Category Archives: Miscellaneous

For everything NOT in a page category.

Oh, yeah…I’m still here.

Sorry for the lack of updates folks. This summer has been tough on getting projects…at least MY projects done. I’ve been frantically dealing with other folks crises on a pretty regular basis…derailing most of my own plans for work. These … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Christmas Past…

We’ve not spoken in a few minutes…a comfortable silence…each absorbed in our own tasks. Alone, yet only an arm’s length away. I find myself staring across the table at her…suddenly somber and pondering the world and my place in it. … Continue reading

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Seriously?

Saturday night somebody couldn’t decide whether to go straight down the road, or turn…so they split the difference and crashed into our fence and pecan tree. Note that this is the SECOND time this year somebody’s crashed into our fence… … Continue reading

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An Old Vic Halloween…

Had a great Halloween Trick-or-Treat Saturday night…an artifact of small-town Texas…if Halloween isn’t on Friday or Saturday they move Trick-or-Treat to the nearest (Friday or Saturday) so it’s not on a school night. Apparently they’ve figured out sleep deprived kids … Continue reading

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The Riddle of the Sphinx?

“Breakfast!” She plunked a plate of bacon and eggs and a glass of iced tea in front of me and I smiled. I was enjoying the service…and the server. With difficulty I brought my gaze up to meet Her eyes … Continue reading

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Fencing Replaced

So, some nimrod managed to *not* turn…and drove his/her vehicle through the fence at The Old Vic late Wednesday night or Thursday morning. The took out my mailbox and pole, 40 feet of fence, 4 poles, the gate, my ugly … Continue reading

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And then there’s this…

Somebody drove a car through the fence at the Old Vic last night… Pretty sure now the universe is just messing with me. At least…it appears…they didn’t hit the house… Got my work cut out for me for the near … Continue reading

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Gah!

If y’all ever wonder what the 300-pound, strong as an ox, rides a motorcycle with impunity in metroplex traffic, has knocked out a horse with a single punch (that’s another story), tough as nails biker dude finds as absolutely terrifying … Continue reading

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The finger of god…

Y’all might have seen our area in the news this last week…a series of major tornadoes (one an F4!) hit the area, one coming within a couple miles of our Suburban Blah House. We watched the news from the Old … Continue reading

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The Tool…

So yeah…using a tool…to do some tool kind of stuff…’cause tool kind of stuff is the sort of stuff you do when tinkering on Old Victorians… …and then of course…I needed the tool to fix the tool…which I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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