Showing posts from August, 2008

Worst Album Covers Ever

I usually don't post this stuff but this was too hilarious to not post

Activity update

Other than mowing my lawn, I haven't really been up to much lately. I really do need to do SOMETHING to get more exercise so I think I will sign up for Badminton again through the city. I think it starts in September. Knee is still sore (it was killing me last night). Also, the CPAP machine seems to wake me up after about an hour with the feeling that it is trying to kill me or something. Not really liking it.

Camping in the rain (and how I lost weight)

Our camping trip this weekend was basically a rain-soaked tarp-fest. Just the way I like it. :) We got there Friday night and set up camp. There were about 9 of us at a few different sites, but 5 of us were ajoining. We stayed dry the first night but that morning it rained, starting around 7AM. Just a light shower. We flew into action with the tarps and set up a really nice two-tarp tent system over the campfire and food prep area (tarp was high enough that we could have a fire under it, and peaked. The arrangement was a little wonky so we gradually fine-tuned it and removed any places where water would pool, etc. End result was a nice tarp shelter that was roomy and comfortable. The rain went from light showers to real rain (especially late at night) so by Sunday late afternoon people were fleeing the campground in droves. Not us. :) We did some further work to deal with water and hunkered down. That night the rain was heavy. About as heavy as anything I have sat through in a te