Man dies after eating hot chili. World awaits autopsy. Habanero poppers by Doug:
Archive for September, 2008
I won’t claim to be an economist, though apparently living in the close proximity of many world famous economists makes me more qualified to speak on this than others (shameless, I know). Here’s an interesting article explaining how we got into this situation. With the polls so close, and so much at stake, I’ve been [...]
In case you were wondering how to secure a wooden pantry from gangs of wild raccoons: They may still empty your cooler and drink all your beer, but you’ll have food for breakfast.
Costco has a baby set – stroller, bassinet, carseat, diaper bag. Doug emailed me a picture to confirm that we should get it for Sylvie’s birthday. Reading over my shoulder, Sylvie was in convulsions, “Baby! Baby! Baby!” When he arrived home, I convinced Doug we could bring the box of baby things inside without Sylvie [...]
shhh… this is a secret.
I’ve been acutely aware of my pinko-ness, recently. But thankfully, when I’m feeling like I’ve become so leftist that I’ve fallen off the common ground, Berkeley throws their “How Berkeley are you” festival, and I feel normal again. Representative of the wackos I’m surrounded by, there were Communists followed by Klingons followed by basket heads [...]
The Spiraling Review posted instructions for knitting these funny stocking scarves using a vintage kiddie knitting machine. Coveting, I googled and voila! Wouldn’t ya know it, great ideas don’t die. You too can own a kiddie knitting machine! Below is the picture of Amazon’s stock. Apparently Fisher Price has it’s own model as well. Crank [...]
Sarah Silverman worked on a funny commercial for the Jewish Council for Education and Research encouraging jewish kids to schlep to Florida to save the Obama campaign.
We’re raising a strong-willed child. Although this can be a great thing for him in life – it puts him at great advantage to succeed in all of life’s endeavors – I’m afraid that if we mis-step in our parenting through his tantrums, he may instead end up with a poor self-image, finding solace in [...]
Thinking about renaming the site, “Sarah, the commie pinko tree-hugging liberal leftist from Berkeley”