Monthly Archives: February 2016

Panic: At the Word-Processor

A few weeks ago, I was whining at Lance about how much I envied him pursuing his dream and real talent of creative writing (He is at the {undergrad} Iowa Writer’s Workshop. Seriously,) his having time all alone to think …

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Mad City Rail Show ’16

Yesterday was the Mad City Rail Show in Madison, Wisconsin. Last year, I took Olin and Seraphine by myself, and it was a little nuts. I learned my lesson, though, and brought Lance along this time specifically to chase Olin. He drove …

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Home Improvements

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Our new landlord is incredibly flexible. I asked him if I could make somewhat-major changes to his house twice in 48 hours, and he said “Sure, go ahead.” No hesitation, just… Go ahead and do it. I’m somewhat amazed, and enormously …

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The Deciding Factor

The town I live in has a number of places to get groceries. There is a convenience store whose loss leaders are really good deals on basic grocery items, a Shopko that has a limited snack/drink/grocery section, a creamery that …

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