The 4am “wake up I have to pee!” only lasted a few days, but I’m still getting up an hour earlier than normal. I’m trying to build the habit of getting up early to get a good walk in with the dogs before work. If I can get Kuiper disciplined to walk well (and Lyra re-trained… […]Read more "Long walks and involuntary mornings"
Today, Kuiper spent his first day in the house without humans. R’s on the mountain, and my parents are back home. I came home in the middle of the day to give him some relief, but he effectively spent the day in the kitchen. He did really well, though he clearly didn’t want to be cooped […]Read more "First full day"
We’re working on long form concepts in improv class, and tonight was a series of exercises that challenged us to claim and stick to a point of view. I continue to feel pretty good about the work I’m doing in class, and I think I’m getting better at coming up with characters with a decent […]Read more "Longer form and more character"
I took Kuiper to the vet today to get him acquainted with the office and make sure he’s as fit as he seems after his plane flights last week. He did great, and we followed up with a visit to work so the office crew could meet him. Naturally, he piddled on the floor of […]Read more "Meeting the doctor"
We dropped my parents off (and waited for their very late train with them) this morning, and they rolled out of town, concluding a lovely couple of weeks of visit. Mom and I worked on her Pocket Grandmother project, and I wanted to get much more done on it than I did while she was […]Read more "Back in the swing"
A bunch of us went to see Alton Brown at Centennial Hall. I haven’t laughed like that in a while… since Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood were in town, perhaps. Live funny, so fun. Alton was utterly delightful, and I just kept wanting him to do a show with Adam and Jamie, combining their Behind […]Read more "Laugh until it hurts"
Watched the UA basketball game today, again – on purpose and in the absence of my friends who take it far more seriously than I. We watched as a family, in fact, with the parents. It was peppered with wiggling puppies and such, but it reminded me of the handful of memories I have of watching Nebraska […]Read more "Fans and family"