Monthly Archives: September 2013

Funny Little Tragedy

We’re back online and I’m catching up as fast as I can. I believe I promised some greasy blues rock and this should suffice. In the past two decades, only Porcupine Tree has given me as much as this band … Continue reading

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So Flows the Current

Well, I’m shutting off the current. Just for a couple days we’ll be off the grid. I’ll post back soon but until then, bliss out on these ambient vibes. And then when I return I’ll disturb your calm with some … Continue reading

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Feel Free to Move About the World

We got two priority mail envelopes from the US Gov’t. In our experience, this is usually not a good thing. Of course, ADHD addled idjit that I am, I had forgotten about our passport applications and this was indeed what … Continue reading

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It.Could.Work.

Jasper is now being somewhat attended by Sneakers. Or vice versa. Trying to figure out the internal politics of the cats in this house is sort of like…herding cats. But this is what I think is going on here. Maine … Continue reading

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This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

This is the reason I have not been able to bring home fresh flowers for my wife for at least 15 years. Seriously.

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Farewell to a Very Fine Cat, a Very Fine Cat Indeed

Hodge is gone. We put him to sleep yesterday and gave over his body to be cremated. It was a painful, gut-wrenching decision because of all the pets, he is the most loving and committed to us. He is the … Continue reading

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This is Freaking Amazing

I believe this is taken in the French Alps. One minute and twenty seconds of “oh this is sooooo cool.” It’s all I imagined it would be and more. Somewhere around the twenty second mark there’s some flapping and the … Continue reading

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A Vexing Issue

Here’s one for those who are more adequate carpenters than me. I’m trying to take out this old paneling downstairs. The frame for the false ceiling is holding it in at the top. In the photo above, this is the … Continue reading

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It’s One of Those Days..

…when I can’t decide what CD I want to listen to while writing. There should be a word for this sensation. I get the same feeling trying to pick out a new book after finishing one or trying to decide … Continue reading

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Actually It Was Two Days Ago But Who’s Counting?

Yeah, it was my birthday. The big present from my wife was a breadmaker machiny thingy. Nothing like waking up to the smell of fresh bread. We drove to Bismarck on the morning of my birthday, spent the night at … Continue reading

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