Archive for 2008

36 Years of Quality

Hiya. Today is my 36th birthday. I’m old as dirt and have the gray hair to prove it. But I wasn’t always this way. Observe…

Born 11:15pm, 10.19.72
No wonder I’m such a night owl…

Oh lookit that funny guy, it’s
Super Mister Potato Head! (3 months)

My first of many hooded sweatshirts (Age 2)

There was a time when …

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Are You There Blog? It’s Me…Thomas,

You know, I’m not going to waste your time telling you about how horrible a blogger I’ve been.

Life gets in the way, folks. You know the song.

So, let’s just get right into it, shall we?


Anyone who’s read the 2 or 3 posts I’ve done in the last 4 months knows my son is (somehow) a huge …

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The Price of Fast Drafting…

You know, that’s the problem with trying to write a big ol’ novel in a couple of months. You let other things, like a certain BLOG go to the wayside.

How many people here were sick of seeing my same ol’ post about fightin’ fires and driving an ambulance around?

*raises hand*

Yeah, me too. That was like…so five years …

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5 Years…

It’s hard to believe…

The two other dudes who started when I did. Troy, myself & Rob.

Five years ago today I started working as a paid-on-call firefighter/EMT for the City of Woodbury. What started out as just something I was curious about has become a part of who I am. Sounds a little overdramatic, I’m sure, but it’s true. …

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This Guy.

Yo, yo Tappers!

Remember when you used to come to this blog and there’d actually be something to read? Yeah…I do. I mean, I remember when I used to have time to write some stuff on here. I blame it on GOODHALO II. I barely have time to think, let alone hit you with all the useless news you don’t …

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Goodhalo II – Progress

Hey, I’m going to do my best to not be all boring and tell you how I’m doing on my current work in progress. So, I’ll be uber-brief.

GOODHALO II is over halfway done.

Check the progress bar, suckas.

It’s rough, it’s nasty…but it’s gonna be one heckuva story.

Tommy likey.…

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Seriously…this week has been awesome from a mail perspective. I know I’m gonna raise my geek flag WAAAAY high, but I got some parcels in the mail that just about made August the BEST MONTH EVER.


Even though I’m wasn’t a big fan of the new Indiana Jones movie, I bought a bunch of the action figures (don’t hate) …

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A Quick "I’m Not Dead" Post

Hi. I’m not dead. I swear. I’ve just been sooo wrapped up in writing Goodhalo II that I sort of put the ol’ bloggity blog on the back-burner.

You forgive me, right?

No? I’ll send a refund.

Here are 10 quick…and I mean QUICK things that have happened and will likely discuss in further detail coming up. Yeah…consider this like …

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Mom Won’t Shave Me, Jesus Can’t Save Me

Before anyone gets too bent out of shape, the subject line is made up of lyrics from the Eels song ‘Dog Faced Boy.’ It seemed fitting, given my current facial situation.

Yes. It’s 1 Week into the Great Mustache Growing Contest of 2008. While I can’t say I’m enjoying this little trip, I can tell you a few things I’ve …

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Fire on the Sun

That’s part of the question my kid (Travis) asked of Laura the other day.

“Mommy, is there fire on the sun?”

I don’t know about you, but that sounds like the greatest name for an album ever. If only I could, you know, play an instrument, write songs…that kind of thing.

Well, that random Travis-ism isn’t the reason I’m wasting …

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