And now for something completely different

Today is going to be another light blogging day, although when I say “another”–I mean, considering I didn’t start writing until around 6 PM yesterday I think I churned out a decent number of words. But I digress. I’m sorry to make this All About Me, but today I tried going to a strange new… Continue reading And now for something completely different

Cantaloupe Island

It’s been a ridiculous few days. Entertained all weekend, ran around like a maniac yesterday trying to do something about my woefully undermowed (thanks to a broken mower) and sparsely grassed lawn (I hope this Scotts EZ Seed stuff really works), and today I’m trying to get a piece written for Lobe Log when I… Continue reading Cantaloupe Island

Something Special in the Air

So we’re returned from our Christmas excursion to strange foreign (West Coast) lands, and have a renewed appreciation for how really awful the flying experience has become. I am old enough to remember when I looked forward to flying, although that might have less to do with my age than with the fact that I… Continue reading Something Special in the Air

The most wonderful time of the year

It’s been a long time since I wrote one of these, so please bear with me. I woke up this morning with a major backache. This was my body’s way of pre-injuring itself in preparation for the thing I’d been putting off all week, assembling my daughter’s main Christmas present. This year she asked for… Continue reading The most wonderful time of the year