Category: Personal

Shift Up to Frustration

My company recently upgraded me to a new laptop, and it almost didn’t survive the first hour in my safekeeping. The old Dell was was working fine … except that it was no longer on speaking terms with its fancy-schmancy docking station.

Posted in Funny, Personal, Writing

My First Half Marathon

I’ve always enjoyed running, though I haven’t always run. Lately, though, I have. Early this year, we adopted Roxy from a shelter. Roxy is, we think, mostly Manchester terrier. We discovered pretty quickly that she really liked to run. I took this

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My Truck Stop Writing Haven

In one of my early posts on this blog, I talked about how I love to write in restaurants. It basically comes down to this: I’m more productive when I write just about anywhere but at home or my regular work environment. I’ve

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Avengers Sneakers for Megan

Anyone who knows me knows about my weird hobby of painting shoes. I’ve been doing it since high school. The idea is just so obvious: Some artists paint on canvas. Some shoes are made of canvas. Why not paint on

Posted in Art, Personal

Brave, Stupid Roxy

  We have the bravest and stupidest dog on the planet. Roxy likes to run. She especially likes to run out on the hiking/off-roading trails north of our house. She likes it when I let her off the leash and she can

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