Lauren and Her Husband Blog Posts

  • Workout Wednesday - Body Pump
    on Apr 27, 2011
    Last week I chose Body Pump as the first class to kick off my Workout Wednesdays. Les Mills, creators of the class, describe the program:"BODYPUMP™ is the original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60-minute workout challenges a...
  • Get Money
    on Apr 26, 2011
    From an NPR news story that I heard this morning:Police in Texas had an easy time investigating a bank robbery. Someone robbed the International Bank of Commerce in Houston. They wore masks but afterward, police found evidence it was an inside job. A...
  • Happy Easter
    on Apr 24, 2011
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  • Weekend Random Knowledge
    on Apr 23, 2011
    Apparently, we (USA) acquired some land from Canada due to the activities of drunken land surveyors:History Channel Video(Via)Siberian tigers sometimes prey on bears:Tiger FoodThere are dead wasps in figs. -The Husband...
  • The Holy Trinity
    on Apr 22, 2011
    Today I was run over by a minivan.  I ride my bike to and from work and I use it when I need to run a quick errand.  Today, my errand was buying dog food.  As I began my return trip from the pet store, I approached what Lauren and I li...
  • Workout Wednesday
    on Apr 20, 2011
    There is nothing like forking over gym fees to guilt this girl into hitting spin class as much as possible during the week... And I usually throw in an extra class as penance for taking those fees out of Husband's allowance without explaining what it...
  • The Coriolis Effect on Bullets
    on Apr 19, 2011
    (Via)Excerpt from "How does the earth's rotation affect the path of a bullet?":At 1,000 yards the Coriolis deflection is small but not necessarily trivial. Una computed that at the latitude of Sacramento, a bullet traveling 1,000 yards would be defle...
  • Test Drive
    on Apr 18, 2011
    One of my Friends-4-Eva is getting hitched this August, and I am hosting a bridal shower in her honor next month. As my party planning efforts will be directly responsible for the success of this marriage, I am testing out some of the details to ensu...
  • Got Spoiled Milk?A quick shout-out to TYWKIWDBI (Things You Wouldn't Know If We Didn't Blog Intermittently) for featuring us on his blog.  This has been one of my favorites for a while now and it is full of interesting articles and photos.  Check...
  • Where's Lauren?
    on Apr 16, 2011
    Or rather, Where's Waldo? (More than a few gracious coworkers recently pointed out the striking similarities between Waldo's outfit and my Casual Friday attire. Obviously, this is a Win.)So, yes, I'm aware many of you have noted that I've been missin...
  • Shakespearian Refuse
    on Apr 12, 2011 in trash Reddit Shakespeare
    Found this on Reddit:(Via)-The Husband...
  • Cryptanalysis
    on Apr 12, 2011 in murder cryptanalysis FBI code
    The other day, I watched a news story about a man who was murdered in 1999.  Authorities have not been able to solve the case, but there are two interesting pieces of evidence that were found on the man's body.  In his pocket were two notes...
  • Coffee
    on Apr 8, 2011 in caffeine coffee addiction
    Each morning (or afternoon), I peel myself out of bed and crawl into the kitchen to make myself a cup of coffee.  If this ritual does not take place, I have been known to experience the following:  crying, high-pitched screaming, loss of co...
  • Eagle Cam
    on Apr 5, 2011
    My Father-in-Law (Lauren's Dad) just turned me on to this site, which streams a live feed of an active eagle nest in Iowa (There goes the potential for me to finish my daily chores).  At the moment, the pair of eagles have 2 eaglets hatched out...
  • Summer Reading
    on Apr 5, 2011
    What's up, PYTs! Hot weather is on the way, which only means one thing: Husband 'bout to be lookin' good in some short shorts!! Well, that and it's time to make my summer reading list! (Yes, I've been known to Read Good and Do Other Stuff Good Too.)...
  • Nothing Special...... unless you like badasses:(Via) A Secret Service agent brandishes an Uzi after the assassination attempt on The Gipper.   He is also sporting cowboy boots and a mustache.  Yeah, he's legit.(Via)Yes, this is a real picture. &nbs...
  • The Month in Review
    on Mar 31, 2011
    March has flown by and we are all another month older and wiser (and yet, younger looking, thanks to a very special chemical that I hope the FDA reconsiders approving. It's supposed to take off about 20 years, so with optimal results, I will soon loo...
  • Feels Like RainHere in the Washington, DC Metro area the sky is grey, the ground is wet, and temperatures are in the low 40s.  The day reminds me of our trip, in January, to Vermont:Just outside of Burlington, a storm rolls in.So I will continue watch the movi...
  • Animal Awesomeness: Ninja Goats
    on Mar 30, 2011 in Ninja Goats
    The other night I dreamt of these incredible creatures.  If you haven't witnessed the ridiculousness, then simply hit play to get your mind rocked: Yes! Feel free to watch that again.  Maybe one of our esteemed readers knows what language t...
  • On Your Knees, Peasants!!
    on Mar 29, 2011
    Avert your eyes in the presence of Queen Britney! She's in the house, y'all. Lookey what Amazon sent me on Monday, a whole 24 hours before the official release date (which is today, duh). I can only assume Britney personally shipped this CD ahe...
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