Category Archives: Personal

I’m an uncle again.

This morning my sister gave birth to her new daughter, Maya Jayne. Good job, sis! I think she’s adorable.  But I might be biased.

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Sounds of Summer

Every morning and evening these days is filled with the sounds of the cicadas’ chorus. At times it’s so loud and piercing that I can hear it indoors over music or other noises from electronic devices. I know some folks … Continue reading

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Damsels in distress.

I got to go see Inception last night.  I thought it was a fine movie, although I saw the primary plot twist coming from about 14 miles away.  Still, the cast did an excellent job, and the movie was a … Continue reading

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A milestone, of sorts, in weight loss.

Over the last few years I have really begun to struggle with my weight. 11 years ago, I weighed a mere 145 lbs. Since then I have put on roughly 100 more. Early on, I found it fairly easy to … Continue reading

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Baby Cat.

“We have this kitten…” I knew from how it started that this was going to be bad. “The mail man found it, and told us to take a look at it to see if it was all right.” As the … Continue reading

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Current thoughts.

Pretend like I wasted a whole paragraph saying what a sucky blogger I am and complaining about it. Now that that is out of the way… I’ve been thinking lately about little epiphanies.  Specifically, those little epiphanies where you suddenly … Continue reading

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Decompress.

Every so often, you need a chance to decompress. Between stress in the workplace, and stress at home, it often seems like there’s just no escape. So, now I’m playing hookey. I lined things up at work so that I … Continue reading

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Round numbers.

Happy birthday to me! Another decade rounded off and put away. I do not feel significantly older. I have not gained any incredible new insight or wisdom. I have not, really, significantly changed from who I was a day ago. … Continue reading

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These pipes.

It’s been roughly two years since the last time our basement turned into a pond. But today, it decided to once again grace us with its watery serenity. Fortunately, the plumber was responsive and was out to our house within … Continue reading

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The big catching up post.

Just a catching up post. Not filled with anything of interest to anyone who doesn’t know me. And only marginal interest to them. Continue reading

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New Guitar

I got an early anniversary present from my lovely wife. We found an Ibanez PF15ms guitar for sale at a local yard sale. It’s in premium condition, really like new, and it sounds very nice. In person, the blue color … Continue reading

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Nerd test?

Now, this is just silly. I know I’m a bit of a geek, but really. With a nod to my good friend CAJ, who took this test here.

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A Frog and His Boy.

Tom Smith, who owns Tom Smith Online is called a “master filk singer.” I ran across a link to him from a something positive cartoon, where he referenced a song entitled “A Boy and His Frog.” The song is a … Continue reading

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Things they is a changin’

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, I’ve been negligent when it comes to blogging anything. I plead lack of time. Life has been awfully busy lately. Some good things have come around lately though. For one I’ve been offered a new … Continue reading

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Mully grubbies.

I can hardly believe it, but I’m sick again. I was sick with the flu just a couple of weeks ago. Had some sort of sinus trouble a few weeks before that. WILL IT NEVER END?! What’s it take to … Continue reading

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