• “Sweet! Baghdad weather!”

    — said by Sean this morning upon seeing the weather forecast in today’s paper, with an expected high of 102 and a “feels like” temperature of 109

    June 23, 2004
  • Kids

    I’ll elaborate on this at a later date perhaps, but just for the record: It’s amazing to me how utterly different two children from the same parents can be.

    June 17, 2004
  • A favorite quote

    Never underestimate the power of what one man can accomplish when he doesn’t care who gets the credit. — Ronald Reagan

    June 11, 2004
  • Give me NEW, or give me nothing

    I’m in the market for a new computer. A NEW computer. I could get a REFURBISHED computer direct from Apple, with full warranty and all, at a nice discount over a new machine. But I can’t do it. I also can’t bring myself to buy a used car. I know there are plenty of good …

    June 11, 2004
  • Reagan remembered

    An old friend from high school (we were in high school together from 82-86) asked the other day what I thought about Reagan dying, saying “I remember you liked him in high school.” His question struck me in two ways: 1. I hadn’t really given much of my own thought to Reagan’s death since it …

    June 10, 2004
  • Anchors away

    Memorial Day 2004 is (finally) over. Our final visiting guest, my wonderful Mom-in-law, left today. It’s been a great week with lots of company visiting. The kids had a good time, the adults had a good time, the food was great, the weather fantastic … just a great holiday overall. But it was also possibly …

    June 2, 2004