Monthly Archives: July 2013

Of Muscle Relaxants and Strange Dreams

Sunday night I unloaded the car from an overnight trip to Bismarck. Per our standard operating procedure when out of town, we stocked up on EVERYTHING. So while I took a lot of weight off the car’s rear axle somewhere … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to the Sweetest Gal in the World

Happy Birthday to my wife: my light, my joy, the beacon that I would drive home to every workday, my sun and stars.

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To Sleep and Perchance Have a Maddening Dream

Last night I swear I dreamed of a perfect movie. It was one of those movies about reporters and the news business, the kind they don’t make any more. Something about a government cover-up unraveling and dammit, the plot worked. … Continue reading

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No Gatekeeper or Keymaster necessary

To all the knuckle-dragging boys of the geek community, get out of Mom’s basement and show some respect. I say this as someone married to a geek girl and who would be proud to be the father of anyone of … Continue reading

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In Which I am Drenched with Sweat

Today was the day I got to work on the yard. The front yard hadn’t been mowed in a week but the back yard hadn’t been since before the 4th of July. The storm that took out our trees happened … Continue reading

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To Tame a Land

We’ve been away for a number of days and are just catching up with washing clothes, cleaning house, getting attitude from pets. To occupy you, here’s a picture of a small pond in a mountain canyon. You can almost smell … Continue reading

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This.Is.Caturday.

Daniel and the Hexenbiest like to be outside. They like to be outside a lot. They like to be outside so much they will fall asleep on the back step. Oh, and of course the killing of small things. Hodge, … Continue reading

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