Just for Fun

How President Obama is Like Your Mother

February 7, 2011

What do I mean by such an odd-sounding statement? With this situation in Egypt, President Obama has been navigating troubled waters–as your mother probably does with her children–and or not–during the holidays. Except that in Obama’s scenario, he’s got the Egyptian people–sibling #1–in one “chair’ sitting next to Egypt President Mubarak–sibling #2. They’re sitting at […]

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Chinese New Year is Feb 3 – 3 Reasons We Should All Celebrate

January 27, 2011

When is the Chinese New Year in 2011? February 3 2011 is the beginning of the new year for the Chinese–specifically, it’s the start of the Year of the Rabbit. Reasons to Celebrate the Chinese New Year Even if you don’t happen to have any Chinese culture in your family background, this is an awesome […]

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Kinect Impressions – Day 2 Review

December 29, 2010
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Read Here For Kinect Impressions – Day 1 A Review for Our Second Day I played Kinect Adventures with my son today–the game that is always packaged along with the Kinect sensor bar. Despite watching my company going nuts over the game on Christmas Day, I didn’t realize how compelling the game would actually be […]

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Five Ridiculous, Crazy, and Totally Inappropriate Things To Do When It Snows

December 23, 2010

As a follow-up to yesterday’s crazy-popular post, Five Awesome Things to do When It Snows,  please enjoy my five best ideas of truly ridiculous things to do when it snows: 1. Order lots and lots of food for delivery. There are lots of choices to meet the needs for the palate that wants variety: Chinese […]

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Five Awesome Things To Do – At Home – When It Snows

December 22, 2010

Rumors have been flying around that we might actually have a white Christmas this year. When I checked out the weather online earlier today, the weather guys had moved their snowy prediction to Sunday, the day after Christmas. A lot of the people living and working in the Washington, D.C. area have an almost freakish […]

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Funny Product Review on Amazon

December 19, 2010

I was shopping for some last-minute holiday gifts on Amazon.com, where as an Amazon Prime member, I get free 2-day shipping. I came across this little gadget that I’ve seen on TV that supposedly increases the wearer’s strength, as well as his balance. I noted with some interest that the number of review stars for […]

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Naruto Subbed and Naruto Dubbed — What’s the Difference?

December 15, 2010
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Naruto episodes can be subbed or dubbed, or they can be both. With its not-so-humble beginnings in the Shonen Jump Manga, Naruto is an anime created in Japan–in other words, a Japanese cartoon. Since Naruto is both written and animated in Japan, the character voices are performed in Japan, as well. Thus it is not […]

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5 Things to Do When Your Favorite TV Series is Canceled

December 13, 2010
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My son and I both get pretty frustrated–to put it lightly–when a favorite TV program is canceled. It happened recently with the television series Heroes. The previous season had left audiences hanging on the edge of an appropriate cliffhanger–but before the next season began, NBC announced they were canceling the series. So my son and […]

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