Friday Featurette #317

The Husband and The Wife enjoying a moment togetherI upgraded WordPress the software which runs this blog earlier this week. According to the documentation, it was a “major” version update; but, so far, I haven’t discovered any new features. Still I’m sure that there will quick succession of “minor” releases to fix whatever is broken. Hopefully this site will not be affected by any of the inevitable bugs. Have a great weekend.

Wednesday Weirdness #317

I spoke with a customer service agent today who was very helpful. They understood exactly what my issue was and why the standard repair kit was not suitable for my situation. That shouldn’t be noteworthy; but, for me, is a rare experience. Especially when the resolution requires a full replacement of the affected item.

Monday Monologue #317

An interior monologue from me (and sometimes the wife).

  • Sunday was warm and sunny so we were at least able to run in the park. Unfortunately, the river was too high to row from all the rain. And it’s supposed to snow later tonight. It was expected; but still frustrating since yesterday had great weather for December.
  • I updated the database that supports this blog to the latest version. The upgrade with amazingly smooth even for a “major” upgrade. Something may be broken; but, everything I’ve checked looks good.
  • We dropped from the 92nd percentile to the 98th percentile in the energy efficiency score our electric utility has recently started distributing. I’m sure it’s just a computer program; but I don’t think we’re actually being compared with comparable households.
  • I need to go to the car wash and get the salt off my car. Unfortunately, it always seems to be snowing or raining. Sunday was dry. But the car wash I like was closed and now the weather is wet again. We’re really not liking the last few weeks of fall.

Friday Featurette #316

The Wife standing naked in front of the mirror drying her hairAfter all the busy weekends, we do not have much planned for Saturday or Sunday. It’s supposed to rain. So, even though it will be warm, we won’t be able to row or do any yard work. It will be good to relax. Unfortunately, I expect it’s just the first weekend of manythat we’ll be reminiscing about the summer and anxiously waiting for spring.

Have a great weekend.

Wednesday Weirdness #316

I had to reprogram all the garage remotes again. I know that is the way of things; but, it’s still somewhat frustrating. I don’t know if they make operators that can connect with a computer over Wi-Fi; but, I’m going to find out. I see no reason to be stuck in the 90’s technology-wise if I can avoid it.

Tuesday Two For #316

The Husband going down on The WifeIt wasn’t “significant”; but, it was still depressing to see snow on the ground and ice on the roads. It already seems like January even though its only November. We’re hoping for a mild winter; which doesn’t seem to likely considering how cold and blustery November has been. After last year’s cold snowy winter, almost anything would be an improvement.

Monday Monologue #316

An interior monologue from me (and sometimes the wife).

  • It was hard to get back to work today after being off for four days. I really didn’t feel like going out this morning. Especially since the weather is cold and blustery. The sunshine we had over the weekend totally vanished.
  • Thanksgiving was great. We did all of the traditional things that we like to do. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving is a week earlier than usual. So, we have more than a month until our Christmas vacation.
  • Amazingly, we rowed over the weekend. Of course, it’s supposed to snow tomorrow. It was a lot more fun than cutting the grass or raking the leaves. Especially since we’ve never been able to row this late in the year. Of course, it’s supposed to snow tomorrow.
  • I did not buy anything today. There were a lot of good deals. Just not on the items we want/need. These days, I do almost all of my Christmas shopping online. I just don’t need to be finished before the end of November.