The Gencon

I look around.  There are a lot of people in this room. I just might be the second most athletic person here. This is not true of the whole convention center, of course. Some of these guys are clearly more fit than I.  It just happens that this particular room …

Graduated

The last class of the last course of my last semester has finally finished.  I know I didn’t get a great score on that last test, but I’m sure I did well enough to finally graduate. I now have a Masters of Agriculture in Horticulture with a focus on Landscape …

Delurking

I am a lurker. I rarely comment on the blogs I read. Most of the time I find myself with nothing to say. Often I am afraid to comment because I might offend someone. But there is a time when lurking is not allowed. There is a time when all …

Missing Halloween Candy

I happens every year. We buy Halloween candy weeks before the actual date, only to have the supply slowly diminish until a second candy purchase must be arranged. It isn’t like anyone here really eats a lot of candy. It just slowly dissappears. I virtually never eat candy any other …

A Trip To Nebraska

Carol and I drove six hours to Nebraska this past Sunday. I have to say the drive went fairly quickly and didn’t really bother me at all. Most long car trips have two distinct phases. During the first phase I am comfortable, fully alrert, and generally in a good mood. …