Monthly Archives: February 2010

Dear Winter (Part 2)

Dear Winter, The slushy mess you deposited on my driveway this morning–while a tad less than the fluffy white stuff I desired–did manage to get me a snow day. Thank you very much. Bryce

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Dear Winter

Dear Winter, You’ve really been disappointing me lately. I mean, we had a great December. You dumped snow all over my area, and I got one and a half snow days out of the deal. I thought we were set … Continue reading

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Advice on Writing, and Why I’m Not Watching American Idol This Year

First things first: I came across these two lists of writing tips by famous authors. Very entertaining, for the ones I disagree with as much for the ones I agree with. So interesting to see how different writing is for … Continue reading

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Decluttering

Ever since Christmas, when I bought DKC a book on how to declutter a home, I’ve been a decluttering fiend. Up until reading that book (yes, I read it first despite the fact that I gave it to my wife. … Continue reading

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Day Trip: Maine State Museum

I took the day off last Friday to spend some time with the fam before TRC’s first spring break was over. (We get two spring breaks out here in Maine, perhaps because we have so much winter?) The initial plan … Continue reading

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Movie Review: (500) Days of Summer

DKC and I took an Olympic break last night to get in a movie: (500) Days of Summer. I honestly can’t remember where I heard about this flick. It’s been in my Netflix queue for a while, and then it … Continue reading

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Update on the Olympics

So I’m watching the Olympics totally online this year, and I thought I’d give you all a brief update on how that’s working out. Not great. That said, there are some pros and cons. I’ve discovered NBC is fairly draconian … Continue reading

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Piece by my Grandfather

This appeared today in an online Mormon scholar site. I don’t typically link out to overtly religious pages, but since it’s an article by my grandfather, I figured I’d make an exception. (Please note: different grandfather than the one whose … Continue reading

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Adventures in eBay

I finally took the time to put some stuff I had kicking around the house up for auction on eBay. One of my goals this year is to eBay four things a month at least. So I went for it. … Continue reading

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Winter Olympics

Eight years ago(!), DKC and I were in Utah for the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake. DKC translated for the Slovak national team, so she got a backstage pass pretty much anywhere she wanted to go, and I–being married to … Continue reading

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