Roundup! 9/29/2020

Who loves etymology? I mean, this would have been better served up to all y’all on the equinox, but here we are… Why Does the Season Before Winter Have Two Names? Does anyone hoard journals and notebooks like I do? I have good intentions, but I am reallyREALLY not a journaler. I can do better […]

Thursday Throwdown: September 10

Several of these bubbled up in a “Let me guess what you like” random music generator. I mean, it’d be a pretty sad day when there wasn’t something on a list that I didn’t know all the words to – from Glen Miller and Louis Prima to released-this-year up-and-comers. I likes me some music. Be […]

Keep your Brushes Wet

If an artist’s brushes are dry, it’s because the artist is not painting. If they are not painting, they are not making art. And the thing that defines an artist is, well, art. I fancy myself a writer, so I’d best make with the writing, right?

Beuller? Beuuler??

I have taken some time off from Sweary Obligations since Easter. Sorry about that. I’m in a career wherein I can work from home, and this is week 10 of that. I mean, it’s nice that I’m not missing any paychecks, and I’m not at risk, here in the Sweary Command Center, with my son […]

Foodie Friday: ChopChopChopped Mediterranean Salad

It’s Live From Fast and Abstinance Friday! I know, a salad seems like a bit of a side-step on a *recipe*. Especially a chopped salad (Method: Chop things, pour on some dressing, done). But this has been a week. Gentleman Associate and I are now both working from home (for which I am very, very […]

Worst of times and best of times

Happy Sunday, friends! This isn’t a Lent reflection because technically, Sundays don’t count as Lent. I don’t know… I don’t make the rules. Still, I feel like it’s good to check in with all y’all, so I’mma do a Sunday post anyway. Several years ago, there were a series of severe storms that spawned funnel […]