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Watermelon, Man

Someone in my household insisted on buying a watermelon last weekend and then proceeded to eat none of it. Which left us with a ton of cut-up watermelon. I hit it with a potato masher today and strained it. Oh … Continue reading

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Bermuda

Last weekend we were in Bermuda. I am sad that going to Bermuda every weekend isn’t a thing. This was the view from our room. We were at Elbow Beach resort and, even though we were up the hill, we … Continue reading

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Bliss

I worked on July 3rd and had a less than 5 minute conversation with one person. Otherwise I didn’t say more than Hi to anyone. It was bliss. I cranked out 8 hours of work with no interruption and am … Continue reading

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Catching Up

My friend from Germany was here with her kids. We haven’t seen each other since 1997, before she had kids. We spent a day and a half with them in Washington, DC. It was a good trip because we visited … Continue reading

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Be a long time since the rock and roll

We went to a concert the other night and while there was only good musicianship, the show didn’t do much for either of us. I guess that happens on occasion. By the way, we’ve been to 14 shows already this … Continue reading

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Iceland, part three

This is late going up and it almost seems like we never went, but then I remember things. We visited Blue Lagoon on the Friday of our trip and went all in…silica mud masks, algae masks, drinks in the water, … Continue reading

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Flying Home

When we originally planned our trip, friends were meant to go with us. Our friends had a death in the family and we scrambled to cancel their plans the night before we left. It’s pretty remarkable how much you can … Continue reading

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Iceland, part two

There is a companion piece here in Akureyri to the one in Reykjavik. This one is on the Eyjafjordur (it’s a fjord): We took a drive to Myvatn today and decided walking outside in a bathing suit was ridiculous, so … Continue reading

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Iceland, part one

We walked around to the other side of the Reykjavik harbor and were greeted by this: The Harpa concert hall was beautiful and immense. Coincidentally, someone from my hometown was headlining a show there that night. A short walk led … Continue reading

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Disappointment

The person I really wanted to hire declined our offer. Our benefits package would have cost her money. Dang. The runner-up will likely say yes. I’m not as excited about that person, but you work with what you can get. … Continue reading

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