I went to sleep Friday night knowing that I had gotten bitten. Itchy little bumps had formed on my legs, just below the kneecap. I scratched, as usual, and said to myself, “aw, hell.” But I put it out of my mind and didn’t give it another thought. I woke up yesterday morning in physical … More Chiggers!
Fiesta San Antonio, our annual 11-day arts-crafts-and-music-that’s-really-an-excuse-to-get-tanked hoedown begins this Friday, and by the time I’d been back here long enough to prepare to attend, I had also already learned enough about it to decide I didn’t want to. As it turns out, it’s relatively overrated anyway. It’s one of the few times all year … More Don’t be that guy: Tourist season edition
I’ve started taking “me” time at night, which usually involves leaving the laptop in my backpack and opting for the iPad instead. This way, I can leave in-progress work projects alone without any temptation to peek at them and instead, I can simply surf the web for pleasure at night in front of the TV. … More Playlist: San Antonio Songs
Yep, I still love San Antonio. Nope, this isn’t going to be a bash-fest, so if you’re a San Antonio hater, you might as well give up now, because I’m not going to allow you any satisfaction. It is, however, a caution to all of those out there who fit in to certain groups: 1) … More Alamo City reality check
It almost slipped past me. Credit goes to my partner for pointing it out. Has it really been 10 years? Apparently, yes. It’s amazing how fast that went, too. It’s also amazing how little I remember of anything before that. Memories disappear fast, and not always in order – some hang around more strongly than … More 10 Years (back) in Texas
And after 3 months of bustin’ our butts getting everything ready, we had an inklin’ to go on home. So we’re drivin’ down I-35E through rush hour one last time, as the sun hangs low at 3 or 4 o’clock in the evenin’. The sun’s going down and I’m clench-gripped and singing. We wind ourselves … More Woke up this morning
Father forgive me, for I have sinned. And I am going straight to hell, after I am lynched by the Sierra Club and Greenpeace. Because for as environmentally conscious as I try to be, and as small an environmental footprint as I try to leave, I have to admit that we fell out of the … More It ain’t easy being green