Entries from August 2009

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Hell Week II (Cont.): The Horror, the Horror

Half moved. Love the new house. The old one remains painfully slow to give up its contents. The word for the day is: Ben-Gay.

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Hell Week, the Second

As you can see from this artist’s conception of the event, I’ve finally closed on the new house. Even with decent credit in a buyer’s market, the process took so long that the month I’d set aside for moving is already a third gone.  At that, I’m told that I dodged a bullet by buying […]

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Fish in a Barrel

Some days, you just can’t find a grownup to talk to. Or maybe I’m spending too much time online lately… I don’t have a dog in this fight, but I appreciated how Colleen Doran banished dozens of comment threads to the kiddie table simply by acting like an adult: “(Please) don’t pick on Alex Ross. […]

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Hell Week (Sadly, the first of a series)

In the process of moving house. I have a POD. I am now a POD person. I don’t technically have anywhere to move my possessions to at the moment other than the POD, as the bank is dragging its feet in setting a final closing date for the new house – as opposed to the […]

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Happy 60th Birthday, Reed Waller

Reed says: “That will make me officially a geezer.” I say: Geezer is as geezer does. And many happy returns.




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