Category Archives: Random

Hitler Funny?

Is Hitler funny? Can Hitler be funny? The Hitler film “Downfall” (Der Untergang) became a popular target for satire. There are clips on Youtube with their subtitles changed to cover every possible topic! From Rupert Murdoch to Rebecca Black, BBQ, and Blackberrys pick your topic and you’ll likely find an answer from this odd Youtube-Hitler oracle.

This all started for me with a clip, near and dear to my heart, regarding reenactments of the American Revolutionary War and some of the particulars about being a participant (yes, I do always shave for an event.)

Then this week a news article about Hugh Grant and The News of the World included this clip:

Realizing what was happening, I stumbled across BBQ etiquette:

And since it’s Friday, Friday… here’s what Hitler thinks of Rebecca Black:

July’s Epic

July 2011

The Family Epic
(A)E - Round Rock
B - Dalton
C - Durham
D - New Orleans

I like to drive.  Early this July we traveled ~3000 miles in the VW Bus; family reunion and visiting with friends.  An excellent trip.

Texas is huge

Texas is huge

One of my favorite spots: on I-10 West shortly after you cross the border into Texas you are provided a clear reminder of how big Texas really is.

We saw lots of things on this trip, including a nasty People of Walmart sighting, and some poor folks who had a bad day with their U-Haul… reminds me of all the fun with the Durham bridge.

Bad Haul

Random U-Haul with the roof torn off

In case you didn’t know already, Metal Chickens are all the rage right now!

Metal Chicken


Metal Chickens

I Love Lawn Art

New Orleans, The Big Easy, is back! Maybe not 100% but certainly a destination worth returning to. We saw lots of tourists, and where we had once found mud-covered blight we found newly built housing. Glad to see it!

Cafe du Monde


New Orleans