You know, The Punisher wasn’t all that bad a movie. Admittedly, I’m not trying to wrap my brain around any of the characters, and I hope to God there isn’t a sequel attempt…but it was what I was in the mood for. The bad guys were bad. One of them was even gay (this is . . . → Read More: Punisher

Balls in the air…

Too many balls in the air, that is. Old juggling metaphor.

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Stuff, stuff, stuff

The packing saga continues. The realtor told us that our house might fetch additional coinage were it not so burdened with all of our crap. “You’re interesting people, and people will remember how neat all your hobbies are, but nothing about the house.” Right. Hide the hobbies. I have to say, in her defense, that . . . → Read More: Stuff, stuff, stuff


Got my garden in today. Realistically, this means that it’s going to be a rough year for everything except the radishes. According to conventional wisdom, it’s *way* too early to be putting in lettuce in Minnesota, and only a little too early for the rest of it. Radishes are tough, love frosts, and will happily . . . → Read More: Gardening


Climbing was good today. I successfully led a 5.9, and toproped a (possibly overrated) 5.10b which was all balance and almost no strength. Took a decent lead fall too, after making it over an undercling, but failing to successfully clip in at the top. The weak point remains my mass. Dropping 10 pounds would would . . . → Read More: Sore