the night before

Since this was a holiday movie, I suppose it would have been better to watch this around the holidays, but I was in the mood for a comedy and those are in short supply in my Netflix queue, so this one made the cut. It starred Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen …

the partner

This book reminded me why I stopped reading John Grisham years ago–all of his books are the same story. There’s always something fishy going on with a law firm somewhere; offshore bank accounts are involved; and some lawyer always gets away with something in the end.  My rating: 2.5

used car lot

As if it didn’t look like one before, the driveway we share with our neighbors (who have three vehicles themselves) officially looks like a small used car lot. We added another vehicle to our fleet on Monday, a Scion tC for Jake, who turns 16 in a couple of weeks. …

dark ages

Yesterday, there was a brush fire somewhere in Johnstown and it took out one of the fiber optic cables that delivers cable and internet services to the area. It affected 10,000 customers and we were one of them. The outage started in early afternoon and was not resolved by the …

lizzy goat

I came home from work on Monday to find that Lizzy ate a huge piece of her canvas bed cover–it was at least the size of a sheet of paper and is fairly heavy material. I got on the phone with the vet and they said to watch her for …