Sunday, August 31, 2008

Some extra time on your hands?

I just happened to come across this. Some folks had a little extra building materials, a piano and a whole bunch of extra time on their hands. What do you do when you have all three of those things you may ask? Well, you make a trebuchet large enough to toss a burning piano. Youtube truly is a wonderful thing.

Friday, August 29, 2008

Chuck Norris Friday

Chuck Norris' tears cure any human sickness. Too bad Chuck Norris never cries.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

More Obama

Okay so yesterday I saw this Obama video. Some of it blew me away and some of it was obvisouly taken out of context and made up. It got me to thinking just what was really truth and what was bogus. Some would turn to Fox news and some to CNN. I decided to go to You can have a look for yourself here. I especially like the next to last one on the list. Kind of like Chuck Norris tears just not true. (Read about that tomorrow)

If anyone has any funny and half made up McCain links, let me know and I will post them here. Maybe I can even find a Paris Hilton for President video.

What this country needs is another Ronald Reagan.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008


A friend forwared this to me.

Why can't we just have Ronald Reagan again?

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Shuteye Peak 2

Here is some video from our trip yesterday.

Saturday, August 23, 2008

4 wheelin'

Today the wifey had a church lady event at bass lake. In an effort to maximize fun and save some gas, I figured I would turn her trip into an adventure for me and the kids. We dropped her off at the cabin for her leadership meeting at 9:30 and headed for Shuteye peak. I have always wanted to go up this way. We had a great time but did not make it all the way to the fire lookout. We did make it close enough to take a picture but it was at least another hour to the next ridge and we had to pick up church lady by 4:00. It was fun and I plan to go back again soon. The jeep is really dirty but we didn't break anything. Not even a scratch. It performed like a champ. Maybe later I can post some video shot by my son from the back seat.

Chuck Norris Friday

Chuck Norris doesn’t wear a watch, HE decides what time it is.

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Looks like a hoax but it's not

I saw this one and right away I figured it was one of those hoax videos. Upon further reading, it is genuine. Not only did I think it was cool, I ordered a bottle for school.

Something else cool you can do with Sulfur Hexaflouride.

In and out burger

Tonight as I was driving home from work I noticed that cars were going through the drive through of the new in and out burger by our place. Just this morning when I was driving to work, they were still working on stuff inside. They sure can build a burger place fast.

I told the little lady to put away those dishes and took the family for a burger. What a carnival it was. In classic Fresno/Clovis style, the line for the drive through was half way across the parking lot. The Clovis police were there directing traffic in and out of the parking lot. We took one look at and decided to go somewhere else but to our surprise, there was no line inside. People were waiting 30 minutes in a line of cars and we walked right in and got served in 30 seconds. People are funny.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Sushi Night

Tonight the family and I went out for a little date night. We went to Yoshino's in RiverPark. Those dudes went on for a long time. Time enough for me to get out my cell phone and get the video camera up and running. I am definitely having my next birthday party there.

After dinner the kids wanted to ride on this train thing. Once they got in, they realized it was for really little kids. Since we had to pay $1, we made them take the ride.

Bigfoot - I want to believe

Being a science teacher I am supposed to be skeptical by nature but I really wanted to believe in Bigfoot. After all, the Coelacanth had supposedly gone extinct with the dinosaurs 65 million years ago until some fishermen caught one (yes, a live one) in 1938. Well, if you have been following the news this week, that is not the case with this latest bigfoot story. The DNA results came back today and what was in that fridge in Georgia was not bigfoot, just some human and mostly possum. How did this story end up being so big you may ask? That answer is easy. The evening news lasts for 30 minutes each night, even if nothing other than the Olympics is happening in the world. (Think about it)

Friday, August 15, 2008

Chuck Norris Friday

Chuck Norris’ hand is the only hand that can beat a Royal Flush.

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Last Vacation for the summer

We decided to take a run to the coast for some late summer fun. I am pretty busy doing some last minute summer videos but we decided to make time. We drove over really early on Thursday and spent the day hanging around Morro Bay. That afternoon, the boy and I rented surf boards and even though it was not the best conditions; had fun.

This is the second time he has stood up on a surf board but the first time it has been recorded.

If you have ever been to The Garden Gallery in Morro Bay, then you will understand what this is all about.

Friday afternoon we went to Avila beach and had lunch with my sister. She suggested this farm so we all tried it out. We ended up having a lot of fun. The kids and I picked berries. They had farm stuff like goats and chickens. The boy got licked by a cow. It left lots of goo on his arm.

After the farm, we headed down to the beach. We met up with our buds the Patamo's, Sailors, and Wolfs.

Chuck Norris Friday {Belated}

Sorry, we were at the coast surfing and having fun. I expected to be back in time to post but extended our trip a day.

Remember the Soviet Union? They decided to quit after watching a DeltaForce marathon on Satellite TV.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

New Fish

Yesterday, Bruce my buddy and fellow science teacher from Fresno High called about a mission to rescue some Koi. One of his dad's friends has become too ill to care for his pond so he has about 20 super gigantic fish to give away. Since he has had most of these fish for 20+ years, he wanted them to go to a good home. I was able to fit two more into my pond. The kids already named one but the others name is up for grabs. Check out the pictures below then submit names. We will choose the best name. I have included the rest of the backyard pets and their names for your enjoyment.
This is Moby on the left and Siberia on the right
Jeremiah the Bullfrog
Here is the one you get to name. The white & orange one right in the middle. He does not look here but this fish is gigantic. It probably weighs 14 or 15 pounds and is at least 20 inches long.
This is Goliath, the other new fish.
Lava the dragonfly.
Sunflower. He used to be the biggest.
Sunset the Koi
Sunshine the Koi

Chili the fan tailed goldfish

Flower Girl

Way back at the beginning of the summer, our youngest was a flower girl in her former babysitter/Sunday School teacher's wedding. Yesterday Brook (the bride) came by to drop off some pictures. Here is our favorite.

Friday, August 1, 2008

Chuck Norris Friday

Chuck Norris is the reason why Waldo is hiding.