Thursday, August 31, 2017


A bit later than usual, Jackie took Cris to a doctor's appointment this afternoon so I hung around at home to see her briefly as she stopped in to get her D&D figures before heading back to Purchase :)

Warm and humid, 74F, and mostly overcast.

The remaining residents of Earth are not playing well together.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


As Wednesday is now my day off (for many reasons, but mostly coz it's Cris's clearest day so it'll be easier to take her to doctor's appointments and stuff) I have come out with my camera to just take some pictures for fun. I haven't done this for ages, and if any of them turn out to be any good I'll put them on the main blog :)

Didn't get here yesterday as I was enjoying some time with Crisp, so Holly had to make do with a leash walk.

No headphones today, I find even music is too distracting when I'm taking pictures.

Monday, August 28, 2017


Another nice day, 73F and very pleasant. I've spent most of the day installing bulletin boards and cubbies around the nursery school, so I'm looking forward to getting home and taking a shower :)

Archimedes the Deltan invents a tool.

Sunday, August 27, 2017


What a lovely day :)

76F, sunny with a light breeze, gorgeous!

Bob discovers intelligent life on another world.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Super Saturday

What a lovely day for a walk. Still warm, 76F, but less humidity and a light breeze make it very pleasant.

Ryker and Homer fight for the Earth.

Friday, August 25, 2017


A little cooler, 77F, and mostly sunny, not too humid either.

Quiet day just futzing at home, but we're meeting Colin & Christie for dinner in Westport later :)

No word from Crisp, so I assume that means all is well.

Bob makes clones and they go their separate ways.

Thursday, August 24, 2017


After a mostly relaxing day (though feeling restless and twitchy for no real reason) a nice, warm walk in the woods. There's a bit of a breeze, so the 79F is quite comfortable.

Bob fights his Brazilian counterpart.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017


Move in to college completed. Jackie and I are sad, but Cris could not be happier- which makes us feel better :)

A warm day to do it, 80F and humid.

Bob launches in a hurry and goes about creating a VR to live in.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


A warm one today, still 86F and sticky. I went to photograph an un-air-conditioned apartment in White Plains today (more on this later in the main blog I'm sure) and nearly sweated to death.

Last meal with Crisp at home tonight, I'm sure there will be tears tomorrow.

Bob prepared to launch.

Monday, August 21, 2017


Warm and sticky, 85F. The eclipse was interesting but not really as big a deal as everyone made out. I'm sure being in the area of totality would have been very cool though.

Bob fends off an attack and sends out a probe of his own.

Sunday, August 20, 2017


Another warm day, 81F right now.

Church outside went well again this morning, then Jackie and went for an anniversary brunch at the Roadhouse.

Bob learns to control himself and some minions.

Saturday, August 19, 2017


Lots of rain last night, and so today it's very humid, 82F.

A new book... We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor. A sci-fi novel about a man whose head is cryogenically frozen and who wakes up in the future as a computer program. Pretty good so far :)

Friday, August 18, 2017


After torrential rain this morning it's started to brighten up a little, but it's got to be about 99% humidity so the 79F feels a lot worse and I'm drenched in sweat!

No music or anything today, I'm enjoying the buzz of the bugs and the drip of the water as the light breeze shakes it out of the trees :)

Thursday, August 17, 2017


Warm and mostly still and close, 81F. The bugs in the trees are very loud today.

Listening to the Soundtrack to Lawrence of Arabia.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Warmer and sunny, 83F, but still humid.

More crap from President F*ckface, so I'm listening to the Beeb. I've really got to find a new book!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


Grey and drizzle, but still warm, 73F, and humid.

Listing to random Indian rock music on Google Play, coz the Beeb were talking about Partition on the way here.

Monday, August 14, 2017


Overcast and humid, 80F.

Listening to old radio comedy, boy it was racist!

Sunday, August 13, 2017


A bit late for a Sunday, but at least it's a tad cooler and less humid than earlier, 82F.

Listening to Newshour on the Beeb.

Saturday, August 12, 2017


Cool but humid, 74F, mostly overcast with occasional bursts of watery sunshine.

Looking for a new book, so The Monkees will fill the gap for now :)

Friday, August 11, 2017


Warm and a bit sticky as there's no breeze to speak of, 79F.

Listening to the audio version of the questions for the civics test as I've just found out my citizenship interview is on September 11th (and that's not weird at all!)

I've kind of given up on the rest of The Handmaid's Tale. The book was good and well read, but the lecture at the end is tedious and annoying- partly the content and partly the incredibly pompous delivery!

Thursday, August 10, 2017


A half day at work and then running about getting Crisp's eyes tested, ordering glasses and stuff. A quick dog walk then of to the orthodontist.

Warm and sunny, 81F.

More lecture.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017


A bit warmer and a tad more humid, 82F.

On to the "historical lecture" at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, not sure if this was part of the original book...?

Tuesday, August 8, 2017


Quite a pleasant day, a bit grey this morning but it's brightened up a lot, 76F.

Listening to a podcast about WordPress as I'm doing a little tinkering to put together a new website for this year's confirmation class.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Rainy Monday

Crisp surprised me by coming along with me to walk the dog in the rain this afternoon :)

Cool and raining, 69F

Sunday, August 6, 2017


A nice day, overcast and 75F and not too humid.

A new Ofglen.

Saturday, August 5, 2017


It rained this morning but has cleared up now, 74F and humid with a light breeze.

Nick's room over the garage.

Friday, August 4, 2017


Another warm one, 81F, but there is just a hint of a breeze.

Had to work this morning to put the place back together after the floors were done the last couple of days, and I have to be back soon for a wedding rehearsal.

Moria's story.

Thursday, August 3, 2017


Warm again, 82F, and quite sticky.

I'm pretty much totally recovered, did some pretty good manual labor this morning filling a dumpster and I feel fine :)

Early walk today as we're going to Target this afternoon to shop for Crisp's dorm room- I have the obsession of making sure everything paid for and all the paperwork is done, Jackie has the need to make sure her daughter's nest is feathered and comfortable ;)

Dress up and a night out.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Caught in the rain

There's something quite nice about walking in the rain, once you just resign yourself to the fact that you're going to get wet :) Thunder boomers and 83F.

I feel mostly recovered from my colonoscopy yesterday, I'm a bit gassy and have the vague feeling someone punched me in the belly, but otherwise I'm fine.

An angel mass wedding and whispered conversations.