Somebody Hand Me A Shovel

So, this week’s pretty much gone tits up and its only Wednesday afternoon. Were do I start?  Saturday afternoon, where I spend five hours at work, most of dressed as a giant frog?  Last Monday, when I received a letter from the IRS telling me someone else has used my Social Security Number to get […]

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The Garden Plot

Well, I finally did it.  I gave up on my berry patch. Yeah, it was fun.  Yeah, it took me years to get a decent berry patch going.  Yeah, they made good jam. Nope.  Still not feeling sorry.  I ripped the damn thing out of the ground last month.  The plants sucked the soil dry […]

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Ow…owowowwww…

I hurt my shoulder back in September.  Specifically, Labor Day weekend.  I know it was Labor Day weekend, because I did it while at a climbing gym while visiting my brother in Chicago. Actually, I suspect it was an aggravated injury – the result of sitting funny at work, driving for eight hours, then going […]

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Gratitude – The Fashion Trend

I’m actually kinda a fan of Facebook.  I like sticking my head in there and seeing what’s going on in the lives of the people I don’t get to talk to for long stretches of time.  But I’ve come across this…thing…where people talk about how bad Facebook is for you, because it makes you compare […]

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So…first post in two weeks.  Let me explain.

I spent Valentine’s Day evening with my grandmother.  This is because a) I like to leave my parents (a.k.a. housemates) alone on Valentine’s Day and b) my grandma had someone for 60 years and doesn’t have him now.  We had pizza, salad and played a board game.  She mentioned she wasn’t feeling well. That Thursday […]

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Six More Weeks? Really.

  So today is Groundhog’s Day, when everyone in the US waits for a groundhog to stick its head out of its hole and determine whether or not spring will come early.  Having personal doubts about the degree to which mankind affects the climate, I don’t buy the little rodent’s judgement in the least. It’s […]

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