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Archive for June, 2010

Visitors #495 and 496

This past weekend, Charlotte & PA Dutch visited! They vacationed in Maine the week before, and detoured to our house before heading back home to Philly. Since Vermont would be more »


So it has been a week since my return form Colorado and it has been a busy one. My wife, “the blogger” has been bugging me to write a post more »

My name in print

Whenever I tell people I’m a writer, the first question is usually, “where can I read something you wrote?” Well, besides this awesome, awesome blog, there weren’t many places you more »

Week 3 of Unemployment: (Almost) Broken Toe and World Cup Soccer

I thought for a day or two that I broke my pinkie toe.On Monday night, my phone rang from the other room and it was J. I ran to get more »

This wedding makes me feel old

I just returned from a trip to the Midwest where I attended the wedding of LilSis! LilSis is part of my Phoenix/St. Gregory’s crew. She was in 8th grade when more »

Happy 6th Birthday Mr. McKinley!

I turned 6 today. I feel old. Just look at all the white hair I have. more »

Week 2 of Unemployment: Scared

I went to an unemployment workshop required by the state today. Apparently one of many I will have to go to. While sitting in the room waiting for the presenter more »

Good news!

My dad came out of surgery and is a-okay! I didn’t get to talk to him yet and I only talked to my mom briefly, but all went well so more »

I am for hire, call me

Unemployment is tough, but the jobs are coming in. That really is me. Unfortunately, I didn’t get paid for that gig. Once again, volunteer of the year for one of more »

The Pink Slip

Did I mention I got laid off last week? So far the best thing about being laid off is not having to leave the house and make the commute to more »

Still recovering from the wedding weekend!

“Some people are thermometers, some are thermostats. You’re a thermostat. You don’t register the temp in the room, you change it.” Mouth, my sort-of brother, got married this weekend. This more »

New England, Take 2

J and I spent Memorial Day Weekend 2010 apart. Purposely. We do that sometimes. Take separate vacations. This time, J headed to a weekend music festival in NY (The Mighty more »