Monthly Archives: October 2011

Its beginning to look a lot like …

Actually, its not. But that didn’t stop Michael and I from starting our Christmas shopping, getting ahead of the Halloween rush. We went in search of a new leather coat for Michael last night, which was fun, even for me. … Continue reading

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Colors and Dream[weaver]s

I’ve been asked to help the local library update its website to make it more useful and user friendly, and so I’ve been giving some thought to website designs for libraries. Library website design isn’t something I’ve thought about before, … Continue reading

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Leaves

I’ve come up with a new way to get exercise — blowing the leaves off a mile and a half of track every week. We’ve not had a particularly colorful fall this year, but we have had a lot of … Continue reading

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Abstract

I’ve been trying to stand down from politics this fall, so I bought a bunch of canvas in Madison a month or so ago, and I’ve been painting on and off since then, mostly on rainy days. I dug out … Continue reading

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Fall Art Tour

Michael and I wandered around part of the Fall Art Tour today, focusing on western Sauk County. It was an enjoyable day, driving through the hills and valleys of the “driftless” area, enjoying the fall color, and stopping in the … Continue reading

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Books %@#$(&%!

We set up for a library book sale today, and for once I didn’t spend my time hauling boxes of books from the basement, as I usually do. I spent my time, instead, setting up the fiction tables with an … Continue reading

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Why Come Out?

I reflected on the importance of coming out a few years ago, and a Facebook post from the man I mentioned in that post prompted me to take a look at it this morning. Looking back from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Indian Summer

The weather this week has been wonderful — the warm, dry days of Indian summer. Temperatures have been in the seventies during the day, and the fifties at night. Indian summer energized me this year, as it always does, and … Continue reading

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