Author Archives: Frog

Less than 3 days

I ran a report on our HR system the other day and realized I have taken less than 3 days of vacation this year. No wonder I’m so tired. Good thing there is a week coming soon to remedy that.

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Hot new lunch spot

I have a doctor’s appointment today in the middle of the day. Work was like argharghargh and so I ran out of there while I had the chance. Got to the appointment early and ate my lunch in the car. … Continue reading

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Appropriate

No sooner than I posted that whine about the street signs and heavy equipment than they moved on to terrorize another part of the neighborhood. Sweet! Just cracked this open on this beautiful Saturday (low temps and low humidity with … Continue reading

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First World Problem that I’m sick of

Our neighborhood is under the siege of gas pipe replacement. A piece of heavy equipment (or 5) has been parked in front or beside our house for about 9 months (or forever). They hooked up our house about two weeks … Continue reading

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Tiring

Locking up children, racial profiling and whatever new fresh hell this awful president comes up with next is not how we make America great again. Because, honestly, America was already pretty great. A confederate sympathizer is running against one of … Continue reading

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Peaches

We bought some unripe peaches a couple of weeks ago. Last night we made the base and today the better-half ran it through our ice cream maker. Ladies and gentlemen, we have a star. Peach ice cream! This is the … Continue reading

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Even when you know it’s coming

A friend died over the weekend. He was in organ rejection after surviving for a year on his third set of transplanted lungs. He has two small children. That third set of lungs let him meet his youngest and watch … Continue reading

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On Turning 50

I turned 50 in April and had my colonoscopy today. People say the 4 liters of Colon Blow you have to drink tastes nasty. I disagree. It’s not the taste, but the texture. Like a cold glass of snot. Over … Continue reading

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Two Big Things

We started the month with my sister’s wedding. It snowed a little bit at the beginning of April here in Virginia because OF COURSE. It makes for a good story about how cold it was at the reception. We spent … Continue reading

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Short Ribs

I cooked short ribs in the slow cooker today. They may not look like much now, but tomorrow they will be transformed into deliciousness. As it turns out, that lizard brain memory of roast beef is well realized by short … Continue reading

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