Went to a local concert last night, in lieu of going to Chicago to see a rarely touring (the US, anyway) band that I like, for lack of funds. Oh well, whatchugunnado? For the first time in forever, though, I got to the venue and realized that I ... Read more
I always hitch my name to the wrong star
The title isn't to be taken seriously, it's a line from "The Cardinal and I", from the new, self-titled echolyn album. And though I claim Rush to be my favorite band, and their new disc is pretty sweet, this one takes the cake and the cookies, a... Read more
well, that didn't take long
Maybe it's a function of getting old, but I usually manage to hurt my leg(s) once or twice a summer, playing ultimate and/or softball. One of the recurring issues is a calf pull, usually occurring towards the middle of the summer league ultimate... Read more
With lazy being the operational word. Sports heavy, what with a couple of Euro 2012 games, the Tigers game being the free mlb.tv game of the day, and Stanley Cup game 5 and nba ECF game 7 flittering across my TV and computer all day. As might be... Read more
I am, at best (worst?) a social drinker. Right now, I have a dozen beers in my fridge, and a new bottle of rum, but they were purchased with the idea that a few friends would come over on Saturday. A couple of friends did make it over, the first... Read more
Roll on June
Though politics can be a tricky subject on line, I think I can offer this thought safely - as someone who is usually a political junkie (reading multiple blogs from both sides daily, etc), I'm shocked at how very sick I am of all the advertising... Read more
So much for that plan
Didn't end up going to play ultimate because I looked at the weather report for about the time that game would have started, and there was a line of thunderstorms bearing down on Madison. The storm did hit...but it was relatively brief, so I gue... Read more
94 degrees out there right now
Glad I didn't decide to go out and even casually play frisbee today. Been out there plenty already, what with starting the day helping a friend move her stuff into her new place. What with her dad and boyfriend also assisting, the process only t... Read more
So much for chattiness
Penned a number of blog entries in a short span, and then, boom, two week gap. When did that happen?
Is it fair to blame a 1 year old child for weight gain? The child in question is my nephew, who did just turn one last Monday, the 14th, a... Read more
Going to sleep well tonight
In fact, can I go to bed already? Between illness, injury and apathy, and a dose of less than ideal weather, I hadn't done any running in a month. I don't mean running running, since I've never done much of that for its own sake - I need a ball ... Read more
Was watching the rain pour down...
a) ...but in the 15 minutes since I opened this window, the cats and dogs have ceased and the day has considerably brightened. I'm almost tempted to go play some mud frisbee. But not quite tempted enough.
b) I seem to have failed my first ... Read more
Not literally, though. Collecting more sparkfriends, via the route of clicking on some of your friends, and then clicking on some of their friends, and picking a couple based on...well, just because they seem to be paying some attention to the s... Read more
The strangest colored lights
Walked to the movie theater today. 4.6 miles round trip, wonder why I haven't done it before today, I've lived in this apartment nearly three years. Ended up watching "The Five Year Engagement", literally because it was the movie beginning soon... Read more
I'm calling it
Woke up three of the last four days below the 185 end of April goal, and adding that to the three days previously that that point had been reached, I feel like the 185 goal has been achieved. Granted, with the events upcoming next month, I might... Read more
letting antisociality run wild?
More or less. I mean, Wednesday, I went to a baseball game, so I was surrounded by 25000 or so other people, and I talked to those around me throughout the game. And then Thursday/Friday, I spent most of the day around people, just not any that ... Read more