Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Weekend Down by the Seaside

We woke up this morning to see a very thin blanket of dry snow over everything. The noon sun has burned it off but it is but a foretaste of the horror to come. I just played side 3 of … Continue reading

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Braaaaaaiiiiins (and gears)

This is the current wallpaper on my desktop. It seems to be a surreal blend of steampunk and horror. Well, if it were truly steampunk someone here would be wearing goggles but you get where I am going.

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A little bit of the white stuff

This was taken at about twenty minutes ago. That’s right, we got some of the white stuff. It’s melting off but pretty soon it will be there for 4-5 months. When I let the dog out at 7:45 he stepped … Continue reading

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Vewy Vewy Scawy

I finished this yesterday and it gave a definite sense of accomplishment. This was a lot of work. Way too much work. But the “Halloween/Thanksgiving” lights are all up. For the record it’s two strings of orange lights on the … Continue reading

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Metrics and other things

First of all, I am closing in on 90,000 words and with a little concentration and less distractions I should be able to pass that mile marker in a few days. We spent a long weekend in the Twin Cities. … Continue reading

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Nightswimming

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahJ6Kh8klM4

I’ve been on a R.E.M. kick lately, going through their catalog from end to end. And for my money, this is the most beautiful thing they ever recorded.

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Home pwnership

This small town is replacing its decrepit system of water mains and lines. They’re just about done with our street now but it comes at a price: water pressure on and off for the last couple weeks, impassable streets and … Continue reading

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