News From the Front

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  • Megan and I continue to do well, although recently I think we’ve both been so exhausted that we aren’t doing a great deal after we get home from work and all our scheduled extra-curriculars. I think we both want to refocus, but I’ll need to borrow some of her strength to say no sometimes. There are so many good causes out there…
  • Megan’s Academic Challenge team finished 3rd in the state for their school size! I was their humble scorekeeper. I had a lot of fun, both because her kids are great and because it was fun to get exposure to one of the high-school “sports” I liked doing. It was a very impressive finish, and her team should be very proud.
  • I’m seeing Mogwai tomorrow night. It hasn’t really sunk in yet.
  • We are very much enjoying our new oven. Sometimes the little things, like having an oven that works on settings other than broil, are life’s true joys.
  • I am working like a dog at work, but to call it an exciting project would be an understatement. Nearly everything that I’ve learned either via formal instruction or as a hobby is being used in one form or another. It’s best for me if I stay somewhat mum until we have some actual promotional material that I can point you towards. I am at work right now, drinking a beer, though. That’s a plus. We beat our original target date for completion of what we’ve got thus far by six weeks. I have a lot to do with that, as well, which feels great. As soon as I get some rest…
  • I am playing a game called The Battle For Wesnoth which was called “The OpenOffice of gaming: extensive, fascinating and free of charge” by one reviwer on their home page. It’s one of my favorite games ever, which means that now is a particularly bad time to have found it. I need to be doing something else!