As you might be aware, I work from home and my main company for most of the day are four adorable but malodorous pugs. Among other things, this has had the effect of making my already suspect social skills into something approaching shut-in level. As we head into Xmas party season, this is a cause … Continue reading On Unsuitable Topics of Conversation
I hope you have as much fun as Santa did.
<Sings>Werewolves and Plastic Trees... Grinches and inflatable Snoopies... That's what Christmas means to me!
Based on the New York magazine series, here. Tea I was not much of a tea-drinker back in the old-country, but genes will assert themselves eventually. My wife discovered this particular brand and I like it so much that the raspberry flavor has become my “treat myself” tea on long work days. I'm prepared to … Continue reading What #SmallChange Can’t Live Without
I don't know. Should something apparently edible last this long? Well, dear reader, let me assure you it did not. It was delicious and now lives on inside of me, forever and ever.
One of the few concessions I have refused to make to my new homeland is using the word “Fall” when what I clearly mean is “autumn”. Fall is and will always be a verb…except, I suppose, when it comes to Lucifer. But other than that very strict theological exception…fall is a verb. And so it … Continue reading On Autumn
I had to truthfully respond to this computer-generated message today. The question I had to answer, in my head, was...How can I be sure? And now I'm in a spiral, questioning the very notion of certainty itself. And this is how machines win.
Based on the Guardian series, here. The book I am currently reading I'm very good at starting books. The book that changed my life I guess it would be the first one I copy edited and the author didn't complain. I wish I could remember what it was. The book I wish I’d written So … Continue reading Books That Made Me
Maybe he is a great guy.