Downtime

What I Learned While On Vacation

October 13, 2014

Aloha! So nice to see you on this lovely little island…can I interest you in a Mai Tai? Wait, what do you mean this isn’t an island? And there’s no Mai Tai? What sort of nonsense is this? *** Hey, did I tell you guys we were going to Hawaii? For 6 days? For an […]

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Pluses and Minuses

November 29, 2013

On the plus side: I didn’t eat 4500 calories, or whatever it is that they estimate people eat on Thanksgiving. On the negative side: In the past two days I’ve only kept down 2 pieces of toast, 1 scrambled egg, and some chicken broth. Oh, and gingerale. On the plus side: We had always planned […]

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A 6pm nap? Sure, that won’t end horribly for everyone.

November 23, 2013

It is 6:15 as I start writing this. Jackson went to bed at 5:30. N.C. fell asleep on the couch at 5:40. The dog & the cat are both asleep too, but those don’t have quite the potential to screw with my personal schedule, so besides noting that I am the only living thing in […]

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Some Rambling About the Weekend

November 22, 2013

I’ve been working from home this week, and Jackson has been home sick for 3 days, and it’s been raining so we’ve all been stuck in the house. I’m fairly certain that 3 days of close quarters in this situation is probably pushing the limits of how much time we should spend together without SOME […]

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Peace and Quiet Through the White Noise

November 21, 2013

It’s raining right now. I can hear the pitter pattery sounds of rain falling on the balcony, along with the glugglugglug sounds of water going through the gutter & down the downspouts, plus the splishsplash sounds as cars drive through puddles on the street outside. It is noisy, in a quiet way, in a way […]

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