My R1100R outside Geer Street Garden years ago.
Month: October 2020
Lost an elder in my life
I got an email today about Jennifer Lynn. She wanted to make a home for, in her words, the unloved and the thrown-away of this world, and she did. For some of us it was an email list and IRC channel, while for others it was letting them stay with her when they were kicked … Continue reading Lost an elder in my life
Saturday night at the improve
When our weekly grocery delivery arrived it included a cake to celebrate my birthday. My wife observed that she forgot candles, to which I replied, "at my age that many constitutes a fire hazard." She improvised...
In 2011 a new local restaurant opened in Durham: Geer St Garden. They went heavily on local and regional foods, including alcohol, and they had several signature cocktails. This Harvest Moon was one of them. It involves maple syrup and apple cider. And it's delicious! The recipe calls for a chilled martini glass but I … Continue reading Harvest Moon
National Coming Out Day +1
I was occupied yesterday with getting ready to start my new job so forgot this but this is me: a polyamorous trans dyke on a bike. I bought the shirt in 2016 for the protests against North Carolina HB2. I was ultimately interviewed by media about that.
Tent camping gear: cheap tarp
This was a tip I picked up a couple years ago. Cheap plastic tarps, like from Harbor Freight, are useful when camping. They can be a footprint if your tent doesn't have one. I use the smallest one HF sells in the vestibule of my tents since the footprint doesn't cover that. It was $3.
My work start date was to be in late September but was pushed back. That meant my wife and I could get a honeymoon in. The destination was a KOA in East Texas. It turned out to be nicely laid-out; like most such campgrounds the emphasis is RVs but the tent area is separated from … Continue reading Honeymoon!
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