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Grinding my teeth in silent outrage

Our vacation to Florida was a big success on the whole, if bookended by less-than-stellar travel experiences. We spent three days in Orlando visiting Universal Studios and particularly The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, followed by a week down at … Continue reading

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A good kind of tired

I’m very tired, but it’s a good kind of tired. It’s that time of year when there are just a ton of social engagements and preparations to make for the end of the year. Tonight alone we are managing to … Continue reading

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First off the plane

A lot has been going on at work lately, and yesterday I had to fly to San Jose and back, all in a single day. Both flights were booked solid, and the only ticket I could get for the return … Continue reading

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That extended family

It’s Yom Kippur, and my more-traditional-than-religious day of atonement shall soon conclude with an extremely welcome breaking of the fast. I spent most of the day driving around looking at barbecues, perhaps in the desperate hope that I might emerge … Continue reading

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In solidarity with the houseboat owner

Been a hectic couple of weeks, as usual. It was nice to have a four-day weekend for the July 4th holiday, but the weather was very uncooperative, especially compared to last year where it was like the middle of summer. … Continue reading

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Surviving the Dumbass Decade

Today is the milestone day, turning the big three-oh. I am spending it in my housecoat at home, and then quite possibly later on going to someone else’s birthday party as well as a reunion party for the Cannibal cast. … Continue reading

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The most juvenile sport

The party on the 4th with folks from Unexpected Productions was just about the most fun I’ve had in months. The weather was scorching hot and we were on one of the ensemble member’s houseboat, a modestly-sized bachelor pad parked … Continue reading

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Giving my feet a rest

Happy America Day, everyone! Canada Day was just a few days ago, and I┬ácelebrated in style, as I am wont to do. Work is now in that “hurry up and wait” phase of the project where I’m spending considerable time … Continue reading

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Even better

As this year winds down I’m feeling in a bit of a funk, so I wanted to take the opportunity to review what a remarkable year it’s actually been for me, in that I: Got to be in an outstanding … Continue reading

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Thundersnow

Been a while since my last post. I’ve been busy, though… rather notably, my birthday was crashed by Joel McHale, the host of E!’s The Soup. More specifically, Joel is an alumnus of Unexpected and was in town briefly, so … Continue reading

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