In lieu of church

Spent time in the woods yesterday morning, in lieu of church. There’s always something in lieu of church, but on...

200,000

I bought this car in October of 2005. At that time, I think that it had about 20 miles on...

It’s cold! Take the picture already!

I was walking in McDowell Nature Preserve and literally almost stepped on this fella. He was just sitting there by...

Spreading the travel bug

I plan to take my niece, Kayla, to Guatemala this year. She’s never been out of the country before and...

Travel Benefits

I think that it was sometime around 9th grade, 1976 or so. I was taking Spanish. The school had arranged...

Gun ownership?

A couple of weeks ago, my good friend Adam was kind enough to take me to the gun range and...

Andres! Ove! Look! Bicycles!!! OK, sometimes you just can’t give it away. The agency that I’m volunteering with is called Caring Heart Hospice. I should start my actual volunteering next week some time. I’ve passed the background check and the…

Deep discussions A classic is defined as: Something that is judged over a period of time to be of the highest quality and outstanding of its kind : a classic novel | a classic car. Today, Leica made and announcement…

So many choices. So little time. One of the more tiring aspects of American culture is the expectation of consistent growth. We expect companies to grow without bounds. We expect our stock market to move ever upwards, never taking a…

I have just upgraded to WordPress 2.8.4. It was quite easy, which makes me suspicious, as previous versions that I upgraded to were, shall we say, less than easy. If you notice anything fishy, please let me know! Like the…

Bubba: Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey’s uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp…