Monthly Archives: September 2015

more driving

OK, so here’s my photo of my car. There may be something wrong with it though. Yesterday, another beautiful gorgeous clear day with perfect temperatures, it took me 24 miles to get home from work rather than the expected < … Continue reading

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introducing …

So I bought a car Saturday. I haven’t taken my own picture of it, but this will give you the idea: (Sorry, Mercedes, I stole your picture. But hey, I gave you credit for it – and bought your car.) … Continue reading

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Arguing over a second-best solution

I hate reading about the debate to fund Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood should not be federally funded – because it shouldn’t be needed. As one of the richest countries in the world, all of our citizens should have access to … Continue reading

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Pterry, Diana, Tiffany and Aileen – and decisions they’d all be proud of

After I finished Terry Pratchett’s last Tiffany Aching book, The Shepherd’s Crown, I found myself thinking about Diana Wynne Jone’s Islands of Chaldea. Both were posthumously published, but the literary executors or whoever made the decisions took them in different … Continue reading

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as my whimsey takes me

Today I want a Subaru Crosstrek. The real question, of course, is what I will want six months *after* I buy whatever car. Though if I feel the way about it that every Crosstrek owner I’ve talked to seems to, … Continue reading

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more car angstiness

This week is being confusing – mostly about the car thing. Last week I got a break from thinking about it because I spent most of the week in Toledo for work. I’m still not that fond of TOledo but … Continue reading

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2012 Elk Cove Riesling (and some background)

Elk Cove Riesling Making good on my “threat” to write about wine – because it does seem like a good idea, and has become a hobby for us. (Maybe that’s part of the blogging reluctance for me – not talking … Continue reading

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a different sort of midlife crisis

And here it is, a third of the way into September, and I haven’t blogged anything this month. It’s just that I feel like I don’t have much to write about. On one hand, my life is just more boring … Continue reading

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