Monthly Archives: January 2015

418 Days

I placed an order for a case (5,000 rounds) of CCI MiniMag .22 Long Rifle ammunition from Midway USA on December 8, 2013.  It was, of course, on backorder.  In fact, it was one of very few .22LR ammo choices … Continue reading

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Question

If someone is having a really legitimately bad day/week/whatever, and they react to a relatively benign comment with extreme hostility and very hurtful statements directed squarely at you, do you…? A. Apologize for the benign comment in an attempt to … Continue reading

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Boosting the Signal

If you’re feeling kind, generous, or charitable, go here. For the record, I don’t know these folks from Adam. I found Little Godzilla’s blog some time ago, and have been reading it ever since. They seem like good people, so … Continue reading

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Challenging

B wants chickens at the new house. But only for eggs. She doesn’t have a problem eating someone else’s animals, but has flat refused to eat anything that we might raise. She doesn’t want me to start raising rabbits again. … Continue reading

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How Fucking Dare You?

I have a new-ish boss. He’s trying to change the world, as many new bosses do. He talks slicker than a used car salesman. He uses all the right words: integrity, accountability, communication. But he’s nothing but hot air. This … Continue reading

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The House

At about a picosecond before figurative midnight, the deal finally went through.  I actually owe the success to the admin for the seller’s (Fannie Mae) attorney.  My lender dropped the ball so many times throughout the process, it wasn’t funny.  … Continue reading

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Trying Something Different

As I noted in a post late last month, I have been in need of new work boots for a while. Usually, I’ll hit up the boot truck the first time they show up after the first of the year. … Continue reading

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