January 29, 2010

Freedom (Just Another Word?), Drunken Room, Twitscapade

  1. Should Facebook allow freedom of speech?
  2. Is that room moving, or is it just unhappy to see me?
  3. If I Tweet, and am then retweeted, am I eternal?

January 28, 2010

'Mornin', In Celsius Deo?, Bouncing Off the Walls (Without Holly)


  1. When we say 'Good Morning', are we asking, suggesting or commanding? Or, are we hoping, describing, or wistfully lamenting it isn't?
  2. Celsius or centigrade. Which term do you use?
  3. Ricochet. That word needs to be used more often.

    January 27, 2010

    Permafrosted, Diving and Drinking, Triple Ds: Devil Dealing (Don't)

    1. Permafrost. I don't like it.
    2. It is not recommended to dive in the drink when you are thirsty.
    3. Dealing with the Devil does not leaving you thinking you got a damn good deal.

    January 26, 2010

    Pop Music Truth 2: Too Sexy for This Snow, Nose Mining, Buzzard Lady

    1. "I'm too hot for you..."
      -song a snowman sings when trying to be ironic (or sarcastic)
    2. Avoid a crowded nose.
    3. She was a buzzard in the way that red-tailed hawks are buzzards. No one thinks of them as one, but, when truth be told, there they are. Buzzards.

    January 25, 2010

    Chocolate Cake, The Feds, Not 42

    1. One of the best things about chocolate cake... is that it is chocolate cake.
    2. It isn't just me. The Federal prosecutors, too.
    3. I'm thinking of a number... oh, wait, I forgot. Do you know what it was?

    January 22, 2010

    Contextually Speaking, Explosive Action, American Coffee

    1. Everything is context.
    2. When you blow stuff up, duck.
    3. Coffee tip: a watered down espresso is a Café Américano.

    January 21, 2010

    Spectacular Dracula, Chuck Norris, Metaphorically Confused


    1. The words 'Dracula' and 'spectacular'. Not a rhyme, but they really, really want to be.
    2. Chuck Norris. He's tough. Can he take King Kong?
    3. I am not a metaphor.
    Buy Dracula (Signet Classics)

    January 20, 2010

    Human Bloggers, Beautiful Everyday, Browbeat Trouble

    1. Stay at home viewers of this blog are also human.Most of them, anyway.
    2. Noteworthy? Everything. Notice it. It is beautiful.
    3. I would browbeat you, but I trimmed this morning. Less impact, not worth the trouble.

    January 15, 2010

    Jack's Ripper, Instant Desperation, Nursing a Ratched Wrench

    1. Jack the Ripper did not get his name due to an unfortunate flatulence problem.
    2. Few things cry desperation as much as instant coffee.
    3. Art Garfunkel would rather be a hammer than a nail. Understood. Wonder what his views are on ratched wrenches.



    El Condor Pasa (If I Could)

    January 14, 2010

    Out of Deference for Haiti... No Nonsense Today

    As I Tweeted, all proceeds from ads, sales of any kind through my website and blogs in January and February will go to World Relief's Haiti relief effort.

    http://brockeim-nonsense.blogspot.com/ 

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    http://brockeim-coffee-love.blogspot.com

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    If you have more money, please give to World Relief directly:
    http://wr.org

    They aren't the only good chariy, but I personally support them. May God help Haiti.

    January 13, 2010

    Ed Asnerology, Sunny Iraq, Moonshined Tulips


    1. Sooner or later, a lot of balding, heavyset Caucasian men look like Ed Asner. Even more so if they have a Bronx accent.
    2. In Iraq, Colorado, Antarctica and even Paris, it is often sunny at noon. Sometimes, it is even sunny in Washington DC.
    3. Tip-toeing through tulips will no more help them sleep as a few belts of moonshine.

    January 12, 2010

    Salvation Couch, Looking Backwards Post-facto, Figuring Her Speech


    1. I gave a chair to the Salvation Army, and they called it charity. If I throw in the couch, will they call it couchity?
    2. In the beginning, I was not there. That happened later.
    3. I can appreciate a figure of speech, but what if her figure leaves me speechless?

    January 11, 2010

    Back Aches, Pop Music Truth 1 (Legal concerns), Indian Origins

    1. Back aches and stomach aches. Very different pain.
    2. Pop music truth 1: If you fight the law, the law will probably win. Be mindful, too, of who you shoot, be it sheriff or deputy.
    3. Not much attention is given to the first of the Mohicans.

    I Fought the Law - Bobby Fuller


    I Shot the Sheriff - Bob Marley

    January 08, 2010

    Icicling, Tree Design, Jimmy Hoffa's Body

    1. Icicles can't kill a snowman.
    2. Trees, from the ground up, in the autumn after all the leaves have fallen, on moonlit night, make intriguing patterns.
    3. Where do you think Jimmy Hoffa is today?

    January 07, 2010

    Rudolf Hess, Belladonia?, Football Kicking

    1. Not only do the good die young. Rudolf Hess (or do you say Heß?)
    2. Belladonic haze? Anyone? Freddie Mercury says he did, but who believes him?
    3. Plenty of the life is a Charlie Brown moment in a Lucy van Pelt world.

    Reference to #2 found in this song (Keep Yourself Alive, Queen)


    Keep Yourself Alive (Album Version)

    January 06, 2010

    Singin' in the Cold, White House Rhymes, Springing Into Action

    1. Today is a fine day to sing. Loud. So, sing. Look up some silly thing on YouTube and belt it out.
    2. More things rhyme than is recognized by the White House. If we can learn about the dress the First Lady is wearing, surely this is as important. I rhyme things, I don't wear dresses.
    3. Chirp. Bark. Meow. I miss Spring.

    January 05, 2010

    Ivory Tickles, Then Which?, Teethy

    1. I was just sitting there, tickling the ivories, but then, the elephant closed her mouth.
      - Why the pianist has only one arm and no job.
    2. They say, "If it's not one thing, it's another." What if it is neither?
    3. Tooth and nail. Just felt like saying it. Or writing it. There it is.

    January 04, 2010

    Forget Yesterday (I Can't Remember Today), Wimps, Fiddlesticks

    1. Yesterday... looking it up... no, not in the Brockeimic dictionary. Oh, look, there's memory loss, under 'M'. What was I saying?
    2. Wimpering is for wimperers.
    3. No one, and I mean no one, plays second fiddle to the second chair violinist. It just isn't done.

    January 01, 2010

    New, Cake, Dream

    1. More is new than the year.
    2. I don't care who left the cake out on the rain. Someone is going to have to clean it up.
    3. Dream by example. 
    Happy New Year