Category: scavenger hunt

  • four things celebrated in may

    one. dwayne “the rock” johnson was born on may second of nineteen seventy-two. watch one of his movies. share a couple of his lines you loved. okay. i watched jumanji: welcome to the jungle. i did not love any lines of dialogue from the film. not a damned one of them was remarkable enough to recommend […]

  • four things to celebrate in may

    one. dwayne “the rock” johnson was born on may second of nineteen seventy-two. watch one of his movies. share a couple of his lines you loved. two. adam yauch of the beastie boys died six years ago on may fourth at age forty-seven. what’s your favorite song of theirs? give me four reasons why it’s […]

  • ten things celebrated in april

    number one. ayatollah khomeini calls for an islamic republic in iran on april 1, 1974. read (some, if not all of) reading lolita in tehran: a memoir in books. what’s the first word on the nineteenth line of the seventy-fourth page? what are four things you loved about the book? the first word on the nineteenth line […]

  • ten things to celebrate in april

    number one. ayatollah khomeini calls for an islamic republic in iran on april 1, 1974. read (some, if not all of) reading lolita in tehran: a memoir in books. what’s the first word on the nineteenth line of the seventy-fourth page? what are four things you loved about the book? number two. maya angelou is born […]

  • six things (sort of) celebrated in march

    number one. ludwig van beethoven had his first debut performance as a pianist on march 29, 1795 in vienna. first performances: fourth symphony in b — march 5, 1807; missa solemnis — march 26, 1824; string quartet no. 13 in b flat major (op 130) — march 21, 1826. he died march 26, 1827; three […]

  • six things to celebrate in march

    i’ve changed things up a bit, and for the sake of my sanity (because i’ve made this one a bit more convoluted, i’m forgoing spelling out numbers with regards to the dates, even though it goes against my obsessive compulsive tendencies… whatever). there’s a LOT of dates in this one. i hope i don’t confuse […]

  • twelve things celebrated in january

    one. january fourth. willy wonka’s trademark was registered in nineteen seventy-two. find a theater showing the film and watch it on the big screen. also find a golden ticket and give that and your favorite willy wonka candy to the box office cashier. so the river oaks theater in houston had two midnight showings of […]

  • twelve things to celebrate in january

    one. january fourth. willy wonka’s trademark was registered in nineteen seventy-two. find a theater showing the film and watch it on the big screen. also find a golden ticket and give that and your favorite willy wonka candy to the box office cashier. two. january fifth. home of the whopper was trademark registered in nineteen […]

  • ten things to celebrate in october

    one. october first. national homemade cookies day. bake a batch of cookies (and NOT chocolate chip) from scratch. two. october sixth. come and take it day. this is a damned fine day in texas. mexico wanted their cannon back. we dared them… and eventually we won. be especially daring on this day. what’s a thing […]

  • nine things celebrated in september

    one. september third. skyscraper day. travel to the nearest metropolitan area (if it’s within a reasonable distance) and take a picture of the skyline. if the distance is too great, dig through your travel photos for a favorite skyline shot. downtown houston, as seen from some steps near lee and joe jamail skate park. two. […]