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January 21, 2014 — Leave a comment

Well, it’s January 21. Obviously “blog more often” isn’t one of my 2014 goals. Sorry.

I wasn’t planning on posting it to Youtube this year, but I’ve had several requests….so, here you go. For those of you who haven’t the slightest clue what I’m talking about, here’s a brief explanation:

It’s that time of year again. Time for the Elf on the Shelf. Confession: I’ve never even read the book that came with the Elf. It’s probably great. I don’t really care. All I know is that it’s fun to hide the creepy little dude. A little too much fun. Here are some of my favorite hiding spots thus far. Enjoy. Disclaimer: no, my kids were not witnesses to all of these poses. Yes, I’ll probably be adding more this year.


As most of you know, my beloved city of Amarillo is under a bit of scrutiny this week for the selection of a logo that looks similar to the logo of Emaar Properties….and, by “looks similar to”, I mean “looks exactly like.” The Amarillo Globe News recently issued a challenge to come up with a new logo for the city. Brilliant idea. Of course, I’m always happy to help out my city. Challenge accepted. I present to you my totally original ideas:

Halloween 2013

November 4, 2013 — Leave a comment

One of the perks of having a large family is that you can dress up as almost the entire cast of a movie. This year, we chose Despicable Me…primarily because the minions are funny. We had a grand old time October 31. Since we’ve had a lot of people ask, I’ll answer a few questions:

In case you’re wondering what in the world #TBT is: it’s a hashtag for “Throwback Thursday.” If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I usually take #TBT as an opportunity to post pictures and reminisce about the life of younger Josh. Today I was flipping through some old pictures and decided to bring #TBT over to the ol’ blog.


After my Albertsons vs. United comparison, many of you asked how those prices compared to Walmart prices. Well, fellow grocery nerds connoisseurs, here’s your answer: