• Bon Mots and Cheap Shots,  Dogs

    The story remains the same if you’d take a look

    I’ve got another traveler here.  His name is Prescott.  I REALLY like this dog.  Number one, he’s gorgeous.  Number two, he was trained when he got here.  Number three, he’s a very nice dog.  I already have a home for him, which is a good thing.  His name is Prescott.  In the video he learns not to jump up.  It wasn’t the original point of the video, originally I was just going to show how he moves, but he jumped up a couple of times and the third time I got him with a knee. Later our hero goes to the vet and comes home with an empty sack. In…

  • Boycott Foley Family Wines,  Corporate Wankers,  Title Insurance

    All I’ve got, I had to steal

    The wine industry has no idea what they’re in for.  I know.  I’ve been preaching the gospel to deaf ears.  I will find no solace in a “I told you so”.  Wine will be changed forever and not in a good way. Wine Enthusiast just awarded Bill Foley Man of the Year.  My personal disappointment in this decision runs so deep it’s palpable. OK the fact that Wine Enthusiast thought that calling him “humble as he is an established leader” makes me want to vomit. Foley is raiding the wine industry just like he raided Carl’s Jr. way back when and the title industry in the mid 80’s.  Consider this,…

  • Corporate Wankers

    We’re not the ones who are meant to follow

    On one hand, I don’t want to jinx myself.  On the other I think that ship has sailed.  So let’s talk about banks again, because they are such asshats that it’s endless material. One deal I’m working on is with Chase.  I hate Chase so much that I went and cancelled my personal account.  I have that much hate for them.  The last straw was someone took $105 out of the account.  I don’t know who.  They couldn’t tell me who and they didn’t give a damn to help me figure it out.  I used to have two personal accounts.  It was really a pain in the ass anyway.  Now…

  • Bon Mots and Cheap Shots

    What is this thing that builds our dreams yet slips away for us

    I know I haven’t been getting this done like I should. I’ve also had a brutal case of writer’s block. Or don’tgiveashititis. I can’t even get pissed off enough to write about the fact that a man who would be pulled over for driving while Hispanic and can’t marry in the State he lives in, flew into action and saved the life of his employer and Congresswoman. Although I was close on that one. We lost a legend today.  Not only do we share the same birth date, but he certainly was there on KQED clear through my childhood.  And then some.  Jack LaLanne died today from respiratory failure due…

  • Rant

    Like a lizard on a window pane

    At some point I might just lose my mind.  Let’s file this under “Seemed like a shitty idea at the time.  In retrospect it’s an epically shitty idea”. Number four in the list was shot today in Arizona.  Sarah Palin, I lay this flaming turd right on your doorstep.  You are directly responsible for this.  I find it interesting that your staff took this map down right after it happened. How can anyone consider this irresponsible, ignorant idiot for public office? That’s just awesome. She’s so American. Why she’s just like you and me. And if she says we should get the Congresswoman in our gun sites that’s what we’re…

  • Bon Mots and Cheap Shots,  Cycling,  Powerlifting

    I see the raven’s made her nest in your eyes

    Is it time for the New Year’s post?  Oh hell yeah.  I like to review the previous years goals normally.  I don’t really want to do that because I missed every single one of them.  Actually not quite.  I missed 12 out of 13. Lose that damned 50 pounds Organize real estate business to optimal efficiency and STAY ORGANIZED Get marketing plan running and keep it running Close a deal a minimum of every 3 weeks consistently Finish landscaping the yards Remodel main bath Bench 215 in competition, deadlift 300 Ride faster (15mpg average) and complete At least one metric event At least two Century event Raise $2500 for the…