Rinse and Repeat. The shop assistant squealed, she’d never seen a passport before, let alone a British one … The UK and the US. It’s often said that they are two nations separated by a common language. After ten years living in the US I can confirm that it is still true. [Five-minute read. 1 picture.]
More words and less pictures, or only words. Anything from an essay (very rare) to a short status update.
Following a successful field test with our old lounging hammock, I decided I could afford to buy a light-weight backpacking hammock, tarp, and under-quilt …
Four hours later the dishwasher died and we were mopping up a quarter inch of water from the kitchen floor.
That moment when a sharp pain in the groin wakes you in the middle of the night … And, upon investigation you discover a cat’s claw (attached to a cat) embedded in one’s scrotum.
I live in America, remind me why I’m studying the 119 page EU General Data Protection Regulation? — the joys of doing business online in 2018.
Windows 10 Creators Edition; finding creative ways of ruining your day.
The “I can’t give a f**k” is strong in this one. — The struggle is real.
Earlier this evening. New definition of incongruous. Brit driving an Impala through the Ozarks while loudly singing along with 1970s Canterbury prog. rock. #caravan #cunningstunts
One day I’ll grow up. But not today. Thanks to Leslie Nielsen I’m giggling at the thought of the up-coming Beaver Moon.
After a long break I started journaling again at the beginning of the year. I had been using A5 notebooks because they fitted nicely in my leather TMI binder. The problem with the TMI binder is that it is big and awkward to carry. After a lot of thought and some experimentation I decided to …
Microsoft – reducing grown men to tears since 1975.
Thursday night the washer started smoking. Obviously that’s not a habit to be encouraged, so I took a quick look and determined that the transmission support bearing had broken up. Today I stripped the washer down, removed the transmission and ‘rescued’ these loose bits of bearing I found littering the inside of the washer. Now …
Today saw the end of my four years of study Though it took me five years to complete the course – I took a year’s sabbatical in 2013/2014 as I was too busy to fit all the course work in. Completing the course means I’ve spent over 400 hundred hours in class, and well over …
In the UK chimneys are swept from the bottom up. I might have expected things to be different in the Ozarks…
[Today I swept Tom & Rebbie’s chimney. Tom had an operation on his back a short while ago and doesn’t need to be climbing on roofs.]
Spent the day with cap’n John getting the boat ready for some real sailing – he has a mainsail. Unfortunately the ‘iron Topsail’ is currently broken, and beyond my knowledge to repair.
Out at 7:20am on the high school run for the first time in eighteen months.
Jim must have either left this behind, or snuck it into my ‘workshop’ a couple of weeks ago when he and Carol came down to install the Bottle Tree.
It’s not unheard of to find things tucked away in odd places after they’ve visited.
Overnight I had been sent a link to an e-version of the diocese magazine Spirit. This was so I could embed a copy in the diocese website. Fortunately that was a simple task. Checking the magazine I was surprised, and very pleased, to find that the pictures I took at the Bishop’s Ball were featured on the cover
“Wet snow likely on the higher Ozark Plateau tonight. Temperatures will be near freezing tonight. An additional one inch of slushy wet snow accumulations may be possible tonight on the plateau. Elsewhere, scattered rain showers tonight with some isolated flooding possible over the Eastern Ozarks.” NOAA.
I know the weather in the Ozarks is variable, but…