Category Archives: Thinking

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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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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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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Iceland, part three

This is late going up and it almost seems like we never went, but then I remember things. We visited Blue Lagoon on the Friday of our trip and went all in…silica mud masks, algae masks, drinks in the water, … 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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Disappointment

The person I really wanted to hire declined our offer. Our benefits package would have cost her money. Dang. The runner-up will likely say yes. I’m not as excited about that person, but you work with what you can get. … Continue reading

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Middle March

I wish I could make a George Eliot joke here (re: title of post), but I got nothing. And, yes, I know how the book title is actually written. We’ve been trying to hire someone for my team at work … Continue reading

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Two Great Date Nights

Do they count as date night if you don’t go out to dinner? First we saw this group perform Mementos Mori. Tonight we saw Dianne Reeves perform. I’m so happy she performed this one:

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Snowy Saturday

It snowed some inches yesterday. We were shoveling and cleaning off our cars when our next door neighbor stopped, she was walking her dog, to invite us over for drinks and snacks. She said their plans for the evening were … Continue reading

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