Meet Your Next Reality TV Star…

…me! Or at least I could be, based on the email I received this morning. Hey Mark! Bray Entertainment, the Co-Creators of Pawn Stars, is casting and developing a new documentary TV series about the real life Clark Griswold from National Lampoon’s Vacation Movies. We are looking for an entertaining and charismatic dad, like you, who is alwaysContinue reading “Meet Your Next Reality TV Star…”


The Rock That Saved Thanksgiving

You know how Charlie Brown was pissed off when he went trick-or-treating and all he got from every house he visited was a rock? The dude should stop complaining. A rock saved our Thanksgiving. Let me set the scene… It’s Thursday, 1:00 PM. We’ve got a turkey roasting in the oven, pumpkin and sweet potatoContinue reading “The Rock That Saved Thanksgiving”

Getting My Griswold On – Day 1: Spokane, WA

Miles traveled today: 375.3 Total miles traveled: 375.3 Entry # 1 in the chronicle of my twelve-day trek across a good portion of America kicks off in an air-conditioned Howard Johnson’s Inn in Spokane, Washington. It’s late but I’m pretty wired, having just finished dinner (a roast beef sub from a local sandwich shop calledContinue reading “Getting My Griswold On – Day 1: Spokane, WA”

‘Tis The Season For Traditions

For some reason, last night a memory crossed my mind, something I hadn’t thought of in years. I remembered how, when I was 7 or 8 years old and living in Hawaii, one December me, my brother, and a friend or two took it upon ourselves to go caroling through the neighborhood. Keep in mind,Continue reading “‘Tis The Season For Traditions”

I Am Clark Griswold

Wow, it’s December already. This is one of my favorite months…I always go a little overboard during the holidays (which explains the falling snow on my blog; great feature, WordPress!). My enthusiasm this year is tempered a bit by the fact that I am unemployed (and further by the fact that I have not receivedContinue reading “I Am Clark Griswold”