Monthly Archives: September 2012

Forever Autumn

From War of the Worlds Well, that was a short summer!  Here in Connecticut, the weather has turned, well, not cold, but at least cool.  The nights are in the 40s and the days, anything from 60-ish on up.  Trees … Continue reading

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In Which I Repair to My Secret Lair

In my last post, I sang the praises of a well-populated junk box.  Now, I’d like to turn to the topic of tools, and more generally, of repair. Repair.  The dictionary tells us that to repair is “1) to restore … Continue reading

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Save Every Little Piece (‘Cause You Never Know…)

My spouse thinks I’m insane.  Oh, she supports my insanity.  But she still thinks I’m insane. My dad used to use coffee cans to organize things on his workbench.  He had a shelf of coffee cans, each covered in red … Continue reading

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I’m Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack!

Over the past few days, I’ve started riding again.  It’s just over two months since the accident that resulted in a new right hip, and I’m riding again!  This post is mostly devoted to bicycling lust (both the object and … Continue reading

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DHALGREN

“to wound the autumnal city.” This is the entire first line of Samuel R. Delany’s Ulysses-class novel, Dhalgren.  If you are a science fiction reader, or even if you just happened to grow up at a particular time, you may … Continue reading

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Morning People

  I suspect that I lost most readers of this blog a long time ago.  That happens. I have been trying to write the story of how I came to be hit by a car and get my hip replaced, … Continue reading

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