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24 Apr, 2007

Springtime for Houston

Posted by: Dave In: Friends|Texas|Writing

It’s starting to get humid here in Houston. I’m not talking about the flash flood warnings tonight and tomorrow because of the big storm currently tapping the city on the shoulder. I’m talking about the moist air and the cool evening breezes that make me appreciate Houston every now and then. The palm trees across […]

07 Apr, 2007

Weather alert

Posted by: Dave In: Writing

This makes me laugh… There is a severe weather alert in Houston this weekend because the temperature dropped into the 40s overnight.   Ask anyone north of the Mason-Dixon line if 40 degrees is cold and they will laugh and shoosh you away for bothering them. Silly weather alerts. -Dave

02 Apr, 2007

Tin foil hat fashion

Posted by: Dave In: DIY|Writing

Are you paranoid about government-controlled orbital mind-control lasers, but you still have a sense of style? Well this website is for you. Link (via Lifehacker) P.S. – They have kosher model as well in the shape of a yarmulke.

14 Mar, 2007

I want you to build an ark!

Posted by: Dave In: Texas|Writing

So it’s been raining for the past two days straight here in Houston.  There are numerous sections of highway around the city that have been closed because of flooding.  It’s also pretty depressing to drive to work in the dark and come home in the dark for a few days in a row. The sky […]

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27 Aug, 2006

Dear Ernesto P.S.

Posted by: Dave In: Current Affairs|Science|Writing

Dear Ernesto, P.S. – Yes, I hear Disneyland is very fun this time of year. Sorry you couldn’t make it to Texas. Send pictures. Your pal, Dave.

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26 Aug, 2006

Dear Ernesto…

Posted by: Dave In: Current Affairs|Science|Texas|Writing

Dear Ernesto, We regret to inform you that our busy schedules next week can not accomodate your planned arrival. Do not expect us to pick you up at the airport, take you to dinner, offer you our spare bedroom, or show you around town. We’ve been through all that with your loud and obnoxious cousins […]


  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
  • Kevin David Anderson: check out our other wreaths at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150452725264516.391111.360128594515&type=3
  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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