p is for pool

One thing that remained when we split the household was the pool table. As much as Brian loved to play, he did not have room for it in his new place, so I put it up for sale. It was for sale for a pretty long time. I guess once …

save me

Lisa Scottoline is branching out from legal thrillers to just regular thrillers. OK, so this book is actually 10 years old, but it’s new to me. Despite the unbelievable plot and other deficiencies (I winced at some of the action, but not in a good way, and many of the …

thanksgiving 2019 part 2

With my family away for the holiday, I still felt compelled to make Thanksgiving dinner because how can you not eat turkey on Thanksgiving? I extended an invitation to Brian and he (and Esme!) joined us for dinner (in addition to providing one of the two turkey breasts I prepared–because …

the mule

This was a really good story about an older gentleman who becomes a mule for a drug cartel. Like all Clint Eastwood movies, it had a somewhat depressing ending but it was also really good. My rating: 4/5

the washer

My washer was fixed on Friday. It cost me a little less than expected, but still a lot for what ended up being a $30 part (about $170 all told). So far, so good with it. I did about eight loads of laundry over the weekend without issue, but I …