Job Security

Time and time again we hear the phrase,”in these economic times.”, it’s quite lame because it’s an innocuous statement that does nothing to hint or capture how we got here. It’s like a friend who crashed your car and refers to it as “that time your car was crashed.” I’m not here to state the…

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The Bank With a Heart of Gold

Remarkably, someone at Telesis Bank read my recent blog about their Twitter account (Twitter Quitter) and responded to me! How’s that for customer service. He wasn’t even a tad bit upset at my subtle dig at them for having a Twitter account. He was upbeat and courteous. In all seriousness a Credit Union probably has…

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I’m Not a Biter…

I have had some major work done to my teeth, my two front teeth at that. It wasn’t a Hollywood vanity move. Many moons ago, I collided with a friend while playing basketball which left me with a hanging tooth. The dentist went all medieval on me and simply pushed the tooth back in. Years…

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Relaxation Taxation

I don’t particularly like doing nothing. When you’re doing nothing, how do you know when you’re finished? 🙂 I’m more into doing nothing that looks like something more than I am into overtly doing nothing. I’ll “organize” my files while I watch a Law & Order marathon. Of course, I get nothing done but I…

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Don’t Take Candy From Friends

I never like saying hello to someone I know when I see them totally out of context.  For instance, if I see someone I know from L.A. crossing the street in Germany and they don’t see me, I probably won’t say hello.  What are they doing all the way in Germany?  What if they’re a…

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Twitter Quitter

So I needed to find the hours of a local credit union so I could deposit some sweet sweet cash. (Actually not cash but sweet sweet check doesn’t have the same ring.)I went to one credit union’s website and Lo And behold they have a twitter account…Huh? We’re talking a bank people! What 140 character…

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Bourgeois Peasant

This blog was warped from I’ve Gone Hollywood. I’m like a schizophrenic when it comes to spending. An examination of my spending would reveal immense frugality with odd splurging thrown in. For instance I have come up with a scheme to avoid putting stamps on letters. If you’re mailing a letter to the same city…

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Tastes Like Chicken

I pride myself on being a pretty accurate guy.  A person should only embellish when telling a funny story or when on stage, and even then with care and selectiveness. I think one should always be as accurate as possible.  My reasoning is hard to put in words but I feel that unnecessary exaggeration necessarily…

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A Capella Fella

Close friends, and now my faithful blog readers, know that I’m currently on a nationwide shower tour.  I would love to write the rest of this blog tomorrow and leave folks hanging for a day but cliff hangers are not my bag.  And yet that last sentence provided the distance and slight amount of time…

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We Came, We Saw, We Kicked Glass

I was recently in a Tae-Bo class in LA.  Well, technically it’s called Drenched Cardio but it seems to have all the same moves as Tae-Bo.  Plus, the proprietors are Billy Blanks’* brother and sister.  The Drenched cardio guys get mad if you call it Tae-Bo.  We settled on me calling it Drenched Cardio and…

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