33 days later and it’s official – recording number just came through. The condo is history…. (sigh….ahhhhhhh…..)
So I’m working from home today and I’m *freezing* cold – which is so exceptionally RARE for me. Couldn’t understand it. Had more coffee, more tea. Extra sweater. SO weird!! I feel fine – I can’t be sick. Took my temperature – 98.6 on the money. Till I then realized our thermostat timer turned things down to 55 at 8 am on a weekday as it dutifully should, and it was 59 degrees in the house. Hahahahaha on me… sigh…stupid Garrett.
YAY BLUE ANGELS. It’s Seafair. I love this. Haters can just STFU for a weekend…I’m sorry their delicate constitutions are so offended because it’s the end of the world and its soooo loud and it lasts days and days and days and days….you live in a loud city! whatever!
Green garlic soup and beet salad.
Beet salad is fantastic and wins this round…but the garlic soup is
still very good.
The frites below were still divine…heavenly! I’m in withdrawals….
Frites with fontina and Demi-glacé
Jenn and Jason rule the floor at Neumos with some awfully righteous
riffs! They trade with us cat sitting. I wish we were so cool!!
Sunset light blasted me as I came in this evening…all in a devilish
I’m not normally such a brand name queen, but people rave about their
Le Creuset cookware. It’s damn pricey though.
But what should magically appear in the clearance rack at City
Kitchens?! Behold! For the enamel not taking hold to one of the
handles we got “Grand Pierre” for 50% off!!
Now, what to cook in him first??! So many things….
Eggs and from scratch (no mix!) blueberry pancakes!!
This is our street — right at our block! What a wild night. And cold — love it!
I especially like the big bus sledding down the hill around 3:00 — and that it takes out the bus stop sign. (And even funnier is that stop is scheduled for removal, bahahaha!)
I really do….best season.
Power is out on Capitol Hill…kinda fun for a change…
took a shower real quick before the hot water became cold water. shopping at Safeway is fun – very dark and manual checkout.
hope it doesn’t last into the night!
Claire and I after crackers! Loving the holidays!
I’ve been blogging for a decade. 10 years already… huh!
While this is certainly an interesting point in a time line, it’s really only an electronic analogue to a diary. I’m sure many people have been keeping diaries for longer. Nonetheless I’m kinda tickled to meet this milestone. I started “blogging” before “blog” was even a noun or a verb; indeed before it was even a popular catchphrase. Indeed I had my first web page back in 1995 (See my “Deep Archive” link above)
That’s a lot of time and bandwidth (timewidth?) dedicated to my own banter. What have I accomplished in that time?
As it turns out quite a bit. I became a true adult (still out for some debate). I had a successful consulting company (official corporation even!) and then transferred clients/closed it after my clients became successful and got gobbled-up by other, bigger corps in what became the dot com bomb. I moved to California and back. I bought a house. Got cats. Sold a house. Bought a condo. Used five different types of blogging software. Stumbled into a great relationship. And generally observed what made me laugh and ranted upon the stuff that irritated.
As I look back at some of my entries it makes me smile and laugh a lot. Also I cringe a lot…was I THAT shrill, really? Or was I THAT stupid, really? But that’s the deliciousness of time and becoming older — the cumulative benefit of your experiences always makes you wiser and wiser.
So what will the next decade have in store? Who knows….That is what is fun, and worth living!
P.S.: I’m going to attempt to add these old entries to my database. So if you subscribe to the RSS feed you may see a slew of new entries. I’ll be careful to set the date in the posts properly, but I’m unsure if they will appear in the RSS feed because they are “new” entries as far as the database is concerned…
Finally got to ride today…pretty nice…signage still needs
I have a secret…I know a spy! Really. Okay, maybe not true “Cloak and Dagger” type stuff, but in an industrial way. I bump into Boeing’s “analyst” for Airbus all the time at my local watering hole. We talk aerospace and aviation shop talk. It’s like my dream come true.
We’re enjoying drinks right now…
Shhhh…mums the word. I have no other evidence to support my claim. But then again, if I told you more I’d have to kill you… 😉
Well, it’s finally here! Seattle has come out of the transportation Stone Age and we shall have a light rail system.