Category: 10 minute blog

  • Tech Support in the Wild

    Tech Support in the Wild

    John and I went to see Thor: Raggnarok last night.  The movie was awesome, but this post is not about that.  It’s about this: the sweet chairs that many movie theaters have these days.  We got to our seats and tried to recline, only to discover that both of our seats were broken.  So much […]

  • Where should I live next?

    Where should I live next?

    It’s starting to get cold in Ohio, which means I’m having my annual internal dialogue about why I continue to live here.  I have a job where I can live anywhere, so why am I still living a place where frozen water will fall from the sky on the regular? Since I have recently committed […]

  • Other People’s Children

    Other People’s Children

    I don’t have children of my own,* but I spend a fair amount of time with other people’s kids, and they fascinate me for a variety of reasons.  One of which is their desire to be on camera. In retrospect, I don’t think this is a new thing.  My sisters and I made audio recordings […]

  • Adventures of Vent Cat: Part 1

    Adventures of Vent Cat: Part 1

    This is Ruby.  She lives in my ventilation system.  She used to live with a friend who has since moved to New York.  She and her daughter Sundae moved in with me in August.  Being an experienced cat caretaker with 3 existing cats, I started with Ruby and Sundae in a room of their own. […]

  • Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

    Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

    I do not intend to be such an infrequent blogger.  I even have things to talk about. For example, there has been a cat living in my vent for 3 months.  That is totally blog worthy.  So why haven’t I told you about it?  Because in my head it’s a huge long post with details […]