Archive for October, 2007

Interview with an extreme skateboarder

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

“I never thought that I would actually break my arm. I mean, I drink a lot of milk.”

Thanks for this quote to Carly, who has been diligently following extreme sports in general and skateboarding in particular.

Rules of life, #54

Friday, October 12th, 2007

This in a handout received during a first-aid seminar:

WORDS TO LIVE BY:

“IF IT’S WET, AND IT’S NOT YOURS,

DON’T TOUCH IT!!!

I am really tired…

Monday, October 8th, 2007

…of those commercials about enlarged prostates and male urinary problems. Enough of the fifty-something Avodart and Flomax guys running around high-fiving each other. We get it. Enough.

Local newspaper wisdom

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

From an article entitled “Avoiding garage-sale gaffes”

- Perhaps the key thing to remember when organizing a garage sale is to sell stuff you yourself might want if you were a potential customer.

- Selling a centuries-old item worth thousands for a couple dollars in your driveway is one way to have an unsuccessful garage sale.

Thanks.