Sunday, September 30, 2012


Having finally completed my second big race and all the reclusive hermit lifestyle and training that it entails, I immediately spend the next day like this.

Saturday, September 29, 2012


Phheeewww...I don't think I can even write well enough to describe anything about today. Let's just say that this little metal circle represents a whole lot of work and sacrifice and craziness, and I'm really really really glad it all paid off.

Friday, September 28, 2012


Things are getting really real.

Thursday, September 27, 2012


"Final Instructions" sounds really ominous.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012


I learned a new technique for cooking eggs, and managed not to burn my house down.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012


Only other nerds get as excited about getting nerdy stuff like this in the mail, or even know what it is, but I'm really excited.

Monday, September 24, 2012


Finishing up some of the last reminants from our trip to Canada.

Sunday, September 23, 2012


Let's pretend I'm actually good at fixing things.

Saturday, September 22, 2012


More spiders, more webs.

Friday, September 21, 2012


One of my coworkers brought me a gift and made my hillbilly dreams come true.

Thursday, September 20, 2012


Holy spider hole.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012


My out of date, broken iPhone is still out of date and broken, but at least it has new software.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012


Coming out of the house and seeing this sitting on my windshield this morning was almost worse than finding a parking ticket. I'm definitely not ready for fall.

Monday, September 17, 2012


I'm coming though the peak of my training schedule...which means that things like this are the highlight of my existance rightnow.

Sunday, September 16, 2012


Regarding yesterday's post, sometimes we actually still do put on fancy shoes and do fancy stuff. Sometimes.

Saturday, September 15, 2012


...and this is why I have no social life.

Friday, September 14, 2012


Yeah, so my favorite store in New York that's too expensive for me to ever actually buy anything from made clothes with Target. Well...they're still just cheap-o clothes from Target, and fit like clothes from Old Navy. Oh well, I'm just going to get cat fur all over them anyway.

Thursday, September 13, 2012


Nicole has crazy plans that Mushroom thinks are crazy.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012


After much speculation anticipation, today Apple announced that my out of date, broken iPhone is out of date and broken. Thanks, Apple.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012


Monday, September 10, 2012


...has been closed for a very long time.

Sunday, September 9, 2012


One of Nicole's ancient relatives rode boxcars to sneak into America from Canada. I think that makes Nicole some form of illegal immigrant.

Saturday, September 8, 2012


Oh, Canada. We ate poutine, saw an outdoor wedding with a double rainbow, and slept in a bed and breakfast. I also left my fancy camera at home, so all you get is a crappy cell phone picture of the border crossing.

Friday, September 7, 2012


With all this race training, it seems like I've gotten really really boring. But I still travel!...whenever I absolutely have to and there's no way out of it. Yeah, I'm really boring.

Thursday, September 6, 2012


20 minutes at a time, as many times as I can put up with it in a day.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012


This is the emptiest I think I've ever seen this place.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012


Ok, so I haven't updated this stupid blog in I've honestly forgotten why I took half the pictures I did. I think this was something about Nicole's closet absorbing her, but I don't really remember.

Monday, September 3, 2012


While cleaning the house today, there was a horrible, near fatal vacuum cleaner accident involving our cat Mushroom's first and favorite toy. She bonded with this owl when it kept her company through laundry room quarantine when we first brought her in the house. We quickly scrambled for an old sock, thread, catnip, and cotton to try and resuscitate owl from critical condition. I sew things. Post surgery, I think Mushroom approves of Franken-owl. Especially now that he's full of more and stronger catnip.

Sunday, September 2, 2012


I know I've posted before about how my cat groups her red toys together in various areas of the house. Well, it looks like she has a new color preference.

Saturday, September 1, 2012


Being forced to work mandatory overtime on a three day holiday weekend sucks no matter how you look at it. But with the help of this pumpkin, I think I'll make it though.