Where am I going with all this? Not where you might think.
“’Stocking up’ is what our robust Americans called it, laughing nervously, because profligate abundance automatically evokes its opposite, the unspoken specter of dearth.” — Ruth Ozeki, My Year of Meats My Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki A friend read a book I recommended and in turn recommended this one to me. I was put […]
Yesterday, friends started passing rumors about COVID vaccinations opening to over-65s here in Tucson. The county health department website, however, said shots were still restricted to over-75s only, and we decided the rumors were false. Later, on 6 o’clock local news, the county announced that folks over 70 can start getting shots next Monday. No […]
One of the things I’m watching the news for today is the flight of Boeing’s new F-15EX, the first of 144 purchased by the US Air Force, an all-new version of the Eagle with vastly improved capabilities. The first flight, from Boeing’s plant at Lambert Field in St Louis, had been scheduled for yesterday, the […]
I must telegraph it somehow, because if I so much as think about going somewhere in the car, Mister B knows, and won’t let me out of his sight lest I sneak out without him. As I’m going to do this morning. I need groceries for dinner tonight, Safeway isn’t dog-friendly, and if I leave […]
Donna and I consider the Okinawa Hash House Harriers our mother hash. We ran our first few trails with the Tampa club in 1988, but Okinawa gave us our first full taste of hashing. It was our first hash family. It’s where we got our hash names, Flying Booger and Pick’n’Flick (if you’re not a […]
We’re upping our face mask game.
Remember that episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the one where everyone bursts into song? Bear with me, because I’m in a musical mood today.