Facts about Pig (six words at a time)

Pig spoiled Lord of the Flies. Pig knows he's delicious, but unconcerned. Pig escapes pens all the time. Pig considers truffle hunting his passion. Pig enjoys staring down human children. Pig hides well. So very well. Pig is always plotting your demise. Pig thinks of happier times alone. Pig fusses over his unimpressive 401k. Pig … Continue reading Facts about Pig (six words at a time)

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People on the Highway

I love the first week of the "Spring Forward" Daylight Savings.  Not the part that involves the complete destruction of my children's sleep patterns or waking up in the dark, but the morning commute is certainly amusing.  This entire week the average speed on my drive to taking kids to day care has been 50 … Continue reading People on the Highway

People on the Highway

Traveling home from a doctor appointment yesterday, blissfully unaware that it was Wednesday, I found myself following what can only be described as a "cute car".  An apple red Toyota Yaris that just screams bubble-gum pop music and "ice-cream sandwiches for dinner!" was ahead of me.  Everything about the car and driver was positive and … Continue reading People on the Highway

People on the Highway

The family and I spent the weekend driving.  And driving.  And driving.  All told I think ten hours were spent on the road to and from Buffalo, Wyoming.  Gorgeous drive time; pretty empty roads.  We hit a bit a of a traffic jam somewhere north of Casper that involved ten cars going through a cone … Continue reading People on the Highway

People on the Highway

My morning commute totals about eight miles round trip.  Take the kids to daycare then head back to the basement office.  It is quick and pretty boring.  That is, until arriving at daycare.  The parking lot of a daycare facility at 7:15 in the morning is a murder pit.  There's something about parents at that … Continue reading People on the Highway

People on the Highway

Here in good ol' Northern Colorado we finally saw the sun again today.  Nearly all week skies have been overcast, rain falling in a fine mist just slightly enough that the slow setting of windshield wipers is just a little too much still.  Two or three days may not sound like much time in the … Continue reading People on the Highway

People on the Highway

Today's tale is called: Slow Lane The roads this morning are odd.  There are no obstructions, no accidents, no inclement weather or even the aftermath of bad weather; yet speeds are topping out at 40 miles per hour.  The relaxed nature of the drive seems to suit the driver in front of me quite well. … Continue reading People on the Highway