Esto castus ring ~ Photo by Brent Zupp

Esto Castus ~ It’s Latin for…WHAT!?

I took my teen son to a camp a few summers ago that happened to be Christian based. Our family is not religious, but the camp looked wonderful and welcoming and we felt confident he'd have a good time. As my son participated in the various activities, I spent a good...
Pope Francis

Pope Francis declares Big Bang theory compatible w/ Church teachings, but doesn’t understand evolution

While I applaud Pope Francis' statement that the Big Bang Theory and evolution are compatible with the Catholic Church's teachings about God and creation, the Pope  doesn't appear to understand the modern theory of evolution and the origins of life. In his statement,...

Morena Baccarin’s adorable expression

I'm smitten. Ever since seeing her in the Joss Whedon science fiction series Firefly, I've had a heavy crush on Brazilian-American actress Morena Maccarin. Besides Firefly, I loved her in Homeland (a wonderful dramatic role as Nick Brody's wife ), V (dominatrix/alien...

Parenting tip for misbehaving kids

My wife, YouTuber LZupp, offers a tip we've used with our son. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYoqtzzvxOg   Parenting Tip for Misbehaving Kids ~ - YouTube Any discussion of parenting calls to mind a maxim from Howard Glasser: "A child's feeling of self-esteem is...
Lierre Keith ~ Photo by Dawn Paley / flickr.com/photos/inkflip/3598403380

Vegetarian myth busting ~ Lierre Keith

Vegetarian myth busting ~ Superb interview with Lierre Keith, author of The Vegetarian Myth. Keith touches on many of the myth busting conclusions she came to after finally accepting that her health was deteriorating after 20 years as a committed vegan. The truth she...

BALLiSTIC – Sci-Fi | Action short film by Film Riot

BALLiSTIC is a science fiction/action short film written & directed by Ryan Connolly. Set in the near future, BALLiSTIC drops viewers into a violent episode involving a young woman (played by Hannah Ward) being pursued by a "bunch of armed bad guys." Typical...

Rick Santorum ~ “I’m crazy, and I’m right”

F*cking hilarious! Bad lip reading  has Rick Santorum saying "I'm crazy, and I'm right." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js3BYcHmBhE Seriously, right?

“Keep Calm and Carry On” ~ Story behind the words & poster

The video is only about 3 minutes long, and you'll learn a bit about where the now iconic phrase and poster came from, and where it was rediscovered. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrHkKXFRbCI The Story of Keep Calm and Carry On - YouTube.

Boyfriend X.0 to husband 1.0

Received this on some email chain or something. I've read other variations, but this is one of the funniest 🙂 Dear Tech Support, Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed a distinct slow down in overall system performance particularly in the...

Redhead girl’s portrait drawn with ballpoint pen

Love this portrait by VianaArts. Looks like a photo at first, but it's all done with colored ballpoint pens. Redhead Girl - Ballpoint Pen by =VianaArts on deviantART.

Dallas (Matherly) Fallert ~ Obituary

My Mother's best friend, Dallas (Matherly) Fallert, passed away. Dallas was a force of nature. With all her energy and enthusiasm, it's hard to imagine her gone. Together, she and my Mom got into a lot of mischief 😉 May she rest in peace...Below is her obituary from...

Long Way Round – Stereophonics

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman used the Stereophonics song Long Way Round (and variations) for their Long Way travel series. Warning: It's an earworm. Long way Round ~ Stereophonics Remember me my love, I'm the one you're dreaming of Going for a ride, I'll keep you...

OneRepublic – Counting Stars – Video/Lyrics

Where have I been?! Totally missed this brilliant OneRepublic tune. Counting Stars - OneRepublic Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep Dreaming about the things that we could be But, baby, I've been, I've been praying hard Said, no more counting dollars, we'll be...

BALLiSTIC – Sci-Fi | Action short film by Film Riot

BALLiSTIC is a science fiction/action short film written & directed by Ryan Connolly. Set in the near future, BALLiSTIC drops viewers into a violent episode involving a young woman (played by Hannah Ward) being pursued by a "bunch of armed bad guys." Typical...