February 24 Day 718: Anticipation of Accomplishment

I heard a muffled pop in the kitchen. Upon investigation, I found the cracks shown in the image above. The inner window of my oven fractured. What did I do about it? Nothing. I let the vegetables finish roasting. Turned the oven off and promptly ignored the problem for the next few days. I eventuallyContinue reading “February 24 Day 718: Anticipation of Accomplishment”

March 27 Day 384: The Right Tool…

…makes all the difference. My goal was to fix the dripping kitchen faucet. I watched YouTube videos and gathered tools. My action plan: remove the handle, take the innards to the hardware store, and buy the proper repair kit. In reality: the set screw was frozen. After applying a rust penetrating catalyst, I still managedContinue reading “March 27 Day 384: The Right Tool…”

November 15 Day 252: Anticipation

I went food shopping Saturday night at 9 pm in anticipation of Governor Inslee’s Sunday 11 am announcement (still to come this morning). Safeway had already removed most of the shopping carts in preparation of limiting store capacity to 25%. Paper product and pasta sections were looking mighty scant. I don’t think the pattern ofContinue reading “November 15 Day 252: Anticipation”

July 1, Day 115: Woah, We’re Halfway There

Even though I have been on a hiatus from the blog, I would be remiss not to notice that today we are halfway through 2020. I have spent the last two weeks on self-care: getting plenty of sleep, restarting an exercise routine, and even enjoying my first massage in over three months. It feels likeContinue reading “July 1, Day 115: Woah, We’re Halfway There”