The work of relabeling thousands of books at the HoneyRock library stretches on. About three years ago when the relabeling project was first proposed, we estimated that the work would take two full weeks. However, we don’t have that much time. Michele and I decided to extend our stay for a few more days in […]Read More That squirrel has an Oreo!
I am currently in a happy place. We are staying a week at Wheaton College’s Northwoods campus, HoneyRock. Although it’s not a vacation (we are relabeling the HoneyRock library’s ~4,200 books to use LC call numbers instead of Dewey), I’m enjoying the atmosphere, the quiet moments in nature, the beautiful weather, and time spent with […]Read More A happy place
I have annoyed my wife for months with a desire to get a new (to me) Apple Watch Series 3. I’ve repeatedly scoured eBay and Craigslist for an idea about options that might be available and especially, how much these expensive things are going for. Notice that I am specifically talking about a used device, […]Read More A new (to me) Apple Watch and a new iPad Pro
In the U.S., we celebrate the 4th of July–Independence Day–in a variety of ways, usually with parades and fireworks. I think both things are stupid, especially fireworks. Don’t even get me started on the particularly authoritarian plans for a military display in a 4th of July parade in Washington, D.C. this year according to the […]Read More Fireworks are stupid and other opinionated thoughts
Thanks to my brother, we ate some good meals in various places throughout the Kansas City area. Here’s a list of the food spots we enjoyed: Waldo Pizza Jarocho Crows Coffee Sheridan’s Frozen Custard Lamar’s Donuts and Coffee Bōru Ramen Bar Town-Topic Hamburgers Below is a gallery of photos from some of these places. We […]Read More Kansas City is a great place for foodies
We are currently in Kansas City, MO, helping my brother, Dan, move into his new house. It’s been an interesting trip so far and we leave for home tomorrow. Dan’s new house is an old house in the Hyde Park neighborhood. We really like it. It has a lot of room and character. He is […]Read More Kansas City trip
Later today, if all goes well, Cohen will be home again, and I’m really looking forward to that. I am sure he will be tired (their flight departs Guatemala City early this a.m. and they have a fairly long bus ride from the city where they’ve been working to get to Guatemala City), but also […]Read More Father’s Day weekend