Tag Archives: Tinker

Professional Limbo

A few weeks ago, I was offered a contract job that I was told would last 4 weeks. It was originally supposed to start last Wednesday. Then it got pushed to today, and now they’re telling me it should be … Continue reading

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The one where Tinker is Ten Years Old

Today’s a special day. My dog, Tinker, is ten years old. TEN. That’s huge for a dog! Seventy in dog years. It’s kind of huge for me too, because he’s been a big part of my adult life. I’ve never … Continue reading

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This isn’t so bad…

I totally love being at home full-time, during the day. The weather was gorgeous yesterday, and I took Tinker for two (TWO!) nice, long walks in the middle of the day. I’ve had the windows open since yesterday, because it’s … Continue reading

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A walk through Astoria Park at dusk

Since I just gave a photo tour of the inside of my apartment, I thought it might be fun to do a video tour of a typical walk through Astoria Park with Tinker. We do this every day since I … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning, NYC edition

It’s finally, FINALLY April. After a particularly cold winter with a few too many snowstorms, I’m absolutely loving this 50 degree weather we’ve been having (the Texan in me never thought I’d say THAT…). It’s time to get my tiny … Continue reading

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Updates on things

Yeah, I know. I didn’t write anything last week. I haven’t really done anything all that exciting. But I do have some followup from a few previous things I’ve written about. I promise I’ll try to be more interesting in … Continue reading

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Walking in a winter wonderland

One of the advantages of my job is that I’m able to work from home when there are ridiculous amounts of snow on the ground.  The buses weren’t running, and neither were some of the trains I need to take, … Continue reading

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My dog wears balloons on his feet.

The last few weeks, my life has been a blur of work, ballet, going out with work people, train delays, faking an understanding of HTML, and trying to stay warm in ridiculously unpleasant weather. I haven’t felt very inspired to … Continue reading

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What happened to Benny? What happened to his heart? And the ideals he once pursued…

I feel like I should preface this post by saying that when I lived in Indianapolis, I was fairly  involved in things that involved caring for others. I was on the steering committee for the Indianapolis branch of Friends of … Continue reading

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Bright light city gonna set my soul, gonna set my soul on fire

I just got back from Vegas after six long days and 5 plane rides.  I had a great time! It was awesome seeing Sarah, Rob, and Rich and my family out there. Getting there, however, was dramatic. The three hour … Continue reading

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