Category: Current Events

10 Reasons Why You Should Vote

It’s Election Day. You should vote. No really, you should. Why? Here’s ten reasons why…   1. If you don’t, then you can’t complain when the wrong guy wins.   2. Free donuts.   3. Your grandparents, whether or not they’re alive or dead, would be pissed at you if you didn’t vote.   4. ...

Before the Witching Hour Comes: Notes from Hurricane Sandy

There was a hurricane. You probably didn’t hear about, but there was. It was a ball buster. Maybe spend a minute or two Googling “Hurricane Sandy” because really, like no one is talking about it. Actually, only one news outlet isn’t talking about it.   In Point Pleasant we have no more boardwalk and as ...

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Ryno-Vision: Boardwalk Empire, Politics on Facebook, Pumpkin Beer & more…

How do you concentrate when there's so much going on in the world? I can't. But here's 12 things that have come across my brain desk this week... Always nice to get my band, Me & My Drums, back together.   I love Boardwalk Empire and try to not to say anything bad about it. ...

The Curious Case of the Dead Squirrel

There are roughly five hundred million squirrels in the world* and I found a dead one in our backyard this morning. The squirrel- I don’t know its name or sex, was lying under a tree. There was an acorn still in its mouth. Its eyes were open. So now it’s in the bushes behind our ...

Anything is Possible…and other Casual Friday Thoughts…

When the job posting says “project manager,” they are often times speaking of computer-related projects.The same can be said for “storage.” Patriots 27, Ravens 24. Giants 21, 49ers 10. When I type Iphone and I Phone corrects it to say I Phone, I’m tempted to throw it out the window. Chuck Todd is the only ...

Where was I when the quake hit? I was here.

Where was I when the great mid-Atlantic earthquake of 2011 hit? Well sir, I was sitting at my desk, like I had been for the majority of this previously uneventful Tuesday when it felt like a rather portly person was walking by our building. The shaking felt like ocean motion. I miss ocean motion. But ...

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