Wasting Time Since 2010

Entries for February, 2011

Goodbye, Farewell and Amen

28 years ago, on 28 February 1983, the final episode of M*A*S*H aired.  “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen” was the 251st and the most-watched episode in television history.  While M*A*S*H actually spanned 11 seasons (more than 3 times longer than the Korean War), I guess it always ended for me in the 5th season; I could […]

On The Red Carpet

Nominated for Best Metallic Figure In A Supporting Role….  Tonight is The Oscars or, more officially, the 83rd Academy Awards.  I’m really pulling for Toy Story 3 to win.  And for the record, I really think Natlie Portman should be disqualified for her performances in the Star Wars films and Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium and…well…everything […]

National Pistachio Day

February 26th is National Pistachio Day  Pistachios are harvested in September, and last year was a bumper crop.  If you’re a fan of this “smiling nut,” prices are rising dramatically despite this great harvest.  I know my demand has dropped off, and I guess we’ll see what the market will bear.

Walking The Dog

Belatedly, February 22nd was actually “Walking the Dog Day,” but I couldn’t figure out if it was related to canines or yo-yos.  I suppose either one so long as you walk the dog somehow.  And now I need to make a tiny yo-yo.

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