Category Archives: Thinking

Long weekend

We took a long weekend trip to Blacksburg recently. It was really nice to get away. A brewery opened since we were last there and so our first evening we drank a couple of beers and grabbed some pizza (we … Continue reading

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25 years

We celebrated our 25th anniversary a little differently this year. My parents invited us over for dinner on the Saturday before. It was nice to hang out. They are fully vaccinated and we are getting our second shot in early … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness

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Slow Year

It was a slow year for Frog and Goat, but that’s only because the world was dumpster fire and there’s only so much complaining a girl can do. Here’s the usual rundown: 22 shows this year. And, I don’t have … Continue reading

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January

We’re expecting snow and freezing rain in central VA this weekend. It hasn’t started yet, but it is a cold and gray mid-winter’s morning. We had about a foot here in mid-December. Climate change is still up for debate? The … Continue reading

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Tiring

Locking up children, racial profiling and whatever new fresh hell this awful president comes up with next is not how we make America great again. Because, honestly, America was already pretty great. A confederate sympathizer is running against one of … Continue reading

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Even when you know it’s coming

A friend died over the weekend. He was in organ rejection after surviving for a year on his third set of transplanted lungs. He has two small children. That third set of lungs let him meet his youngest and watch … Continue reading

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Two Big Things

We started the month with my sister’s wedding. It snowed a little bit at the beginning of April here in Virginia because OF COURSE. It makes for a good story about how cold it was at the reception. We spent … Continue reading

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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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