Looking Back, Looking Forward

Alas, ladies and gentlemen.   It’s Sunday, December 28, 2014 and I’ve plopped my poorly proportioned plumber’s butt in the recliner with the TharpSter Laptop planted firmly in/on my……   Wait for it.   Lap.   Good Lord people, where else would you expect to find a laptop?   Even more importantly, when did your favorite blogger on the whole worldwide web start using the word ‘alas’?.   As with the periodic dental appointment and…

"Looking Back, Looking Forward"

Well Crap, There Goes Another Year

As I write this, it’s December 1, 2012.  It’s my half birthday.   That’s right people.  Today, I turn 44 1/2.  So far, the TharpSter Mom has been the only one to wish me a happy half birthday.  Granted, it was embedded in a series of emails which ultimately discussed what she should get the kids for Christmas.   Why so much effort and planning needs to go into delivering a swift kick in the…

"Well Crap, There Goes Another Year"

The 2011 TharpSterLutions

Fifty short weeks ago, on the cusp of a brand new year, I sat there in the southwest corner of the living room here at the TharpSter compound and drafted a game plan for the coming year.  Whereas most people I know make resolutions for any given new year, I opted to lower the bar a little by creating the TharpSterLution.  Obtainability rocks. Before I enumerate 2011 delusions of grandeur, allow me to provide an…

"The 2011 TharpSterLutions"

New Year TharpSterLutions

Well my dear reader, the time has come.  At the time of this typing, 2010 is on the outset of a mere two hours and ten minutes away.  You can feel rest assured that the Board of Directors here at TharpSter.Org is well prepared for what is expected to be an uneventful transition into a new decade.

"New Year TharpSterLutions"