly. more »

August 21st, 2005
Don't rush through life, pause and enjoy it. more »

August 21st, 2005
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.- Mahatma Gandhi more »

Movie of the Month - September, 2005

August 20th, 2005
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Director Terry Gilliam ("Brazil") and an all-star cast, including John Neville, Eric Idle, Oliver Reed and Uma Thurman, deliver this tale of the enchanting adventures of Baron von Munchausen on his journey in a hot air… more »

Book of the Month - September, 2005

August 20th, 2005
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon Joe Kavalier, a young Jewish artist who has also been trained in the art of Houdini-esque escape, has just smuggled himself out of Nazi-invaded Prague and landed in New York City. His Brooklyn… more »