Oddly Enough Blog

Nine things I’ll miss most about this blog

December 5, 2011

Let’s get the sad news out of the way first.

After an exhilarating five-year run, this blog is ending its run here. Websites change, and take new directions.

Hang on, this isn’t Yangon?

November 30, 2011

Blog Guy, I read that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is visiting Myanmar. That’s amazing! Have you been there?

Playing Pachelbel’s Cannon at my funeral?

October 17, 2011

Blog Guy, not to bring up a depressing topic, but have you made plans for what will be done with your body when you die?

When animals know all our secrets…

September 23, 2011

Blog Guy, my tax guy’s taxidermist told me something really creepy. He has close ties to the animal kingdom.

Eating healthy for peanuts?

August 31, 2011

Blog Guy, so we’ve established that you lost some weight recently. I found your health tips helpful, but could you be more specific about what you ate?

What’s in your artisanal arsenel?

August 10, 2011

Blog Guy, I’m confused. Suddenly I’m seeing the words “artisan” and “artisanal” attached to all kinds of products. Cheeses, chocolates, liquors, soaps… What does it all mean?

How the masses found Manassas…

July 25, 2011

Blog Guy, I am really pumped about the Civil War 150th anniversary stuff coming up. Aren’t you?

So you think you’re a tuft guy, huh?

June 18, 2011

Blog Guy, I need your help with redecorating our dining room.

We want something really new. You know, something dinner guests will remember.

I hear you. Get yourself down to a store called The Seat of Power and ask to see their dictator-themed dining room ensemble. It’s called the Martinet Set.

Stoke the boiler, boys, we’re baling basil!

April 30, 2011

Blog Guy, what’s the latest on your brother, Basil? We know he used to be an expat export expert, and the last we heard, he was playing mandolin in Mandalay.

Putting in a good word for good words

April 27, 2011

Most of us have favorite words, and it is a very personal choice. We enjoy the images they evoke and the sound that they make.