The 1973 National Personnel Records Center Fire January 27th, 2014 @ 6:38 am PST
A few weeks ago I did a little web searching on a mission to see if it would be possible to acquire duplicates of any or all of my grandfather’s service medals. He fought as a member of Merrill’s Marauders in the Pacific Theater in WWII and I know he had been awarded (at least) […]
Go Quahogs! July 12th, 2005 @ 6:23 am PST
Family Guy is now leaps and bounds ahead of the competition, tied with West Wing for my favorite show on television right now. In other news: My girlfriend’s apartment burned down on my birthday last month, which should explain the sudden dearth of postings here.
Hot Skirt April 27th, 2001 @ 10:30 am PST
Matthew Paul Schofield reached under a toilet cubicle during an office Christmas party and lit colleague Gareth MacFadyen’s Hawaiian skirt on fire. MacFadyen was killed and his girlfriend was seriously burned by the “prank.” A judge sent Schofield to jail for two years and told him: “I believe you were drunk and out of control.” […]
A Hard Rain June 15th, 2000 @ 12:12 pm PST
I guess I really should say something about the fact that last night it rained the most and the hardest and the craziest and the lightningest that is has here in at least two years. It was an amazing downpour. It was biblical. Did I mention that the block of condos behind mine – like […]