More mishaps around the house; or, Gordon Ramsay’s voice is yelling in my head about my shoddy knife skills & a trip to the E.R….

Last Thursday it was plumbing trouble out the wazoo. This Thursday was a slipped knife meeting an unprotected thumb, resulting in a one-handed drive to the emergency room. And I'm feeling very akin to bumbling, boring, confused Arthur Dent: And also I'm dreading next Thursday, because what the hell is gonna come NEXT? I would've … Continue reading More mishaps around the house; or, Gordon Ramsay’s voice is yelling in my head about my shoddy knife skills & a trip to the E.R….

My DIY Faucet Replacement (Part 2); or, some glue-happy sumbitch really made my night interesting… & painful.

I'm starting to develop a major appreciation for plumbers and the know-how they have, and the skills and time it takes for their labor, because my hands are sore as hell after all the pulling and tugging and the like I had to do the past several hours. Also explains why they seem to all … Continue reading My DIY Faucet Replacement (Part 2); or, some glue-happy sumbitch really made my night interesting… & painful.

My DIY faucet replacement; or, where I remember that valve shut-offs exist for a reason…

(image from diy.stackexchange.com) Well, it was bound to happen, I suppose. I'm just glad things didn't end up broken and I just had to not use my bathroom a few days (and run a fan to dry the cabinets out, and use oodles of towels to mop up the mess, and remove a rug to … Continue reading My DIY faucet replacement; or, where I remember that valve shut-offs exist for a reason…

The things that happen when you’re not paying attention, or, how the hell did I not know there was a musical of Cyrano let alone a new film?!!

(stage photo from losextras.es) I've been on and offline a lot lately and suddenly, I saw something that made me crazy excited. I suppose this "musical theater" interest came at the right time, because I was about to watch an old MST3K episode (The Brain That Wouldn't Die, and yes, I know, by now they're … Continue reading The things that happen when you’re not paying attention, or, how the hell did I not know there was a musical of Cyrano let alone a new film?!!

(Absurd) Q #172– Who would win this stand-off: Gandalf (LOTR) or The Black Knight (MPatHG)?

(gif found on theawesomedaily.com) Out of the blue, after watching a few too many first reaction vids to Monty Python and the Holy Grail, I remembered an awesome t-shirt design from way-back-when and now I want the bloody thing. When I first saw it, it just made me laugh WAY too hard. And it got … Continue reading (Absurd) Q #172– Who would win this stand-off: Gandalf (LOTR) or The Black Knight (MPatHG)?

Bringing music-making back, though the licorice stick will have to wait til I build those mouth muscles again…

I figured I'd get some other things done in the past few weeks as my obsession with music has helped me kick my depression to the curb and I'm getting my motivation back. The struggle continues, but I'm finally at the place where I want to be working on actually playing music again, and have … Continue reading Bringing music-making back, though the licorice stick will have to wait til I build those mouth muscles again…