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Jamie Bowden
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I'm pretty sure he'll be on Team Sheldon, even though his favorite uncle is on Team Evil Wil Wheaton. ON Team Evil Wil Wheaton? I believe that you sir, ARE Team Evil Wil Wheaton.
Toggle Commented Mar 24, 2012 on The Force Will Be With Him... at WWdN: In Exile
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Amy: Generally speaking, setting kids up for failure is not how most TKD instructors work. I don't know how it works where you are, but our kids don't test for their next belt without the master instructor's approval, and he won't approve it unless he really believes the child is ready. And for the little ones, perfection is not a requirement (and it's generally not required for anything less than black belt testing really, if you could already do it perfect, you'd have a black belt, you just have to show competence). Jamie
Toggle Commented Mar 11, 2011 on Grasshopper, Part II at amalah . com
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You sooooo totally want a hot asian wife. You can't fool us.
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Where's the D10?
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"A Christmas Story" Love it.
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2010 on Show Mommy how a Jedi eats at Motherhood Uncensored
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(G-d I am such a lawyer. Who uses bifurcate in a sentence unless it is a legal document?) Entomologists.
Toggle Commented May 4, 2010 on Of Whine and Roses at Jodifur
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Send him. Our son's birthday is in the last week of Sept., and everyone looked at us like we had two heads when we sent him, and he's doing just fine. Jodi's correct; it's Kindergarten, not college. The kid will be fine. Hell, my birthday's in July, and no one would have even considered worrying about it back in the mid 70's when I started.
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2010 on Kindergarten Ready? at DC Metro Moms
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I don't necessarily want to eat again, because the stress weight loss thing hasn't been so bad. Ah...silver linings.
Toggle Commented Dec 2, 2009 on New Beginnings at Jodifur
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I wouldn't count on that too much. It's far too easy to see nothing more than words on a monitor and forget there's a person on the other side. I've been on the net for decades now, and seen it happen over and over again.
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He's a super creep, super creep, he's super creepy! Sorry...that just had to come out.
Toggle Commented Oct 14, 2009 on When Going With Your Gut Takes Guts at DC Metro Moms
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We had camel crickets the first couple summers we were in our current house, but I haven't seen any in years now. It's a good thing, as the spider population in the house disappeared with the jumping ping pong balls (seriously, the damn things get huge).
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2009 on I Just Proved To My Kid How Uncool I Am at Jodifur
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Man...I totally want Mutant Telekinetic neighbors.
Toggle Commented Sep 28, 2009 on Scootastrophe! at amalah . com
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I hate bugs. I hate living in a fucking box even more though, so suburban or rural it is. I grew up in Va. Beach, and the bug population there was much less than here...brackish and salt water are apparently not optimal places for insect populations.
Toggle Commented Sep 24, 2009 on My Infestation, Let Me Show You It at amalah . com
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I don't thin you're showing off Jodi. Your house is fairly typical for the DC Metro suburbs. It's a nice place, and I like how they took a standard split level and did the addition.
Toggle Commented Sep 23, 2009 on Only Because You Asked: House Pictures at Jodifur
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I don't have any personally, but us (very) late thirty somethings are either on the leading edge of tattoos and piercings becoming mainstream (or on the tail end of looking at them askance, depending on which way you view it), so while I don't have any interest in getting one (or more) personally, I don't see them as a big deal either.
Toggle Commented Aug 28, 2009 on Tattoo You? at DC Metro Moms
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If you think VZ is bad, you don't want to go anywhere near Comcast. Verizon DSL techs are...iffy, but the FiOS guys know their stuff and actually seem to care, so if you have FiOS as an option at your new place, I highly recommend it over DSL.
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People from MD confuse VA with Arlington Co. Arlington is its own special version of hell when it comes to navigation.
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So which side of the Potomac did you end up on?
Toggle Commented Jun 8, 2009 on My Toaster at Jodifur
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First, congrats on selling the place. Second, you're not an asshole for not treating a business transaction like a charitable donation. And I see Sarah above thinks you should stay in Monty County, but it's great here and Fairfax Co. and we'll happily take you for neighbors.
Toggle Commented Jun 5, 2009 on I'm The Asshole* at Jodifur
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I wouldn't worry about the geese, I'd worry about the kids. Geese are mean and nasty birds, and they WILL turn on you if you annoy them enough and a small child is no match for an angry goose. Most adults would have trouble fending off an angry goose. Your two year old would be in serious trouble.
Toggle Commented May 13, 2009 on No Mean People in the Garden at DC Metro Moms
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Not at ME, at the Darkness, you cast magic missile at the DARKNESS. Where are the Cheetos?
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You look fine, but you're blocking my wife...move over.
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Don't quote me on this, but I'm pretty sure that using stark raving mad to denote anger may in fact be a sign that you're stark raving mad!
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Okay, I have to give a little family history, or this response will make no sense, so let me do that real quick. My grandfather was married twice, and his second wife is Jewish. He's been married to her since I was...two? In any event, she's my grandmother for all intents and purposes, and she has a daughter who is eight days older than I am from her previous marriage. My grandfather was Catholic. So I have a Jewish grandmother and my mom's youngest step sister is Jewish. They celebrated both in that house (usually with a random assortment of us, other of my mom's siblings, and their kids), and my favorite aunt (we graduated from high school together) is still unquestionably Jewish, celebrates Hanukkah, is raising her three kids Jewish, got married in a Jewish ceremony, etc. So, the point I'm making (badly), is that your Rabbi knows what their talking about, and you aren't the first person to ever go through this, and it's going to work out fine.
Toggle Commented Dec 5, 2008 on The December Dilemma at DC Metro Moms
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I apparently write for second graders. Well, second graders with potty mouths anyway.
Toggle Commented Dec 3, 2008 on MOMocrats = Genius at Lawyer Mama
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