Monthly Archives: November 2010

An unfortunate roadtrip

Unfortunately we have a bit of bad news to start this post with. Nikki’s grandfather collapsed on Tues due to a sudden cardiac arrest. He has been in the hospital since. Multiple tests and scans have shown that there is no chance for recovery. The exact cause of the arrest is still undetermined. However I assume it’s the same thing that kills so many celebrities: Cardiac Arrest. At least that’s what the media reports. Continue reading

First Aid

In 1950, Simon & Schuster published a new children’s book, Dr. Dan the Bandage Man. Publisher Richard Simon decided to include a few bandages with each copy as a publicity gimmick. He wired a friend at Johnson & Johnson:

PLEASE SHIP TWO MILLION BAND-AIDS IMMEDIATELY.

The friend wired back:

BAND-AIDS ON THE WAY. WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO YOU?

Source: http://www.futilitycloset.com/2010/11/06/first-aid/