They were always going to slow down once school started back up. And then there’s this weird thing that happens to me about the middle of October every school year where I just can’t do anything but deal with school and wait for it to be over. Which it isn’t until April (well — there’s
Next up in the project was getting the new window installed. That corner of the house was super-dark, and with the kitchen going in there, it needed a window. I actually tried calling several professionals to see if I could find someone to do this part for me, but no one wanted to :(. I
I was kind of worried it might be, but I was supposed to be going on an overnighter to White Pine next week with the church kids, and, as the responsible adult, I thought it might be wise to check it out and make sure that was going to be doable. It probably wasn’t (isn’t?).
Eight days there, but 10 would have been more reasonable than six. I really think that, of all people, I’d be the one who would be willing to say that the place I went on my mission was terrible, ugly, and not worth visiting if, in fact, it was terrible, ugly, and not worth visiting.
Here’s a poem I wrote soon after arriving in Costa Rica.
Four months ago, I continued my post-PhD annual tradition of buying a new car every February. Establishing and maintaining traditions has value, studies have shown. Anyway: It’s a 2015 Jeep Wrangler in Willys Wheeler trim (basically a less-extensive, less-expensive version of the serious-offroad Rubicon package). Came to me used, with 1,500 miles on it. The color is
2013 wasn’t much of a blogging year. Trying to make up for it I guess. Or, just, I’m going through my all-day allergy shot desensitization process and what else am I going to do? Besides research, I mean. Always research. Posted a bunch of stuff about the ski trip to Tahoe in March already. Don’t
These are things that Facebook friends of mine wrote on Facebook, but in Chinese, after said things were ran through Bing’s Chinese-English translator. A large Rose Tea less naughty horse eat hemp threatened to pad Pensol has big hands and all grabbed the hand of horses a little less chanting spanking ~~~ it ~~~ like
In case you were wondering. Sometimes I get the impression that this place is the capital of good enough is more than good enough. As evidence: Or maybe I just shop in the wrong stores. Other than that, everything here remains steady. Always steady. bkd
A few months ago I went to Target to buy blades for my Gilette Fusion electro-manual razor only to realize that an 8-pack cost $32. Holy carp: that’s ridiculous. I came home bladeless yet determined to find some way to get over on the man. Going to Amazon showed that blades could be had somewhat