Must Haves: Lunch

Usually I take my lunch to work.  Some sort of microwave friendly fare gets me through that crazy mid-day feast and then it's back to being efficient and productive, and productively efficient. Sometimes though, oh golly, sometimes 'usual' gets tossed to the wind and the lunch hour is spent at a restaurant! Hopefully one with … Continue reading Must Haves: Lunch


House Rules

In the entryway to Dublin House (not at all located in Dublin, but the owner likes the sound of the words together) a list of rules greets visitors and roommates alike. The rules, the owner supposes, would be a good fit for any home, any B&B, or anywhere people gather to watch Netflix or sit … Continue reading House Rules

Lunch Hour Characters – Harvey

This is Harvey. Harvey is a little behind on topical references. Here, Harvey haikus his heart out hoping Harry and the Hendersons is happening. The safari park Had so many lions there And not one dentist. Windows closed. Blinds drawn. It's happening now; the end. Y2K is come! Hey, you have the one? No, no … Continue reading Lunch Hour Characters – Harvey

Dear Future Past Me

Dear Future Past Me, I really thought time travel would involve more Quantum Leap style murder mystery.  You know how much Lore I've listened to? You don't. I'm friggin' years older than you are right now. Maybe. I can't control when these notes arrive.  But if Lore the popular podcast, television series, and VR-Cast (you'll … Continue reading Dear Future Past Me

Chuck at the Food Court

"You know, there use to be a graying tower alone on the sea? You guys ever hear of this?" Chuck heard the table behind him say. He sat alone in a mall food court, eating pizza between shopping runs.  It was birthday season and he liked to get all his shopping done at once.  People … Continue reading Chuck at the Food Court

Poorly Timed Sayings Through History Mug Collection

I'm here to fill your humorous coffee mug needs.  Also need to put that history degree to use.  Mostly I want to help in the consumption of coffee. I've set up a new shop with Society6, a print-on-demand store that makes incredibly high quality goods and features art prints from incredible artists. Follow this link … Continue reading Poorly Timed Sayings Through History Mug Collection

The Conversation

Roderick had set up what he thought to be the perfect date night; candle lit outdoor dining, gourmet Italian cuisine, full moon over head.  Even the weather cooperated by not being too hot nor too cold.  He did not remember the last time he and Caroline were out, kid free, phone free, work free.  He … Continue reading The Conversation