Dec
28

My Christmas Book List

I have to say that this Christmas found me considerably enriched, both in the thought that went into my gifts and in the time I spent with my family.

Dec
20

Diversity in Valhalla

Being Norse, one expects the pantheon of Valhallan deities to present a certain phenotype – blond, blue eyes, white skin and a superhuman tolerance for lutefisk.

Dec
09

Hobbies

I’ve come to the conclusion that I am lacking a suitable hobby.

Dec
07

Top Ten Historical Drinking Buddies

Q: If you could choose ten people to have a drink with, from any point in history, who would they be and why?

Dec
06

Home for Christmas

Why the embrace of corny sentimentality?

Dec
01

Things I Could Do With My Christmas Bonus

Huzzah, my company has thrown us all a little chicken bone to gnaw on.  Here’s what I can do with it: Buy a decent bottle of scotch Use it for Christmas presents Waste it on an Xbox Kinect Buy some ammo for my guns Purchase all the snacks on one whole shelf in the dollar store… Continue reading »