Monthly Archives: August 2009

on vacation is on vacation until next week. Hopefully I’ll have some good stories to tell from Napa and Sonoma. See you then! –Mark Share this:FacebookLinkedInTwitterRedditDiggPrintRSS

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6 Acceptable Wedding Cocktails

I’ve never been a real wine snob, past the insistence that you serve wine in an actual wine glass (plastic cups don’t count, Dad). But like wine, alcoholic beverages of all kinds have recommended pairing guidelines. I’m not talking about … Continue reading

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5 Inevitable Home Improvement Hiccups

I spent the weekend doing a quick and dirty bathroom renovation: new caulk around the tub, new vanity, cleaned-up grout, and a little fresh paint. I’m not a pro, but I know my way around a Home Depot, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Things To Do At Bars: Pub Trivia

I don’t remember Pub Trivia being a big thing when I was younger, but it’s right up there with intramural kickball and Facebook as the new hotness amongst the “old enough to drink but still wear ironic T-shirts” crowd. Kara … Continue reading

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7 Words That Deserve a Comeback

The English language continuously evolves. Sadly, this means that worthy words from times of yore frequently make way for things like “LOL” and “blogosphere.” Here are 7 mostly retired words I’d like to see back in the ring: starch – … Continue reading

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old content, blog ads

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I’m experimenting with the blog. You may have noticed a few Google ads over on the right-hand column; I’m trying out Google AdSense to see if it’s worthwhile. At best, it will be … Continue reading

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