Author Archives: racheybug
20 Years and a Watershed
Those of you that have followed my adventure across the country know that this is normally a blog of foibles and good humor. Today, it’s something different. And for those of you who have waited a year since my last … Continue reading
On the road again!
I imagine most of you are aware, but for those who have limited interaction with the interwebs, welcome to my biennial entry when I tell you I’m moving! I realized that it had been nearly a year and half since … Continue reading
What I’ve Learned . . . . .
As October 14th came and went, I realized that I’d been at my new job for two whole years, and that at some point I was going to have to quit calling it my new job. It gave me a … Continue reading
High Atop Tater . . .
Some of you may be aware, but for those that aren’t, my Staff Member/AppState Minion/SDM Co-Complainant/Partner-in-Crime/Guy-Who-Did-All-The-Work-While-I-Took-Credit/Third Musketeer Josh took a job in Boston (I can’t imagine why?!). Last weekend was his last in town, and he invited Alex and I … Continue reading
Hallelujah, it’s raining . . . . . earthworms??????
Growing up in the desert, there were a number of idioms that I never understood. I knew they conveyed a concept, and were likely true somewhere, but they just flat didn’t apply to our corner of the world. One such … Continue reading
The Measure of Winter . . . . .
So, I’ve decided that winter is like childbirth (and having never been through childbirth, it’s perfectly acceptable for me to be flippant about it, right?). Somewhere in the twilight of summer evenings flitting with fireflies, you forget how bad it … Continue reading
Once Upon A Time. . . .
. . . . there was a season called Summer. It never came to Boone. The End. So we’ve been having a bit of a cold spell. You desert dwellers will think fondly of cold spells during the summer as … Continue reading
Hello everyone! You may have noticed I’ve been absent for a couple of months. Things have gotten quite busy with the onset of spring. Work has picked up with a project we’ve been working on with the NC version of … Continue reading
Turning Water to Rum, A Pictorial
The snowpocalypse brought us a foot of snow. It was greatly novel to open the door and see the world completely covered in white. It looks as though we may have survived the worst of winter. While we still dip into … Continue reading
Fires and Carwashes
What could those two possible have to do with each other, you may be asking. Well, I’ll tell you. Nothing. Absolutely nothing. Except for the fact that one is the bane of my existence, and the other I rather quite … Continue reading