Category Archives: Life

Pretend the one with the golf club is orange…

The past couple days have been a bit of a scramble, what the usual work stuff, and some non-work projects needing to be finished up and sent off. The number of holiday decorations popping up all over the place grows … Continue reading

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Oh look, it’s that time of year again

It’s December 1st, which means it’s time to dust off this blog and try once again to post daily for a whole month (driven primarily by the deep feelings of guilt when I inevitably don’t make it because I’m one … Continue reading

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A trio

Three things that make me happy today: A KitchenAid with a dough hook. A proofing bucket  Fresh-from-the-oven baked rolls with cream cheese and homemade Spiced Tomato Jam.

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Being other

A long, long, time ago, my Girl Scout troop worked on a badge with a requirement where we had to somehow experience some type of disability. The normal response to this sort of thing would be to blindfold everyone and … Continue reading

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Clumsy

The sidewalks in front of the federal buildings in the section of DC I was in are made of square tiles, probably about a foot across. I am sure they were perfectly fine when they were first put down, but … Continue reading

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View

The view from my hotel window (Washington DC). Blogging from A to Z in whatever order I feel like.

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Kids

The hotel in which I’m staying is surrounded by bakeries. Seriously, it seems as if you cannot go a block without passing at least two of them, on each side of the street. I can only assume that people in … Continue reading

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Year

One year ago today we went to a friend’s house to pick up some temporary house guests: a very dainty momma cat and her six one-week-old kittens. It was a crazy, adorable, energetic few months as the babies transitioned from … Continue reading

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Raw

I know I’ve mentioned before how much I really, really like The Great British Bake Off. So you can imagine how excited I was when I discovered that there’s other versions out there – including one for Australia. Consequently, Richard … Continue reading

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Distance

The round trip distance to and from the campus for today’s facilities walk through: 240 miles. The portion of the trip that went through the eternal construction zone that is highway 99: 95%. The number of steps my Fitbit says … Continue reading

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