Thursday, September 23, 2010

Ursus americanus

Thunderstorms, lashing rain, precipitous drops in temperature, tornado sightings... I love all of this horrible weather we've been having in the American Midwest. It's perfect for hibernating.

Monday, September 20, 2010


I'm almost done making a list of everything I'm looking forward to this fall.This is one of them:

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Sunday soda

Reader poll: Who is your favorite person from history? What is your favorite beverage? I will combine your answers in one fantastic drawing.

Thursday, September 16, 2010


Evening greetings, readers mine. The seasons are turning over, our weather is changing, and I find myself returning to my blog with new inspiration.

The past month has given me lots to write about. I reunited with a long-lost relative, got a new job, took some trips, recovered from an illness (and worried about a very ill friend), crossed a lake in a canoe, befriended a small black dog, and received two mustaches in the mail.

Life is pretty wonderful these days. Now tell me: what should I do this weekend? Any suggestions for almost-autumn activities?