The Big DumpTruck

Throwing Little Thought Pebbles at Your Windshield Since 1996

Wiping

After the ice storm Saturday I was very aggressive about cleaning off my car. Very aggressive. Sunday, after all the stores had closed, Tom and Michael found a piece of the plastic part of the wiper blade frozen to the hood of my car. The holiday meant I couldn’t replace it and would have to […]

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Real Christmas

The thing I, and many others, forget year after year is how rarely Christmas lives up to our expectations or memories. As adults we subconsciously expect Christmas to somehow be as wondrous as it was when we were young children, but that’s pretty unreasonable. As adults, many work tirelessly to try to hit some picture […]

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Thanksgiving Sangria

I was asked to bring sangria for Thanksgiving. I have never made it, and don’t drink it. So I looked up recipes and picked and chose from the various recipes. My sister was concerned because she thought Sangria was just wine and fruit with no extra rum added. I saw no recipes like that. This […]

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Dora the Explorer Follow Up

It’s been 7 years since we had this discussion, and I’ll be honest, she might live in Mexico. I don’t think I ever researched the actual answer on that one. And I still think Boots will turn on her. Source: Dora the Explorer Dinner Discussion

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Cup Wars

You know how you can go years without buying a new travel mug, and then then universe decides to introduce space age travel mug technology, so you find yourself buying not one but two new $25 mugs? Me too. I didn’t set out to buy two. I could hardly justify one. We were at The […]

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