Monthly Archives: September 2020

Birthday Present

Those lightweight hikers were a huge hit.  My husband wears out a pair roughly every three years, whether they’re Timberlands, Merrells, or whatever.  Other than pac boots, those are all he wears for yard work.  When the old ones wear … Continue reading

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Summer Is Gone

*sigh*  Although I’m not a huge fan of temps in the upper 90s, with humidity to match, I already miss summer.  Today, we moved half the upper patio furniture — anything that has cushions — into storage.  The rest of … Continue reading

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RBG Replacement

The global legacy media is freaking out about Trump’s ability to nominate a replacement for Ruth.  This is ridiculous, because nobody else has the authority to do so.  Once a candidate is named, it’s all up to the senate to … Continue reading

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Car Dealer and Local Talk Radio Station

Yes, I know they’re two different subjects.  On the first topic, my car dealer sent a guy over to pick up my car to bring it in for inspection.  During this weird coronavirus semi-lockdown, they’re not charging extra for valet … Continue reading

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DMV

We both needed to get our driver’s licenses renewed, so we decided to go visit our local DMV this morning, mid-morning, rather than wait until this afternoon, or closer to the weekend.  It turned out to be a good choice.  … Continue reading

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Night of the Lepus

Svengoolie has a lot of super cheesy movies, but this is the cheesiest one so far.  The cast has half a dozen famous people in it, but the entire premise sucks, as does the screenplay.    Lagomorphs on steroids, and writers … Continue reading

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9/11/01 Press Coverage

This disgusts me.  I was there in Lower Manhattan when those planes hit the Twin Towers.  Nineteen years ago, the press was all “OMG, how could this terrorist attack happen?”  Now, they’re all “Meh.  Whatever.  That pales in comparison to … Continue reading

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Very Pleasant Dining Experience

Last night, I didn’t feel like cooking, and we’re out of charcoal for grilling, so we went to our local pub, which is now allowed to seat diners indoors at half capacity.  Yay!  The staff was half what it used … Continue reading

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Nextdoor

In case you’ve never used Nextdoor, it’s basically a modern day version of a local bulletin board service.  Most people use it to find recommendations for contractors, doctors, dentists, report neighborhood crimes, or report suspect business practices. A couple of … Continue reading

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Sombreuils (OGRs)

I wanted to put in a couple of antique roses that I planted at a previous house, but did not bring with me when I sold the place.  Found them from a place in Texas.  So, I ordered two of … Continue reading

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