Like Clockwork

I took some vacation days off of work to turn this weekend into a 5-day vacation (Friday through Tuesday). The plan was to go camping at the coast. We made our reservation months ago[1]. We made some last minute acquisitions earlier in the week (we were lacking in the lantern and water jug department). I … Continue reading Like Clockwork

Apologies: in retrospect and in advance

First off, I have to apologize in both retrospect and advance if I have been snippy, stressed, or overly emotional. I have been on some steroids recently that affect my blood pressure and stress levels, among other things. If you take nothing else away from this post, remember that I am not currently acting like … Continue reading Apologies: in retrospect and in advance

The paradox of being sick

Maybe paradox is not quite the right word for what I want to say and ironic, in the dictionary sense, is not either. The Alanis Morissette definition of irony is a bit more close. But putting the exact wording aside, I find the paradox of being sick is that you have all the time in … Continue reading The paradox of being sick

Can’t eat, clowns will sleep me.

Three little pill bottles, lined up like soldiers. One is used to treat anthrax. Two cause nausea. One treats nausea. Three cause drowsiness. Two go with food. One goes with lots and lots of water. All three cause drowsiness. One is not to be combined with exposure to sunlight. One is not to be combined … Continue reading Can’t eat, clowns will sleep me.

Reactor

Everybody knows that songs can trigger emotional reactions. Do you have any songs that trigger a physical reaction? I do. I really like the song “My Blue Heaven.” A cover of that song wasn’t the sole reason for picking up a Smashing Pumpkins boxed set (the one with the little lunchbox handle) back in the … Continue reading Reactor

sick

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2007/01/I was going to post a couple of pictures, but realized that there were a number in my queue that have … Continue reading sick

Can't sleep. Clowns will wheeze on me.

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2006/08/Last night, I felt well enough to go to yoga after having skipped out on it last week due to sickness. … Continue reading Can’t sleep. Clowns will wheeze on me.

Red! No — Blue! Aaaaarrrrgggghhhhh…..

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2006/07/The rental people called yesterday saying that someone will be around to paint the house Thursday and Friday. They also called … Continue reading Red! No — Blue! Aaaaarrrrgggghhhhh…..

Regurgitating an Interesting Article

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2005/12/I am feeling much less sick now. Plus, I have enough chicken soup to drown a baby (or baptize a baby, … Continue reading Regurgitating an Interesting Article

Funded in part by the surreal. An angel, complete with reservoirs.

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2005/12/Today, I am home sick with a cold. Ick. I can’t imagine the following thing ever becoming a meme because the … Continue reading Funded in part by the surreal. An angel, complete with reservoirs.