On Friday, the Craftsman 41″ 8-Drawer Rolling Cabinet we ordered came in. It’s been sitting in our entryway for a few days, but we got around to moving it to the basement late Sunday evening.
Liz and I headed out to the suburbs today, to attend Mike and Michelle’s baby shower. Though I guess technically, it was party baby shower and party playoff party (I think Jacksonville and New England were playing as well).
While Liz was out on a big day full of errands, I worked a bit in the office – adding more insulation to the north wall.
As part of a birthday gift for Bob, Liz signed the four of us up for some cocktail classes, held at Koval Distillery. After meeting up after work for a quick dinner at Lady Gregory’s, we headed over for our class at Koval.
Started to get back into more of a house night schedule, after a bit of time away. With the big push to get our basement floor epoxied, Liz and I expended a lot of energy… and have needed time to recharge.
I mean, I guess it’s possible that someone started it up again, and then disappeared abruptly again. I dunno – how much gas do these things hold? Can something like this run for 12 or 13 hours, just idling?
As I was making my way to the Metra stop downtown, during the last two stops I realized that I was completely alone on the bus. There were definitely fewer people out and about today, and this added to the slightly “out of the ordinary” feeling I had today.
After letting the basement epoxy dry and cure for several days, Liz and I finally went back downstairs today to take a look.
Attended the Nerdery Chicago holiday party tonight, at Headquarters in River North. It was a pretty dark space, so I didn’t get a ton of photos. But we had the whole lower level all to ourselves, which made it a nice oasis from what sounded like quite a busy night upstairs.
After a few days of unseasonably warm temperatures, today was cold and windy. A lot of the windows at my neighborhood Metra had ice and condensation – giving the whole entryway a kind of diffused look.
“Of course the only part that I want to read
Is about her time spent with me
Wouldn’t you die to know how you’re seen
Are you getting away with who you’re trying to be?”
Something about small pets triggers in me the desire to imagine their internal dialogue. On seeing this, I imagined that each animal here was taken by surprise at the presence of a photographer
On first seeing it, I laughed. It struck me as such a sinister kind of thing to display. I get its ambition and reach, but the whole feel of it left me with a kind of super-villain vibe.
After a brief debate between Sudafed and DayQuil, I opted for the Sudafed. With a coffee chaser.