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I Don’t Know Much

Here’s a few things that make me feel vastly ignorant.  Beyond, “I don’t know much about that,”  more like, “I can’t imagine learning enough about that to ever know anything.”  Like, I can feel the insides of my skull pressing on my brain. 1. Databases and web stuff.  So like, my site is like, slow?  […]

Weekend Recap

Friday after work: Grocery shopping for Sunday Mother’s Day Brunch. I painted a little when I got home. Saturday: Slept until 8:30 am. I hadn’t slept that great all week. Somehow, I sleep great on the weekends. Got up, ate sugary cereal. Hopped in the car to go to National Train Day. Notice photos. Notice […]

Some Notes On California

1. It’s sunny. I forgot about that. Blazing, never ending, no cloud sunshine. It was nice. When I stepped off the plane, it was very breezy and not much warmer than Portland. Kinda bullcrap. But as the days went by, it got warmer and warmer until it was 93 degrees on the day I left. […]

Anxiety: It’s A Non-Stop Party

So, yo, peep this: I’m anxious. Don’t know if you noticed. It’s one of those core personality traits that no amount of self reflection, stress management or booze can completely eliminate. Sometimes it’s barely noticeable, like “Oh, I should pay my car loan soon,” and other times it’s a raging torrent like, “OMFG I haven’t […]

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 […]