Category Archives: Life

Just life in general; what is going on.

It’s hot.

Not California hot, but hot. I grew up with hot summers. My family only had one room with a window air conditioner unit, so on those hot Iowa summer nights when for weeks on end the temperature wouldn’t drop below … Continue reading

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Well, that was a surprise …

… although I guess it shouldn’t have been. So last year, when The Redhead moved here, he bought a plant to make the flat feel more homey. And, being the way we are, it obviously had to be something easy. … Continue reading

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How to declutter when I know I will need it again?

Argh. I know that we have too much stuff (well, either that or the apartment is too small). We’ve moved a couple times in the last couple years, and unfortunately a bunch of stuff is still in boxes! I have … Continue reading

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Back in print?

OK, I haven’t been writing anything, even though I mean to … somewhere between my urge to write and my desire to control information flow, there has to be a compromise, right? Last week I got an e-mail from one … Continue reading

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Earworm

I woke up the other day with a song running through my mind. This happens a lot, but this week’s was particularly annoying because I only knew two or three lines of melody and only one word. I can usually … Continue reading

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Thanks for the memories…

Out for dinner with The Redhead at a vegetarian Indian buffet … reminds me of that fateful first-not-date how many years ago? Was that summer of ’97 or ’98? Wow … Tweet

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Quinoa biscuits and spinach butter

I told The Redhead not to sabotage my job search just because right now he has a live-in maid and cook, that if I got this job I could get a chef to come by and make him oatmeal for … Continue reading

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I could be in class right now…

I don’t think I’ve blogged much about my job search. It is something I have been of two minds about, because on the one hand I think the experience has been interesting, but since I don’t know if I have … Continue reading

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Phone Phishing

I guess the phone number I got wasn’t out of service that long, because I get a lot of wrong numbers with the occasional telemarketer mixed in. First thing I did when I moved to California was put the home … Continue reading

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Co-Coordination – how co?

So, back in April when I thought I had too much time on my hands (which is no longer true) and needed to meet people (which will always be true), I volunteered to help get a defunct group up and … Continue reading

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