Author Archives: Brave Thoughts

How to go see a band

Seriously. Did you really go to the show so you could stand there with your cell phone and record the band from the dance floor? Move. Your. Feet. Put that thing away and dance! Dance! Enjoy the music! I saw … Continue reading

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Home-made fast food: Crunchy Wrap

Well, I don’t know if I should use the name they have on the menu. If you love it like I do, you’ll know what it is. You will need: Tortillas. I just used what I have, which is the … Continue reading

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I Dared Me

One day I took a look at the blog I had created, and I saw that there were only brittle bones holding it up, occasional posts with gaps of neglect letting the structure sag. I shook my head at myself. … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Blue

The reservoir was this incredible dark blue today. Such a wonderful color. It’s much too late in the year for the reservoir to be mostly unfrozen, but I can’t complain about warm weather and dry roads. And dark blue water.

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Detective shows: Columbo

I love detective shows. Do I love all of them? Probably not. But I certainly have some favorites. Let’s start with one of the all-time greats: Colombo. The best part about this one is that it absolutely is not a … Continue reading

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Good things

Can I tell you how much I appreciate sleeping through the night? It’s this amazing luxury that I rarely experience, but after those nights of coughing and just being miserable, it’s a true joy. I also appreciate this magical encyclopedia … Continue reading

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The Golden Record

Because we watched Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Netflix was quite sure we would want to watch a documentary on the Voyager spacecraft. Because… the music? The humor? The alien characters? Well, we actually did like some of the music. … Continue reading

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Better

I’m feeling better. Somewhere around 4:00 today, something felt different. I still have this annoying cough and occasional violent sneezes, but I feel Better. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. I did manage to read … Continue reading

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Cough

The good news is that the fever is gone. The bad news is that I apparently took the day off from everything yesterday, including this. Just so I could cough a lot. Ah, well. I expected it might happen some … Continue reading

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Fever

I’m cold. My eyes ache. I’m reminded of a little ditty I once wrote: Burning, something’s burning Everything has that smoky flavor. It has a tune that I’m hearing in my head. I know, it has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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