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Archives for September 2009

This Just In: I Am A Nutjob

I love everything about the word nutjob. I slip in into conversation as often as I can. It covers so many bases with such minimal effort. Politicians, coworkers, hormonal women, crabby kitties. All covered. It’s a word that so easily fits in the side of your mouth, “Get a load of that nutjob.” It feels […]

A Night At The Polish Fest

Wisely, we opted not to plan any other obligations this weekend except to go to the Oktoberfest and the Polish Fest. We spent our Saturday lounging in our PJs into the wee hours of the afternoon. We decided to head over to Interstate Ave towards evening with the hope that *maybe* the crowds might be […]

A Night at Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest at Oaks Park. We have been looking forward to this since last year’s visit. Because we like accordions, schnitzel, and wiener dogs and beer. We decided to start early and go Friday night after work. It was a lovely evening. We got beer, we got food, and we sat down near the wiener dog […]

Vaux Swifts 2009

Vaux Swifts 2009 from Mile73 on Vimeo. We went last year also. It’s a goddamned spectacle. If you haven’t gone to see this yet, quick now, like a little bunny and go. They will be moving on soon. Magically our trip has been blogged over here. I love it when that happens!

Tank Full Of Gas (Multiple), Chapter Nineteen, Part 4: Crater Lake

As our vacation progressed, I appreciated that each of our days’ drives became shorter and shorter. In the beginning of the trip, it was good to feel the miles slip under the wheels. It felt like we were actually traveling. Driving in the desert, or anywhere, is different than getting on a plane and just […]