Blog posts about life, art, and everything.
I’m quite proud of the senior cat box I made last night out of a large Rubbermaid storage bin. The door is low to the floor for no effort access, tall sides keep wayward fannies on target, and there’s enough room for a litter free zone for those times she doesn’t feel like digging. Also […]
First off I’d like to congratulate all of you on yet another fantastic End of the World! The circumflexing of the poles was imaginative, and it really felt like a millennia of burning, hateful torment. Good job, Mayans! On to business. The multiverse rebooted as expected and on time at 12:01 AM, with minimal data […]
Kid A and I transplanted 4 birch saplings on the weekend. During which, I did that thing to my back that makes me mildly grumbly whenever I use it, I broke 1 shovel handle, Kid A got a wet foot, and I’m pretty sure as of this morning that one of those saplings isn’t a […]
I take back everything I’ve ever said about this cat. She’s clearly working on an entirely different level of rodent eradication. Mouse witnessed in basement several weeks ago, but not since. Found floating in sump pump hole this afternoon, clearly for some time. NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE ELDERLY.
A few days ago I traipsed around the house with a table lamp searching for the outlet end of a breaker labeled freezer. It was a fruitless search, so I left the breaker off. This morning my tea was violated with the kind of scum that occurs when calcium and tea tannins get much too […]
You don’t know how to drink. Your whole generation, you drink for the wrong reasons. My generation, we drink because it’s good, because it feels better than unbuttoning your collar, because we deserve it. We drink, because it’s what men do. Roger Sterling, Mad Men
And as he drove on, the rain clouds dragged down the sky after him for, though he did not know it, Rob McKenna was a Rain God. All he knew was that his working days were miserable and he had a succession of lousy holidays. All the clouds knew was that they loved him and […]