Category Archives: General Spleen Venting

Boot Fail

No posts in September, slacker. Over the weekend, we took the Nieces on a hike in the George Washington National forest. The past couple of weeks have been brutal with rain, rain, rain (go the freak away). As it happens, … Continue reading

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Getting Caught Up

On Thursday, June 9th a straight-line storm raged through our neighborhood destroying some cars, tossing trees into houses and generally freaking people the heck on out. We were without power for four days. We checked out this crane one afternoon … Continue reading

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OMG

In April, I worked like a dog to make a 22 minute video about ABO verification in the OR. We’re not talking filming a live event and then editing. We’re talking about making every single moving piece and syncing up … Continue reading

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Like a fart in a diving bell

We had two Thanksgivings this year. One with my family and one with the better-half’s. When we heard my sister was bringing spinach as an appetizer, we made green bean casserole for my family instead of the 3 cheese spinach … Continue reading

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On Interviewing

As of today, I’m on three interview panels. Here’s a tip: you are immediately above the other people who we’re interviewing if you can demonstrate that you know what our business is. You know, what we actually do. You don’t … Continue reading

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Are you Festy Experienced?

We obtained free tickets to Saturday’s Festy Experience. We thought, what the heck, let’s go. It took us an hour to drive 6 miles because of construction on the interstate. This was before we even left Richmond. The rest of … Continue reading

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What are the odds

This time last year we planned on spending the afternoon smoking a chicken and hanging out in our backyard only to be thwarted by a gazillion girl scouts in the neighboring backyard. Damn, if it didn’t happen again today. The … Continue reading

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Oh vey

We are in Annapolis for a very quick trip. Basically a 24 hour whirlwind of going to a concert and then heading home. We are staying in a clean but crappy hotel. At 4:30 this morning, I heard someone open … Continue reading

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I did not have to break my foot off

The mountains of leaves are finally gone:

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Pretty but kind of dumb

I upgraded my phone and iPad to iOS8 and aside from it taking a really long time (for the iPad it was an overnight job), I noticed that the Apple ID (or is that aPPle iD–seriously who cares about your … Continue reading

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