Ghosts Appear, then Fade Away

Sometime in the last year, we found this video on YouTube of Choir!Choir!Choir! performing Men At Work’s song “Overkill” accompanied by Colin Hay (the singer from Men at Work). (There is also a video of Choir!Choir!Choir! performing Never Gonna Give You Up with Rick Astley and if these videos do not make you want to… Continue reading Ghosts Appear, then Fade Away

A very long 28 days

So, about 30 days ago, I had my annual appointment with the gynecologist. For various reasons, we decided to have some blood work done to see if I had anything interesting. Imagine my surprise when their office called back to say “Hey, you probably have hepatitis C!” So, the cure for probable hepatitis C is… Continue reading A very long 28 days

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A Post-Scooby Universe

I absolutely can’t believe I haven’t written about this. (I’m so sorry, Bertie) We lost Scooby in January. He was fine. And then he wasn’t. And then he was gone. One Thursday in January, I was doing my pre-workday nap (I do this Monday through Thursday if Gene is not working from home) after hauling… Continue reading A Post-Scooby Universe

2018 Year in Review

1. What did you do in 2018 that you’d never done before? I rode on a tank! 2. Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year? My 2018 resolution was to Do Better. I don’t know. 2019’s resolution is again, Do Better. 3. Did anyone close to you… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review

An Attitude of Flattitude

Hello. Happy Thanksgiving, nearly. Here are the things I am NOT grateful for this year: Not making it to Indiana. Again. Having to cancel 2 vacations this year (New Orleans and Miami) due to health and scheduling problems. Year end is nearly here. This is my 19th year end. I am truly afraid that I… Continue reading An Attitude of Flattitude


1. What did you do in 2017 that you’d never done before? Turned 40, Tweeted (a fair bit), Got Laid off, Filed for unemployment, Got a new job, quit that job, Got a new new job 2. Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I don’t remember… Continue reading Untitled

So, that happened

Much as predicted, we have a new furry member of the family. Literally, the same day I wrote the last post, we went to a small town near us to a non-no-kill shelter and adopted our new dog, Bourby. It hasn’t been the turnkey experience that I was hoping for, but so far things are… Continue reading So, that happened