Swashbuckling Toddlers

Cartney had so much fun at his cousin’s house. He especially enjoyed hamming it up during his swordfights with Tristan. Whenever they would clash plastic cutlass upon plastic cutlass, Cartney would drop his sword...

Fudgepop

Fudgepop, originally uploaded by BelchSpeak. Destruction of both a fudgepop and an R2D2 shirt at Grammaw’s house is an annual “beginning of summer” tradition. This year’s attempt appears to be flawless in it’s execution.

God Bless the Bikers

Perhaps its fitting that Dennis Hopper passed this Memorial Day Weekend- he made the movie and phrase Easy Rider synonymous with American freedom. Every Memorial day my neighborhoods and neighborhood pubs and restaurants fill...

Purple Cart Path

Purple Cart Path, originally uploaded by BelchSpeak. Cartney pushes a purple plastic shopping cart around the neighborhood like its his job! He literally runs laps on the sidewalks, despite our chronic fussing at him...

Proud to Be a Virginian

HotAir seemed to be a little outraged that Virginia’s new Governor, Bob McDonnell, reinstated Confederate History Month in Virginia. I think its awesome. I have said it before that I am a Virginian first...

Sayonara Sniper

The DC Sniper wasted his last breath tonight at 9:11 PM. Good. I have dibs on his unused carbon credits. From WTOP here: John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind of the sniper attacks that terrorized...

I Have Celebration Echoes

I don’t get hangovers, I get “celebration echoes.” Last night was awesome. Jess and I dined at Reston Town Center and then enjoyed a few cocktails celebrating four great years together. The autumn colors...