way better than soap-on-a-rope

I just got around to downloading the pics I snapped during Mr. Enthusiasm’s birthday hike at Cold Creek Trail. And, I’m every bit as blown away re-living this hike through the photos as I was while traipsing through this magical place. Experiences 1, Stuff 0. Suck it, stuff. The weather was unseasonably warm that day, but the evergreens…

falling in love again

Sometimes I forget how great my hometown is. I complain loudly, and often, about the insane cost of living, about our oppressive taxes, about the aneurism-inducing traffic jams, and – of course – about the harsh, and seemingly never-ending, winters. And then a day like Saturday comes along to remind me how stupid I am for dismissing, without…

the beauty of simplicity

Source It would be easy to blame my weight gain, declining health and general state of unhappiness on the stresses associated with a successful career in the fast-paced high-tech industry. When they pay you ridiculous sums of money it is reasonable, I think, for them to expect more than a 9 to 5 commitment in return. So I gave everything…