Regular Life

Regular Life

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

Posts filed under General Thoughts

New Banner and New Feature

I’m off work all week and we’re finally painting a few rooms in our house after living here almost three years. That’s a record for living in one home, by the way, in our nearly 16-year marriage. Do not read the rest of this unless you like boring update posts that don’t have any real… (read more)

Stump-Dodging DIY

Ben atop the “new” swingset (click to enlarge) As I have stated elsewhere, there are two types of people in this world: stump finders and stump dodgers. This is a sledding analogy. When sledding down a hill in or near the woods, the one who goes first is the stump finder. All who go after… (read more)

Call Somebody Today

(Note: New banner for April 2008 today. You might have to force a refresh in your browser. It’s a bush eating a fence.) After a somewhat difficult day at work Monday, it was great to talk on the phone with my wife for nearly 30 minutes. Her dad’s in town visiting — mostly while I’m… (read more)

It’s an Institution and Whatnot

There’s a little bustling going on in our house right now. Shannon busily packs up a brown grocery bag with light tortilla chips and a homemade southwest dressing for the huge chicken-strip salad she made. Personally, I’m going straight for the chili dogs when we get there. You see, we’re going to watch the Super… (read more)