WTH Friday – Heat Edition

It’s been warm here.  Yesterday was, I guess, a bit humid – I don’t know for certain because I didn’t bother to go outside – and temperatures have been in flux.  I know this because two things are certain to happen once the mercury starts to rise:  The Little Woman’s complaints about our lack of…

Summer Dreamin’

My meticulous and well-thought out plan of teaching this summer hit a snag when I didn’t hit the minimum for enrollment. As a result, those courses were cancelled, making this the first summer since I-can’t-remember-when that I’ll have a full summer break.  A whole summer just for me and my various devices. I have no…

Tell Me A Story

This week I managed to get something that I’d wanted for a while but had no clue on how to go about getting it – namely, a map of Middle Earth.  I am not much of a Tolkien fan; I’ve started Lord of the Rings three separate times and I always lose interest at the…

Heatwave!

In anticipation of this week’s heat, the Little Woman has gone off to spend time with friends.  Good friends, I should say, because they’ve got air conditioning and we don’t.  And what of moi, you ask?  Well . . . I’m not going anywhere.  Oh, I was invited, and I’m sure that if I were…

What Happens Next?

In many respects, Independence Day is the summer’s equivalent of Christmas. Snow, cold, and all that includes are cool in the weeks leading up to Christmas.  We want a white, snowy Christmas because that’s what cards, Hallmark television movies, and tradition tells us.  People can’t wait for it to snow so they can feel that…