Thanksgiving and Whatnot

The Thanksgiving Weekend is rapidly coming to a close for us here on the west coast, which means that everybody is dreading going back to work tomorrow. Unless, that is, you’re still unemployed like I am, in which case I laugh in your general direction. All kidding aside, last week was pretty busy for me. … Continue reading Thanksgiving and Whatnot


Is it Black Friday Yet?

Outside Best Buy today, Tuesday, November 24. Seriously, people...

Standing Firm

Well, well, well, so those dofuses at the DPSS office finally got their crap together and got my public assistance approved. That's a good thing because the fridge was getting incredibly bare but now, after one trip to Costco (who now thankfully accept EBT cards), the thing is full to bursting. Granted, there were some … Continue reading Standing Firm

Career Change

As I continue to search the classifieds for a job, I’m beginning to think that the time I spent as a magazine writer and proofreader was just a big joke. I realize the market sucks right now but I figured that with a little over 3 years spent in each occupation that I would at … Continue reading Career Change

First Screening: DreamWorks’ “How to Train Your Dragon”

Note: This entry may include spoilers after the break so if you don’t want to know about the movie, don’t read beyond "SPOILER ALERT!" Sometime last week, Ann got an e-mail from about a free, pre-release screening of a DreamWorks movie “from the people who brought you Kung Fu Panda and Madagascar.” So being … Continue reading First Screening: DreamWorks’ “How to Train Your Dragon”