2010 In Review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 84,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at…

Apparently, Some Clarification Is Needed

There seems to be a bit of confusion as to the meaning behind this blog’s title. It has to do with my tendency to ask annoying questions. Hopefully, this video will shed some light on the subject: Escambia County (Florida) Sheriff David Morgan responds to questions surrounding accusations of inmate mistreatment under his command. And…

Revenge of the Curly Locks

After recently taking a look back at the post I wrote as my “profile” for those who might be interested, If You Really Must Know, I’ve come to the conclusion that a profile can never be anything more than just a snapshot of a person at a particular moment in time. And the more detail…

A Theme Song For This Blog?

As I was preparing a brunch of homemade sausage gravy & biscuits after publishing my West Virginia post, I was struck once again by the sheer enormity of the task I have committed to with this blog. All during my meal preparation, I had this strange and continuous dialogue running in my head where I…

Killer Communications

It probably won’t come as much of a surprise to anyone when I admit that my isolated lifestyle is starting to wear on me. The fact is that the lack of human contact, physical contact especially, is beginning to make me feel like I’m not even real anymore. It’s like I’m actually becoming what you…

The Honest Awards

Many of the bloggers I follow have been doing “Honest Award” posts lately, where they reveal 10 honest things about themselves and lists 10 other blogs that they feel are deserving of the award as well. I Want Ice Water has even received top position on a couple of these lists. But I myself have…

… And In With The New

Happy New Year everyone! This is my first post of 2010. It’s also my first post written with Windows Live Writer on my new PC (finally)! As you might imagine, I’ve still got some things to work out. So I’ll leave it at that for now. I want ice water.