Monthly Archives: September 2012

County fare

Last Friday night we loaded up the minivan and headed to Lawrenceville for the Gwinnett County Fair. We hadn’t been in several years, and we were overdue for a family outing. This one fit the bill nicely. I prefer my … Continue reading

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Boogie-woogie bugle boy

There are many challenges in life for which I believe I am unprepared: landing a disabled aircraft, selecting a paint color for a formal living room, lecturing on physics or attending a baby shower. The next big life hurdle staring me … Continue reading

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Commuter dude

I recently changed jobs, and in the process traded a consistent 30-minute commute for a nail-biting daily adventure into downtown Atlanta. Commuting is not a remarkable activity in and of itself. It is a necessary evil for those of us with … Continue reading

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Selling encyclopedias

I was already hungry when I took my seat on the seventh pew on the right of the Decatur Presbyterian Church. After a long day fighting the crowds at Dragon*Con with the boys, Carla and I were enjoying a night … Continue reading

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