write what you know, sort of

Damn it, I’ve been trying like crazy to work this picture into a decent blog post, but nothing I write seems worthy of it.

I will say that I DID NOT! SHOOT Pig, but you probably already know that. I never even saw Pig. I stopped the car to take a picture of  a horse. This    [Continue reading]

The Boston Marathon, my rehab and an idiot golf cart driver

Today is the Boston Marathon. It’s also the three-month anniversary of my two-fer total knee replacement bash and so it seems an appropriate day for my rehab post.

For those tuning in for the first time, I had both my knees replaced in January. I had a terrific surgeon and anesthesiologist, a great hospital experience, a    [Continue reading]

Game Time revisited - just in time for the Super Bowl!

I first posted this story exactly a year ago. As Super Bowl Sunday approaches, it seems worth posting again, even though posting it pretty much nails it that no one will be inviting us over for a Super Bowl party, Tom Brady or no. Oh well.

Anyhow, here it is. Maybe I’ll finish writing my reflections    [Continue reading]

New year, new knees

Many years ago when I was traveling semi-regularly between DC and Charlottesville I’d drive past a huge junkyard barely hidden from the highway by a long fence – chain link with strips of green plastic woven through it. I probably would have forgotten about it except for the sign:

LEON’S AUTO BODY PARTS — THE WALKING    [Continue reading]