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Surviving The Holidays Without Hurting Anyone

Just as a puppy can be more of a challenge than a gift, so too can the holidays. —John Clayton I strongly dislike Black Friday and holiday sales in general. I find the greed sickening and the false notion that one is helping the economy is grossly ignorant. The economy …

Nun With A Chainsaw Becomes Symbol Of Post-Irma Cleanup: ‘She Rocks’

When downed trees blocked the road near Sister Margaret Ann’s school in southwest Miami-Dade County, she grabbed a chainsaw and got to work. Source: Nun With A Chainsaw Becomes Symbol Of Post-Irma Cleanup: ‘She Rocks’ : The Two-Way : NPR   There’s a lesson here, dudes. When a tree falls …

#StupidQuestionsFor [deity of your choice] 

  Source: (38) #StupidQuestionsForJesus hashtag on Twitter Twitter games are an interesting and often fun way to pass the time, especially when this Old Man is between some of the most boring fashion shows he’s ever seen. Seriously, New York Fashion Week blows chunks in just about every direction this …

Is All This Suffering Really Necessary?

Hey, dudes! We’re glad you could join us again. I’ve been worried about some of you down in Florida and want to make sure those of you in Georgia and Alabama stay safe as well. Let’s get things started with an appropriately named playlist while you read. Let it get …

There Is A Park Full Of Giant Penises In South Korea

Insert penis pun. NSFWish. Source: There Is A Park Full Of Giant Penises In South Korea With Hurricane Irma bearing down hard on Florida, I thought we needed something to divert our attention for a moment. You’ll want to click the source link above to read the full story. As …

Abiding Guide To Being Chill Through A Hurricane

“This [Hurricane Irma] could easily be the most costly storm in U.S. history, which is saying a lot considering what just happened two weeks ago.” -Brian McNoldy, a hurricane researcher at the University of Miami, alluding to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. Everywhere you look, it seems, people are …

Preparing for Hurricane Irma | Virgin

I will be on Necker alongside our team, as I have been on the three times we have had hurricanes over the past 30 years. -Richard Branson Source: Preparing for Hurricane Irma | Virgin Billionaire Richard Branson is riding out Hurricane Irma on his private island in the Caribbean. He’s …

There Is No Chill When You Worry

Dude! Thanks for stopping by! Let’s start this thing by clicking on this week’s playlist. Let it run for a few songs, get yourself into the groove ’cause there’s a definite groove. Maybe burn some green if you’re so inclined. Let’s chill together for a while. Early one morning this …

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Just More

Nobody cares how busy your are or how work you late, they just care what you get done. Source: 15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Just More Friday afternoon, Labor Day weekend, and here I am talking about work? What the fuck am I thinking? I’m thinking that …

Rules Don’t Apply When They’re Wrong

Has the whole world gone crazy? Am I the only one around here who gives a shit about the rules?  -Walter, arguing with Smokey Rules. There are times when they are absolutely necessary, such as bowling, or football, or most any competitive event. They lay out the framework that allows …

Look! The Old Man Has A New Book!

Are we excited around here or what? The Old Man has published a new book! Rethinking ‘Merica is an examination of the current state of the country with practical suggestions for what we can do to actually make it better. This isn’t ear-tickling political garbage, mind you. If anything the Old Man …

Your coffee habit could lower your risk of death

Participants who drank at least 4 cups significantly lowered their risk of dying. Source: Your coffee habit could lower your risk of death DUDES! Who knew we had the elixir of life right in front of us this whole time? Doctors have been saying quite a while that coffee is …

Why are we so attached to our things? – Christian Jarrett | TED-Ed

Do we abide better when we learn to let go of material possessions? What if The Dude had just let go of his rug? Something to think about. After witnessing the “violent rage” shown by babies whenever deprived of an item they considered their own, Jean Piaget – a founding …

How To Abide While Not Becoming A Victim Of Terrorism

There’s little question that terrorism is a bad thing and if we’re all quite honest with ourselves we’d really rather not get all caught up in any part of that mess. The problem is that no one ever knows when or where a terrorist might strike. They seem to look …

The Chillatitudes: A basic guide for learning to abide

While reading, the Old Man suggests playing this in the background: grew up in an extremely religious family. My late father was a Southern Baptist pastor and Mom was the quintessential pastor’s wife. Everything we did revolved around the church. We said grace before every meal regardless of how public …