back to school

It’s that time of the year. Today marked Jake’s first day in second grade. Brian got him on the bus this morning and it was all peace and quiet after that. He had a good day at school. This quite contrasted last year when he started complaining, in July, about …

the simpsons movie

We took Jake to the Westwood Plaza Theatre this evening to see The Simpsons Movie. The movie was good–it was like watching a 90 minute version of the television show. If you like it, you will surely like the movie. We also had supper there–that’s what I like about that …

shilling popcorn

Jake’s selling popcorn for the scouts. Apparently the popcorn sale is equivalent to the Girl Scout cookie sale. Though, I’d rather he sold cookies (yum!). I did have some of the popcorn last year and it was good, but it’s rather expensive. Anyway, if anyone wants some–you know where to …

dell sucks

My Dell laptop is less than 18 months old, yet out of warranty. The other week the +/= key broke off the keyboard–the clip that holds it on is the culprit. I found a source on Amazon that sells individual keys, so I ordered a new one (at a price). …