Monthly Archives: August 2007

$7.52

That’s how much my car repair bill came to. That’s the good news. The kind of bad news is they don’t know why the service engine soon light came on. It might be a transmission problem, or it might be … Continue reading

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New Everything

Can I just express my frustration with the amount of STUFF you have to do when you move to another part of the country? Trash, mail, bank, tv, internet, phone, appliances, direct deposit, insurance . . . it can feel … Continue reading

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Things You Don’t Want to See in Your Car

The service engine soon light. You especially don’t want to see it come on when you’re on your way to a flight leaving from an airport 3 and a half hours from your house, and when you’re not coming back … Continue reading

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Stardust

Oh–but I did want to say that I saw Stardust on Friday, opening night. If you haven’t seen it yet, you really ought to. Fantastic movie that deserves your support. Think “Princess Bride,” but for a slightly older audience. Super!

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Unpacking

Not much time today. I’m unpacking, starting my new job, closing on the house, shopping–you name it, I’m doing it. I feel a little overwhelmed, but really on the whole everything’s going swimmingly. Just wish I had more time to … Continue reading

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Bugs

I had high hopes for Iowa. For a while, I was thinking the state was actually pretty cool. I mean, it’s got a song about it in The Music Man, so that’s something, right? Well, Iowa has bugs. Swarms of … Continue reading

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Sidney

I have officially made it to Nebraska–Sidney, to be precise. Woke up this morning, tired and achy but alive. Now I’m ready to sleep–still tired, achy and alive, but 555 miles further from where I was yesterday, which is nice. … Continue reading

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