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Edgewater: Highlights, Lowdowns and WTFs

First off, I had a kick ass weekend. Edgewater’s vibe is somewhere between Lakeview’s and Rogers Park’s. It’s a lib arts-y crowd with a little more dough to spend than their immediate neighbor to the northwest, but not a lot more. 1,231 more words


Focus: Enough Or Too Much?

I mentioned in my post Temporary Leave that I recently joined a company that is in the same industry as the previous company I was with. 633 more words


The Stupid Sh*t We Do When We're Hurting.

Dear Readers,

Sometimes Facebook likes to surprise me with memories of times gone by from my usage of the social media site over the years. 528 more words


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Lazy Learners.”

Is there something you’ve always wanted to learn but haven’t gotten around to. what is it and what’s stopping you from mastering the skill?

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Daily Prompt.

Perhaps I shouldn't have said that ....

We wait for the blood from our pigs at the abattoir – nothing is wasted here. The slaughterman puts it into a big tub that I have and I add vinegar to stop it congealing. 158 more words


Abattoir Day

Today we took our four Oxford, Sandy and Black pigs to the abattoir. Never an easy task. We had put the trailer next to their pen for the past week and fed them in the trailer so they were used to it and got in with no problem. 89 more words


Gearing Up For the Next Adventure

Lately, I’ve been taking an introductory programming course online through MIT.  Despite the misleading “Introductory” label, the work is still challenging, and I often have to refrain from hurling my trusty Macbook across the room.  492 more words