A couple of weeks ago I took my annual, "Well shit I have to use up some vacation time" vacation. I'm a big baseball fan and I took the opportunity to add another MLB stadium to my "visited" list. I've been to 16 current MLB stadiums along with 5 or
It's been an interesting week. Honestly, my brainpower is maxed out this week. And I didn't have that much extra to spare to begin with. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gkibxWr0DY So with semi-sincere apologies, we have no theme this week. Everything is random. And I'm probably about to ramble without direction for a little bit. Just like life. - First, Some
AFTERNOON - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - NONDESCRIPT OFFICE BUILDING INTERIOR [An extremely pale but handsome young man sits at his desk, trying to do anything but work. Sensing a presence behind him, he minimizes his open window to a complicated looking spreadsheet and turns around.] Low Commander: Yeah, so, that'll be done in-- Oh,
ballsofsteelandfury and I are gonna talk about surfing a little bit and hopefully some of the rest of you whom I know to be surfers will join in in the comments. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-y3h9p_c5-M - tWBS: The first time I surfed I was probably about eight years old. Or maybe nine. Maybe even ten. Hell,
This. More specifically, Canadian vacation spots. Eagle-eyed readers may remember that I mentioned in one of the open threads that my boss was going to Calgary for vacation. Mind you, this is the first time he has gone to Canada. And he goes to Calgary. With his wife and young son.
The title translates into English literally as "The Mother Country" or colloquially as "The Motherland". This name for Spain is commonly used in Latin America. The relationship between Latin American countries and Spain is....complicated. In Spanish, the phrase "Qué padre!" is roughly translated as "Cool!" or "Awesome!". In contrast, the phrase