Monthly Archives: September 2013

Wide Open

It’s been a huge week for Raleigh. For the out-of-towners, the International Bluegrass Music Association has been here for the annual World of Bluegrass week. It’s a convention, and an awards ceremony, and a giant festival, to the tune of … Continue reading

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Love and Laughter

I went to the sweetest wedding this weekend.  It was up in Virginia, in a state park with hiking trails and camping cabins and fantastic Polish Eastern North Carolina food and old friends.  The wedding took place in this little … Continue reading

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Stop Looking at Me Like That, I Kept All of My Clothes On

Well. So I almost threw my clothes onstage again.  Twice. That’s saying something, since in my whole history of concert going, I’ve only ever threatened to do that two times, and if you ask me about those two times in … Continue reading

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Carolina Red

Well. That was fun. In a shining example of how you should always say what you want, clearly and directly and out loud (something at which I am terrible), I have been talking about going to an NCSU football game … Continue reading

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Swear-Off

I just back from the Best Thing Ever, which was the competition for the greatest swear word of all time at SparkCon. SparkCon is this giant open-source festival, and while I support it 100% in theory, I usually end up … Continue reading

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Hopscotch Saturday: I Knew We Still Had It

Hopscotch magic, the first: Fletch let me sleep until 10:15 Saturday morning. This is a first in the 9 months he’s lived with me.  10:15.  Usually I drag him out of bed around 6:15 on weekdays, so then he drags me … Continue reading

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Hopscotch Friday: Ow Ow Ow My Feet

My Hopscotch present to myself today was running shoes. Day One of Hopscotch, hell, wear whatever you want.  Day Two of Hopscotch, be ye not so foolish. I was Super Struggles today. There are about a dozen small reasons for … Continue reading

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