Monthly Archives: August 2017

Eclipsed

So, today’s the big day. Total eclipse in North America. First time in a butt load of years. And I’m gonna miss it. Not like I was going to see totality– we are only like at 85% eclipsed here in … Continue reading

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Woofy Wednesday

Because we need a distraction, or as I like to call it "alt-work".

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Fragile… A name in the phone book

For some reason, this text from a Joyce Sutphen poem popped into my head this morning. It just so happens to be the poem set to music that the Chamber Singers performed last year about this time in Denver. Here's … Continue reading

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Drum Corps Schminternational

This past Saturday night were the World class drum and bugle corps championships. And the Blue Devils won. Again. I'm a bit disappointed. I just don't like the direction of the activity, and I disagree wholeheartedly with the judging. It's … Continue reading

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Woofy Wednesday

Because it's humpy day:

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Caffeinated.

This past weekend I used my new La Pavoni espresso machine several times. I was playing with grind and tamp and pulls. I had like one successfully shot. The machine is easy to use. It heats the water quickly. Everything … Continue reading

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Sometimes God Just Closes a Door

Howard Semones lost his battle with cancer on Saturday evening. I take heart in the fact he was surrounded by his family and had his husband by his side. It still sucks, though. And I'm very sad. And it all … Continue reading

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Electricity! Electricity!

Remember that song from Schoolhouse Rock? Yeah, I always liked it. And I always remember it when I'm working with wiring. Which I did last night. Successfully. I managed to install a new kitchen island pendant light fixture all by … Continue reading

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Woofy Wednesday

Because I said so

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Belissima!

It arrived yesterday. It's so cute! And dainty. A perfect sized espresso maker. I'll be giving it a whirl this weekend. Let's hope it a) works and b) I don't suck at making espresso.

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