Monthly Archives: May 2015

All Downhill from Here

With parental health problems at some kind of temporary quiescent point, I’ve resolved to go to Flipside. I’m prioritizing getting all the expensive stuff done myself in the next five days, and my realtor will deputize some workers to finish … Continue reading

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Medical Recovery Redux

Dad has been in rehab for several days after two weeks in ICU. He’s about as lucid as he was before he went in and generally in pretty good spirits. I was able to visit him several times in rehab … Continue reading

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Gigantic Thanks for Helpers!

I’m hugely grateful to Katie, Shaylind, Matt, and Olivia for coming out today to help with my last-minute remodeling push! In time with excellent, deep conversations, we got several rooms and hallways painted, and grouting started in the master suite. … Continue reading

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Dad is Improving

After two full weeks in ICU from pneumonia, Dad is finally awake, alert, and mentally about back to about baseline. It’s a huge relief to see him better. I got to watch the feeding tube being removed, which I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Painting in the Rain

  First painting under the front eaves, done, like probably the rest of the outdoor paint, under threat of rain.

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Game Magic

After hearing this fascinating interview on Expanding Mind, I ordered a copy of Game Magic, and am investigating Arcana, described as Minecraft for ritual. Dr. Jeff Howard, a professor teaching game design, uses his extensive knowledge of historical systems of … Continue reading

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The Light at the End

In the past few days, I’ve stripped, re-textured, and painted three ceilings, installed the last three light fixtures and the last two fans. I’m just about ready to start wall painting inside, and the forecast says I’ll be able to … Continue reading

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