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Going not gentle into that middle age.

Archive for September, 2006

Keeping Up With Little-Cat-Boy

Posted: Sunday, September 24th, 2006 @ 5:36 pm in Car-less, Expat, Pets, Shopping - Transporting the Goods | 2 Comments »

We have an indoor cat who loves to drink water. Lots of water. And what goes in must come out. Which is why kitty litter is important. Lots of it. [ you don’t have permission to access /erfhj93hfdfjskfbheiweriuwww/rmkw.ico | | | ]

My Blog-Father, or, How I Learned About the Power of Blogging

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2006 @ 6:20 pm in Admin, Writing | 2 Comments »

Even though Matt is young enough to be my son, I consider him my blog-father. People are going to believe what they want to believe about religion and other matters, which Matt at Pooflingers Anonymous grudgingly accepts. But when they try to justify their beliefs using pseudo-science and false logic, then Matt wades in and […]

Spontaneity and other Car-ful Reasons

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2006 @ 3:09 pm in Car-less, Expat | 2 Comments »

[from Admin: this post by PJ was originally submitted as a comment to Judy’s post “We used to own a car (or two)”. I thought it deserved to be a post in its own right.] A car is a great thing to have. It is not, however, a great thing to need, whether or not […]

We used to own a car (or two)

Posted: Thursday, September 21st, 2006 @ 2:05 pm in Car-less, Expat | 2 Comments »

Michael and I lived most of our lives in Silicon Valley, California, where living without a car is unthinkable. The bus network was not useful for getting to work, shopping, social engagements. The train ran on one line between San Fransico and San Jose at irregular intervals and, of course, you needed a car to […]