Monthly Archives: August 2019

Andrew Luck

So, I don’t follow the NFL particularly closely, but it was impossible to miss Andrew Luck’s retirement yesterday on my Twitter feed. And apparently some folks are big mad about it – like this ass: Retiring cause rehabbing is “too … Continue reading

Posted in Sports | Tagged | Comments Off on Andrew Luck

Oh, and have a Lily

Posted in Lily, Photos | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Welp, it’s happening!!!

Got the official offer letter on the new gig – you can bet I hit YES at the speed of light. Getting a nice raise, and there is room for growth to boot. In a move like this there are … Continue reading

Posted in Working | Tagged | Comments Off on Welp, it’s happening!!!

Help labor & stick it to the man a little

The world is a flaming hellhole right now and I know many folks feel like there isn’t really shit you can do about anything for anyone. But, there is one small, relatively easy thing you can do that will help … Continue reading

Posted in Musings, Rants, Working | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What a week.

So, last Friday, I talked with the manager about the testing job, and Monday morning I got an email saying he’d gotten the OK to extend an offer and that he was really excited to have me on the team. … Continue reading

Posted in Working | Tagged | 2 Comments


I am officially under consideration for the testing job. When I talked to the manager about it, he seemed very excited that I was interested in it, and loved my experience from prior to being with this company, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Working | Tagged | Leave a comment

The wheels of corporate do grind a bit slow…

A week and a half after starting the process of trying to find out the salary for the testing job, I am finally in possession of the pay bands and manager name. And it doesn’t pay half of what I … Continue reading

Posted in Working | Tagged | Leave a comment


Yesterday, I was still trying to process what happened in Gilroy. Who shoots up a garlic festival? (We know, the answer is repeatedly the same – violent white supremacists.) All of these shootings have bothered me – this one, the … Continue reading

Posted in Gun Control, News, Racism | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

I need to get the fuck out of this town.

So, I’m on Nextdoor, for reasons I cannot even begin to explain, but OK. Earlier this week, a woman a few neighborhoods over posts. She’s been in the hospital for a month, and some things have had to slide – … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellany, Musings, Rants | Tagged , , | 2 Comments