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What else goes well with tequila?

My lime tree is under attack. I go out regularly to check for new suckers and pull them off and dispose of them. Nomally disposal consists of putting them in a Ziploc bag and throwing them away. Today I accidentally squished one while trying to deal with it. The insides were a disturbing shade of yellow. Just call me Lady Macbeth. I used to be a very big fan of limes, and I enjoyed using the ones off my... read more

And For My Next Trick… I shall place my head inside the mouth of this vicious creature.

And For My Next Trick… Originally uploaded by mstori. Our friend got a new dog, a 7 month old Border Collie named Apache. He brought her over to meet the humans on Sunday night. Willow decided to come check her out too. We did not let her meet Indy or London yet as we didn’t think she was ready for that crew. She is very sweet. She peed on our floor… but, really, who... read more

Who pays attention to me?

Bart Prince is an architect that I became aware of from some work he had done in California. It caught my eye. One day I day scrolling through the TiVo guide I noticed his name and recorded the show. I was about a home he had designed for his parents in Albuquerque, NM. Because, like all his designs, it was rather distinctive, I was curious if my FIL, who lived in Albuquerque, was aware of this house. I... read more

Kicking Ass and Taking Names

Today the kid got her junior black belt. We are really proud of her. She has been studying for more than 7 years now, and it is a pretty big day, made even more poignant by the fact she is currently on leave from active workouts on doctors orders. She is in physical therapy and working her way back. In her art the belts and degrees are: white yellow yellow first degree yellow second degree green green... read more

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