Bob's Blog

  • Well, it's not good news, but it's not necessarily bad news either. Here's where we stand at the moment with the Boise River float season.
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  • It's beginning to look more and more like the annual Boise River Float Season COULD be canceled this year.
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  • Well here's something you don't read everyday! Melissa EthEridge smokes pot with her kids. Her kids are 20 and 18 (respectively) so at least they're adults. Here's what Melissa says about it..."It's a very natural, end-of-the-day [thing] and it brings you much closer. I'd much rather have a smoke with my grown kids than a drink."
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  • One teacher in Bainbridge Island, Washington is taking gender inequality to a new level. She claims that through research, she's learned that the girls in her class were at a learning disadvantage based solely on the toys they chose to play with during "free play" time. So, the legos are now GIRLS only! Check out what she said and tell me; do you agree with her tactic?
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  • In the words of just about anyone involved in action sports; "this is gonna be sick!" Did I use it right? I'm no longer one of the cool kids.
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  • In light of recent events related to the airline industry, I felt it necessary to deliver a good news airline story. A story in which, the consumer wins BIG TIME!
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  • If you saw "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story", you know that CGI has come a long way. So far in fact that they actually raised a man from the dead and made him part of the movie. However, in Carrie Fisher's case, she will not be in the "Star Wars 9" by way of CGI. It will actually be HER!
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  • Troy Minton has bounced between homeless shelters and was once the plaintiff in an anti-panhandling lawsuit. Now, his life is taking another direction. He's running for Governor of Idaho.
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  • I've found Reddit to be a veritable treasure trove of tasty recipes. I'll more times than not, scroll passed one, save it and then never look at it again. Much to the dismay of my taste buds. But, when I ran across this one last night, I immediately made for the grocery store to acquire the needed provisions to make this a reality in the Bob house hold. Friday night will be spent in the kitchen whippin up these beauts.
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  • p>13 year old Cameron Simmons called the Sumter Police Department not to report a crime. Instead, he wanted to run away from home.
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  • Time for another round of "What Would You Do for $5 Million"! Before we get into the would-you-rather's, take a moment and consider the nuttiest thing you would do for $5 million.
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  • Talk about a close call!
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  • Ah yes, SNACK foods! They are both the sworn enemy of our beach bods and waist lines and the very thing we desire most. The problem with snack foods is not that we eat them, it's that we eat way more of them than we should. But who am I kidding; if you drop a bag of Chips Ahoy in front of me - they're finished.
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  • You watch the timer reach :00, the microwave dings and you salivate at the thought of devouring last night's meatloaf and mashed potatoes. You reach into the microwave to grab the plate and burn your fingers. Having experienced this, you think to yourself "oh goody, it's gonna be nice and hot!" Then, your first bite is as cold as it was in the fridge. What gives?!
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  • There's a scam currently being perpetrated on the elderly, disabled and otherwise non-technologically inclined. People are receiving phone calls from the "IRS" claiming that they've committed fraud and must provide very sensitive information in order to get their case file closed. The information; name, date of birth, address - the exact sort of information perps need to steal your identity and ruin your financial life.
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