Category: weather

One Thing Worse Than Lying

I walked into the bathroom at work this morning and it smelled like delicious breakfast food. I should add that our office shares a wall with a coffee shop/bakery that specializes in waffles and other tasty treats, so that isn’t nearly as weird as… Continue Reading “One Thing Worse Than Lying”

72 Seasons

I was surprised to learn recently that, while most of the world divides the calendar into 12 months that consist of four seasons, the Japanese take things a step many steps farther. Their calendar splits the year into 24 major divisions (sekki), each of… Continue Reading “72 Seasons”

Uncle Sam’s a (Insert Expletive)

We finally got our taxes done. Three months late, but really, one day early given the extended deadline. It’s not that we were procrastinating; we were simply holding off on this dreaded task for as long as possible. OK, fine. We were procrastinating. And… Continue Reading “Uncle Sam’s a (Insert Expletive)”

Ventriloquist Cricket

Have you ever seen the Breaking Bad episode titled “Fly”? If so, you have a pretty good idea how my day went at work on Monday. To summarize briefly, “Fly” involves Walt White’s failed attempt to catch a fly that is buzzing around the… Continue Reading “Ventriloquist Cricket”