Author Archives: Frog

Documentary

I don’t know how long this embed code will last, but I’m putting this here because it is so darn good. It is by Matan Rochlitz and ran in the New York Times.

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Finally Fall

Even though the calendar has declared it to be fall, the temperatures have been well into the 80s. That is ridiculous. This weekend the weather broke and while we still need rain (it’s been weeks), the be outside factor has … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend

After a three year absence, we returned to Ocracoke for a quick trip. As soon as we got off the ferry, we ate tacos: The remnants of Harvey made Saturday a soggy day, but it brought a beautiful sunset: We … Continue reading

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Eclipsed

Yesterday was the Great American Eclipse. The better-half researched and found a reputable dealer for glasses. We had so many that I ended up taking extra pairs to work. My boss was thrilled that she got her own pair. Several … Continue reading

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August, really?

It is already August. I’m not sure how that happened. It seems like we’ve hardly had time this summer to do anything. My work friend is back at work finally after being out for 14 months and it was really … Continue reading

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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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