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Driving around tonight in the fog makes me realize that I miss weather. It’s always so hot and dry and boring here in Austin. Give me weather, dammit. Variable weather. Second-guessing weather. “Do I need a coat, an umbrella, or cargo shorts?” weather. It’s what I miss about living in my mid-latitude home state, where …

Quiet Night, Cold City

Quiet night. Cold front has us all down, low, homebodied, sheltered in place. Chat is quiet. Phone is quiet. Internet is quiet. Been home all day, restless evening, nothing doing. I get stir-crazy like this and don’t feel like life is lived right if I’m home alone all day, and them old feelings come raging …

Under the Hoodie

It’s hoodie weather, everyone! The hoodie is easily my most useful garment (aside from pants). warm dark colors instant cloak obscures my spare tire keeps the cold off my neck secret zip-up bib for slurping noodles sleeves useful for operating public doorknobs kangaroo pockets for carrying tools or hiding hands disguises the fact that I’ve …