unreflective rush hour freeway rains Christmas stocking shopping miscues

Chrisitiane and Darius funny faces dec 2016

Who thought that it would be a pleasant drive from LAX to Santa Barbara? Pleasant on the Friday before Christmas, at rush hour, in the rain, during construction season? Was the 405 freeway built before reflective paint was invented? Is Melika’s SUV bigger than the USS Nimitz, a nuclear powered air craft carrier? How did Tiger circumvent a promise to ‘not run away’ at the book store? Which tricycle company forgot to put all required parts in the box? (And who discovered that problem Christmas Eve, after the shops had closed?) If you had to choose between two different sized boxes of identical ziplock bags, would you select the 18 count box for $2.89 or the 38 count box for $3.29. Hint: your wife asked you to pick them up at the grocery store with no additional information. Read More...

Amazon reigns on upside down graduation Christmas Tree light

Tiger at Swimming school graduation Dec 2016

Why didn’t the graduating Tiger wear a gown to go with his cap? Hint: He was also wearing a bathing suit at the time. Is it possible to string Christmas Tree lights the wrong way? Why is the obvious corrective move ‘illegal and dangerous’? (And why is explaining that to your wife equally dangerous?) Did Dan buy a Gulfstream 500 Jet on Amazon? Speaking of Amazon, what is two-step verification? Will Dan finish the annual Christmas Letter before Christmas. Read More...

Hotel loses a pink elephant,10,000 pennies and a Wocket in my Pocket

dan and naz dec 10 2016

Is Dr. Seuss the greatest author to hit the literary scene since Bill Shakespeare? If you’re two years old and you’ve got a Wocket in your Pocket, then you know the answer. How did La Grande Hotel Intercontinental (Paris) deliver such abject disappointment? Who put the space-time continuum at risk? Does anyone know how much 10,000 pennies weighs? And why is Dan abandoning his quest for his own private jet? Read More...

El Clásico cable service ties artsy Harley Davidson sculpture

Dan and Arrow Dec 1 2016

Did Dan’s toenail become ingrown while he waited on the helpless line with his local cable ‘service’ provider? Why did he consider learning Portuguese instead of waiting? What do you want to see in a sporting event? Why do children think that it’s fun to stay awake in the middle of the night? (And, in this case, in the middle of the bed?) Can young Arrow actually sit up? (Almost all by himself?)