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NaBloPoMo: What do you do to celebrate a win?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: What do you do to celebrate a win? For the past seven years or so we have played Forto’s Fantasy Football. In early August we gear up for the draft and peruse over a multitude of stats books and prowl the Internet …

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No Flare Jeans Allowed!

Yesterday I got an education in teen fashion. I thought I would be nice and head to the local Kohl’s–only 150 miles round trip–to buy my 14 year old daughter, Nicole, a couple pairs of jeans. Paying little attention to anything but size I picked up a couple pair for less than 40 bucks. I thought it was a heck …

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The Dog Strikes Back

Do you remember last year’s Super Bowl commercial for Volkswagen with the little kid dressed as Darth Vader from Star Wars? Well, this year lets say they the family dog strikes back. Check out the commercial and be sure to watch until the very end!  

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NaBloPoMo: Earliest Memory

I am participating in NaBloPoMo this month sponsored by the site, BlogHer.com. Today’s prompt is what is your earliest memory? I have two of them actually and they both are about my dad. It was 1977 or so and we were living in Huntington, West Virginia. I was about to enter school and my mom and dad were arguing all …

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Fortos Fantasy Football: Week 10 round up

Week 10 proved to be a great week for the team managers in Forto’s Fantasy Football. Nicole’s Qyainators and Russell’s Wildcats are battling for second place and the other teams are not far behind. As we turn into the home stretch some of the most popular (ie. point getters) are going down with injuries and causing the team managers to …

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31 Days of Horror. Day 31: Carrie

Every year we have a tradition in the Forto house where we celebrate the greatest month of the year, October, with scare your socks off, hide under the covers, turn on all the lights, sleep with one eye open, fright fest, movie marathon everynight of the month! We call it 31 Days of Horror. Halloween Movie: Stephen King’s Carrie The be-all, …

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31 Days of Horror. Day 25: Bride of Frankenstein

Every year we have a tradition in the Forto house where we celebrate the greatest month of the year, October, with scare your socks off, hide under the covers, turn on all the lights, sleep with one eye open, fright fest, movie marathon everynight of the month! We call it 31 Days of Horror. Bride of Frankenstien This is the sequel …

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Fortos Fantasy Football: Week 7 round up

We are heading into the second half of the season in Forto’s Fantasy Football. The standings are the same as last week but that does not discount the moves and trades that are happening with a flurry, especially with Tyler’s Juneau. Team Updates Jinx: It was the bye week for most of my team. All of my bug point getters …

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31 Days of Horror. Day 23: The Devils Rejects

Every year we have a tradition in the Forto house where we celebrate the greatest month of the year, October, with scare your socks off, hide under the covers, turn on all the lights, sleep with one eye open, fright fest, movie marathon everynight of the month! We call it 31 Days of Horror   In Rob Zombie’s continuation to his first film, The …

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31 Days of Horror. Day 21: Snowbeast

Every year we have a tradition in the Forto house where we celebrate the greatest month of the year, October, with scare your socks off, hide under the covers, turn on all the lights, sleep with one eye open, fright fest, movie marathon everynight of the month! We call it 31 Days of Horror. My wife bought me a collection of …

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