Snow day!

Our first snow day here in Raleigh! Classes at our respective colleges are canceled, so we’re all here at home, watching more snow fall. At least we’ll get to listen to the inauguration speech. The picture shows the view off our porch overlooking the lovely parking lot of the apartment complex. There’s maybe three or… Continue reading Snow day!

New Sonja videos

Because the video files take up so much space on the server, I’ve begun a YouTube account to upload the new ones. The quality suffers, and you can’t download the videos easily, alas. But if there are videos you’d like to have a local copy of, let me know and I can get you the… Continue reading New Sonja videos

C’mon, Tuesday…

I can’t wait for tomorrow to be over. According to the pollster geniuses at, McCain’s chances of winning the election are now at an all-time-low 1.9%. Obama stands a fair chance of winning North Carolina (yay!), and could even pull out victories in Missouri, Indiana and Georgia. Amazing. Of course nothing is certain until… Continue reading C’mon, Tuesday…

Woo hoo–Underemployment!

After two and a half long months of searching for a job, I have finally landed one, at the NCSU Library. Starting on the 27th, I’ll be an administrative assistant in the Digital Collections department. This will be basically a return to the job I had in 1999, before I went to graduate school, only… Continue reading Woo hoo–Underemployment!

Latest Sonja pictures

Sonja just passed her six-month birthday. I’ve posted a small collection of photos and movies at the Image Mine in commemoration. At her latest checkup at the pediatrician’s, Sonja continued to wow the medical establishment with her sheer normalcy, demonstrating the latest developmental milestones right on schedule. She also remains in the high percentiles for… Continue reading Latest Sonja pictures