Recap 2: The Journey

We woke up at the arse-crack of dawn last Tuesday to prepare for our departure.  After taking what would turn out to be my last HOT shower for a week (A WEEK!), we drove in the dark over to P&M’s house to retrieve the UHaul.  They were kind enough to let us dock our ship there,…

Monkey Squirrels and Flying Cars

This just in!  Fowl Squirrel Strikes Again!  Except this morning, instead of being a majestic bird, he was a monkey instead.  No joke – the little guy was swinging in the tree branches.  I had my own miniature, one-squirrel, circus this morning. Oddly enough, after my avian disappointment yesterday morning, I actually did see a…

Walking in a Winter Wasteland

I am, at present, barricaded in my office.  Outside my window is a world of freeze and white moosh, the skies a bleak grey-white speared through with spindly tree branches.  It is cold out, and the snow is still coming down.  It astonished me to see that the Denver Winter Storm was not only a local…

Ridin’ the Wizard Train

Sometime in the wee hours of the night, last night, I was pleased to find myself in the esteemed company of both Albus Dumbledore and Gandalf the Grey.  We were on a train, bulleting through the night, in a murky-blue-lit car rather reminiscent of Earl’s Court in Neverwhere.  The three of us were formulating battle plans, as we…