Monday, December 28, 2015


Our power went out at 9:00 this morning after several hours of crazy ass wind and freezing rain rocked my world during the night.

It's not looking good for the power to come back up tonight.

The desktop UPS has been charging our phones and my tablet but I think it's about to give up the ghost.

We might have to bite the bullet and head over to the in-laws to do laundry, shower and charge up the electronics.

The struggle is real.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Bah Humbug

I’m an Xmas purist.

Not in the religious sense. In the weather sense.

I need cold and, preferably, snowy weather for the holidays to be truly enjoyable.

So, yes, I’m more than a little disappointed this year. Does this look like cold and wintry to you? Yeah, notsomuch.

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I requested photos of snow from my dad – he lives in Oregon – and boy did he deliver.



Now that’s more like it.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Open Live Writer


Before I stopped writing here I had been using Live Writer to compose my blog posts.

I read recently that Microsoft had released Live Writer to the open source community but it wasn’t something I was interested in bothering with since I wasn’t posting anymore.

Today the subjec popped up again in my RSS feed so I decided to give it a whirl.

Don’t get your hopes you, I’m probably not going to publish with any regularity, or even at all.

Live marches on.

So… how have you been?