Struggle in the vegetable garden

No, not just me and my pathetic “crop management.” While that's definitely been a struggle, there have apparently been physical altercations going on in the garden, specifically on top of the onions. The tops of those plants — once so proud and erect — are all now bent over. I hope they're not broken, not that I guess it will af Continue reading Struggle in the vegetable garden

No more TV

We've turned off, unplugged and hidden the TVs from ourselves! The plan is to keep it that way throughout the summer. We'll see how long it lasts. 🙂 Something tells me we'll be “cheating” by watching more stuff on our computers. Still, I expect us all to be just a little bit smarter because of it. 🙂

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First day of school, I mean, work

Feels like the first day back at school after summer vacation, except in this case it's not even summer yet and I'll be starting a new job, not school, today. I hope it lasts longer than the last few jobs! I have had a string of incredible bad luck over the past decade through no fault of my own, I swear. 🙂

I guess it started with that l Continue reading First day of school, I mean, work

Holiday World

I rode a rollercoaster for the first time in I don’t know how long. It was a blast! The Raven has been voted “most awesome [or whatever] wooden coaster” several times in the past ten years. The Voyage, now the reigning champ of wooden coasters, was temporarily unavailable. Surprising Continue reading Holiday World

Not pulled over

Had a very brief, mundane, realistic dream the night before last in which I was pulled over by a traffic cop. I didn’t think much about it until the next morning when I was going down Antioch Pike to a client’s office. That particular stretch (as you pass the sports fields) is infamous as a speed trap. The speed limit is 35, but there’s really no r Continue reading Not pulled over