I have a soft spot in my mostly lean heart for McDonald’s. I haven’t eaten at McDonald’s more than 3 or 4 times in the last 20 years but I still remember my first Big Mac. I also remember the commercial that made me remember my first Big Mac. (I can’t find it on youtube but it’s where a little boy very earnestly asks his dad if he’s old enough to have his first big mac.) I actually teared up a little while watching it. …


This joke goes back to at least 2007 but I just saw it.

“A man in a hot air balloon realized he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a woman below. He descended a bit more and shouted, “Excuse me, can you help? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where I am.”
The woman below replied, “You are in a hot air balloon hovering approximately 30 feet above the ground. You are between 40 and 41 degrees north latitude and between 59 and 60 degrees west longitude.”
You must be an engineer,”…

Recent transplant to the Midwest. Seattle native. Things are different here.

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