Category Archives: Slightly Off Topic

To paraphrase Mrs. Clinton, Don’t roll in stupid shit is a pretty good organizing principle

for dogs. My sister and her family recently spent ten days in California and Oregon. I called them after they returned home, after our earthquake, after we had power, and I got my nephew. I asked how their new crazy … Continue reading

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Aftershocks and After Effects.

We suffered four noticeable aftershocks this morning– nothing that sent us running from the house but the earth definitely made herself felt. The 3.9 aftershock was a biggie. Nothing fell but Jake jumped on the bed again. We are lucky. … Continue reading

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#earthquakewinecountrycalifornia and the Great Bobblehead Massacre of 2014.

Apparently the Napa Valley is becoming Earthquake Central. This is the second major quake we’ve suffered in fourteen years – both along the same basic fault line which runs, oh, within a half mile of our house. We are so … Continue reading

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My own, my precious. Die hard book hoarder.

Sure, I appreciate¬†my E-reader. No doubt about it. My Kindle Paperwhite is convenient, the text of any document is easy to read– I can read books in record time. Flipping pages reminds me of water skiing. It’s that fast. I … Continue reading

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Remember our fallen warriors.

I know it’s a fun holiday weekend. But while we’re off having a good old time, let’s remember why we can have a good old time. Thanks for your sacrifice. You want to hear a sad story? (Probably not.) When … Continue reading

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