Cats was a movie I didn’t know I needed until I saw it. I was excited as I told my plan to my wife. It’s New Year’s Eve, we should end 2020 in the most 2020 way possible, by finally watching the movie that everyone agreed was a disaster. I was impressed with my own … Continue reading On Cats – Yes, the Movie
Without the steady guiding hand of my wife, I would have bought every one of these things. Every. One. Does this mean I'm a little bit Texan now?
Small Change on Strangers is a blogger, pug obsessive, part-time beard grower. Lady Small Change is the woman who loves him. They meet here at Quality Sea Food for a staycation "blind date". Small Change on Lady Small Change What were you hoping for?An exploration of the unknown, to learn a little more about the … Continue reading Blind Date
Some signs at the local store in welcoming and friendly Lampasas, TX.
The BBC show Tomorrow’s World played a large part in my childhood. It was a science show, showing us the gadgets and tech that would be a part of our future. Mostly, the stuff it showed seemed to disappear, never to be heard of again. A promise of a utopian, technology-filled future, that was destined … Continue reading On Tomorrow’s World
Just Austin. Keeping it weird.
The Student had not yet seen the house-in-progress, so we took the opportunity to get him up there. As it’s a Monday, of course, people are working on the house, so we can’t take him inside. And that, for me, is the magic: this is the frame of the house we are going to have. … Continue reading Vacation Diary, June 2021
In these Covid-hit times, businesses have to diversify. And sandwich giant Jimmy John's is leading the way...into medical procedures. A little bit of a left turn there for JJ's, but full marks for thinking outside the sandwich box.
I think I write, more than anything, because I like how it feels afterwards. I like the feeling of I can do this. It’s not a feeling that comes easily to me. For most of each day, I’m feeling like I’m doing things I don’t understand, I’m not good at, or really dislike doing. So, … Continue reading On What To Write