Category: life

Distance and Time

Distance and Time

I haven’t written in SO long.  I’ve been trying to keep my head above water…busy, busy, busy…things to do, places to go, stuff to think about…demands, demands, demands… work, personal, physical, emotional…can I meet...

First week summer-ization

First week summer-ization

Ok, here we are, Friday…end of the first week of summer.  Here is what I have accomplished: Joined the Rec Center and started working out again (Yay me!) Accomplished some tricky DB work for...

Hello SUMMER!!!

Hello SUMMER!!!

It is the first week of summer, do I have a plan? Well, no.  I have ideas, I have things I need/want to get done, I have work that has to be done and...

2012

2012

Wow. Twenty-twelve. When I was a kid I used to wonder how we’d refer to the year after it flipped over to 2000.  Now, were are a year out from where they were when...

Christmas is Coming, the Goose is Getting Fat

Christmas is Coming, the Goose is Getting Fat

Ok, with Christmas almost here, and with our extreme scaled back version (kind of like the Extreme Home Edition Makeover, but in reverse) of Christmas, we have had almost zero time spent on “buying”...

Sometimes being the “grown-up” stinks…

Sometimes being the “grown-up” stinks…

I had to make the very difficult decision of having my 17 year old cat down. Actually, making the decision was easy, his health had been deteriorating over the last year; clearly he was...

Hillbilly Livin’ in Frisco, Texas

Hillbilly Livin’ in Frisco, Texas

Yeah, I looked around today and thought, wow, hillbilly.  We have a laundry basket floating in our pool. Hillbilly. It is there because when our dryer threatened to pull a Talking Heads “Burning Down...

Update: FLEAS

Update: FLEAS

We took Fiona to the vet yesterday, she was miserable looking, she had scratched herself raw around her eyes, and under her arms and around her neck. Diagnosis? Allergies, to fleas, food and pollen....

Time and time again.

Time and time again.

Okay, so if I have so much time, where did it all go? This is the heralding cry for all procrastinators. But I am not talking about procrastination, I will do that later. This...

Free Radicals

Free Radicals

I have radical friends, I wonder which of these definintions below, they would choose for themselves… rad·i·cal [rad-i-kuhl] –adjective  1. of or going to the root or origin; fundamental: a radical difference. 2. thorough going or extreme, esp. as regards change from accepted or traditional forms: a radical change in the policyof a company. 3. favoring drastic political, economic, or social reforms: radical ideas; radical and anarchistic ideologues. 4. forming a basis or foundation. 5. existing inherently in a thing or person: radical defects of character. 6. Mathematics . a. pertaining to or forming a root. b. denoting or pertaining to the radical sign. c. irrational...