Category Archives: Life

T is for Travel

The week has been far busier than I had anticipated, and today capped it off. I had an all day meeting in Merced, plus a ton of follow-up work that needed to be done once I got home from the … Continue reading

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X is for Xeriscape

A couple years ago we ripped out the front yard and replaced it all with drought tolerant plants and a couple citrus trees, and a whole lot of mulch. And by ‘we’, I mean we hired someone to come in … Continue reading

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J is for Jars

In our house, you cannot drink anything cold out of a regular water glass. This is because in our house, we have Rupert, a determined grey tabby who has made it his mission to tip over any glass of cold … Continue reading

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Z is for Zombies

First, I will state the obvious. I am a fan of zombies. I like (mostly) the entire genre. And it is really not a huge surprise that they’ve become so popular. Zombies cross every boundary – they can be any … Continue reading

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U is for University-ish

One of the awesome things about the internet (all hail the internet) is that it opens up all sorts of opportunities to take classes online. Continue reading

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F is for Focus

I picked up my new glasses last Tuesday. Normally when I get new glasses there’s a brief moment when my eyes try to work out that something is new, and then it’s all good. These, however, are bifocals. So the … Continue reading

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P is for Photography

I still miss the pull-out keyboard of my old Droid phone. I miss it a LOT; it’s so much harder to type on a screen. But there are bonuses about my new phone (Droid Turbo, since I know someone is … Continue reading

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R is for Rough

Some house guests came to stay with us today. We weren’t actually expecting them until next weekend (and it was only this morning that we decided we were okay with taking them in in the first place), but circumstances changed, … Continue reading

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Q is for Quick

I’ve done a couple 5ks over the past few years, and have gone through the Couch to 5k program (via the awesome Zombies Run! training app) more than once. But running isn’t ever going to be my thing. For one … Continue reading

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I is for Inevitable

We knew it was going to be quick. The tumor had popped up in less than two weeks so I couldn’t see that it was going to suddenly start slowing down any time soon. She was doing more sneezing and … Continue reading

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