Category Archives: Dear Diary

Steam burns and cataracts

Wouldncha think that after cooking all these years, it would teach me to keep my fingers and hands away from sharp knives, broken glass, and hot pans/lids/etc.? Of course, Dear, this isn’t your first day on earth or at the … Continue reading

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The Blood Moon

I got to see it early this a.m.  What a spectacular treat, especially from my spot in the desert.  I almost missed it because I thought it was supposed to be red around 2 a.m.  Luckily for me, I got … Continue reading

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Crawling

That’s how it feels.  I’ve managed to accomplish a lot but it still feels like the stack keeps getting bigger and the small bits and pieces hacked off the sides and edges never diminish it much.  Ah, yes…the rambler.  That’s … Continue reading

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Grinding at life

It is a grind. I was thinking about the parallel to poker. If you play the game the way you’re supposed to play it, it isn’t any fun — or so the saying goes when you’re playing poker. I wonder… … Continue reading

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Lunch with a few of the besties

Friday was a trip into Vegas for a visit to the DMV, lunch with a few of my favorite people, and then off to Riot’s school to take him home with me for the weekend.  How could I forget to … Continue reading

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Weekends past

I hesitate to write about some things due to the fact that my penning could be read by some parties that could affect the lives of the little people I know.  Nah…I never hesitate to write anything about some of … Continue reading

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Rolling, rolling, rolling…

I hit Vegas on Wednesday, thinking my tax appointment was for that day at 2 p.m. and I had my day planned around it.  Luckily, I happened to go back and check, one more time, because for some reason age … Continue reading

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WAHOO! Tomorrow I get the JEEP!

What the Pointer Sisters said.  “I’m so excited!!!” After almost seven weeks of being ‘carless’ it feels like Christmas is coming early.  And with everything that’s been done to it, it’s a complete rebuild on the engine.  I should be … Continue reading

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Maybe this is only funny to me

I started searching through emails and blog posts and, and, and, looking for follow-up info on my continuation of The View from the Box with Andy Beal as the spotlight.  I got stuck reading old posts and just shaking my … Continue reading

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It’s about time

that I put my tush in the driver’s seat at Tango and started spinning out a bit of noise.  There’s a wicked rumor out that my Jeep may be fixed sometime this week. It’s about 6 weeks now and I’m … Continue reading

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