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Check out my bum ass freeloader roommate Check out my bum ass freeloader roommate

This little bastard leads a life of leisure and just assumes hippiefied cat food will always be there, poop will always be scooped, and all he has to do in return is follow me around the house and look cute.

The best acronyms are the ones that don't have anything to do with the thing they're abbreviating The best acronyms are the ones that don't have anything to do with the thing they're abbreviating

NACCHO has nothing to do with tortilla chips layered with tasty toppings.

This is much nicer than going to a stupid office This is much nicer than going to a stupid office

When we first moved into our house, I had to sell my wife on the idea of a home office area. It’s not a dedicated room, but rather along the back wall in our basement/main tv watching room. But once she agreed to it she realized it was another thing for her to decorate (and for me to assemble, ugh).

The best way to make marinara sauce is--WHAT WHAT WHAT--in the oven The best way to make marinara sauce is--WHAT WHAT WHAT--in the oven

Behold, the bowl of spaghetti I made the other day! But this is no mere spaghetti sauce from a jar. This is super simple roasted marinara sauce that will blow your mind. There are barely any ingredients. The main ingredient is time.

Post yo homescreens Post yo homescreens

Some may say that my home screen is too busy, but this is, uh, actually toned down. I used to have busier seascape pics from the Google Wallpapers app but switched to the cityscapes instead which are still...bright. Sometimes. I even got rid of my folders!

The chipped plate is how you know it's good The chipped plate is how you know it's good

$7.95 lunch special at Bob’s Shanghai 66 yo. (The chip is hiding to the left under the spoon.)

Did anyone else not know the VW Arteon is already on sale? Did anyone else not know the VW Arteon is already on sale?

Because I saw this one on the road today and had no idea that it was already available. 

Someone told me Subarus with rally wheels and knobbly tires are popular around here Someone told me Subarus with rally wheels and knobbly tires are popular around here

So here’s this non-turbo Forester with rally wheels and BFG KO2s. I’m sure the safari rack is used to carry many cases of vape juice, flat brimmed hats, and/or minimalist trail running shoes. Fun fact: based on my totally unscientific observations, New York plates are the most common non-local plates in the DC area.

This motorcycle sidecar has an NA Miata marker light and half of a Honda EG Civic taillight This motorcycle sidecar has an NA Miata marker light and half of a Honda EG Civic taillight

Spotted at the fancy Walmart by my office on one of my regularly-occurring lunchtime Walmart excursions: this BMW adventure bike with matching sidecar. It has lights on it. I recognized them.

You know you're in DC when you see a car driving around with a Bumper Bully flapping in the breeze You know you're in DC when you see a car driving around with a Bumper Bully flapping in the breeze

Street parking in DC can be a challenge. I often see cars in the city, and out in the burbs, driving around with Bumper Bullies still deployed. 99.9% of these cars have DC tags, even out in the burbs. Come on y’all, you’re supposed to put that shit back in the trunk when you’re done parking!

One of my neighbors might've gotten a BMW i8 Roadster One of my neighbors might've gotten a BMW i8 Roadster

Last night I happened to notice this BMW i8 Roadster parked in front of one of my neighbors’ houses. It has New Jersey plates, so you’d think it’s just visiting or something, but I’ve actually met this neighbor and it might be his. Maybe. If I’m remembering the right house, that is.

It's a well-known fact that the majority of Toyobarus at my gym are driven by people who are gym nuisances (UPDATED) It's a well-known fact that the majority of Toyobarus at my gym are driven by people who are gym nuisances (UPDATED)

Most of the people at my gym have at least halfway decent gym etiquette, but some of them are minor nuisances. I’m not sure who drives this blue Toyobaru, but the guy with the orange one is a major toolbag.

More often than not, it's a Lexus dealer More often than not, it's a Lexus dealer

SO YOU’RE TELLING ME IF I BUY A LEXUS, I’LL BE ABLE TO GET A LOANER CAR IF I BRING IT IN FOR SERVICE AT YOUR FINE DEALERSHIP ESTABLISHMENT? THIS IS A CONCEPT I HAVE NEVER BEFORE ENCOUNTERED, TELL ME MORE!

BMW extended the warranty on some random-ass electrical thing in my car, so I submitted a reimbursement request for some other random-ass electrical work I had done this year, juuuuust in case BMW extended the warranty on some random-ass electrical thing in my car, so I submitted a reimbursement request for some other random-ass electrical work I had done this year, juuuuust in case

BMW sent me a letter saying they were extending the warranty on the Footwell Module in my car, and that if I had repairs previously done on it, I may be eligible for reimbursement. I was like “dafuq is a footwell module?” but I did have the blower motor worked on and that’s in the footwell so maybe?

The Hyundai Veloster N runs on sweet blessed REGULAR UNLEADED FUEL The Hyundai Veloster N runs on sweet blessed REGULAR UNLEADED FUEL

Here’s a nice piece of news from Motor Trend: the EPA just posted the fuel economy figures for the Veloster N, and it runs on regular unleaded fuel. This is fairly unheard of for modern turbocharged engines in performance trims of mainstream brand cars, and any luxury brands. Yay!

These aliens on Star Trek are doing the Wakanda salute These aliens on Star Trek are doing the Wakanda salute

“Thanks for stopping our moon from crashing into our planet, Captain Picard!” (From the TNG season 3 episode Deja Q)

Sad news for the 4 people who were still holding out hope this would happen: the keyboard Moto Mod has officially been cancelled Sad news for the 4 people who were still holding out hope this would happen: the keyboard Moto Mod has officially been cancelled

A little company named Livermorium was trying to make a keyboard Moto Mod attachment for the Moto Z line of phones. But, now they’ve given up. Darn. But fear not, physical keyboard lovers! Livermorium is now supposedly shifting gears to making a whole phone with a keyboard.

Forget the Z3 M Coupe, the real Clown Shoe has C4 Corvette taillights and delivers Greek food on battery power Forget the Z3 M Coupe, the real Clown Shoe has C4 Corvette taillights and delivers Greek food on battery power

Yesterday I popped out of the office at lunch time to go get gas at the cheap-ish station a couple miles away. It’s on the main drag in the town of Vienna, VA. On my way back, I noticed something. What is this dippy little thing? A Meyers Motors NMG (No More Gas).

Time to switch me over to AT&T Prepaid, buh bye Verizon Time to switch me over to AT&T Prepaid, buh bye Verizon

Round and round the cheap cell phone plan merry go round we go again! I’m going to switch to AT&T Prepaid! When I moved to DC, I was on T-Mobile, but that didn’t work for me. Then I switched to Verizon prepaid, which also didn’t work. AT&T redid their plans, and has a cool multi-line discount calculator.

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