It takes a while to get used to a new coffee maker. Especially an old drip basket style. Ther’s a lot of variables in amount of coffee, grind, etc. I … Continue reading What are you Chicken?
We are always messed up after a flight, and this was no exception. We were way too hot to sleep, and it took a lot of midnight balancing of fans … Continue reading Dropping Mangoes
Holy Crap. I was sent home to work back in February 2020 since Microsoft took an early jump on isolating for Covid. Only recently we started having the option of … Continue reading Come with me and Escape
We are days away from leaving. This is the time when we are trying to make sure that we don’t have to rush at the last minute getting getting something. … Continue reading Pre-travel Panic
So I’m actually talking about a watch. Yeah. This is what I’m using. I shouldn’t worry about all this before a trip – but I love getting my kit together. … Continue reading Travel Prep: Time out
Seattle has hit something approaching Herd Immunity now. It is Summer. We have tickets. I am almost ready to travel and write.
Well, we got fucked on our Hawaiian trip this year. The lockdown over Covid-19 meant that we couldn’t travel to the islands. Hawaiian air gave us credit for the flight, … Continue reading Plaguecation
Sometimes you run across someone who just says something better than you do. This is one of those times. Casey Putsch runs a great YouTube channel on Cars and Engineering … Continue reading Social Responsibility
We had no specific plan for our last day in London, so I checked out what Google Maps had to say. It pointed me to the Notting Hill Carnival. Apparently … Continue reading Swan Song
Yulia’s cousin Dasha was coming to visit us from Riga while we were in London. She and her husband Vadim were going to fly in from Riga and stay until … Continue reading Circle gets a Square