Monthly Archives: June 2014

Old Blankets Have that Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi

Yet another cold day with a fierce wind and scattered but strong showers. The cats do not approve. For some reason they find these old wool and flannel blankets to be the perfect vessel for a contented nap. So I … Continue reading

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Yeah, It’s a Nerd Rant. Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn Ya.

My wife has issues with reading. She has had issues with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder as long as I’ve known her but for the last fifteen years or so it has ruined her ability to read. This is pretty heartbreaking for someone … Continue reading

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Caturday – the Rain Brings Us Together

We’re getting drenched this morning. Arya and Daniel have had enough of waiting for it to end and have joined Jasper on the bed. Sneakers, whose spot would be on the green and blue comforter, is missing. He’s in my … Continue reading

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Hey, I’m Walking Here

My exercise dilemma continues. I tried a few times to walk outside with Carjo but it’s tough walking over uneven ground with that damn boot on my left leg. Streets and sidewalks in this town are an undignified mess of … Continue reading

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Comics, e-readers, and Me

I just purged all of the comics and graphic novels off my iPad. I was reading an X-Men comic when I came to the realization that I was sick of always configuring the panel size to adapt to my middle-age … Continue reading

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In North Dakota We Just Wait Until the Summer Solstice

This is by no means a personal confession. Just an observation that it’s really not comfortable weather for this sort of thing until late June. I blame climate change because we used to have temperate springs. Carry on.

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Well, Ain’t We a Pair

That’s a line from Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome. I quoted it several times this weekend. My wife was battling severe back pain and I was burdened with a glorious ankle, all swollen and aching. We spent Saturday going up and … Continue reading

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