2016 Top 5: Books I read

I just finished sending out my Christmas cards, and I feel the need to do some 2016 recap posts.  I haven’t done those in a while… As of last count, per Goodreads, I have read 62 books this year, and I can probably knock a few more out before December 31. Here are my favorites … Continue reading 2016 Top 5: Books I read

#ReplaceWordInAMovieWithBacon

#ReplaceWordInAMovieWithBacon 2001: A Bacon Odyssey — MensHealthFood (@GuyGourmet) August 2, 2013 Ok, I’ll bite: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Bacon #ReplaceWordInAMovieWithBacon — Brady Emmett (@brady32) August 2, 2013 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Bacon #ReplaceWordInAMovieWithBacon — Brady Emmett (@brady32) August 2, 2013 Harry Potter and the Bacon of Azkaban #ReplaceWordInAMovieWithBacon — Brady Emmett (@brady32) … Continue reading #ReplaceWordInAMovieWithBacon

Mindfulness – February’s Happiness Theme

To kick off my Happiness Project, I picked the theme of Mindfulness.  It’s strikingly similar to Gretchin Rubin’s February theme of Self-Awareness. Mindfulness has been coming up in my reading fairly regularly over the past few months.  It is a process of paying attention to one’s self and one’s emotions, and accepting them.  One of … Continue reading Mindfulness – February’s Happiness Theme

Mashups Rock! It Feels Like Christmas x 4

I’m giving part of the Christmas sermon on Sunday and I’m considering quoting extensively from “It Feels Like Christmas” from The Muppet Christmas Carol. As part of my “research,” I was on YouTube trying to track down the exact lyrics I wanted to quote. Of course I came up with the original video:   But … Continue reading Mashups Rock! It Feels Like Christmas x 4

Migration

Recently, Google decided not to continue support for the method which I use to publish my blog to bradyemmett.info. I had a few choices as to which direction I could go, and decided that I really really liked publishing to this domain and not to a random blogspot location.   Call it vanity. Anyhow, I’ve updated … Continue reading Migration

Celebrate National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month. I didn’t know. No idea! It turns out it’s only been around since 1996, but still, that’s 13 whole years when I could have been celebrating an obscure and arbitrary holiday, and I wasn’t. It’s time to change that. Here’s how I propose to do it: Write Poetry. Pretty simple … Continue reading Celebrate National Poetry Month!