The Things That Are The Good

It was a pretty run-of-the-mill Sunday, but lots of good things happened anyway. And now...a list: Yummy brunch Holding a friend's child Shopping with Robyn Painting another room of the house (exercise/study room is now a soft yellow) Selling some old stuff on Craigslist for some quick cash Dinner + Numbers Banana ice cream (food process semi-frozen bananas; serve in bowl) And now ...

Wedding Painters

Two very interesting, yet activity-divergent, events took place last weekend. One of them brought money in. The other took it right back out. I will now elaborate. THING ONE: PAID WEDDING CRASHING Several months ago, a friend propositioned me. Not for that (sheesh!), but for this: in a surprising fashion, play a song for my friend's wedding. ...

Adventures in Home Improvement

I can't believe we did it. We actually upgraded the thermostat for our (rented) home! This meant turning off gas valves and unplugging heaters and removing faceplates and reconnecting wires. Pretty heady stuff for me, since I grew up renting apartments, and we never had the ability or the inclination to change anything about where we ...