A weekly note

Happy Halloween! 🎃 Three days in a row of walks with a mid-weight flannel, a light jacket, and a wool hat. It’s already November tomorrow! A feeling hits during this time of year that I’m still trying to put into words. I think I can assign it to most of September, October, and November. It’s… Continue reading A weekly note

A weekly note

It’s been 119 days since my last weekly note post and boy are my arms tired. ✑ Surprise, I’m a dad now. Probably more on parenthood in another post? Short version: he’s great, we’re happy, newborns are exhausting, but in a pleasant, wouldn’t trade it for the world kind of way. ✑ The year’s first… Continue reading A weekly note

A weekly note

It is hot. And it’s only 94°F. In a way, a bit of practice before the onslaught. Tomorrow is forecasted to be 100. Monday, 104. Tuesday, 108. Checks notes… Wednesday, 105. Thursday, 101. Friday, 101. Yikes. ✑ Some extreme heat happens here, but in relatively small doses. Extended heat in June is not common for… Continue reading A weekly note

A weekly note

Book club met in person in a park at a picnic table this week and it was excellent. It was a slight upgrade of April, when we met in person in a park and spread out over several picnic tables and a significantly welcome contrast to the last year of book club over Zoom. ✑… Continue reading A weekly note

A weekly note

Willy’s Wonderland wasn’t a good movie, but would make a fun short film if you pieced together all the pieces of Nic Cage playing pinball and cleaning. A few years ago, I admitted that I give Nicolas Cage a lot of grief. In the years since, I’ve made somewhat of a reversal and decided to just embrace him for… Continue reading A weekly note