Retrophisch

Here’s a thing about the nationalized 24-hour news cycle: 40 years ago, no one outside Oakland would even know about Antonio Brown wanting to wear his old helmet, much less have an opinion about it.

Today my parents celebrate 50 years of marriage. Happy anniversary, Mom and Dad!!!

Happy birthday to this kiddo! Sixteen today, in the Garden of the Gods.

Honestly, if I could convince the @BearNotesApp devs to let me use my own typefaces, so I could select iA Writer Duo, I would have the absolutely perfect notes app for me.

It was awesome seeing the turnout for @JackCarrUSA tonight. Easily twice, and possibly three times, what it was last year for his debut The Terminal List. Great seeing you, Jack, and thanks for stopping in Dallas! And if you like thrillers, Jack doesn’t disappoint!

Snopes Issues Pre-Approval Of All Statements Made During Tonight’s Democratic Debate

Happy James Reece Day, everyone!

Light and blade included because I know @JackCarrUSA appreciates sharp and useful things.

So proud of this kid. Yesterday, he led his JV team to the summer league championship. It’s the first JV championship of any kind for our town’s organization since the two high schools merged clubs four years ago.

I just finished @NerdKing52’s zombie novel, A Place Outside the Wild. With a different take on the zombie genre than I’ve read to date, Daniel has crafted a great, fun read that leaves you wanting more. Highly recommended if you love the zombie/apocalyptic genre.

Telling me it’s Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), only for me to discover it’s the wretched Special Edition is false advertising, TBS.

There’s a new episode of the Sneaky Good podcast up. A little football gets discussed, along with a whole lotta music. www.andthevalleyshook.com/2019/7/26…

I guess when the teenager returns from camp counselor duties, we need to watch Ladyhawke. www.foxnews.com/entertain…

Reason #1,484 to not let your kids use anything related to Facebook: “Facebook design flaw let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized users”.

So you know Evite, that online invitation service pretty much everyone uses? Yeah, there was a data breach there as well.

You know what works for invites? Regular ol’ email. No extra account or web site required.

There is a new episode of The Empowered Parent Podcast out, and we talk about just saying yes.

Trump Finally Loses Baptist Support After Video Emerges Of Him Dancing babylonbee.com/news/trum…

Still love Charlton Heston in True Lies: “So far, this is not blowing my skirt up, gentlemen.”

I have seen the trailer for Top Gun: Maverick. Twice. I have thoughts.

You’ll have to wait to hear them on an upcoming podcast.

But I have thoughts.

You know you’re a grammar nerd when you find yourself proofreading the @Rangers game program after finding an error.

Game program: check.
Theme night promo cap: check.
Dallas Stars Night with the hockey player in the last season of the Ballpark in Arlington? Of course!

I cannot help but wonder what is this I II III of which Louie speaks.

Happy birthday to my beautiful bride, my co-wrangler of our three yahoos. She’s truly a Wonder Woman. I love you, sweetheart!

Who has two thumbs and is co-hosting and presenting at Tapestry Conference in October? This guy! But don’t let that stop you from taking advantage of early bird registration pricing that ends today! tapestryconference.org

There’s a new episode of the Sneaky Good podcast up, and we packed the booth for an early preseason look.

ESPN showing the Joey Gallo/Bryce Harper youth baseball photo again, because they’re broadcasting a game one of them is playing in. Everyone drink. #SoPredictable