Monday, August 31, 2015

Off we go!

Day 1 pre-school!  Shoes: Kyle.

"And I'm happy to have sitters all to myself!"

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

I blame Lee Atwater

In the inbox

Just received a note saying I can pay 100 bucks to hear Tim O'Brien speak in someone's backyard.

"Okay, we have time for some questions..."

NE: "You golfed with Updike???"

Monday, August 17, 2015

A dumb end's day

"At least I'm learning a trade!"

Two-month-old hole in ceiling patch dispatched!

For future generations


Needed: tiny rake

The Bride, poor wretch, is dismayed that plants have grown in the compost
in the back of the truck.  Okay.  That doesn't change the fact that I will need a teentsy
rake, such as in a desktop zen garden, to rake away the autumn leaves as they fall from this
beauty (see turning leaf at bottom of dinky tree).

Strangely, not taken at Dischord House, Dec 1982


Wasn't ready for this

Cooling ice cream

"The edge of this ice cream sandwich thingy is soothing my two toofs."



A visit from my cousin Dr. Fred (the Basketball Physician) and his wife Shirley

National pastime


Over it!

"Unca Nick," they ask, "what were the 90's like?"

"Well, junior, for one thing, you had to pretend to have an opinion about Tortoise..."

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Nirvana-related items

Rafe sleeps like a dead person, and is most displeased about six days a week when one tries to wake him up.

He often shrieks: "GO AWAY!" in a manner not dissimilar to this 1993 Nirvana track's chorus:

Also: I haven't seen it anywhere, but surely Foo Fighters will play the Superbowl?  They may even change the name to SUPERGROHL.

Monday, August 10, 2015

The Bride avers:

Well, DID HE?

The Returned

3P0 and Iron Man reunited


Metropolitan is 25?   Damn.

But, I guess, thank god for that - if made now, Nick would be vaping (sp?) and people in the movie would care about Ed Sheeran.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

More than I could take

Saw a car with two (2) Counting Crows stickers on it, slammed on my brakes, just started screaming and seething, got out in the middle of the intersection and just howled uncontrollably, left the car in park in the middle of the intersection and ran for the seeming protection of a culvert and then I

Tuesday, August 4, 2015


Will be married seven years in October, perhaps.  Got Bride a ring, it's already on, etc.

So, so amazing

Out of focus, but we had this in our 1970's bathroom

Monday, August 3, 2015

"He's gonna cure cancer!"

Free passes

Free passes for newish civic bike share thing:

Hey, they're upside down.