A  fun sarcastic Carbondale Saturday.

A fun sarcastic Carbondale Saturday.

A gray, drizzly day in Carbondale. Here’s Kate with with Elaine, manager of the Long Branch. Which we’re now calling the “Wrong Branch” because we had fun being viscous, mean jokers today. We had so much fun I forgot to take pictures. We needed...

Gift shopping in Carbondale and pro-Bush hooligans.

Gift shopping in Carbondale and pro-Bush hooligans.

Kate and I went to the alternative gift fair at SIUC today and bought gifts for our loved ones. We bought beautiful things from the people who made them. Aside from our other artist friends, we found Karen Linduska, who does some of the most beautiful art I’ve...

Cool way to save your 2-tracks.

Cool way to save your 2-tracks.

Per my previous post we purged possessions today, and as I began to brutally discard all my old 2-track tapes, Kate said “don’t do that.” I thought about it and then got out the hot glue gun. Here are 40 of my old cassette tapes–mixes from...

A magic day.  Our house and family history.

A magic day. Our house and family history.

Kate and I had a magic day. We had a rare couple of days off together, and began to rearrange and clean some parts of the house. That grew into serious karmic purging of stuff. And doing things we super-busy people rarely do, like looking at family photos. Kate...