Category Archives: Musings

Off to the races, with the AARP

So I was out with The Boy — making the racing — shopping for the evening meal. This one was special (The Woman’s Birthday) so it was an unusually long and elaborate race. I should explain: In French, doing the daily

Off to the races, with the AARP

So I was out with The Boy — making the racing — shopping for the evening meal. This one was special (The Woman’s Birthday) so it was an unusually long and elaborate race. I should explain: In French, doing the daily

Our lady (of football)

A list of reasons why I am pleased to see the resurgence of Notre Dame Football: The Redskins, Cowboys, and Braves (Oh, my!) are no longer worthy of my scorn. Pangs of nostalgia. Even without being a Notre Dame fan

Our lady (of football)

A list of reasons why I am pleased to see the resurgence of Notre Dame Football: The Redskins, Cowboys, and Braves (Oh, my!) are no longer worthy of my scorn. Pangs of nostalgia. Even without being a Notre Dame fan

Skyfall (spoiler within!)

This post contains a spoiler. Still, I am writing this post with the thought that some readers have not seen Skyfall and will… …proceed at their own risk.  Skyfall ends with the destruction of a particular property — a partially underground lair.

Skyfall (spoiler within!)

This post contains a spoiler. Still, I am writing this post with the thought that some readers have not seen Skyfall and will… …proceed at their own risk.  Skyfall ends with the destruction of a particular property — a partially underground lair.

Pavlov, pet owner

Did I mention we now have a piano in our home? Both the woman and the boy are taking lessons. I took lessons from about ages 5-11 when I gave it up for lack of…talent. I tried to continue when

Pavlov, pet owner

Did I mention we now have a piano in our home? Both the woman and the boy are taking lessons. I took lessons from about ages 5-11 when I gave it up for lack of…talent. I tried to continue when

Bread & Bowl

I don’t recall if I have written about this idea publicly, tentatively called “Bread & Bowl”. What is it? A: An artisan bakery where you buy a bread subscription and, at the same time, receive a wooden bowl. Why? A:

Bread & Bowl

I don’t recall if I have written about this idea publicly, tentatively called “Bread & Bowl”. What is it? A: An artisan bakery where you buy a bread subscription and, at the same time, receive a wooden bowl. Why? A:

And now…on to sports

So far this (school) year, I’ve missed the World Series, every college bowl game, the Super Bowl, March Madness, and opening day. Yes, I have followed all of these to some degree, if not just reading about them, but also

And now…on to sports

So far this (school) year, I’ve missed the World Series, every college bowl game, the Super Bowl, March Madness, and opening day. Yes, I have followed all of these to some degree, if not just reading about them, but also

Mondayon

If the days of the week were more expressive, starting with a missing space in the Washington Post: Mondayon Tuesmeh Wednesdayump Thursday Fridayête Saturdolf Sundayoff I was torn on Thursdour — thinking of my Thursday Happy Hours. Some things are

Mondayon

If the days of the week were more expressive, starting with a missing space in the Washington Post: Mondayon Tuesmeh Wednesdayump Thursday Fridayête Saturdolf Sundayoff I was torn on Thursdour — thinking of my Thursday Happy Hours. Some things are