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Me and my life Thoughtful

Elephant graveyard

We’ve lived in our new house for about four months now. In that time, my wife (bless her) has col­lect­ed and dis­posed of two dead squir­rels, a ful­ly grown but dead rab­bit, and a mori­bund car­di­nal. We do have dogs, but nei­ther of them are com­pe­tent enough to have caught any of the above. Which […]

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Me and my life Practical

Simplify: our pre-sort laundry system

When we first moved in to our house in Lawrence, we got a pret­ty big walk-in clos­et in the mas­ter bed­room. We’d not had one like that before, and imme­di­ate­ly set about using it to sim­pli­fy our laun­dry tasks. Before this, we’d col­lect all our laun­dry in one bas­ket (occa­sion­al­ly we’d try two, whites and […]

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Me and my life

On having boys, instead

A while ago, a friend prompt­ed me to think about what it means to me to have two boys, instead of the girls I so pub­licly want­ed when we were preg­nant. I came up with a response then, but thought it might be worth flesh­ing out my thoughts some more. For my ben­e­fit, at least. […]

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Me and my life

I need a new hat (style)

I have very lit­tle hair left on the top of my head, and I can­not stay inside all the time. Sum­mer cometh, and to pro­tect my bald head from sun­burn, I real­ly need a hat. In fact, I need two hats, one for gar­den­ing, and one for out­ings. The dif­fer­ence? The gar­den­ing one can be […]

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Culture

With a fox

To express prop­er­ly the high lev­el of dis­course this site hopes to attain, I present to you, “Fox lick­ing win­dow.” I can’t stop watch­ing it. Here are some sources: Gif­Soup and YouTube