On the Road, Off the Grid: Take Deux

If you can believe it, here we geaux again!  Amazing.  Just amazing.  When J and I threw in our hat and came back to Colorado, this very moment right this second felt eternities away.  Standing on the desolate shore of the Other Side of Summer, back in June, feeling disconnected and uncertain and failed and…

And Just Like That…

…almost three months of working two jobs has come to an end.  Poof.  Finito!  I am once again in awe at Time’s uncanny way of passing very quickly.  It feels like it was approximately two seconds ago that I rolled into Loveland, CO with nothing in my account, nothing in my pockets but change, just…

Recap 1: The Last Days of Colorado

*BVoooooM!* That is the sound I keep hearing in my head, now that I am back online.  You know, that “Ham Radio Coming Back On the Air, Pump Up the Volume Style” sort of sound. Hello world, greetings from Louisiana.  As I write this, I am drinking an Abita Jockamo IPA and am at the…

Keeping it Together

Ow.  I checked my mailbox on my way inside from walking the dog this morning, and our yearly Starfest postcard was waiting in there.  Just, ow.  Anyway. Greetings, world, from my very last Monday at the place I work, ever.  What a strange, strange feeling.  It is not without its certain sense of expected liberty, but…

A Sashless Belt; New Horizons

This past Saturday, February 4, 2012, at approximately 6:00 p.m., I became a retired member of the fleet of the Rogues of Colorado.  I will admit to a remaining sense of shell-shocked-ness, still, as it has not quite sunk in all the way yet.  Once my name goes black, on the forums, I’m sure it…