Adios, 2018

The year is ending with a little excitement here in Rapid City. If you consider a blizzard exciting. Never a dull moment around here, folks. Tara has to work today, but the bank is opening two hours late due to the weather. I don't have to be anywhere (my first day on the new job … Continue reading Adios, 2018

Gift Horse(s)

My muscles are aching like crazy today. Wish I could say it's the result of some super manly act like chopping wood or changing the spark plugs on my car rebuilding the engine on my car, but no such luck. It's an ice-skating injury. To be fair, I had never before taken to the ice (whiskey … Continue reading Gift Horse(s)

Capitol-izing on Our Weekends

We recently discovered that Hulu is streaming "The Wonder Years," so now we've got a new old show to add to our retro collection, a list that includes "Perfect Strangers," "Blossom," and "The Brady Bunch." I was a big fan of TWY back in the day and even met Josh Saviano, the actor who played … Continue reading Capitol-izing on Our Weekends

Every 8:45

Winter continues to hold us tightly in her icy grip, but that's okay, guys. It's what I wanted after 23 years in the climatologically-monotonous PNW where winters are one-note (wet) and summers are dry. All this snow and cold is simply making up for lost time. When last I wrote, Tara and I were tentatively planning … Continue reading Every 8:45