Category Archives: Family

Casual things…or the end of the world.

Dateline yesterday…I’m melting in the afternoon heat at the Old Vic…tinkering on various not-too-strenuous stuff…the wife has incomprehensible *wifely* things to attend to at the Suburban Blah House so we’ve divided our forces…miles…and hours…and a world apart. And in her … Continue reading

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The way is shut…

This is my very favorite picture of my nephew, Tyler. His was a sensitive soul that endured a lot of setbacks and tragedy in this world. Unfortunately his quest for peace and wearying battle with his demons led him to … Continue reading

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Bring it…

Lying here in the deep night, pondering the future. And not the far future…no…for deeply disturbing reasons best left unexplored in these hours, those days seem past…rather, I’m looking much nearer. Tomorrow as a point of fact. Oh there’s nothing … Continue reading

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A clean screen…

Caution…a little language… LOL! Last week the Wife called. Banging down the highway and got zinged by a rock/such that took out the windshield on Da’AltimaDaSequal (note to self…get her to name that thing!). Star/crack/etc (not in this pic). Crack … Continue reading

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Mmmm…munchies.

Stumbling in after a hard, late run I joined the wife in the living room watching the late news. I kissed her, grabbed handful of snack crackers out of the bag on the coffee table, and popped one in my … Continue reading

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The Cage…Verdict is in…CVT means “Zoom Zoom”!

Regular readers might recall a few months ago that the wife’s ride was beginning to misbehave and needed some repair. Fourteen years, two major “smacks”, 180-something thousand enthusiastic miles, and many adventures (and misadventures) across the nation had begun to … Continue reading

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You have NO idea…

While I was cleaning out the wife’s old car and putting the junk in the new one…I reached under the driver’s seat and…pulled out a coil of rope with a block and tackle and pulleys…small, elaborate thing…1/4″ line…and hooks…I’d never … Continue reading

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Yep…it’s fixed.

So…a while back the wife mentions in passing that her car (Crunchbird) died pulling out of a parking lot. It started again, but she said also that that took a moment of trying. The thing with the modern cars…fuel injection, … Continue reading

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The World is a bit smaller today…

When I was a child he helped teach me how incredible the world is. Always positive. Always looking forward and searching for (and expecting) the best. Goodbye Uncle Fred. The world is a little bit smaller today. Fred Meyer Obit … Continue reading

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Wrapping Presents

Sooo…my Dad’s birthday was a few days ago (his 80th!). Lots of family was coming, including my brother and his kids. My brother’s birthday was not long ago either, and we always get something fun for his kids when we … Continue reading

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