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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Epic Meal Time



BACON!

One of my buddies from college came to visit Grant and I a week and a half ago and showed us this insane website called www.epicmealtime.com. The site features videos from some guys up in Canada eating ridiculous food concoctions. I am linking one of their videos called Fast Food Lasagna because I think it is a good intro video into the others.

These guys come up with some of the most unhealthy and insane dishes. Most of the time they end up in the fast food drive thru window line causing mayhem. If you haven't heard about these guys you really need to check them out.

Oh, I almost forgot to mention the best part...

THEY PUT BACON ON EVERYTHING!!!!!

(this post is for you bacon lovers)

*Warning* They normally bleep out the curse words but I have noticed on a few episodes they sometimes miss. Just a heads up to all the P's out there.


Keep It Real

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Friday, August 19, 2011

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Quick Vlog!

Just a Quick Hello Vlog!

Videos from Chicago


Totally forgot to post this when we went to Chicago. So I am posting it now! Enjoy.




Wednesday, June 8, 2011

What a Beautiful Morning

"What a beautiful morning!" is what the man at the gas station said to me this morning. When I got out of my car at the gas station the man filling up on the other side popped his head around and said to me, "What a beautiful morning! It's finally cooled down and the weather is great." I agreed with him and then he said to me "Do you have a job?" I answered yes I do. He immediately said to me, "So do I! I just got a new job." I congratulated him and then he shook my hand and said "Thank you, thank you. I just got a job washing dishes. What a beautiful morning it is to wake up and go to work." I found this so inspiring. The man was older and he must have been out of work for awhile. The economy is still pretty rough for a lot of people and a lot of folks are still out of work. I wanted to share this moment with everyone because it reminds us that every morning is a beautiful morning to wake up. I know I will remember this moment every time I feel frustrated or when I'm working long hours and I just feel like throwing in the towel. Every time I feel this way I will remember the guy at the Kroger gas station who shook my hand and said to me "What a beautiful morning."

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Last day in Chicago



Grant and I have had a blast in Chicago this week. It's been a nice easy going vacation. we walked through Millennium Park, Grant Park, Navy Pier, The Shed Aquarium, Magnificent Mile, The Theater District, Northwestern Campus and all through The Loop.


We also ate at some amazing restaurants. Our first night we ate at a restaurant right next to out hotel called Eatt. This place was delicious! we both got the meatloaf. the meatloaf has a piece of Texas toast on the bottom a huge slice of meatloaf wrapped in bacon and on top of that a massive pile of shoe string onions. the meal looks like a heart attack waiting to happen but surprisingly not greasy and was the best meatloaf I've ever had (yes it competes with my moms).


On Wednesday we took it easy and wandered around the city. we made out way down to the Cloud Gate and then over to Millers Pub. This should be a stop on any trip. Millers has been known to serve all sorts of famous people and used in movies. The food is good and I highly recommend a burger.

When we walked through the theater district we noticed a lot of production trucks. Apparently they were filming a new movie with Kelsey Grammar called Boss.


On Wednesday night we saw Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes and Scott Mosier for the recording of Smodcast and Jay and Silentbob get old. On Thursday we took a boat tour around the city which I highly recommend if you ever visit Chicago.


On Thursday we took a boat tour around the city and enjoyed the beautiful city of Chicago. The tour talks about the different buildings and the History behind them. It took us by the spot where Mrs. O'Learys farm once stood. It also took us by the old post office where they filmed parts of Dark Knight.



For lunch we ate at Ginos and finally got my first taste of a true Chicago Style Pizza. It was delicious!

Thursday night late after we were finally able to walk off the pizza we went wandering around and ended up finding Portillos which had sandwiches, burgers, ice cream hotdogs and pretty much every food imaginable. If you go here make sure to try the hotdogs. It's the best hotdog I've ever had!


Friday we went to the The Noodle Shop (I think that is what it's called). I hope one of these opens up in Jackson. They have every style noodle any way you want it. It is delicious!



After the noodles, we walked down through Millennium Park and Grant Park to the Shed Aquarium. On the way we past by The Buckingham Fountain you might know it as the fountain from Married With Children.


The Shed Aquarium was fun. I've never seen a Beluga Whale and it was really cool to see one up close.




Our last night we went to the Cheesecake Factory at the bottom of the John Hancock building. I've never eaten at one and it was cool to go. It was packed though!

We stayed at the Courtyard Marriott off of Hubbard which is centrally located and near a subway station. it was a great price and I would recommend you stay here if you ever visit.

I would definitely come back to Chicago. I think I could find something new here every time I visit.


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Thursday, April 28, 2011

PSN FAIL!

I'm sure millions of people are blogging on this already but I feel the need to put my two cents in. Grant and I were already annoyed by the recent PSN outage but when we heard this week that are information might have been compromised we were furious (and still are). Yesterday Grant went ahead and canceled the card that was on the account which was a huge deal since we are about to leave for Chicago next week and will now have to wait on another card. Luckily we have my card while we are in Chicago. Grant also went ahead and changed all the passwords on our accounts. If you have not done these things yet I suggest you do. I have heard reports that no ones credit card information was compromised but I have also heard reports of people saying theirs was.

What really bothers me about the whole thing is how PSN has handled the situation. News was slow moving to get to PSN customers about the potential leak of information. They waited a week to release that information and then only released it on their blog. Luckily in the day of the internet we all read it on everything else. My problem with it all is they did not immediately let their customers know! In the end I think that is what is going to hurt them in the long run. I don't feel I can trust PSN to encrypt my data for one and two not tell me immediately if my information has been compromised. That is outrageous!

What are your feelings on the way this has been handled? Leave me a comment VENT YOUR FRUSTRATION!

kthxbai!


Friday, April 8, 2011

I Hate Trains



This morning for the 2nd time in a row the train blocked my way into work. This has happened many times in the past and I have changed the time when I leave for work and it doesn't seem to matter. It seems there is always a train! This morning the train crossed in the middle of the morning rush hour. I don't understand why there is a train running in the middle of Jackson and the Jackson area during this time. As I crossed the tracks I noticed that there was another train waiting to cross as well! 2 trains running during rush hour! That is insane!

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Winter weather in Mississippi. Wasn't it just 80 degrees?











Looks like crews are prepared for the ice. This was taken in the parking lot of MS braves stadium this morning around noon. Electric company trucks were lined up ready to dispatch and crews were setting up tents, bringing in generators and catering trucks. Thank you to the workers who go out in the weather to keep us warm and get us back up and running. There is a lot of ice on the roads and cars had a nice glaze of ice that have been sitting out in the weather this morning. In Flowood there was already some accumulation of ice and snow at dogwood festival. The sidewalks were also developing a glaze of ice. Here in Mississippi we aren't prepared for this kind of weather. Should be an interesting evening.



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