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Napping Problem

So, everyone like naps, right? Sleep is awesome.¬†Naps are great. Sleeping at a time other than the conventional, acceptable “overnight” period of time is like a delicious indulgence. Especially if you’ve run a marathon, or if you are tired from sitting in front of a computer all day, or if you’re not the greatest sleeper, […]

Waking Up (Not The Enlightenment Kind)

The days are getting shorter, and the sun is coming up later. It kind of sucks. It was easy to wake up with the sun over the summer because we have east facing windows, and we would get beams of morning sun into our bedroom before 5 am. That seems awful early, but I really […]

Fun With Self Employed Health Insurance, The Final Part (Contains Swear Words)

Okay, sorry. This was supposed to be one post about getting health insurance, and it was supposed to be this actual story I’m about to tell. But I guess I was pent up about all this, and it resulted in me writing¬†Part One and Part Two. So here’s the story that got me thinking about […]

Fun With Self Employed Health Insurance Part Two

Yesterday I talked about worrying about not getting health insurance. Despite the fact that I’m a little nutty, it is a legitimate thing to be anxious about. Thankfully, in our case, we did get coverage from an independent plan. We used a broker, and he recommended a provider and a plan, and I filled out […]

I Like One Of These Things Much Better Than The Other

The other day, I was awoken in the very early morning by a westerly wind and the scent of donuts beginning their lives in a vat of frying oil. This morning, I was awoken in the very early morning by an easterly wind and the scent of trees ending their lives at a paper mill. […]