Author Archives: Frog

Doing the numbers

I have driven my car 729 miles since January. The last time I bought gas was in mid-May and with all my discounts, it cost $.45/gallon. We have attended one show in 2020. This time last year we had enjoyed … Continue reading

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Sweat, Comradery, Fun

Just when it seemed hopeless this summer that we’d hear any live music, two substitutes showed up. It isn’t the same, but it helps a little. BBC Music just released a ton of videos from past Glastonbury Festivals. The Richmond … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

No matter how the world goes, its important to maintain some traditions. For us that is smoking a meat. Today it is chicken. We brined it over night and then threw it on the smoker. No other rubs or sauces. … Continue reading

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Week 9? Who knows.

The better-half and I were talking the other day about how I used to keep a journal to chronicle our first years as a married couple. Whenever we dip into those notebooks (very occasionally) we have to remind ourselves why … Continue reading

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Just when you need him

Michael Franti always comes through.

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Not Getting It

Know how sometimes someone says something to you about you that is so false that you can’t even believe it? Happened to me today. The person who said it didn’t even hear herself say it. Yes, I’m being vague. The … Continue reading

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We didn’t go out

We didn’t go out with friends this week and we cancelled the reservation for next week. We did order lunch from the sub shop down the street and are going to get dinner and wine from our favorite spot because … Continue reading

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Washing Our Hands

The balance between supporting local businesses and not gathering is tough, right? We have two reservations for dinner at local spots over the next couple of weeks. Until the restaurants tell us not to go, we’ll go, but it does … Continue reading

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Asheville Weekend

Last weekend we went to Asheville for a few days. I’m ready to go back there. The best thing happened while we were there. It snowed. Saturday we had snow for about half of the day. It was also windy … Continue reading

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Worky, work

Our information security team sends fake emails to us on the regular so we’ll, hopefully, know what phishing looks like and not fall prey to stupid. The other day one phishing effort went around and several people in my department … Continue reading

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