DIY: Spank the Monkey

Thanks to Jen, I’ve just been reminded that May is Masturbation Month.

I will participate in 2006 like I did in 2004 and 2005!

(Note to MT- unlike Jen, I will not be doing it every single day.)

I encourage you to come for a cause and participate in the Masturbate-a-thon, and help Stop The […]

MT’s on her way…

See MT’s personal countdown.

Caterpillar Footwear

Caterpillar Footwear

Originally uploaded by elmada.

Last Thursday I noted, if you bothered to read, that I needed new shoes.

So Thursday evening I went out, off to Saturn to look to see if I could buy the Eurovision CD in person, and then off to a shoe store. Saturn was open but […]

Middle School

When I first started thinking about what I was going to write next, it was going to be a light and fluffy piece about my new pair of shoes – instead, I suddenly had a flashback to 8th grade and decided to write about it instead.

It came to mind because this past week Hill […]

what was that?! huh?

I was stupid tonight.

I had about twenty minutes to kill, so I stopped in Einstein’s, a bar in Jena, for a beer.

As I walked into the bar, I had just purchased two English language novels and talked to somebody in English on the phone, so when I sat down at the bar, I […]

Eurovision Season

So I received an email today announcing that the Eurovision 2006 Athens CD is now available (well, tomorrow). After a quick comparision between the Offical Eurovision website (19,95 + shipping) and Amazon.de (18,95 with shipping), I opted to order the CD from Amazon.de.

Like its US counterpart, Amazon.de offered me some recomendations based upon my […]

Short Takes

It’s time for a series of short-takes on stuff:

Haircut: Remember that haircut where I wanted to take the stylist home? Well, I haven’t followed up on it on the blog, but it was clear that he is an apprentice after only a week. It’s not the worst hair cut I’ve ever had, but it […]

Chernobyl: 20 Years


April 26, 1986; Discovered by Sweden April 27.

Learn More: Wikipedia | SDC | Kid of Speed My visit to the Chernobyl Museum in Kyiv | My Flickr Pics



Today was an interesting day–class, presentation, meeting, and dinner.

Dinner had two beers and I am a bit too tired to write more now. I will post something longer tomorrow.

Restart Your Engines

What does the title of this post promote?

Serious and Non-Serious answers welcome. Legitimate Serious answer will be posted to the comments later.