Category Archives: Hobbies

Hot or Cold

The weather is changing. Well, for most of the country. For those of us in the Valley of the Sun, we are in the high double digits instead of the high 110+ (that’s F not C). But, no, this isn’t … Continue reading

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Childhood Habits

It’s my mom’s fault. I can say that because she reads this blog and will take me to task for ratting on her. When I was in high school, I was a straight-A student. Shocking, I know. But as I … Continue reading

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What are you reading?

It’s a new month, which means new books to read. This month, my nonfiction choice is Hospital Ships and Ambulance Trains. This book focuses on transporting wounded BEF during the first world war from the front to Blighty. The second … Continue reading

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Old versus New

It’s an odd thing—This consumer economy. We live in a time when we throw things away rather than repair them. Given the obvious benefit to companies, most don’t even bother providing manuals anymore. It’s better for their bottom line. Some … Continue reading

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Losing a Day

There’s this thing that causes people to lose time. It’s called a migraine. Migraines are fun times. That’s sarcastic, folks. I had plans for this weekend. Fun plans. They started with the stuff below. But then Sunday morning I woke … Continue reading

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Do you recognize these characters?

I was lucky enough to spend my weekend at Phoenix Fan Fusion. Here are some of the amazing Cosplay folks in action. How many do you recognize? Until next time.

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The Definition of Insanity

is doing the same thing over and over and  expecting different results. Yeah. I do that except I call it perservence. Not for everything. I mean, I’m not crazy. But I definitely do it for cooking, specifically Chinese food. And … Continue reading

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