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All the Good Names Were Taken · 1W ago

Marketing genius

It's gotten to that time of year where we're harvesting new potatoes from the garden. We didn't actually plant any potatoes this year -- what we're digging up are from feral spuds, plants th...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 4W ago

So much for good intentions

I had semi-vowed to start scaling back on doing stuff at the museum. I was going to focus a tad more on other stuff at home and a tad less elsewhere at anything that involved lots of time an...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

Headline I did not want to see

"Sanders keeping door open on 2020" What the hell is wrong with these aging politicians? Bernie Sanders makes some great progressive arguments, by why would anyone who is barely a month awa...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

Life's little disappointments

I had the first round of cataract removal done Thursday afternoon. It was remarkably boring. You don't actually get to see much when you're strapped to a table with a surgical drape over you...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

No winemaking this year

Concord grapevine reachng for the sky Once again the deer are now doing a nice job of trimming the grapevines. Things have finally dried out enough that we've been able to do some weed whac...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

Holy wah, the stupid is running deep

I screwed up recently. I joined an RV discussion group on Facebook. Now I already knew, thanks to having been a campground host, that some of the people who take to the road in motorhomes ...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

Independence Day

All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

Time to build an ark?

I don't know if it's been raining more than usual lately, but I do wish we'd get a long enough break between the deluges for things to dry out enough for the S.O. to mow. It's getting to whe...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 2M ago

Is the insurance industry working on making itself extinct?

I've been following -- sort of -- the discussions about repealing most of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The one thing that seems guaranteed no matter what version of a montrosit...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 2M ago

Tonto National Monument

Or, how my kid tried to kill me by dragging up a hill to look at a cliff dwelling. Okay, so maybe she didn't actually try to kill me. Going to Tonto National Monument was my idea, not hers....