Random Bits

Inadequate

*A note before you read this. After doing an audit of my blog in 2022, I have decided to leave content that speaks to the Christian I was at the time this was written. I no longer identify as Christian (and haven’t for a very long time.) I chose to leave these posts because it is who I was then … Read More

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Not Yet Thinking Clear Thoughts

This is the best I can do. I got my hair cut. I’m not sure if I like it. We’re going to be Grandparents. Our grandbaby is due April 23rd. I filled in at AWP Thursday and Friday. I wish I would’ve got to meet Mort Castle. I didn’t know he was there. I paid freaking $9 for a coffee … Read More

I’m so Bad Sometimes–Makes It Hard to be a “Good Christian”

*A note before you read this. After doing an audit of my blog in 2022, I have decided to leave content that speaks to the Christian I was at the time this was written. I no longer identify as Christian (and haven’t for a very long time.) I chose to leave these posts because it is who I was then … Read More

Categories GOD

Random Bits

We’ve moved back into our house. You didn’t know we had left? See this post. We had a lot of visitors over the weekend. And I hadn’t done anything to the house other than help Phil with the basement. The first half of July 4 was totally enjoyable. The latter half, not so much. “Not so much” is an understatement. … Read More

Stuff

I watched for the first time ever this past weekend: Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Sweeney Todd Blade Runner Phil and I made 6 dozen authentic tamales (beef and pork mixed,) Puerto Rican rice, salsa fresca, salsa verde, and twelve loaves of old fashioned banana bread. I drank two bottles of wine. … Read More

Report: Day Two & Three Without TV. Superbowl Weekend.

I was trying to work on a new short story and I just can’t concentrate. I thought I’d blog for a few minutes–y’know, clear my head. Saturday went horrendous without TV. Phil got tons of stuff done that he has put off hasn’t had time to do, like making our shower work. We thought maybe our well pump was going … Read More

Writing, back to the grind

Last week, my friend needed me to help take care of her kids while her husband was in the hospital. I stayed at her house a few days, I did work on the story a little, but not as much as I would have liked to. Given the circumstances though, I did ok. I think I mentioned this, but I … Read More

Random Bits

I found this guy, Rene Gruss, on MySpace I loved Bellatrix (free download this month.) I bought the whole album, right now Bellatrix remains my favorite. I found this other guy, Brian Gleason, on MySpace, he has the most amazing natural country voice I’ve heard next to George Jones, George Strait, Josh Turner (Jeremy Camp, outside of country)–I mean one … Read More