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 I Wasn’t Paid to Write This

Happy Hour with Chocolate Chips

[photopress:IMG_1590_sm_blog.jpg,full,pp_image] Click to enlarge   I stumbled upon happy hour, but I’m determined not to stumble out of it. I do have to drive myself home, after all. I sit in The Grill, in San Angelo, Texas. Tables dot the perimeter while the inviting, rectangular bar sits in the center. Opposite one end of it,… (read more)

Instant Believer

I met a friend on Wednesday night for coffee. There happens to be a Starbucks very near where we live, and not too far from his house. We set our things between a couple of plush chairs near the front window and then approached the counter to order. A bubbly barista greeted us and took… (read more)

Dem Bones, Dem Bones, Dem Redbones

[photopress:IMG_1378_sm_blog.jpg,thumb,alignright]Following my after-dark Harvard experience, I quickly made my way back to the “T” and rode back to Davis Square, where I ate at Redbones, a southern-style barbecue restaurant. Never would I have guessed that I would find barbecue to rival that found in Memphis and Alabama (can’t speak for Kansas City). Seated at the… (read more)

Free Software for Windows

There are many great, free programs I use in Windows. I thought some of you might like to know what they are. Here comes the corny intro paragraph. When the software included with your computer just isn’t quite enough, and you don’t want to buy something off the shelf, or if economic times have knocked… (read more)

Frozen Lasagna and a Lost Benism

As I type this (7:45 p.m.) Benjamin sleeps in his bed and Shannon naps in ours. I eat Michel Angelo’s Lasagna with Meat Sauce (from the freezer section), and it’s delicious. No preservatives and only 320 calories per 8oz serving. Good stuff. Highly recommended. But only once in a while, because 1/3 of those calories… (read more)