Then and now. Me at the end of the decade.

So I saw something making the rounds on Twitter the other day where in honor of making it through yet another decade of life, folks are asking others to share pics of themselves from the start of this decade and … Continue reading

Saying goodbye to an old friend.

It is with a very heavy heart that I announce that Melvin, the Official SEB Cat, has passed away. Melvin came to live with us 8 years ago on my birthday — August 25th, 2004 — and he was the … Continue reading

Merry Christmas 2012 from all of us at SEB.

Melvin passed away this year so I won’t be using his traditional Christmas greeting. Instead, here’s an important holiday message from Grumpy Cat:

A small memorial.

We didn’t opt to bring Melvin’s body home to bury mainly because we live in an apartment and don’t really have a yard. We also didn’t opt for keeping his ashes, but we did bring home his collar though I … Continue reading

Happy New Year 2013! And some small commentary.

New Years Day has always been a weird holiday for me. For much of my childhood I didn’t really understand what folks were celebrating. It just seemed like an excuse to drink and eat a lot and stay up way … Continue reading

A very Merry SEB Christmas to you and yours.

It’s been a busy weekend with the family so we’re going with our annual message from the Official SEB Cat, Melvin, who says:

Meet Jasper, the newest member of the Jenkins family.

Also, the youngest: I rescued him yesterday from the parking lot at work. Apparently a few of the engineers here like to walk the circuit of the lot as exercise after eating lunch (it’s a huge lot that’s mostly empty) … Continue reading

A belated Happy Halloween 2010!

Meant to post this yesterday, but got so caught up in other things that I never got around to it. I was really excited as I expected a lot of kids to show up at the door because the apartment … Continue reading

My score in “Call of Duty: Black Ops” is worse than usual…

Got a review copy of CoD: Black Ops and I’m playing through both the single and multiplayer to get a feel for writing a review. My score in the multiplayer matches has been quite a bit worse than what I … Continue reading

Need some practical advice for dealing with cat urine.

OK it’s audience participation time. Those of you with pets and experience with getting urine out of carpet should leave a comment with your recommendations on how best to accomplish this feat. I ask not because our cats — Melvin, … Continue reading