Monthly Archives: January 2016

Booze

I’ve grown tired of having to choke down paint thinner cheap alcohol whenever I want a bit of a buzz. Fireball is tolerable, but everything else in the “spirits” category that I’ve tried has been unpleasant to heave inducing. A … Continue reading

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Don’t Need This Shit

The Monday All Week theme continued today. My machine was down for a maintenance issue when I got to work this morning, so I spent the first several hours cleaning tanks and doing other weekly maintenance tasks that are usually … Continue reading

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Monday All Week

I should not have taken vacation on Monday. Karma is making sure that I don’t miss the festivities. Yesterday while I was on break, my machine dropped a rack of parts and the rookie relief operator didn’t notice. The machine … Continue reading

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Update

After struggling for many years to understand conversations on the telephone and in environments with any appreciable background noise, I went to see an audiologist yesterday. My hearing loss was confirmed as precisely that. Moderate loss at and above ~2KHz. … Continue reading

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Fat Bastard Week Two

Didn’t do very well this week. Sitting at home on my ass for three days translated into a net gain. Back to work and maybe back on track tomorrow. Starting weight: 106.6 kg This week: 105.5 kg Current loss: -0.3 … Continue reading

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Tip

If you have an oversize tub, but don’t have a tankless water heater, you should fill the tub with hot water only. The “hot” water will be cold before the level gets to where it needs to be, and you … Continue reading

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More Fountain Pens

My Parker Sonnet is currently winding its way to the service center, where they tell me it will wait in line for approximately three weeks before being outfitted with a new EF nib. I expect said upgrade to improve the … Continue reading

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Fuck A Fucking Timeshare

Quite a few years ago, I bought a timeshare. Ex number three (aka ExRoomie) loved to travel. A timeshare seemed like a good way to increase the quality of the places where we would stay without significantly increasing the cost. … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Yesterday was a strange day. Work was blissfully uneventful. I came home, rode the bike for a little over twenty minutes, and got something to eat. While eating, I took care of some administrative items. By the time I had … Continue reading

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Fat Bastard Week One

This week hardly counts. I didn’t do anything differently than I had been doing, although I did get an exercise bike in place. I even rode it. For two minutes. But the two medium pizzas from Domino’s (sorry, CW) more … Continue reading

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