Monthly Archives: October 2014

Day 297: Remake

My wife has been out of town for the past three days. No, I am not the stereotypical “helpless husband.” I can keep the kids fed and safe, and the house in relative order. But things do get a bit … Continue reading

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Day 296: Chat

No world-changing revelations tonight–just some small talk with strangers at a pizza joint. My middle child had a field trip today–they didn’t get back until around 6:30. After I picked him up, I decided to take the kids out to … Continue reading

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Day 295: Enact

I was wandering through the library stacks today. Actually, it was my first time in the stacks of my new library. I had about a half hour until a talk I was supposed to attend, so I thought I would … Continue reading

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Day 294: Smoke

No, I haven’t returned to any long-discarded bad habits. But I did manage to smoke up the house a bit tonight. The night turned cold, so we decided that a fire would be in order. Only I wasn’t really tending … Continue reading

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Day 293: Wobble

Here’s to being just a little unstable. I noticed that I was feeling a little down earlier today. Nothing major, but enough for me to note it. The cause? Well, there’s the usual suspects: first day back at work after … Continue reading

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Day 292: Fry

We went to the Wooly Worm Festival–an annual event in honor of the Wooly Bear Caterpillar, aka the Isabella Tiger Moth caterpillar, which (according to local lore) is an accurate predictor of the coming winter’s weather (or at least no … Continue reading

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Day 291: Question

I think I have been putting off this blog post for a little while now, but I’ve had a lingering question in the back of my mind for the past week or so: Has this blog already served its purpose? … Continue reading

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