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A Day at Discovery Cove

Last Thursday, Mrs. Kestrel and I flew down to Tampa, where we’ll be through October 4. We’re here to celebrate our granddaughter Alison’s seventh birthday on Wednesday, and to help move Alie’s playroom upstairs, and convert the current playroom into a nursery. Originally, we had planned a to be in Tampa a week, followed by…

Walt Disney World Follow-Up

This post started as a reply to comments on the preceding article, but I figured, why not make it a post in its own right? So here it is… It’s been a great week, and Alison has been an absolute angel the entire time. Today, she and her parents woke early (after she slept in…

Weekly Word Count: February 12

What Is This? Following the lead of my mentor, friend, and exemplar, Tami Moore, this is a weekly article to document progress in meeting my writing goals as described here. I use an Excel spreadsheet to track all my work by category (blog post, copyediting work, creative writing) and item. So all I need to do is…

Kinda Sorta AFK

 Monday morning, my wife Janet and I are flying from Rapid City to Santa Barbara, Calif., via Salt Lake City. From Santa Barbara, we’re driving north about 90 minutes to Los Osos (just north of San Luis Obispo), where we’ll spend the next two weeks. On Feb. 10, we fly from Santa Barbara to Orlando,…

Merry Christmas from the Land of Aloha

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve opened your Christmas gifts already. So here’s a little lagniappe, if you will: a Merry Christmas article from the Aerie. In addition, you probably found a couple extras in your feed reader this morning: Turns out my update to WordPress 2.9 was apparently not quite as trouble-free as…

Aloha From Kaua’i!

Christmas greetings from Kaua’i!   We had a fairly uneventful trip, considering it’s the height of Christmas travel season. We got up about 4am Monday morning, got to the airport right at 5:30 for our 6:30 flight to Minneapolis (MSP). The weather was foggy in Rapid City, so we had a very brief ground stop…

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