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Geneva, IL
Me, my blog, and I.
Interests: a little bit of everything.
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To the planners and participants in today’s March For Our Lives, my unyielding awe and unwavering support. [all photos above courtesy of] I truly pray this will become the change our nation so desperately needs. Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at kapgar
Nathan cracks me up sometimes. Alright, not “sometimes” so much as “more often than not.” His latest? He wants a set of what he calls “battlebots.” Youd think he was talking about something like Transformers or a special LEGO mech... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at kapgar
Since I recently celebrated my 20th anniversary of online journaling/blogging, I thought a cool #ThrowbackThursday might be to share some of my old blog banners. It's possible I've done this before, but oh well. Isn't that what #ThrowbackThursday is all... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at kapgar
It kinda makes your day pretty amazing when you see a completely random public comment like this from a friend... Just wow! Thanks, Megan. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at kapgar
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The final lineups for the Pitchfork Music Festival have been announced and my mind has been made up, even more so than it was before. I like Courtney Barnett and Tame Impala, but the rest? Ummm... no. On Saturday, I... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at kapgar
Blogography was the happening place, wasn’t it?
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Last week’s challenge photo was too tough... And this week’s was too easy... Is there no middle ground?? Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at kapgar
Last Tuesday, Nathan asked me where the camera was on my iPhone so I showed him. He snapped these. I had no idea until I found them the other day. This is the only photo I thought he took. Apparently... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at kapgar
Thanks in no small part to Hrishikesh Hirway’s latest episode of the Song Exploder podcast, I’ve been really digging on Ludwig Göransson’s score for Black Panther. It’s just a beautiful mix of modern orchestral music and traditional African instrumentation masterfully... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at kapgar
That’s a good question...
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Do you take part in NCAA Men’s Basketball “March Madness” Tournament brackets? I do. I have for several years. I don’t always do well. Actually, I usually shine briefly and quickly flicker out. As the Kurgan says, “It’s better to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2018 at kapgar
In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day this Saturday, how about this photo of Katie and I when we went out with my brother and his fiancée and a neighbor back in 2006? How the time flies. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at kapgar
I love it too much to quit. Y’all are stuck with me.
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I don’t think I even tried to guess. First time ever.
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That article of hers is amazing.
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Can’t ask for much better!
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I’m going to assume most people found me through Dave.
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I don’t think I ever realized that. Makes sense, though. And thanks for hopping aboard the ride!
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The sugar rush remains a fave for me.
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Sunday won (woo!) because they announced Chaka Khan and added Lauryn Hill as the closer.
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It started with this simple declaration written on March 14, 1998 and posted the next day once I found a reliable connection: My vacation request has been approved!!! Just an FYI, I requested to be allowed out of a few... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at kapgar