Category Archives: Project

Come To the Dark Side…We Have Pizza!

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they have to stand up and face certain unpleasant realities. A time when ideals clash with experience, and tough decisions about the future must be confronted. For some people, this might mean … Continue reading

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The Road Goes On Forever

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Most people … Continue reading

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We Made It…Now What?

Here we are now, in a stone-faced ranch house behind evergreen trees, in an oddly quiet neighborhood of Vancouver, Washington. The house itself seems ordinary enough…but there is something here…a feeling I do not recall having in other rentals.  I … Continue reading

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The M-Word, Part 3

We made it. That part was never truly in doubt; the question was not whether, but when. There were times while loading that truck that it felt like we were moving in slow-motion, our hands and feet weighted down, our … Continue reading

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The M-Word, Part 2

As we had reserved a moving truck months prior for pickup and mere blocks away from our house, it got crossed off our “worry about it” list, replaced by getting the carpets professionally cleaned, filing a change-of-address with the post … Continue reading

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The “M” Word…Part 1

You might think, after fifteen moves together in twenty-one years, that My Dear Wife and I would be better at it than we are. Moving is, to paraphrase Friedman, always and everywhere a traumatic event. Then again, things could always be … Continue reading

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Eye of the Beholder

I’ve been using my Samsung Chromebook for around 6 months now, which has given me time do do several things. I’ve gotten to find my way around the “Chromniverse” and figure out how to do what I do; I’ve learned … Continue reading

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