Life So many things were disrupted this week that I don’t know where to start. I’ll start with the most important: despite a health scare, Zen is okay. On Thursday morning, Zen started to show signs of discomfort due to constipation, and by the early afternoon … Continue reading This Week
After a wearying week of winter weather, bouts of insomnia, and seasonal ennui, I found myself on this path near the end of my morning commute. I would like to say that I was 100% thrilled to be going to work this morning, but I … Continue reading Day 351 of Project 365: Forward.
Here’s how my evening commute went today: 15:15: I decide to stick around past quitting time in order to avoid some of the traffic on snowy roads. This decision has the added benefit of helping out at work a little, too. 16:30: Quitting time comes … Continue reading Day 349 of Project 365: Twelve miles in five hours.
Freezing rain continued to fall overnight, and I couldn’t get my car defrosted enough to drive in this morning. The roads and sidewalks were so icy that it took me twice as long to walk to and from the bus. But look at how photogenic the … Continue reading Day 344 of Project 365: Ice capades.
I survived! It was a bit painful waking up at a terribly early time this morning just to catch the bus, but come quitting time I was very glad that I wasn’t driving myself home. Trimet to the rescue! The bus couldn’t go faster than … Continue reading Day 343 of Project 365: Snow day.
“Snow!” screamed the child in the street. I glanced out at our garden and saw the wet flakes glopping down. They wouldn’t stick. They didn’t last. Magical all the same. I’ve fancied myself a minimalist before, although you wouldn’t know it for all the things … Continue reading Day 13 of Project 365: It’s snowing.