I Woulda Come Up With A Funny Title If I Wasn’t Ill

NyCap -- a winter time drink for the parents of small children 1 oz tequila1 oz Kahlua1 oz 151 proof rumBlack Coffee2 tbls. NyQuil (cherry flavored)Whipped creamCoarse SugarMoisten rim of glass. Dip rim into coarse sugar to coat heavily. Pour tequila and coffee liquor into glass. Gently float 151 proof rum on top. Carefully ignite rum and swirl glass to

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The 2005 Good Gift Game Guide

People from all over the globe (by which I mean two people who are not housemates) have written to ask if I am doing my annual overview of the year's best boardgames for non-gamers. Done! The 2005 Good Gift Game Guide. And now, supplimental material just for you, my loyal yeti readers. The Ghosts Of Christmas Past I didn't write

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Friday Cat Nickname Blogging

  NameLouieEdgar Secret Actual NameKing Louis The FirstJellybean (see below) Name According To SquirrellyWhee!Black Kee-catPrior NameLuchiano (when we got him from the humane society)Wagga Wagga (when we got him from a manx breeder) Generic NicknameSlinkerStinker Nickname When BadBahama Bob8-Ball Nickname When Playing With Cat ToyHairy SwatterSluggo Nickname When SittingPaw TuckerOsito Nickname When AgitatedSeñor TwitchytailNubby Nickname when walking on us as

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The Final Word

In my post about The Squirrelly's burgeoning language skills, I neglected to mention that The Queen and I recently established his first word. It happened during a conversation with a friend of ours.Friend: What was The Squirrelly's first word? Me: "Kitty." The Queen: "Mama." M: [To Queen] Well, really he started saying "kitty" first. Q: [To friend] It was "mama."

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Snow Advisory

Attention citizens the Greater Seattle Metropolitan Area. As we have now received 1/16th of an inch of snow, municipal code N-774290.4.c is in effect, requiring all drivers currently on the roads to drive their vehicle into a ditch at the earliest convenient moment. If you are unable to do so, because your nearest ditch is already filled with vehicles, you

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