Category Archives: Miscellany

So, when’s the last time you changed that Brita filter?

So, last year, our old Brita pitcher got a crack in it, so I got two new ones, one for the kitchen and one for upstairs. (Way easier to just have one upstairs for refilling the humidifier and nightstand water … Continue reading

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God bless any of y’all still reading these rantings

Maybe once things are back to semi-normal and I can get out and talk to people for extended periods of time, I’ll have less need for this stream of consciousness outlet, but until then…sorry, not sorry. I’ve figured out which … Continue reading

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Despite plague and insurrection

We have made it to another Friday! And the multi-state lotteries are both huge and yeah, I’ve gotten a couple tickets. Fun to have something not related to the current death and destruction in the world to ponder. When I … Continue reading

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So, it’s Friday

But time is meaningless, given that it’s also March 315th, 2020. But, so far just this week, we’ve gotten through an attempted coup, an election certification, and a continued pandemic – all while still having to work, get the bins … Continue reading

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It’s OK to do “normal things”

I’m sure you’ve read in any number of places that we can’t “normalize” yesterday’s coup attempt/domestic terrorist attack at the Capitol. And they’re right – we cannot normalize this. But, doing normal things in the midst of a crisis – … Continue reading

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Well, I have a new phone

Given the choice between paying a ridiculous deductible to get a non-widescreen obsolete replacement or paying a reasonable amount for a new up to date phone that will even work with 5G when it comes around that I could take … Continue reading

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Welcome, 2021!

Bit grey and rainy, but that’s January for you. No first day hike for me, but the weather is going to be far better tomorrow, so I may get out and explore a local park. Found out last night that … Continue reading

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Seems we have another Monday

As broken as time has been the last 9 months, Mondays to seem to continue to roll around with startling regularity. After a short week of working half days, today is going to be…long. At least we only have 3 … Continue reading

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34 days for 2 day priority mail

But, my SportPepperCat shirt is here, benefitting kitties in need! But for real, these got dropped at the Post Office on 11/18, never got scanned in and have been in shipping limbo for a month.  Tracker says they’re still in … Continue reading

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Yay, longer days!

We get a whole additional second of daylight today! OK, it’s better than nothing, and I’ll take it. Another half day today, and my enthusiasm for work this week is waning – just having multiple cases of “I cannot brain … Continue reading

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