Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Earthquake along the East Coast

There was an earthquake at around 2pm today in Virginia, a 5.8 on the Richter scale. It was felt as far away as Massachusetts. Here in the NY/NJ area, friends reported seeing shaking computer screens, desk items falling over, etc.

I was in a store at the time. I thought my cell phone was vibrating in my back pocket. Took it out, checked it, put it away and kept on shopping. Then the fire alarm went off for about 30 seconds. I didn't smell smoke...clearly a false alarm. Hey, look, nachos are on sale!

This does not bode well for my survival reflexes in the event of the Apocalypse.

Monday, August 22, 2011

"Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper: they'll scratch you up time and again, but in the end, you're polished and spotless, while they end up useless.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Forever 21? I don't think so.

Nothing like a trip to the "Forever 21" store to realize I most certainly am not.

It made me think of this spot-on commercial spoof from "So Random" for "Your Daughter's Closet":