Story Mode

I am an old videogamer. I owned and played the hell out of the first Pong home console, a single box with a dial on either side for your controllers, which…

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The Biltmore Palace

After coming down out of the Tennessee mountains, Lena and I stopped off at the Biltmore Estate and visited the palace and grounds. Huge and grand and opulent beyond reason,…

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Congratulations on Your The Diabetus!

In the middle of last August I was positively diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.I had been losing weight without explanation, and developed a permanent, burning thirst. After a couple weeks…

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Daily Life: IKEA Noob

Last week saw the arrival of a bit of a crisis in our household. Several unrelated and individually easy to deal with issues collided to create a spectacular stress-bomb that…

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Vacation

Lena and I just got back from our vacation this summer. Okay — I am still getting used to saying things like that. This whole “vacation” thing is still pretty…

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Version 4.5

Next month will be my forty fifth birthday. Lena says that my maturity topped out at age twelve — a number she arrived at because that is the last age…

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Being Rude

Close to my house is a Publix grocery store. It is the smallest store that they build, and it replaced an abandoned hospital that was way too creepy to live near…

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Kaylee the Flying Dog

I recently put a new fence in my back yard. I had to. We have a new dog named Kaylee Fry Pettway, who is what is sometimes called a “determined…

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