Are there Munchkins in the Midwest?

I was watching Wizard of Oz, with my adorable, almost 3-year-old, and she was excitedly telling me everything she knew about the movie as it was happening. And this little tidbit jumped out at me: “Did you know that the Munchkins are all from Michigan?” she said. “Oh, they’re from Michigan, huh?” I replied already […]

Buy our beer – we’re not the biggest and the best

I saw a recent Sam Adams commercial where the key message was: Sam Adams is still a small beer brewery. They even touted that they are only 0.5% of the beer market – it felt a little odd, sort of like a television show announcing that they were last in the ratings. But as a […]

I applaude the one man stand in the Senate

Is Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning the only sane person left in Washington? The Hall of Fame pitcher turned Senator held up a $10 billion spending bill all by himself for 5 days and drew the ire of both Democrats and Republicans, not to mention most of the Media. But why? Sure it was a popular […]

Did our days just get shorter?

According to scientists at NASA the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile on Feb. 27 was so powerful it may have tipped Earth’s axis and shortened the length of a day. The quake, the seventh strongest earthquake in recorded history, appears to have shortened the length of an Earth day by 1.26 milliseconds, according to research […]

What a great birthday!

I woke up yesterday to Ella wishing me happy birthday. Then she wasted no time in giving away what mom had gotten me a a gift, “we have a game for you daddy”. She brought me a gift bag with a new Playstation 3 game inside. (Thanks honey) I lounged on the couch with the […]