August 2008 archive

all sound, no fury

Is there any sound more wonderful on hot summer’s day than that of heavy rain and distant thunder? It’s been hot here the past few days. Hot enough that fans didn’t cut it, hot enough that I had to replace cut daisies with tropicals more likely to stand the heat. (Although I can hardly blame […]

the livin’ is easy

It’s summertime and you know what that means — visitors! This year I was really lucky and had my parents make the trek west to come and see me. Good times ensued. I know that this post is way overdue. Hopefully I can atone for that with a surplus of pics. Early on in the […]

police raid at dawn

Did anyone else have their house searched for hostages in the wee, small hours of the morning? Just me then. Here’s how it happened. It was early morning, in the still-dark when shift workers are dreaming of breakfast and the sane among us are fast asleep. I was fast asleep. I could hear someone yelling […]

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