Second Silly Human Trick of the Day

My own fault for letting them all outside, when it was raining. I saw Samantha, our younger female, across the street so I growled her name at her. I’ve been practicing Dean Winchester’s “Sam!” growl to the point that the show confuses her terribly, so it didn’t surprise me but did please me that she …

Almost Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

It’s not over. And I’m sorry to say but it will be mostly spent sitting in this chair, getting stuff done. But so far it’s been good – I called my own mother, Linda Crim, and caught up. Then Ginny and I spent some “OMG Motherhood is great yet sticky and noisy” time. And now, …

Free Coffee for Me!

I met someone at Cafe Steam today to talk WordPress and small business and getting to know Rochester better, and hadn’t even looked around before I got my chai tea, hot, almond milk. Mary and I were talking about how nice the building was looking when I saw that they had added a “pay it …

First, write down all the things

First, write down all the things

Step one of climbing out of a hole….figure out how deep the hole really is. Wait, is this possible? Must be, all the self help gurus say so and I think I collect most of their newsletters. They pop up in my inbox as frequently as the emails from the job search engines, and I …

Zombie Suppression System

Shannon hung this shadow box tonight. Sweet, right? Van can stand up, grab an ax, and put a zombie right down. Plus the wood is awesome. Pine but I think it looks like maple..bird eye maple? Axes are held into place by powerful magnets, really cool.

New Table!

New Table!

I’m hoping to use it as a standing desk for my computer station, take some stress off my back. I drove up to the Cities to get it from the talented Heather Rosenwald of Northbound Wool Goods, and had a nice chat about wool and up cycling. Now getting a coffee and back on the …