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the super deluxe bacon cheeseburgers

For dinner tonight, M&I each enjoyed a super deluxe bacon cheeseburger that consisted of: King’s Hawaiian sweet rolls with two Angus beef patties seasoned with fresh ground black pepper and sea salt, three peppered slices of aged bacon, and a slice of provolone cheese sandwiched in-between and served with two Best Maid dill pickle spears.

the mandatory end of september post

Another month in 2011 has been quickly spent, and I am eager to just type this one out before enjoying a little bit of rum and OJ.
Along with the usual forty I knock out working for the man, I have been keeping busy. My weekends have been booked in advanced lately in order to accomplish […]

the five years of MoSo + breakfast for dinner

On this day in 2006, the first post to Modern Soapbox was published. I was in a similar state of mind then, but the years have gone by fast. I was younger and had more energy to be more prolific. I posted more often compared to nowadays where I’m averaging around an update or two […]

the respect for durable machines

The last day of July has quickly arrived which marks the last day that I have to squeeze a post in to keep up with my minimum of one personal post per month update that I’ve been managing for a few months now. I don’t have much to update you with here, so I’ll hopefully […]

the ice cream melts

In order to keep the promise to myself to update this collection of writing at least once a month, here is June 2011’s installment of what’s going on in my life.
June has flown by fast like the previous five months of this year so far, and I key this in during the last few hours […]

the obligatory end of the month update from yours truly that normally does not have ridiculously long titles for posts

Despite the ridiculously long title as mentioned in said title, I will attempt to keep this particular post as close to the bare minimum as to not only make it easier for you to finish reading but also for me to get all of this off the backburner in order to move forward to more […]

the urban transplant of desert life

We went to the Zilker Botanical Garden to see some bonsai trees on display.
Here’s a couple pictures from the show:

Later in the day, we stopped by a garden department and picked up some succulents and clay pots:

E.T.’s Fingers (aka gollum jade)

Split Rock (Pleiospilos)
Here’s another succulent whose name I don’t remember right now:

We also saved a […]