“Fully Insured”

Yesterday, I spotted a truck on which was printed the following: {Name Redacted} Lawn Care "Fully Insured"  Note that the quotation marks around "Fully Ensured" are included here intentionally, as that is exactly what was printed on the truck.  It reminded me of this post. Either these (certainly fine) folks fail to understand a key aspect … Continue reading “Fully Insured”

Playing the state fair game. Again. (A Blogging Lethargy Post)

I'm not going to lie to you fine people (And why would I?  If you're reading this, even if you've stumbled upon it looking for funny GIFs of weight lifting gone wrong, or thought there might be REAL science going on here, or are a presently-unknown-to-me archenemy who is plotting some kind of stealth attack … Continue reading Playing the state fair game. Again. (A Blogging Lethargy Post)

A Moment with a Food Labeling Cynic // #1

My kids were eating cereal the other day, and on the box was the following phrase: "First ingredient: whole grain" I get that this claim is a comment on the supposed wholesomeness of the product, which is admirable. But it makes me wonder what OTHER ingredients they might be hiding? Because, if your second, third or even … Continue reading A Moment with a Food Labeling Cynic // #1

Old Stuff Which Has Been Here All Along But Which No One Has Read – A Self-Serving Throwback Thursday Jam

I've played around with blogging for a few years now (I THINK there might be a post on the horizon about this).  Essentially, I'd write a few posts, absolutely no one would read them, and so I'd quit for a while, heading back to the friendly confines of Facebook.  I knew nothing about the importance … Continue reading Old Stuff Which Has Been Here All Along But Which No One Has Read – A Self-Serving Throwback Thursday Jam

Accepting an Award Nomination (And Paying it Forward)

  I've been nominated for an award from a first-rate blog! This being my first such recognition as a blogger (and one of only a handful of awards I've ever received, if you count the Most Improved Player award I received 8 straight years in a row for basketball*, and the "Colors MOSTLY in The … Continue reading Accepting an Award Nomination (And Paying it Forward)