May 2007

23. May, 2007 - Hello, Special K!
Master of all he surveys
Not a self-portrait

So here I am, sitting and blogging in the evening. Just doesn’t seem right somehow, but I got a call from Kirsten a bit ago, saying she was in Eau Claire, and running a bit late (I expected her to arrive about 5pm, when she called). So I’ve got a few minutes to kill, and it’s either type or clean at this point.

Things have been kinda busy lately. Last week was the first Saints home stand, and it was a seven-game stand. I don’t think I was ready for such an extended bout of baseball, but I survived it. And then a couple days of catching up around the house (including some cleaning), and tonight K arrives. Tomorrow we’re going to play tourist around the Twin Cities (mostly Minneapolis, it sounds like), and then she’s off again on her whirlwind tour, to return in about another week (unless I scare her away from the Upper Midwest for good).

In between, I’ve got a shorter Saints home-stand, and some work. I’ve got a looming deadline at work again, and a bug that I really want to get dealt with before then, so I need to knuckle down a bit and get it taken care of. After reinstalling Windows, because apparently I didn’t have enough headaches in my life. Plus there’s roses that are flowering and garden that’s growing (when the rabbits and squirrels aren’t eating my plants), and maybe one of these days my bookcases will be done and delivered, so I’ll probably be plenty busy the rest of the month. Again, now seems like a good time to do a little blogging.

13. May, 2007 - Mother’s Day
Please Clean Up
Please Clean Up

Been a while since I updated. Kinda sorry about that, but it’s been busy times, and I haven’t really felt like writing. Worse, I’ve got some writing to do on a deadline that I’ve been procrastinating, and it’s meant putting off all the writing I want to do, including this periodic bit of drivel.

Tomorrow begins the Saints season for real with the home opener. It means a busy week for me, but I’m still looking forward to it. As I type this, I’m defrosting the chicken that’s going to be the basis of the first couple nights of tailgating dinner, and distracting myself by trying to figure out what’s going to follow it on the menu. I’ve got myself at least half-convinced that this is going to be the year I haul the wok out to the ballpark and do some stir-frying in the parking lot.

And finally, it’s Mother’s Day. Nothing really to note about it, except for its existance and a reminder to be nice to your mom today.

3. May, 2007 - back, I guess
sign sign
sign sign

Sorry I haven’t blogged for a while. Last week I was out in California, visiting the home office for the planning for the next version of that application I work on. And the weekends (and evenings) lately have been filled with preparations for the Saints baseball season, which begins at home in just a couple days (yes, I know they’re pre-season games, but I’ll take ’em).

Not really a whole lot new here beyond that. Yesterday I got out the lawnmower for the first time in 2007. The “Service Engine Soon” light came on in my truck too, so I had to make an appointment to have that looked at, but since I was already stopping at the station to get gas for the mower, it was pretty easy to do.

And really, that’s about it. I guess I could talk about the upcoming postal rate increase and the “Forever Stamp,” but I’ve still got a handful of two-centers around from the last increase, so I’ll be happy to use ’em up. And besides, it’s time for me to haul myself up to the smallest room to get ready for work for the day, so I think I’ll leave it at this. Have a good week, and a heckuva weekend.

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