Category: Work

Resistance is Futile

Our iMac and MacbookPro are approximately six years old. Which means so is my Adobe CS 5 software. Considering all of these have been running like a 1812 Steam Engine and that my need for mobile use of the Creative...

Night Shift

So. Hey. It’s October. And I was going to do that whole Blogathon thing again – but then I got a gig and built a website in 9 days. There hasn’t been a lot...

Hot Mess

Yes. That phrase in this post is a wholly incorrect application, but so was my bright idea to use cookie cutters to make awesomely holiday-shaped brownies for the Santa Brunch I’m coordinating tomorrow. I blame...

Home Again

 Maple Valley Reporter: Farewell to Algie, a faithful family friend Last week, we put our dear cat, Algie, to sleep. Every day since has been long and empty. Yesterday I brought his ashes home....

By Special Request: An eBay Slideshow

By Special Request: An eBay Slideshow

Friday, I was going reveal the Big Mysterious Impossible Thing that happened to me over the summer. But then I got a request from an eBay Peep that I could. not. refuse. It seems...

Weekly Column Wrap-up: Sweaters & Sanity

Weekly Column Wrap-up: Sweaters & Sanity

Two weeks ago, I recount that one time Algie went back to the vet. After which he started lying around like he was going to die. We spent an entire day saying goodbye. And...

Maple Valley Reporter: Sick and Tired

Maple Valley Reporter: Sick and Tired

This week in the Covington/Maple Valley Reporter, I repurpose a story from this blog. Because I was sick. And it was late. And I kinda felt a lot like the cat in this one,...