Category Archives: Generic Thoughts

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 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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V. Day

We celebrated Valentine’s in pretty typical fashion at least for around here. This year we didn’t buy cards. I made one that was basically a fancy PowerPoint slide and the better-half’s card to me was a dozen oysters and some … Continue reading

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Beautiful Wreck

We went to see Shawn Mullins the other night. The opener dude was good too. On the way home, the better-half said something about Shawn being a plumber. I had no idea what he meant and so he explained. Very … Continue reading

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As If

I just deleted a spam comment advertising a writing service. You know, we’ll write your paper for you on any topic. Um. Oh hell no. Kids, do your own work. I can also tell you that the folks who work … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mr. Cat

We said goodbye to Simon yesterday. We found out about a month ago that he had a huge tumor in his belly. Being sane people and following the advice of our vet, we chose not to do anything about it. … Continue reading

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Never Did That Before

Depending on how you look at it, we’ve waited either 240 years* or 96 years** to do what I did today. #imwithher *American independence – 1776 **19th amendment – 1920

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Fire

Last night we sat around the fire pit. A party was going on a few houses down and the youngsters were loud way into the night. An elderly couple lives next door so we were a bit surprised there wasn’t … Continue reading

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To DC and back again

We took the train to DC to see Billy Joel perform. Taking the train has distinct advantages to the craptastic strip of 95 in the summertime. Playing cards with a messed up deck. Turns out some decks have more than … 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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