Writing More…

For a while, I was using Tumblr as a repository to keep some of my thoughts. I think what I got tired of is the high school mentality that seems to permeate the site.  Reblogs and reposts, quizzes and surveys, secret messages and nonsense. I just didn’t have the heart for it.  I guess I’m not social enough to get involved with social networking.  I’ve covered that thought here on my blog many times in the past.

Starting today, I’m going to start using my blog more often. I’ve restarted the Shrinking Me initiative.. I may start posting the occasional comic book review. Who knows. I need to post something. I miss having an outlet for my thoughts and figure my domain should be useful for something more than just email.

Some nights…

Last night, @dylissia and I put Megan to be around 830pm or so. That’s her usual bed time. Marie and I passed out (or started to) around 11 or so.  Marie was gone within minutes and I couldn’t get comfortable. Having to get up at 345am to catch a flight, I knew I needed to get some sleep.

I heard Megan stir around 1130pm or so. A whimper at first and then she started to call out like she needed something. I walked into her room to find her sitting up in her bed fully alert. She smiled as I came around the corner. I tracked down her pacifier and handed it to her. She smiled even more and popped it into her mouth. Then she looked at me like she wanted something.

Typically, marie and I would pick her up and take her into our room for a bit more of her bottle before she’d pass out but I needed to sleep. I patted her bed next to her and told her that she needed to lay down and go back to sleep. She looked up at me as I said that and I fully expected her to smile and reach for me.

Instead? She rolled over and fell asleep. I covered her up and 6 hours later she woke up again.  If it weren’t for the fact that I did a few other things after that before finally falling asleep, I might have convinced myself I dreamt it. I never, in a million years, expected her to actually go back to sleep on command. I’m willing to bet that it’s the last time that ever happens


On the road

Heading into work again for another fun filled day of fixing. This Metrolink thing works pretty well and drops me off a block from the office. Can’t complain about that.

Of course, it’s 9 am and the train is filled with Cardinal fans. The whole city is filled with people wearing red jerseys. Makes me miss home and Wrigley. A little bit.

5 more business days before vacation. Can’t wait for San Diego. Three days in SD and two in LA. It’ll be nice to see southern cal again.

New Blog

Every so often.. a blog needs to die and be reborn.  Over the years, I believe I’ve created more new blogs than I’ve created blog entries.  Oh well, such is the nature of the curious tinkerer.  After ditching WordPress a few years ago due to some update issues, I’ve settled back in with the old pain in the ass.  We’ll see how this goes. I like the new backend and I appreciate many of the ease of management features that I moved to Serendipity for.

Maybe I’ll post more than once a month. maybe.