Monthly Archives: April 2016

Some Sleep, My Kingdom For Some Sleep

I was awake most of the night last night. Again. My wife got up around three am, which of course woke up the dogs, which of course work me up. My wife was back to sleep in five minutes. I … Continue reading

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My Haircut, Let Me Show You It

Pippin is pretty notorious around these parts for having a ridiculous fur coating. The outer layer is is thick, coarse, and grows very fast. So we’ve had him groomed often. But due to various circumstances we couldn’t get him to … Continue reading

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RIP Sweet Prince

2016 strikes again and man, this one stings as well. I confess it has been a few years since I played any Prince music. The last album I bought was LotusFlow3r, a three disc set that really didn’t do it … Continue reading

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My Inner Phil Dunphy

Yesterday was another round of moving my aunt into assisted living. We moved a lot of small stuff, hung pictures, moved more small stuff, and fussed with electronics. Minot, where my aunt lives, spreads across the Souris River valley. My … Continue reading

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The Magicians – Someday We’ll Be Heroes

The first season of Syfy’s The Magicians finished up last week. It wasn’t perfection like The Expanse but there’s more positive to dwell on than negative. Let’s review, shall we? The Magicians series was something I tore through. Part of … Continue reading

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Caturday – The Ladies Lounge

We’re on the western edge of a late spring storm and the lawn is covered with wet, thick snow. All three of these lovely ladies have decided they have had plenty of that and have confiscated the bed in the … Continue reading

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Tire and Testicles…Again

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/04/absurd-primacy-of-the-car-in-american-life/476346/?google_editors_picks=true Above is a piece from The Atlantic on the place of cars in American life and the sheer absurdity of it all. A user posted it on Metafilter and it was off to the races with members kvetching on … Continue reading

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