Monthly Archives: August 2011

You’re a good man

Summer is the local season for road construction, and the route I usually take to my yoga classes is officially all torn up.  This morning, I decided to try an alternate path; and while the new set of roads wasn’t … Continue reading

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More than just a bike

For the past several summers, I have contemplated getting a bicycle.  I owned a bike as a kid, and I adored it.  I would spend hours riding around the neighborhood; my bike was my first “set of wheels”, my first … Continue reading

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Almost too unreal to be real

I spent the bulk of my day today in the car.  (About eight hours total: four hours driving in one direction, then another four hours coming back home.)   When I left the house shortly after 6 am, I had no … Continue reading

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Oh don’t mind me…

A white greyhound lives two doors down the street from us.  He is the skinniest dog I have ever seen.  Greyhounds are very fast, but they are also very delicate; after they race for 30 seconds, they have to rest.  … Continue reading

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You doo-doo head!

Today was a tiring day.  It was a very productive day (which was great!), and the hours actually passed by rather quickly (which was also good) – but at the end of it I was bleary-eyed from looking at a … Continue reading

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Seven Links Challenge

My generous friend Ruth (click on her name to view her blog – she’s an amazing photographer who captures ‘everyday’ scenes with much more than an ‘everyday’ kind of eye) invited me to participate in a “Seven Links Challenge”.  I … Continue reading

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Another downtown sighting

Last Monday I shared about a magical, mysterious candy bar I encountered on my way to work (which is still on the ledge, by the way; I may have to give a weekly update about it…); this Monday I came … Continue reading

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SWEET ride!

Coming back home after being out and about this afternoon, I was less than a mile from my house when my car approached this one: Holy crap, that is so cool!  The antique vehicle pulled far to the right, allowing … Continue reading

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Lucky (but perplexing) lotto

I’ve been playing the lottery since I was 18 years old.  I buy two tickets twice a week:  one ticket contains the same series of numbers every time, and the other is comprised of a computer-generated random set of digits.  … Continue reading

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Um, what was that again?

Grocery shopping early on a weekday morning is a situation where young children are frequently present; and as such, is often an opportunity for me to observe something humorous, interesting, or touching.  Such was the case today. As I was … Continue reading

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