After two intense mornings of paper and cardboard, all the things I am having shipped to Germany have been packed up and hauled off for the long journey across the Atlantic. Feel free to place some bets in the comments as to what will break along the way The guys who came to pack… Continue reading Packing Daze
The Purple Couch of Sloth and Doom (don’t sit down; it’ll be six hours before you get back up) was the first major piece of furniture I ever owned that wasn’t pre-owned by someone in my family. 102 inches (2.6m) of squishy goodness. And today some nice young men from the Salvation Army hauled it… Continue reading So Long, Purple Couch of Sloth and Doom
September 3 is Smokey Day, the annual celebration of the day I finally couldn’t stand listening to this stray cry outside my bedroom window all night and asked the neighbor who was feeding him if it was OK if he came to live with me (it was). It was a mutually beneficial arrangement–I needed a… Continue reading Smokey Day 2015
You know how when you’re at work on a gorgeous fall Sunday afternoon grinding away at a spreadsheet because it was due to the customer at close of business two days ago, and you start imagining all the freakin’ awesome things you’re going to do on the day you leave?