Tag: friends

Woo-hoo!

NaBloPoMo is over, and I succeeded in meeting the challenge!? I wrote a post every single day of November…and two on Sundays, with my Best of the Week posts.? Sure, not all of them were great literature; some of them were just hastily thrown together to keep the string going.? Then again, the challenge didn’t …

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Happy Thanksgiving

Mom iz bizzy fixin Thanxgivin fud so I r writin in her blog for her.? Aftr al, kittehs has lots to be fankful fer too!? We kittehs haz many krunchifuds to nomnom, warm sqooshy bedz to curlz up in, soft kwiltz and bankies to? lie on and stay warm wif, and katnip mowsies and fweecie …

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Christmas Past, and a memory

I found it very hard to feel any real “holiday spirit” this year.  The holidays have become a seemingly endless crassly commercialized pain in the ass as far as I am concerned.  Between the ceaseless drone of seasonal music starting far too early in November to the in-your-face decorations going up well before Thanksgiving to …

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A Life Cut Too Short

In the last issue of the alumni magazine from Case Western Reserve University, where I did my graduate work, I found an entry in the “In Memory” column that stunned me. Tanya was my closest friend in graduate school.  She was several years younger than I and an undergraduate, but it didn’t matter — all …

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B-o-o-r-i-n-g

I spent the last two days in Statesboro at the state CS committee meeting. The meeting itself was really dull. Things just haven’t been as lively since Chuck and some of the others retired and Laurie went to Mercer. The drive down and back was boring also — what did I expect, I-16 is one …

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