Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Bo Bo


Jon and I have been doing some financial planning lately, and recently when we were applying for life insurance and being asked all sorts of probing questions about our medical history, we couldn’t stop laughing at the total absurdity of the timing: Q. When was the last time you saw your doctor? A. Ummmm, yesterday. [...]

Top Ten Stock Photography Cliches

Top Ten Stock Photography ClichesNumber two: The Flirty Customer Service Gal. Operators are standing by to take your call—and your heart. (via Coudal)

Rose Glow Japanese Barberry Bush

One trick the dog taught himself

A few months ago we had a couple lines in our sprinkler system replaced at the same time that we forced a family of tarantulas to relocate to someplace other than NEAR ME. We paid good money for the new sprinklers, but recently we noticed that they have been watering the face of the house [...]


IndexedLife simplified into charts and graphs. This one sums up pretty much everything.

Joshua, looks a lot like my sister, too

He shared the womb with this one.

Daring Fireball: Vacation, All I Ever Wanted

Daring Fireball: Vacation, All I Ever Wanted“There is only so much of this that even the most accommodating and patient parents and grandparents can take.” This post almost made Jon cry. Almost.

Available for pre-order

We’re sitting around the dinner table with Jon’s mother and two of his siblings. His youngest sister, soon to be divorced, is taking a bite of wild rice and telling us about an older man who was trying to pick her up at Costco. She shakes her head and says, “My life sounds like someone’s [...]

Pyracantha Sorbus, Bear Lake