summer

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Recipe Sunday Hot Weather Hack: Broken Noodle Salad

Depending on where you live – man-oh-man – it’s been hot over the last week. I’m not ready for 90-plus degree days and humidity that makes the cats nap in the cool bathtub.

So the other day when I was craving pasta salad and realized that I didn’t have anything but lasagna noodles, I was irked. Who has two thumbs, A/C, and didn’t feel like walking several blocks to buy shells or elbow pasta? This woman. Continue reading

Midnight Movie Reviews: Summer 2014 Movie Preview

After a long, cold winter, mostly devoid of movies I’m actually interested in seeing, we’re about a month away from the start of the summer blockbuster movie season. We’ve got a slightly less crowded docket than usual this year with superheroes, AI’s, giant monsters, giant robots, and a talking raccoon, so let’s get right down to it.

Welcome to Biz Monkie’s Midnight Movie Reviews Summer 2014 Movie Preview! Continue reading

QOTD: What Are Your Favorite Summer Activities?

Lake_of_the_Woods_(Klamath_County,_Oregon_scenic_images)_(klaDA0170)For the last three years my main summer activities have been getting my ass kicked by the law and long distance moving. However, in my previous life, I preferred having my ass kicked by bodies of water or liberally coating myself in OFF and moving myself to a spot under the nearest tree where I would lay very still, and read everything I could get my hands on without a significant amount of effort, in between naps. If I won the Powerball tomorrow, that’s what my life would be for at least six months, water and literate sloth. Though I’d probably move off the ground and buy myself a hammock or an actual wood Adirondack chair. Continue reading

What the House GOP Is Going to Do on Their Summer Vacation

As everyone knows, the first thing everyone does after taking a summer vacation and returning to school or work is talk about it with everyone else, either voluntarily or not.

The House GOP is no different. Fortunately for us, prior to their August recess the House GOP leadership has provided all of its members with an exceptionally detailed guide on what to tell their constituents when asked pesky questions. Continue reading