Monthly Archives: June 2008

30th Birthday Party Recap

Over the weekend, in a doomed effort to get our minds off all things criminal, Bridgette and I hosted a number of friends and family in a joint celebration of our 30th birthdays this summer. It was a wonderful testament … Continue reading

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The Little Things

An actual conversation while getting ready for work this morning… WIFE: Do you hear that overhead fan? That hum is really annoying. ME: Yeah, I hear it. WIFE: Is there a way to fix it? ME: No, but check this … Continue reading

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Bonus Burglary Bits

A few updates from the Fun-Time Sugar-Burglary over the weekend: — The cops have, in fact, located our Toyota Camry. They found it on 35th and Logan, smack-dab in the middle of the most pleasant neighborhood in Christendom. It is … Continue reading

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So my weekend basically sucked. Here are some notable details: On Saturday afternoon, while we were out, some lovely individuals broke into our house. They shattered the window slats on our sunroom, cut the screen, and wandered through the house. … Continue reading

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Brian’s Friend

As many of you know, graduating from college is a special time in a young person’s life. Take my brother Brian, for instance. He recently graduated from the University of St. Thomas, with a degree in mechanical engineering or sandwiches … Continue reading

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A War Like No Other, by Victor Davis Hanson

Last night I stayed up till almost midnight finishing up Victor Davis Hanson’s A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War. This was not a book I was able to cruise through easily – … Continue reading

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