The Big DumpTruck

Throwing Little Thought Pebbles at Your Windshield Since 1996

Month: July, 2007

Happy Belated Laundry Day!

Yesterday was laundry day around Casa Des DumpTrucks. I think I personally did 375 loads of laundry. I know that there were parts of the floor I hadn’t seen in months that are now part of the family again. We celebrated laundry day by, um, doing laundry. We also took in a showing of The […]

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Used Bidet? No Thanks

Saw a “news” article this morning that something is planning to sell Jerry Garcia’s stereo speakers and bidet. His bidet. The thing he used to clean his arse with. Okay, no offense, but why on earth would someone want to own such a thing? I know that there are people out there who are gigantic […]

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Bathroom Ninjas

There are two Ninjas in my bathroom. They are both sort of orange and clear and they are sitting on the counter. If I didn’t have a 9-year-old son, I would worry. “How did I get ninjas in my bathroom? Are they here to harm me? Why are they on the counter? Did I already […]

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Is It Wednesday Yet?

Sheesh, this is taking forever! I’ll be good, though. Hey, that book I talk about below? The author really really hates Disney. Like, REALLY hates them. So now I’m sort of on the fence about recommending the book. Okay, I’m still enjoying the book but I think Mr. Anti-Disney (“Too bad that inferno is now […]

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Vaction Planner = Me

I’m the kind of person who finds planning a vacation as relaxing and enjoyable as going on one. Maybe more so, because when you are planning, everything and anything is possible, there are no lines or bugs or heat, no need to pull out the credit card every fifteen minutes, no maps to read or […]

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Killing Time Waiting for UPS

UPS is bringing me that book that I promise I won’t talk about for at least the next 5 days. Okay, fair enough? I will not talk about it, and I would ask you to do the same with your comments. Nothing until, let’s say, Wednesday t 3pm. Is that long enough? It should be, […]

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Count the Chucks

Dump friend Chuck of Unbecoming Levity took “one” of the coolest photos I’ve seen in forever. I have to go try to do the same thing, that’s how cool it is. I think it’s going to take some planning, to find a place where there won’t be a lot of background activity, and to take […]

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What Other Pot Can We Stir?

Welcome Heathen-Seeker! I really do appreciate all the traffic being funnelled my way by the website that sent you here. I don’t have any real plans to pimp my children out for the sake of a charity car wash, just in case that wasn’t clear. I don’t believe in car washes. On the other hand, […]

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How to Run a Carwash

Mr. Dump has decided that if your youth group is going to have a successful car wash you need a minimum of 30 (!) volunteers divided into two lines with different people given wash, rinse and dry roles. I said that if you had 6 really cute girls you'd be all set. He pointed out […]

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Ride ‘Em Schoolboy

Everyone is showing off the quality of the photos taken with theiriPhones, so I feel I should share a photo I took with my SideKick of Junior on aninflatable bucking bronco. We did this at the Oak Ridge Farm Stand whenthey had their strawberry festival. It’s not as good as the ones taken with an […]

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