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Regular Life

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Archive for August 2005

Hurricane Katrina again

This is all over the news and everybody knows about it, but this would not be a personal journal, a record of my life, if I didn’t comment on Hurricane Katrina. It’s just awful. All those people displaced, many mourning their losses, or unsure whether loved ones survived. Pets left for what their owners thought… (read more)

Hurricane Katrina and My Reporting

At lunch yesterday as I munched on my canned tuna, Zesta saltines, and baby carrots, I for once paid attention to the television in the break room. Hurricane Katrina was on her miserable march up Louisiana and Mississippi, leaving little room for stupidity. Yet CNN had an innumerable supply of reporters, borrowed and their own,… (read more)

I Yike it a Yot

This weekend, I managed to install two more of our ceiling fans. Living pretty much anywhere in Texas without fans is not recommended. The second one went in Ben’s room, and after I finished it, he looked up and said, “Ben’s san.” Now, Ben doesn’t use the”f” sound yet. Instead, he uses the “s.” I… (read more)

Find the Differences

Oops. What I meant was watching the sun rise as Benjamin plays in the sand. Thanks to jim for pointing out that it would be hard to see the sun set over the ocean while on the east coast. Another thing… I took the two pictures below, before and after getting our new HDTV. That’s… (read more)