Category Archives: Generic Thoughts

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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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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