Dubai Ports

I have been following this strange story about the ports in Dubai. Katie and I agree, we just do not care about this issue. There are other much more important issues on our radar. Who cares if Dubai manages a port? Security is not handled by them. Have you seen the Modern Marvels show on…Continue readingDubai Ports

Amusing Lines

Setup: On NPR they had a story about Iraq. Here is the summary. Outlawed under Saddam Hussein’s rule, a Shia custom that allows a man to marry a woman for a short period of time has become increasingly popular in Iraq since the American invasion. But critics say it’s nothing more than religiously sanctioned prostitution.…Continue readingAmusing Lines

Prediction Results

Not bad, but not perfect. HSX got all of them right except Best Picture. It was funny too, because we had all but concluded that HSX was 100% accurate. Definetely need to figure out what happened. The good news was that I was planning on dong the dishes anyway to help out around the house.…Continue readingPrediction Results

Oscar 2006 Predictions

Based on the book I am reading, The Wisdom of Crowds, I believe that the Hollywood Stock Exchange will predict every single Oscar winner accurately. Best Picture – Brokeback Mountain Best Director – Ang Lee for Brokeback Mountain Best Actor – Philip Seymour Hoffman in Capote Best Actress – Reese Witherspoon in Walk the Line…Continue readingOscar 2006 Predictions

Amazing Grace

This morning I played the Ukelele. Amazing Grace, easy song. First Jared sang, then Ethan sang and then Mommy sang. And then we all sang. We were like the Von Trapp family singers. Except without only one person who sang well. Katie keeps saying I am playing 4/4 and the song is 3/4. I have…Continue readingAmazing Grace