About This Weather: The Sequel

Neither Lynn nor I took into account the New Gunnison Winter. I know everyone mis-remembers the weather, but back in my youth it snowed, then got cold, and the snow stayed put. I also remember the snow coming up to my knees more often, but perhaps that’s because my knees used to be closer to […]

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About This Weather

This is how blogging works, or doesn’t, around here: currently I am lying on my bed, with Marrakesh under my left hand and Na Ki’o, who is absolutely formless, draped across my chest. So far, Ozzyx hasn’t shown up to “help,” but I’m sure it’s just a matter of time. In about six minutes CBS […]

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Sunset in Bikini Bottom

Yesterday America lost one of its visionaries: Stephen Hillenburg, creator of SpongeBob, lost his struggle with ALS at age 57. I don’t actually know a whole lot about Mr. Hillenburg. I believe he trained as a marine biologist, and I think he has said he was seeking a way to make marine life more accessible […]

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We’ve Got Mail

Here is the first piece of mail received at our new address. It’s not the first piece to be addressed to us there: the county, which is an amorphous conglomeration of people and departments of somewhat underwhelming efficiency, sent two sewer bills to us at Riverwalk, but they don’t seem to have ever been delivered […]

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The Reluctant Traveler

Today, on what should be our National Day of Travel, I am going to reveal another of my closely-held, SpongeBob-type secrets: Secretly, I’m not much of a traveler. It’s true. This is one of several things, like cooking and cheese, that everyone is supposed to embrace, and I just don’t. I have done some traveling, […]

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Please Stand By

I have been a blogger now for 13 whole days, so I figured this would be a good time to provide an experiential update. Once upon a time I had a website. In fact, that’s how I met Lynn, and that can be a story for another day. But my friend and then co-worker Fred […]

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