Archive for December, 2009

Top 9 tweets of 2009

Posted on 31. Dec, 2009 by .

2

The Chinese calendar has it wrong. 2009 has been the year of the tweet. I estimate that I’ve read over 108,000 tweets this year. I’ve favorited the best ones along the way and culled that list down to my top 9 tweets of 2009.┬áSome are funny. Some are pure art. Telling a joke, a story, […]

Continue Reading

Here’s to you

Posted on 31. Dec, 2009 by .

10

Here’s to wrestling matches on the floor Here’s to football games in Tuscaloosa Here’s to Braves games on the couch Here’s to Wilson Dam little league Here’s to cotton fields and arrowhead hunts Here’s to Yoo-hoo, bottle only Here’s to not wanting to be mentioned in your sermons Here’s to that time you apologized for […]

Continue Reading

Let’s run 13.1 miles together…

Posted on 28. Dec, 2009 by .

12

Took a big step in 2009 by running the Country Music Half Marathon which happened last April in Nashville, TN. Let me qualify this by saying that I am no super-athlete. I was an average basketball and football player in high school and a slightly less mediocre intramural athlete in college. After gaining 30 pounds […]

Continue Reading

Counting down my top 10 most memorable moments of the decade

Posted on 21. Dec, 2009 by .

9

My boss Chris has been counting down on Twitter his top moments from the last decade. I thought this was cool, so I’m sniping his idea. Keep in mind this isn’t a list of my best or most significant moments, just the ones that are still jumping around in my memory. 2000 – At 12:33 […]

Continue Reading

TRAPPSTR.com Movie Review: Avatar

Posted on 19. Dec, 2009 by .

5

(No spoiler alert needed here. If you haven’t seen the movie, it’s okay. Read on.) Ok, let me get my critiques out of the way first. The storyline is a little cliche. High tech brutes overrunning indigenous natives isn’t exactly a new concept. One scene of bad dialogue at the beginning as project leader explains […]

Continue Reading

But the fun wore off…

Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by .

3

It started with a Nintendo. It seemed like everyone but us had one. Then that fateful rainy day finally came when mom drove me and my two older brothers to Huntsville, and we returned with that two-tone grey plastic box of fun. We played the heck out of that 8-bit Super Mario game. We bought […]

Continue Reading

What’s your plan for 2010?

Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by .

0

It’s December. You’ve got 11 months to look back and reflect on… What one word would you use to describe this past year for you? What goals did you set in 2009? What goals did you accomplish in 2009? What did you learn about yourself in 2009? What/who held you back in 2009? Maybe 2009 […]

Continue Reading

A diehard Alabama fan explains the Tebow legacy…

Posted on 04. Dec, 2009 by .

7

Let me be clear: I’m tired of hearing about Tim Tebow. I’m tired of the jumping around on the sideline. I’m tired of “the speech.” I’m tired of the eye black. I’m tired of the media’s gushing over his every move. I’m tired of the jump pass and all the rushing touchdowns. Quarterbacks are supposed […]

Continue Reading

Top 10 songs of the decade

Posted on 01. Dec, 2009 by .

15

The other day I tweeted, “Agree or Disagree? ‘Drops of Jupiter’ by Train is one of the top 10 songs of the last decade.“ I might as well have asked “Would you like the Taliban to babysit your child?” The responses weren’t exactly positive. All of ZERO people agreed with me. Haha… But I’m a […]

Continue Reading