Category: Musings

George Washington

November 3rd, 2008
We finally chopped down the dead cherry tree in our back yard. When we moved to the house in '99, the tree produced some fine fruit. I'm crazy for just about anything edible and cherry. The next couple of seasons, the birds clued in and got most o… more »


October 22nd, 2008
My most recent copy of American Rifleman magazine arrived this week with a special extra cover. The NRA wants me to vote McCain/Palin. Shock. Surprise. I enjoy reading about how annoyed and betrayed many Republicans feel about McCain's candidac… more »

The Moderne Age

October 17th, 2008
My parents in rural Washington State just got DSL service for the same price as their crappy dial-up service. I'm happy for them. more »

First Movement

September 23rd, 2008
You know, sitting on a toilet for eight hours over two days sweating and moaning in agony with your guts on fire really makes you appreciate the small things in life, like taking a crap. more »

Sludge of the Gods

August 25th, 2008
Marmite is the bomb! I'm not quite sure what about being the bomb is good, but my old white dude's pop-culture filter is stuck somewhere in the 90s and it assures me that I have the idiom correct. Having a Kiwi mom made Marmite unavoidable. As a k… more »