The Big DumpTruck

Throwing Little Thought Pebbles at Your Windshield Since 1996

My New Name

Apparently my name is “The Jody of Massachusetts.” Sorry other Jodys.

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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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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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248 Views

I got notified there were 248 hits since 5 PM on my Love Boat Questions post circa 2015. What are you people searching for? (My analytics aren’t showing.) It’s for this page: http://www.bigdumptruck.com/2015/06/love-boat/ 

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Adventures in Bunnysitting

A week and a half ago, baby bunnies became part of the family when Mama Bunny lost her mind and created a nest next to the house within the fenced in backyard my dog uses as his personal Rest Area. We discovered the nest after Phantom discovered the nest, which was a Very Bad Thing. […]

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Why I’ll Be Glad When Winter’s Over

My dog has hair, not fur, and snow clumps on him. Every time he goes out we have to towel him off. He goes out a LOT. as in, every time he sees a bird, squirrel, leaf…

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Jan 2010 Full Moon

I couldn’t resist trying to get a shot of the full moon tonight. Click it to look at larger versions.

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Weight Loss Plans I Just Invented

Okay, I could sell these diet plans and make a bunch of those little piles of cash that you see in cartoons, you know the little bundles that thieves are always pulling out of wall safes? Okay, those. Now these weight loss plans have not been verified as safe or effective by anyone, including me, […]

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How Could I Resist?

I have owned the bigdumptruck.com domain for 13+ years now. I use BigDumptruck as my user name on a lot of sites (including twitter and flickr). I also collect Department 56 Christmas buildings (I started with the Dickens Village, supplemented with a couple of New England Village houses but for the past 4 years or […]

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