Category Archives: Life, the Universe and Everything

Running in place is good for you

Depending on the source of advice, I have to write something–anything–every day for at least 21 to 30 days in order to establish the habit. So, here I am writing something. Yep. This is me. Writing… Oh, hey! We went … Continue reading

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The Year That Facebook Ate

2011: 13 posts 2012: 1 (not counting this one) I knew I wasn’t blogging very much, but this is ridiculous. If you had been following my life in blog form for the past 10 years, you would assume that I … Continue reading

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NPR SF/Fantasy List Thingy

Haven’t done one of these things in a while. NPR did a strange mash-up of science fiction and fantasy novels that inexplicably left off some great and popular young adult titles (like Harry Potter) and sometimes used collections as one … Continue reading

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Cable-less Life: The Story So Far

It’s been less than a month since we unplugged the cable TV and started feeding straight off the internet fire hose. So far, the experiment has been a success, but it hasn’t been without its bumps and bruises (assuming you … Continue reading

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Anniversary Stuff

So, um, yeah. Yesterday was our 25th wedding anniversary. Can you believe it? Someone has put up with me for over a quarter of a century! To celebrate, I got picked up from work (down to one car temporarily thanks … Continue reading

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Not necessarily what I had in mind

When I did a mini-relaunch of the blog and posted my first song in years, I figured there would be bumps, but I didn’t expect to get sent out of town three weeks in a row. That, combined with a … Continue reading

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Take time today to forget about Osama and remember his victims

Osama bin Laden is dead. Pretty much gave up the thought of ever seeing that happen. While ascribing all the evils of the last 10 years to one guy seems naive, Osama triggered death and war and a host of … Continue reading

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Down by the Water

Yes, yes, I know all the “it’s just like an REM song” arguments, but I’m still hooked on it. But if I don’t play an E-minor chord every morning, my day is ruined. So, there’s that.

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A sensible “vacation”

This should be the last of these posts where I’m trying to get myself back in the habit of doing stuff. (Huzzah.) I’m sorry to be laying this on so thick, but it’s working for me to write down in … Continue reading

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Squirrel!

You know the problem with vowing to get things done including writing in a blog is that writing in a blog generally gets in the way of getting things done. The more time I sit at the computer thinking about … Continue reading

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