What wasn’t said at the Olympics

I was watching the men’s ski halfpipe yesterday, although it was somewhat passively since I can’t really tell the difference between all the insane tricks they do. After one of the skiers completed a run a microphone and camera were rushed to him, as is custom for the Olympics. The commentators made it clear thisContinue reading “What wasn’t said at the Olympics”

20 “Would You Rather” questions

Would you rather… … hang out with Taylor Swift then go to a Kanye West concert or hang out with Kanye West then go to a Taylor Swift concert? … have a third arm, or a third leg? … be able to hold your breath as long as dolphins can (as long as 8 toContinue reading “20 “Would You Rather” questions”

Avoiding a “Talkative Tim” or a “Chatty Cathy”

The other day I ran into a friend of mine, one who could easily be considered a “Talkative Tim,” a “Chatty Cathy,” a “Wordy Wade.” If talking were in the Olympics, this guy would stand triumphant as a gold medalist…and he’d be talking to the silver medal winner next to him about how sturdy theContinue reading “Avoiding a “Talkative Tim” or a “Chatty Cathy””

Is Superstore a super hit?

I keep seeing commercials for the NBC show Superstore. My impression is the show isn’t very good. Does anyone reading this watch the show? The season premiere airs in a week or so, and it’s an Olympic-themed episode. The Olympics ended about a month ago. So I’m guessing they shot the episode during the Olympics andContinue reading “Is Superstore a super hit?”

A Gold Medal and Lunch with the Governor!

Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine earning a gold medal during the 2014 Olympics. In fact, earning any kind of recognition at all wasn’t on my radar. But yesterday, among a select few, I bowed to accept a medal around my neck. OK, it’s not an Olympic gold medal per se. But 1stContinue reading “A Gold Medal and Lunch with the Governor!”