Category Archives: Misc

Well, He IS a Dog

Last week was a hell of a week, with a lot of ups and downs, but what helped really rocket it off was on Tuesday night, when I let Cappy out for a last call and realized he was up … Continue reading

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He Speaks Softly Too

About a year ago a branch in one of our trees partly broke. It was just hanging there taunting me, as nothing I did could get it down. Yesterday I finally managed to grab it with a rake and pull … Continue reading

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One Month Later, I Finished the First Week of C25K

Remember when I got it into my head that I was going to do Couch to 5K? Well, after only four weeks, I’ve completed the first week. How does my math there work out? If you recall, day one of … Continue reading

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More Like a DREKtop, Right?

Someone on Twitter said, “Who even has icons on their desktop anymore?” So I showed him my desktop: I knew what would happen and sure enough, within moments my Twitter feed erupted into spasms of “OH GOD!”, “HOW CAN YOU…?”, … Continue reading

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Ex-STREAM Dog Walking!

If you recall, last year we got Cappy a pool that we thought he might enjoy goofing around in when it got hot. He was not particularly enthusiastic about it. Yesterday we took him for a walk in Forest Park. … Continue reading

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Well, at Least I Didn’t Throw Up

This weekend I went out and bought possibly the most expensive pair of shoes I’ve ever owned. They’re running shoes for running and they were on sale. I was going to get a cheaper pair, but they didn’t have those … Continue reading

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The Day Job

Here’s what I’ve been working on for about a week. I was translating a query from the Oracle system to SQL Server. The query referred to three different tables I also had to translate, and one of those required a … Continue reading

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What’s on the TV, Dave?

Elementary is about to end its season, and Justified is completely done. Doctor Who is, as far as I’m concerned, on indefinite hiatus, and Sleepy Hollow has been all but forgotten by nearly everyone I know who couldn’t praise it … Continue reading

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