Category Archives: Life

Dear 2016


On a personal level, you were a mixed bag. In February, I was finally hired at my job after working months as a freelancer and I love it. I can’t imagine being anywhere else (in terms of commute, location, the … Continue reading

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The Way It Used to Be


It seems I need to get back into blogging. Since I don’t watch much TV, I’ve been spending my nights in a fruitless effort to try to learn the Japanese language – and still getting nowhere. At least it feels … Continue reading

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Manic Monday


Monday night was crazy. Earlier in the day, Ann had sent me a picture of my wonderful neighbor — you already know I’m being fatuous — standing in the street next to his car. That is, his damaged car. Turns … Continue reading

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A Summer That Won’t Suck, Outing 1: Petersen Automotive Museum


Well, if there’s anything that will get me blogging with regular frequency, it’s going out and doing things. And that’s exactly what the kid and I did today. He had heard about an event going on at the Petersen Automotive … Continue reading

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A Summer That Won’t Suck


When I was working at the grocery store, there were a few things I lacked. First, dignity. There was a time when working such a job was a rather respectable thing to do with people spending a good portion of … Continue reading

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