Last thing I wanted to do on my holiday weekend was defrost my frost-free freezer. Seems the thermostat that controls the defrost heater is a little…busted. It’s time either for a surreptitious repair (by locating my own replacement part) or to file a maintenance request (since I don’t own this fridge). Really, it depends on […]
Now that I’m fully settled into my apartment, have my work-from-home desk going again, and have fully set up my couch and entertainment center (complete with TV, amp, speakers, and all the A/V gear working together, unlike the last apartment), I seldom spend any quality time at my personal workstation. With all the time I […]
The refrigerator was carrying 1.3 Liters of the tribe’s water. This water is now yours for the safekeeping of the tribe. Tell us, have you chosen your new name?
Physical possessions are a curse. Especially when you have to move. We spend our 20’s thinking, “I need more stuff.” We spend our 30’s thinking, “I can afford this stuff.” We spend our 40’s thinking, “I have too much stuff.” Is it really a universal truth that if you need something, it will become available […]
For those of you keeping score, I’ve found a new apartment. It’s about a mile south of my current home, in my previous neighborhood. It’ll be nice to get back there, since that area is closer to my usual haunts. But it won’t be this place. Nine years, two months. Four jobs. Countless shift rotations […]