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Ask a kindergartner

January 9, 2011 · 26 comments

As most of you know, Girl Ninja is a kindergarten teacher. Eight hours a day, five days a week, she’s busting her butt to try and make these kids less dumb smarter. Somehow, I’ve managed to convince her that we (meaning punch debt in the face readers) should be given access to her students. No, […]

Saw this article on Yahoo Finance about million dollar businesses you’ve never heard of and thought it was worth sharing with you all. If you want the full details about each gig you’ll have to click over to the article, but here’s the gist… 1) Geese Police – Dogs chase geese off golf course. Revenue: […]

Flipped a coin

December 21, 2010 · 18 comments

I flew to Seattle last night with Girl Ninja so we could be with family and friends during the Christmas holiday (side note: we grew up 15 minutes away from each other in Washington, but didn’t meet until we were both in college in San Diego). During the flight, I was faced with a very […]

What does “going #2”, clipping your finger nails, and blogging have in common? Well, when you knock these three tasks out all at the same time (like I did last night) you can proudly call yourself productive.  And in case you didn’t know, productivity is as cool as a cucumber… Here are 5 ways I […]

Ninja’s favorite things

November 22, 2010 · 34 comments

Yesterday, as I was juggling chainsaws and chewing glass, Girl Ninja asked that I do something rather unmanly with her…watch Oprah. Luckily, I was able to pencil time in for her (between Fire Breathing and Bear Wrestling of course). If you saw yesterday’s episode, you’d know it was Oprah’s favorite things, a show where she […]

Ah yeah, let’s put away the budgets, hide the Roth IRA’s, and throw out the financial mumbo jumbo. Today, we are going to talk about something more important… Nudity. That’s right, straight up butt-nakedness. Why nudity you ask? Well, yesterday, I read an interesting article over at CNN titled “13 Celebs who said ‘No way’ […]

Wife Ninja and I have had some pretty interesting discussions the last few weeks, specifically in regards to establishing reward systems. And whether or not its a a good idea to implement one in the classroom? The conversation stems from her kindergarten teaching experiences. She has kids in her class that are demons from hell […]