La Fiesta de Santa Barbara

| August 7, 2011

Having transplanted myself out here to NC from California over 11 years ago, there are few things I miss. Naturally, I miss my family, who are all trapped there in Santa Barbara for one reason or another. Most of the time, I don’t really miss my hometown, as such, simply because most of the time […]

Long in the Tooth

| March 16, 2011

Today, as it happens, is the 10th anniversary of my becoming a homeowner here in my adopted home state, North Carolina. Taken a week before I took possession, the photo below shows the house nearly complete. All that remained was a bit of touch-up painting, and installation of the appliances and the garage door. Oh, […]