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Jim Smith II
Rumbling, bumbling, stumbling through middle age...
Interests: what are my hobbies and interests? <b>way too many</b> but... my wife, my friends, my golden retrievers, my bike (lance was wrong sometimes it <b>is</b> about the bike), watching football (in particular navy and the seattle seahawks), movies, the theater, eating good food, making good food, the list goes on and on...
Recent Activity
You're killing me with this...
Toggle Commented Dec 2, 2011 on Friday pix at Kirsten's musings...
Just another weekend for the Smiths...
Toggle Commented Sep 25, 2011 on Friday pix at Kirsten's musings...
Yeah, that was a little weird to see...
Toggle Commented Sep 13, 2011 on Friday pix - 9/11 edition at Kirsten's musings...
But I do hate math...
Toggle Commented Sep 13, 2011 on Friday pix at Kirsten's musings...
Preach is Sister Kirsten!! Well done...
The Lovely & Talented Mrs. Smith and I did the 2nd Annual Top Pot 5k last weekend, and Caspar Babypants were performing. Now, that might not mean much to most of you (some of the hipper parents in the crowd... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2011 at Jim's Guts
The problem with dogs is that for all the joy they give us, they’re with us for such a short time. It’s almost inversely proportionate, like if they were more like humans (held grudges, worried about things, etc.) they’d live... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at Jim's Guts
How about some music? I have to admit, I didn't really like "Young Folks". It was okay, but didn't really do it for me. That said, I'm really digging the new one from Peter Bjorn and John, the video is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Jim's Guts
That was a nice list (and thanks for the shout out) - You are too young to be middle age!
Toggle Commented Apr 15, 2011 on #1 Songs on my birthday at Kirsten's musings...
It's time for the 2011 Vancouver Sun Run, so the L&T and I are headed up to Canada to face my nemesis tomorrow. When you tell non-runners that you're actually traveling to run 6.2 miles they look at you a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2011 at Jim's Guts
But good right? I mean, I'd watch it...
Toggle Commented Apr 8, 2011 on Friday Morning Pick Me Up... at Jim's Guts
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First and most importantly thanks for the answer! I would argue that skeptic has a negative connotation because we've given it one, but it shouldn't. We should all be skeptics and may the truth win out.
Toggle Commented Apr 8, 2011 on Etymology corner at Kirsten's musings...
This is awesome! Here's the trailer for "When Harry Met Sally 2"... When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal & Helen Mirren from Billy Crystal Link to video for FB friends Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2011 at Jim's Guts
I've been thinking of changing the format of the Friday Morning Pick Me Up - Yes, there will probably be music videos some weeks, but honestly, I'm running out of decent stuff to share. I don't want to copy Steve... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2011 at Jim's Guts
Another slightly different FMPMU, but the fact that most everyone is freaking out about the Impending Nuclear Doom (tm) and not really noticing that as of the time of this writing there's a confirmed 26,000 plus people dead or missing.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2011 at Jim's Guts
A little different FMPMU today, in that's it's not so much a pick me up as a request for you to help pick others up. I'll let Mr. Takei put it more eloquently than I can... Red Cross, Doctors Without... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2011 at Jim's Guts
Sometimes you just like a song, it's not really your "type" of music, but something about it just grabs you. That's the case for this song (and quite possibly the group, I just heard their latest single "Impossible" which I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2011 at Jim's Guts
It's been a busy week back in the United States, so it's a quick one today. Here is TheGabe Dixon Band with thier excellent video for "Till You're Gone"; And for the classic, an all time classic - This is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2011 at Jim's Guts
While I've been in Manila I've met a ton of really great people, seen a lot of cool things, and ate some good food, but one of the things I've missed is beer. In Manila you've got lots of choices,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2011 at Jim's Guts
Okay, now I can't remember - Did I put "Mary's Prayer" or "Live and Die in LA" on there?
Toggle Commented Feb 19, 2011 on Friday Morning Pick Me Up... at Jim's Guts
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What a great pic!!
Toggle Commented Feb 19, 2011 on Friday pix at Kirsten's musings...
Pretty quick one today, mostly because I'm still in the MNL and completely forgot till just a few minutes ago that it was Friday morning in the USA. Generally I try to mix it up a bit, but lets go... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2011 at Jim's Guts
Very few (if any) of my friends are Motor Sport fans, let alone NASCAR fans, but I am and have been for a long time. The L&T, bless her heart, follows the sport enough to talk intelligently about it, knows... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2011 at Jim's Guts
This first video is so full of AWESOME that even if you don't like The New Pronographers (and seriously, who the hell doesn't like TNP?), it's worth watching! Don't be fooled by the "trailer" that plays before the video AND... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2011 at Jim's Guts