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I Am TT Roadster, Y’all

I’m sitting in PDX airport, waiting for a flight to So Cal. I’m visiting for reasons related to this. My mom is on the mend, and I want to thank everyone who has sent their well wishes. Now begins the long, hard slog for us all to eat a little better and get more exercise. […]

This Makes Me Sad

From the NYT: Sweden Says No to Saving Saab, a National Icon By the time I’m ready to buy my next car, I may have to get a Volvo. Or a Subaru. Fine cars, but still. My grandpa was one of the first people to sell Saabs in the US back in 1957. My uncle […]

Things Going On: A List, #3 (I think)

This came out fantastic. Even if I do say so myself. I don’t know if I could enjoy a store-bought corned beef after making it ourselves. We got the recipe from Cooks Illustrated, (subscription needed.) Fricken good. Related: I don’t feel the need to eat parsnips, rutabagas or turnips. Unless there’s a reward involved. I’m […]

I’m Afraid Of Stairs

Okay? Really. I really am afraid of stairs. I’m not making a joke by trying to say I’m actually afraid of something else. Like forklifts, (because I’m afraid of them too.) Stairs. The things you step on. They freak me out. One or two stairs or steps are fine, though I may trip on them […]

Moving Briskly Along

It didn’t occur to me that moving into an apartment without closets would make me have to “deal with” the copious amounts of crap that I have accumulated. My last apartment had a closet the size of a garage. So I had plenty of boxes that I shoved into a corner and dismissed. I would […]