2wet 2weed

This summer has been so dry, I was glad to see the rain today. The pond, which has been really low, is back up to capacity. Not only that, but I get a break from watering plants for at least a few days. On the other hand, everything outside is …

2hot 2ride

But we did anyway. We had a free moment yesterday afternoon, so we went for a quick motorcycle ride. It was rather like riding into the air of a hair dryer, even though we took the relatively shady path of the Somerset Pike. It was too hot for dogs, so …

garden 2016

My garden is kind of blah this year. I’m not sure what the problem is. It doesn’t seem to be as far along at this point as normal. For example, last year, by this time, I had already canned a batch of pickles. This year, I’ve only collected a handful …

10 cloverfield lane

This was kind of a sequel to Cloverfield, but not really. It did have some clever marketing, though. The beginning of the movie was pretty engrossing, but once you definitively find out what’s going on, the intensity dropped off a bit. And for that, I’m taking away a half point …

lighter

Jake’s mouth is three teeth lighter and my wallet is about $1,500 lighter (thanks, Obama*). Jacob had his wisdom teeth extracted this morning (he only had three of them). The procedure went smoothly and he’s doing as well as one would expect, so no complaints there. *We used to have …