Month: May 2018

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Confederate Monument

Monuments to Confederate soldiers are controversial. People use them as a badge of racism. But my third great-uncle Granville died a prisoner of war in Chicago in 1864. He was 27. His mother, my namesake, grieved for him. He had […]

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Knitting in The Killing

I liked Mireille Enos in The Catch´╗┐. She seemed to have a great smile with sadness behind it. Her fierce and flashy character was complex and appealing. Now I’m watching her in The Killing´╗┐. The smile is gone. She’s all […]

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Re-entry

I got back to work today. I wrote four blog posts, had a good meeting with #1 daughter and one of our best clients, built forms, did some phone support, and made site changes. I worked 17 hours last week, […]

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Seven Skeins

I used up my seventh skein of KnitPicks Wool of the Andes Sport (colorway Haze Heather) en route to the Tulsa Zoo. I’m about a third of the way through the sleeves, which I am knitting two at a time […]

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Babysitting Day

The Baby and I hung out while #1 daughter and the Good Ol’ Boy went on a float trip with his brothers and some friends. We started out having a lot of fun. We played ball — a new game […]

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Tulsa Zoo

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#1 daughter and the Baby obligingly posed by the sign for a nice tourist photo at the zoo. It’s a nice zoo, too. The interpretation is impressive, and it’s designed for families. There was a small aquarium with groups of […]

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More Workcation

I worked a full day today. I had lunch with #1 daughter and #1 son and the grandchildren. Pizza by the pool. This is not the day that I had planned. However, both the sites with issues are now fixed […]

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Excursion Train

I rode in a parlor car on an excursion train. This line had steam locomotives until the 1960s, but we were diesel powered. There were little museums in the depots at both ends of the journey. Clearly, this was a […]

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Further Laziness

  See the error above? I have pulled it out and reknitted it. I have some work to do today, since my workcation lasted just 4.5 hours yesterday. I also need to get packed up and ready for my train […]