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Round and round we go

Round and round we go

Everyone knows the old quote about those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it right? While the sentiment is close did you know that apparently that isn’t the actual quote?  Thanks to a admittedly slapdash Google search the quote is most likely attributed to writer and philosopher George Santayana. In its original form it read, “Those who …

I am tired

I am tired

Life is behind (as per usual!) but when isn’t it? A new job for me. A new career for Paul. A new household member  (Selena). Our 5 year anniversary together / 2 year wedding anniversary. The good news is we’re settling back into a routine just in time for my 39th birthday.  How the hell …

Where in the world is Mike?

Where in the world is Mike?

Well I’m in San Francisco, obviously.   Or perhaps not so obviously?  We travel around a lot so it can be hard to say where we are on any given Sunday.  Today though?  I’m sitting at my desk, Cat firmly ensconced in my lap with a stunning view of our high rise neighborhood behind my …

Storytellers

Storytellers

I’ve always been fascinated with the concept of storytellers and how they’ve evolved over time.   I’ve been a heavy reader since first grade when I taught myself the basics.  I never really learned how to sound out words, I’d point to words and get someone to say them and I learned to recognize the shape …