Category: anecdotal

  • Time to Do Something Good.

    I have a cat, That Jake. A few years ago, he got very sick. I thought I wanted to let him go – I was broke – but one of the vets at the hospital basically guilted me into treating his undiagnosable liver infection.

  • Snowpocalypse 2015: The Stop & Shop in Revere

    B! and I just got back from the grocery store. We’d driven past around noontime today, Sunday, and the glut of cars in the lot made me wonder how many more people they could pack in before they hit fire code. “Let’s not do this now,” we agreed, and went to breakfast instead. Some eight […]

  • Things that are unrelated:

    I downloaded a new version of the Scrabble iPhone app today. And it sucks. SUCKS. The load time is horrible, the graphics are lame, and, so far as I can tell, there’s no way to quit a game midstream. I spend about 3/4 of my life playing (and quitting) Scrabble matches against my iPhone’s computer, […]

  • Lightroom! Why??

    I’m going to go ahead and apologize in advance – I just spun up the hard drive with my photo archive only to find that my Lightroom catalog for said photo archive had disappeared. So I’m making myself feel better by going through old pictures and admiring them in their natural beauty. Here’s a pretty […]

  • Sometimes I think I’m charged with negative ions.

    In what seems like a string of unimaginable coincidences, in the past several weeks I have spent the better part of a month’s salary on not-so-extravagant electronic items, only to have them die at their pulse-driven cores: zero by one by one. 1) Failed 2009 MacBook Pro RAM upgrade: $150 +/- 12 hours of my […]