Category Archives: Travel

my new bottle

I’ve been looking at this bottle for a while now.  They’re expensive.  I remember hearing it’s good stuff, though, if you intend to keep moving past a certain age, and some of your movements are… strenuous?  The two go together, … Continue reading

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yay happy adventures

Every so often I plan an escape that takes a little coordination, with a few other people and companies and things.  I’ve done it enough that they give me points and miles to cash in, so I can save a … Continue reading

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Part 6 – the laptop battery

When the laptop issue was first brought to my attention, the description of the problem was vague.  I knew how it had been used in its recent history.  It was on all the time, plugged into the wall.  I was … Continue reading

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After-Action Review Part 5

My visit to Fry’s revealed another truth of our times.  I had priced a new thermal cutout and associated wiring harness on line.  But for only 2-1/2 times the price of the alleged replacement parts, you can get a whole … Continue reading

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Lookin 2d Future

There’s enough to make a list.  For now, let’s agree that the first order of business is to figure out the microwave oven problem, since there is no other conventional indoor cooking mechanism.    The laptop can wait, since I … Continue reading

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Unexplained Phenomena

Or, After-Action Review Part 2.  As it was previously revealed, my visitors maintained a sense of decorum for which no words can express my gratitude.  But had they not, no words could have expressed my displeasure.  As it were, there … Continue reading

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After-Action Review

I took 2 weeks off here recently, from the wurk.  Normally when I take any time off at all it’s because I am traveling.  I am not one of those guys who takes 2 weeks off to remodel the kitchen.  … Continue reading

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