Category Archives: Not in the Family

Posts that don’t fit into the other buckets. These may be opinions about products, work, or other miscellaneous things that don’t fit anywhere else.

4 Monarchs on the Butterfly Bush

The monarch abundance peak for our latitude (41° N) according to monarchwatch.org is September 8 – 20. Perhaps the mild weather in late September and early October convinced these four monarchs to stay longer.  Wednesday, October 3, when I took … Continue reading

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Commuting Sentence

I drive to the Boston area one day a week for work. The drive should take a little less than two hours each way. The reality is that the drive in takes 2 1/2 hours plus, with at least 15 … Continue reading

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Garter in the Lamb’s Ear

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Article Juxtaposition

From Page 1 of the May 3, 2012 edition of the Glastonbury Reminder News: Headline 1: Sunday Booze “Hurray for the residents of Connecticut! We are a step closer to being able to buy alcohol on Sundays.” Headline 2: Teen … Continue reading

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Ladies and Women Restroom

The two restroom doors are next to each other at work.  During my once a week visit to the corporate office, I walk past these doors several times and find myself theorizing the cause of the signage discrepancy.   Is … Continue reading

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This Entrance is Temporarily Closed

Two questions on this sign: 1. Why does a sign of 17 words require 6 different font styles? 2. Who is the target reader for this sign – the living or the dead? Colestown Cemetery is located at the intersection … Continue reading

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Blog Unhappiness

Darn.  What’s going on?  The error message appeared when I attempted to open the Dashboard.  I started basic troubleshooting to determine the scope of the issue. The most pressing question – Had my blog ceased to exist?  I went to my … Continue reading

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