Tag Archives: summer

The Fourth First Day of School

My daughter started third grade today. I have a tradition here of writing a post about the first day of school each year. I don’t want to break tradition, so here goes. The first thing I’d like to report is that I’m getting a little better at this first day of school thing. I actually […]

Air Conditioning

I don’t use air conditioning in my house. The only time in my life I air conditioned my home was while I was married. It wasn’t really my choice. I didn’t have air conditioning as a kid, in college, or when I moved out on my own. And since my divorce, I have not used […]

Summer Is The Worst

Anyone who knows me, even a little bit, knows that I hate the summer. It’s three months of uncomfortable weather, uncomfortable clothes, difficulty sleeping and never being properly dry. It’s miserable. But that’s not really what I want to talk about. It’s too obvious. What I want to talk about is how weird it is […]