Monthly Archives: January 2013

Chicken Deicing Strategies

Here’s a useful homesteading hint; once a galvanized waterer freezes you’ll tear your spine out trying to bust it open it to chip away the ice and add more water. I have nicknamed galvanized waterers “the spittoons of Satan” and am forwarding my chiropractic bills to the chickens. Continue reading

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Bad TV

I set down my beer and bellow at the TV. “The United States military does not have the authority to hire or fire any sheriff in any state! The military is not in charge nor does it control the goddamn domestic civilian civil authority. It can’t fire a Federal Marshal, it can’t fire a State Sheriff, and it can’t fire a town’s Mayor.” The dog eyes me nervously but I’m not done yet. “The military is equipped to nuke Peru but domestically it cannot so much as fire the night janitor at Wal-Mart!” Continue reading

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Sappy Morning: Part II

Then, somehow the universe changed. I was suddenly a dad. Inexplicably children became awesome. Well not all kids. My kids are delightful. Yours should stay the hell off my lawn. Continue reading

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Sappy Morning: Part I

I woke up feeling evil because morning. The day got modestly brighter when I got to my favorite coffee shop because caffeine. Then it turned sentimental because kid. Continue reading

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Book Club For Men: Syllabus

One last thing, as you read the syllabus you’ll note a lot of killing. This book club isn’t for pansies and we’re not a bunch of chickenshits bound my some sort of Trekkie prime directive. Get out there and rock things. I’m just sayin’. Continue reading

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Book Club For Men: Introduction

… this is a experiential book club. We will prove that we have learned from and embraced the book by engaging in an activity that displays the spirit of the book. It will be expensive and some of you will die. Continue reading

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Chipmunk Wars: Useless Cat Update

Despite my arguments to the contrary, the executive household steering committee has chosen to retain the indoor cat in its current position. I suppose I should be relieved that the executive household steering committee has chosen to retain me in … Continue reading

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