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Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009 - A hot day for a wedding...
Saturday, Jun. 13, 2009 - So bad - but so funny, too.
Thursday, Apr. 23, 2009 - Evil Black Walnut Tree from Hell!- times up!
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2009 - My next door neighbor was on the Today Show?
Monday, Mar. 30, 2009 - This qualifies as a "oh crap!" moment:
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2009 - Ladybug, Ladybug, fly away home!
Sunday, Mar. 01, 2009 - A quick snapshot from our granddaughter-sitting tonight...
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009 - Late winter bluegill action...
Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009 - Smart on Smart?
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009 - I am the...I am the ...
Friday, Jan. 09, 2009 - Schadenfreude defined (kudos to my brother-in-law for pointing this out ;-)
Monday, Jan. 05, 2009 - New Year's Day fishing was bad, but...
Saturday, Jan. 03, 2009 - Our boy and his daughter...
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008 - Happy 2009 (and good riddance for the most part 2008!)
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008 - At least the car looks good...
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008 - Death to the American auto industry? Not so fast...
Sunday, Dec. 07, 2008 - A new photo of our grandbaby and myself...
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008 - Grandpa Roadiepig?
Wednesday, Nov. 05, 2008 - "Pink and blue sky at night, Sailor's?"
Friday, Oct. 24, 2008 - The Duck-tater?
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008 - Flathead Catfish
Sunday, Jul. 20, 2008 - Late on the (baby robin) update?
Monday, Jul. 14, 2008 - And you think you have a lot of mouths to feed in your house-Baby robins, an update...
Monday, Jul. 07, 2008 - Baby robin's nest at work, take two...
Friday, Jun. 27, 2008 - If at first you don't succeed...
Monday, Jun. 23, 2008 - Goodbye, George Carlin...
Monday, Jun. 09, 2008 - "The Man You've Become" (Codeman version)...
Thursday, Jun. 05, 2008 - Mother Nature is a bitch! (No, seriously!)
Friday, May. 30, 2008 - Donnavon?
Tuesday, May. 27, 2008 - Peony blooms and arctic chill- in May?
Wednesday, May. 14, 2008 - More from "The Informant"...
Tuesday, May. 13, 2008 - Does the Informant know?
Monday, May. 12, 2008 - Where did I find these?
Saturday, May. 10, 2008 - You can't make stories like this up:
Monday, May. 05, 2008 - Early spring football? Yeah, they have to practice when they can...
Monday, Apr. 14, 2008 - Another musician who should just stick to playing his music...
Thursday, Apr. 03, 2008 - 1st of a series of a few early spring garden photos...
Tuesday, Apr. 01, 2008 - April Fool's Day joke- on Judge Joe Brown's TV show!
Saturday, Mar. 29, 2008 - Tuxedo fitting time...
Monday, Mar. 24, 2008 - The Easter Bunny was here(and here, and here, and here)...
Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2008 - The burglar's I.Q.? Somewhat below room temperature...
Sunday, Mar. 16, 2008 - Make your own caption...
Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 - Blooms from the orchid show (posted late)...plus- are you sick of winter yet?
Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008 - Eclipsed moon, dead lens, and other puppy damage...
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008 - More wood...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008 - Persimmon bark, or alligator skin? You decide...
Wednesday, Feb. 06, 2008 - Falling from the sky (no, not rain or snow)...
Friday, Feb. 01, 2008 - 65 mph winds, followed 36 hours later by 11" of snow? Armageddon, baby! (Or maybe just typical winter weather , eh?)
Monday, Jan. 14, 2008 - "The agony of defeat"
Wednesday, Jan. 02, 2008 - Blowing snow...
Monday, Dec. 24, 2007 - Merry Christmas from the Roadiepig family to you and yours!
Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 - Ice storm photos, plus tomorrow's forecast...
Monday, Dec. 10, 2007 - Freezing rain? Again?!
Sunday, Dec. 02, 2007 - Deja Vu?
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007 - Photos from a VERY CALM day at my favorite lake...plus- Happy Thanksgiving to you all ;)
Friday, Nov. 16, 2007 - One more from the newspaper photo shoot (my work, not the newspapers)
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007 - Phots? i have far too many to waste your time....
Monday, Nov. 12, 2007 - The bikini tree? Plus- a (missed) photo-op...
Monday, Nov. 05, 2007 - Some late photos from Halloween (I've been busy, you know?)
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007 - All Rex, all the time...
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007 - He's just a puppy, after all....
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007 - Popeye? No, Travis Bickle
Friday, Oct. 12, 2007 - More wedding photos...
Monday, Oct. 08, 2007 - The editing is over (I think?)
Wednesday, Oct. 03, 2007 - Another photo from last weekend's wedding "shoot"
Tuesday, Oct. 02, 2007 - Plenty of work to still do, but...
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007 - Photos from Cave-In-Rock state park...
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007 - Gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "Feel the burn!"
Monday, Aug. 27, 2007 - Another wedding photo? Sorry, yes it is...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007 - Wedding photos, 24-7 (or at least it feels like it...)
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007 - Last weekend’s wedding...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007 - Tomato overkill...
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007 - "I'll Talk To Ya Later...
Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007 - This is just sad...
Thursday, Aug. 09, 2007 - Salsa Verde...
Monday, Jul. 30, 2007 - Tomato plants growing in WHAT?
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2007 - Ringo? I don't think so (cute puppy photo included)....
Sunday, Jun. 24, 2007 - Best 5 second long video ever?
Thursday, Jun. 21, 2007 - Back to the wood floor project...
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2007 - A nice surprise among the disappointments this spring...
Wednesday, Jun. 13, 2007 - Locked up and not too bright
Tuesday, Jun. 12, 2007 - What's been keeping me busy the past 4 weeks...
Thursday, Jun. 07, 2007 - Does this remind you of "The Lord of the Rings"?
Tuesday, Jun. 05, 2007 - Been busy. Very, very busy...
Wednesday, May. 30, 2007 - Spawning catfish = tasty eating!
Tuesday, May. 22, 2007 - Pomp and Circumstances, and all that.....
Tuesday, May. 15, 2007 - Carbondale!
Saturday, May. 12, 2007 - And here's the pitch...
Thursday, May. 10, 2007 - Varsity baseball, local high school- but four years removed from my son's team...
Wednesday, May. 09, 2007 - In case you haven't already seen this video....
Friday, May. 04, 2007 - In case you're wondering why I haven't been around much lately...
Friday, May. 04, 2007 - In case you're wondering why I haven't been around much lately...
Friday, May. 04, 2007 - In case you're wondering why I haven't been around much lately...
Friday, May. 04, 2007 - In case you're wondering why I haven't been around much lately...
Wednesday, Apr. 04, 2007 - A photo from Codeman's birthday party (including my first posting of a shot of Steph!)....
Tuesday, Apr. 03, 2007 - Flowers, sprouting from the local terra firma....
Sunday, Apr. 01, 2007 - -
Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2007 - I guess AARP is next?
Monday, Mar. 19, 2007 - Move or else...plus- a major announcement involving the Boy, and a short fishing story...
Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2007 - How a fool "rakes" his leaves, parts 1 and 2....
Monday, Mar. 12, 2007 - They just weren't going to make it one more summer....
Tuesday, Mar. 06, 2007 - Another one of the "forced" bulbs...
Monday, Mar. 05, 2007 - More early blooms.... plus- a very strange weekend
Thursday, Mar. 01, 2007 - "Give me the beat boys and free my soul, I wanna get lost in your rock and roll and...."
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007 - A weeknight's stir fry....
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007 - Remember me writing about the tame Blue Heron I wrote about last summer?
Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 - Approaching cold front, one week ago ...
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007 - No more Chief Illiniwek? This shouldn’t have happened…
Monday, Feb. 19, 2007 - Where do I start….
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007 - I usually don't make judgments on others, but....
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007 - My day = sucked, in case you wondered...
Monday, Feb. 12, 2007 - White-out conditions, and the snow has only just started falling...
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007 - "The Waiting is the Hardest Part" Tom Petty, 1981...
Wednesday, Feb. 07, 2007 - Shift change at the Mohall Storage, 2/7/2007....
Monday, Feb. 05, 2007 - 14 seconds of a Bear's football fan's bliss....
Sunday, Feb. 04, 2007 - Birthdays and the Bears...
Friday, Feb. 02, 2007 - I can't feel my freakin' toes!
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007 - How to tell if you are having a bad day if you are a over the road truck driver:
Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007 - NO FUCKING WAY! THAT'S MY OLD BOAT!
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007 - Terrorizing local fish since January 2004 (and counting)
Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007 - Bears Win! Bears Win!
Monday, Jan. 15, 2007 - Mohall storage’s Wall’o’microwaves
Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007 - Ice storm #2, Day 1...
Friday, Jan. 12, 2007 - I guess "X" marks the spot?
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007 - If you were one of those people complaining about the warm winter we have been having....
Monday, Jan. 01, 2007 - A (large and silly) family photo...plus- an explanation for my lack of desire to write much the past couple of weeks....
Monday, Dec. 25, 2006 - Merry Christmas (or whatever holiday you want to celibate)
Monday, Dec. 18, 2006 - A busy weekend...
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006 - A break from the ice storm photos....
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006 - One more photo from the ice storm...plus- the word for today is mud (plenty of it)....
Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006 - More photos from the past week, plus a little bit of clean-up news....
Thursday, Dec. 07, 2006 - Random thoughts about the last few days, recovering from The Great Ice Storm of the Century....
Wednesday, Dec. 06, 2006 - Another photo from yesterday, along with a story about our late night blue light "show" ....
Tuesday, Dec. 05, 2006 - Three photos- one quick story...
Monday, Dec. 04, 2006 - Would you buy milk from Amazon.com?...plus- photos from the ice storm of 2006 (as the local newspaper is calling it)
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006 - Freezing fuckin' rain!
Monday, Nov. 20, 2006 - Ode to the Brussels sprout...
Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006 - This is not what you want to see when you look out your windows.
Monday, Nov. 13, 2006 - Every 14 years or so, I just have to do something crazy...
Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006 - No, it's not edible....
Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006 - Local theater, tolerable since our nephew-in-law was involved....
Sunday, Nov. 05, 2006 - What's new? Let's see...
Monday, Oct. 30, 2006 - No longer lost, editing wedding photos....
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006 - Eat Like Snake?
Saturday, Oct. 07, 2006 - Don’t tell Alice…
Monday, Oct. 02, 2006 - Worth the hurt....plus- a few major changes around Casa Roadiepig (long entry ahead)....
Friday, Sept. 29, 2006 - Birds from Neverland Ranch?
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006 - Longear sunfish….
Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006 - -
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006 - Like a red-headed step kid...
Monday, Sept. 18, 2006 - Yeah, we made it home safely(photos from the vaction are below), but- tomorrow is back to work….fuck!
Friday, Sept. 15, 2006 - You might not believe my fish stories from this week , but...
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006 - Day 2 in Carbondale, and things are just fine....
Wednesday, Sept. 06, 2006 - Chief....
Monday, Sept. 04, 2006 - Goodbye, you crazy bastard!...plus- a full weekend (with photos)…
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006 - No, this thing isn’t from outer space (even if it looks like it could have been )….
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006 - This was a nice surprise….
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006 - White peaches (from a squirrel-free orchard)....
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006 - Excuses... pretty good ones, I think, but still excuses....
Monday, Aug. 07, 2006 - Back to the "way too much" canning here at Casa Roadiepig....
Sunday, Aug. 06, 2006 - Mohall Celebration, year 21…
Thursday, Aug. 03, 2006 - OK Go- I have a ton of news, but instead..
Wednesday, Aug. 02, 2006 - No, not the boring Brian DePalma movie staring John Travolta…- plus- hard candy flavored jam?
Tuesday, Aug. 01, 2006 - If you can't stand the heat....
Sunday, Jul. 23, 2006 - The photos I DIDN’T get…plus- canning season is in full swing….
Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2006 - It's that time again....
Sunday, Jul. 16, 2006 - Deer in the city ( a bunch of photos to explain)…plus- a quick fishing report
Monday, Jul. 10, 2006 - Summertime, and time is precious so….
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 2006 - An update of the baby Robins, and my lower G.I. intrusion…
Monday, Jun. 26, 2006 - >Another photo of the nest…plus- not a great day
Sunday, Jun. 25, 2006 - Not in the mood to let my innermost thoughts loose....
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2006 - Between the baby Robins, ripening fruit, and the wedding photos, I don’t have much free time….
Sunday, Jun. 18, 2006 - Guess who turned 4 yesterday?
Friday, Jun. 16, 2006 - Another non-posed photo from the wedding….
Thursday, Jun. 15, 2006 - Getting there, slowly but surely…
Monday, Jun. 12, 2006 - Two more hours of editing, and I’ve barely scratched the surface…
Sunday, Jun. 11, 2006 - I said I would, so…
Sunday, Jun. 11, 2006 - A very quick weekend, with over 1000+ photos to show for our time…
Saturday, Jun. 10, 2006 - A VERY busy weekend ahead (if you're interested, there will be a TON of photos here over the next few days ;)
Wednesday, Jun. 07, 2006 - If my lost camera was just a Sidekick® instead…
Tuesday, Jun. 06, 2006 - A few recent photos, plus another “imbedded” video from YouTube….
Monday, Jun. 05, 2006 - Coke and Mentos experiment taken to the extreme... plus- a garden update
Wednesday, May. 31, 2006 - Yeah, still alive…
Thursday, May. 25, 2006 - FUUUUCCCCKKKK!!!!!
Tuesday, May. 23, 2006 - Break in the work (dining room renovation, that is)for a trip to N.P.P. Lake last Tuesday…. Oh yeah- I guess I should post more of the dining room photos, too- sorry if this one take a while to load up….
Sunday, May. 21, 2006 - I am such a dumbass....
Friday, May. 19, 2006 - The wallpaper removal and room renovation project.
Monday, May. 15, 2006 - The cause of all trouble…
Sunday, May. 14, 2006 - How can such a small room be so much hard work to change? If you had been here, you wouldn’t have to ask that question….
Monday, May. 08, 2006 - Rummage sale bargains....plus- the nephew made it home safely!
Tuesday, May. 02, 2006 - Damn Interent Changeover....
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2006 - Weeknight fishing....
Monday, Apr. 24, 2006 - A busy 4 day weekend…
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2006 - First harvest of the year, with photos...
Monday, Apr. 17, 2006 - Kayden and bubbles...
Monday, Apr. 10, 2006 - More bats- outside, not inside, but still….
Sunday, Apr. 09, 2006 - Community College theater. Mohall style.
Saturday, Apr. 08, 2006 - Community College Theater- Mohall style.
Thursday, Apr. 06, 2006 - What will the farmers have to complain about now?
Sunday, Apr. 02, 2006 - I think this was just before that witch flew by on her bicycle….
Saturday, Apr. 01, 2006 - Big weekend here at Casa Roadiepig…. Plus- was this their idea of an April Fool’s joke? I'm not laughing!
Thursday, Mar. 30, 2006 - Only one more day...plus- more bat-proofing, and a link to a powerful slide show you really should see….
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2006 - NOT AGAIN!
Monday, Mar. 27, 2006 - George Mason? Isn’t he that funny old Jewish comedian?
Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2006 - Another long night, but the result was time for fishing today….
Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2006 - Spring (is it really spring?) blizzard.
Monday, Mar. 20, 2006 - Another one falls for the peanut butter….plus- the “B” word I don’t like to hear….
Saturday, Mar. 18, 2006 - Plenty of time for everything else now….
Wednesday, Mar. 15, 2006 - Funny- I don’t remember this song sounding this way….
Tuesday, Mar. 14, 2006 - Photos of the tornado damage in Springpatch….
Monday, Mar. 13, 2006 - It just keeps getting more fucked up….
Sunday, Mar. 12, 2006 - Fuck....
Thursday, Mar. 09, 2006 - A worm drowner?...plus- more things to blame on W, and a trio of blurry photos of entertaining fire?
Sunday, Mar. 05, 2006 - Another 6 days pass, and…
Monday, Feb. 27, 2006 - A day late….
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006 - Mardi Gras, Mohall North Dakota style….
Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006 - Mardi Gras, Mohall North Dakota style…plus- a couple more photos of D.D. Neighbor, and his continuing move….
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006 - About time…plus- I think this is the 4th year I’ve posted a photo of these…
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006 - Before, and after….
Monday, Feb. 20, 2006 - The latest info on (FORMER!) D.D. Neighbor’s house….plus- funeral day
Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006 - Busy Sunday, so….
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006 - Aunt Marge...plus-photos of last weekend's snowstorm
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006 - Here today….
Monday, Feb. 13, 2006 - IT’S THE DAY LEASE AND I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR!
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006 - A busy Saturday, with photographs (to be posted later, aside from the one here today) to prove it….
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006 - A busy Saturday, with photographs (to be posted later, aside from the one here today) to prove it….
Thursday, Feb. 09, 2006 - (My limited thoughts on last night’s Grammy Awards show) Wouldn’t have thought of this combination….
Tuesday, Feb. 07, 2006 - In case you missed this (like me) the first time….
Monday, Feb. 06, 2006 - Boring Superbowl, don't you think?....Plus- a story about my future at NDDOT- Mohall storage....
Sunday, Feb. 05, 2006 - Fuck….
Wednesday, Feb. 01, 2006 - Can you see it? Maybe it's just me....
Monday, Jan. 30, 2006 - A Monday’s Monday….
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 - Sunrise, sunset (January 28, 2006)
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006 - Another basketball game for my nephew, more crappy photographs by yours truly….
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006 - Yeah, I’m still alive…
Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006 - Damn it...
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006 - A rare update…plus-photos of my family
Wednesday, Jan. 04, 2006 - "Stuff" on the wall...
Sunday, Jan. 01, 2006 - -
Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 - Surviving Christmas (barely)…plus- a couple of recent family photos…
Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005 - Merry (whatever) …
Friday, Dec. 23, 2005 - Another sleepless night…plus- a photo of a very special poinsettia…
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005 - Tired…so tired
Monday, Dec. 19, 2005 - What is "Yacht Rock?"...
Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 - Frozen salt?...plus- approved time off for the Cableco party…
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005 - Sleep…I need more sleep… plus- photos of snowdrifts and my new plow truck…
Monday, Dec. 12, 2005 - Very old photo , plus what I did this weekend…
Friday, Dec. 09, 2005 - -
Tuesday, Dec. 06, 2005 - More winter mess…
Sunday, Dec. 04, 2005 - Something to get you in the mood for the season...
Saturday, Dec. 03, 2005 - Another really old photograph (in terms of my lifetime, anyway...)
Thursday, Dec. 01, 2005 - What’s new? Snow, mechanical breakdowns, and my mother’s life of denial…
Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005 - Happy Turkeyday 2005!
Monday, Nov. 21, 2005 - Goofiest Harry Potter fan alive…plus- according to the fine nut jobs at P^E>T-A, I am a murderer (and I have proof for them too )
Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005 - A VERY old snapshot...plus- a sports update you probably don't care about (unless you live in North Dakota)..
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005 - ANother photo of our bread box, and a little science lesson for the day...
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005 - A few more photos from B.A.C.E. Lake, last Friday’s trip with nephew Tyler…
Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005 - And a mighty wind did blow (all day here in the upper Midwest, anyway)…
Friday, Nov. 11, 2005 - .html testing for flyingkiwi...
Tuesday, Nov. 08, 2005 - A rare meal indeed…
Monday, Nov. 07, 2005 - A short one…with great news for me
Sunday, Nov. 06, 2005 - In the not too distant future...
Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005 - A few photographs (that I had forgotten about) from our vacation last month...
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005 - I still can’t believe it!
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005 - White Sox Win? White Sox Win!
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005 - A colorful caterpillar…plus- better stock up on the sweet stuff, if you wanna save a few bucks…
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005 - More fish, buzzards circling overhead, and an interesting find during Lease and my walk this evening…
Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005 - he alphabet game…plus…Did I really watch my White Sox win to make it to the World Series? Yeeeeeess!(to quote the great Hawk Harrelson) aka- Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Good Bye (Steam, 1969)!
Sunday, Oct. 02, 2005 - How to protect yourself from getting fired just for writing in a blog…plus- how’s this for an odd coincidence?
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005 - “That boy ain’t smart enough to get…”
Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005 - Working on the wedding shots…
Friday, Sept. 23, 2005 - Save Ernie's leg...#44, and a heavily edited photo from our vacation…
Monday, Sept. 19, 2005 - Vacation fish stories…
Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005 - Home...
Friday, Sept. 16, 2005 - Typed on a free public computer with a sticky keyboard in the lobby of the Carbongdale Quality Inn...
Wednesday, Sept. 07, 2005 - Hot sauce #2, plus a photo of where Lease and I will be in just a few days…
Tuesday, Sept. 06, 2005 - Pretty fucking funny? Plus- a typical state decision (dumb, in other words)
Monday, Sept. 05, 2005 - Three days without stress...
Friday, Sept. 02, 2005 - Uncomfortably numb…
Monday, Aug. 29, 2005 - ooks like a New Orleans vacation might not happen for us anytime soon…
Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005 - A quick update…
Monday, Aug. 22, 2005 - A busy few days (as opposed to what? I can’t remember the last time I was able to just do…nothing)…plus a long rant about mother dearest, and a photo of pigs…
Friday, Aug. 19, 2005 - One of those “photo filler, very little writing” entries (pretty flower bloom shots to view, though)…
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005 - Canning, canning, and more canning…
Monday, Aug. 15, 2005 - Imagine finding one of these in your backyard…plus- a fish fry, and Cheap Trick live!
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 - P.E.T.A.- does that stand for People Eradicating Tons of Animals?
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005 - Photos from last weekend’s Mohall Celebration…
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005 - Happy August 10th!
Saturday, Aug. 06, 2005 - Just peachy…
Thursday, Aug. 04, 2005 - Yes, again (that’s 5 of the last 7 days, for those keeping track)...
Wednesday, Aug. 03, 2005 - It's my father's "trombone" birthday today...
Tuesday, Aug. 02, 2005 - Have I mentioned our bat colony recently?
Monday, Aug. 01, 2005 - Canning (again),,,plus- a photo of my grand nephew…
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2005 - Summer means...
Monday, Jul. 25, 2005 - More sick of hearing newscaster talking about the heat ("Drink plenty of fluids! Don't wear heavy clothing!") than the actual heat itself...
Saturday, Jul. 23, 2005 - Bet you can figure out how this one ends in the first paragraph…
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2005 - Sometimes, people do the nicest things without even being asked to do so…
Monday, Jul. 18, 2005 - A tag (rummage) sale story from last weekend…
Saturday, Jul. 16, 2005 - What happened next?
Friday, Jul. 15, 2005 - As good as having Christmas in July…
Sunday, Jul. 10, 2005 - Early impressions of Friday’s wedding photographs…
Friday, Jul. 08, 2005 - Weddings all over the place...
Monday, Jul. 04, 2005 - It’s the 4th of July everywhere, but since I’m an American, it means a little bit more…
Saturday, Jul. 02, 2005 - A photo taken late last night, and a weekend update…
Saturday, Jun. 25, 2005 - Long time, no write…
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2005 - Excuses, excuses…
Wednesday, Jun. 08, 2005 - Busy busy…
Sunday, Jun. 05, 2005 - Unfortunately, time is still at a premium…
Saturday, Jun. 04, 2005 - All radishes, all the time...
Wednesday, Jun. 01, 2005 - An overdue update, with photos…
Sunday, May. 29, 2005 - In comparison, mine is just a minnow, but…
Wednesday, May. 25, 2005 - A good afternoon of fishing…
Monday, May. 23, 2005 - Just about open...
Sunday, May. 22, 2005 - All good things must come to an end (unless you are Bill Gates- then you just keep on counting the money day after day)…
Friday, May. 20, 2005 - Nothing but a bad thunderstorm...
Thursday, May. 19, 2005 - Welcome to the Reader’s Digest condensed version of my life (last 6 days edition)…
Saturday, May. 14, 2005 - 25th aniversary- that's a milestone , don't you think?
Friday, May. 13, 2005 - The day before #25...
Wednesday, May. 11, 2005 - I think I’m about done…
Saturday, May. 07, 2005 - Another busy weekend, including a wonderful “holiday”…
Thursday, May. 05, 2005 - Photos from work (well- not today. J-Rod’s shots take precedence)…
Wednesday, May. 04, 2005 - Frost? This late in the spring?
Monday, May. 02, 2005 - Same photograph, two different takes…
Sunday, May. 01, 2005 - Too much stimuli…
Saturday, Apr. 30, 2005 - The answer to the photo quiz is...
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2005 - Hello, my name is Roadiepig…
Friday, Apr. 22, 2005 - Photos (taken at work today) to show you the damage…plus- one black and white “project”…
Thursday, Apr. 21, 2005 - Went back to work today, but…
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2005 - A couple of photographs, and not much else…
Monday, Apr. 18, 2005 - Found out what was causing my general feeling of malaise…
Sunday, Apr. 17, 2005 - My computer is back, but things aren't quite right yet...
Friday, Apr. 15, 2005 - Sick, and so’s my computer…
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2005 - Another toy…
Monday, Apr. 11, 2005 - No rest for the wicked (or me, for that matter)
Thursday, Apr. 07, 2005 - As usual, not enough time...
Tuesday, Apr. 05, 2005 - Close, but no cookie…
Monday, Apr. 04, 2005 - The calm before the “storm”, or how we spent the last day of our mini-vacation…
Sunday, Apr. 03, 2005 - What a game!
Saturday, Apr. 02, 2005 - Time is short today, so…
Thursday, Mar. 31, 2005 - Interesting day, for many reasons…
Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2005 - Spring? Maybe… plus- be careful what NCAA pool you enter- some of them are run by idiots…
Monday, Mar. 28, 2005 - A little late, but…
Saturday, Mar. 26, 2005 - To paraphrase Al Michaels (or at least steal his signature moment)…
Friday, Mar. 25, 2005 - It’s late, so…
Thursday, Mar. 24, 2005 - Hello College basketball fans!
Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2005 - A photo update, with two different ends of the spectrum (war and blooms)…
Monday, Mar. 21, 2005 - Diaryland dies for a couple of days, and I find what to do with my free time?
Saturday, Mar. 19, 2005 - Open letter to Mr. Bill Self (former men’s head basketball coach, University of Illinois, presently same for Kansas University)…
Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2005 - What a difference (less than) a week makes…
Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2005 - Not much …
Sunday, Mar. 13, 2005 - A full, somewhat wild weekend…
Friday, Mar. 11, 2005 - A “full” day, and then…
Wednesday, Mar. 09, 2005 - Dog entry- some good, some very bad…
Monday, Mar. 07, 2005 - Wrong, but not by much…plus- an update on Bonehead, with a couple of photos…
Sunday, Mar. 06, 2005 - Damn old computer(and college basketball, for that matter)…
Saturday, Mar. 05, 2005 - Fuck greedy record companies…
Thursday, Mar. 03, 2005 - About time for another Illini games, so…
Wednesday, Mar. 02, 2005 - Another early view of spring…
Tuesday, Mar. 01, 2005 - Long night, short day…with DEER!
Monday, Feb. 28, 2005 - That's why they're called "Snow crocus"
Friday, Feb. 25, 2005 - A shot to give you nightmares? Or maybe just make you laugh…
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005 - Just a photo…
Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005 - Another Illini win…
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005 - Crazy day at work…more photos, too
Monday, Feb. 21, 2005 - Another gray day…
Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005 - All about Tony…and a few other things, I guess. But the first two parts are all about Tony…
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005 - Several small things…
Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005 - here is NO WAY ANYONE ever made these recipes. Well, besides the sadist who made and photographed them, that is…
Monday, Feb. 14, 2005 - Epson printers are SHIT!
Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005 - Late, so I just have a photo for you…
Friday, Feb. 11, 2005 - Wild cherry is gone (no, not the band with the 70’s hit “Play That Funky Music White Boy", although they are gone, too)
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005 - He’s gone- but I imagine not for long…plus- are my eyes bigger than my back yard? Probably so…
Tuesday, Feb. 08, 2005 - Nope- not tonight…
Monday, Feb. 07, 2005 - So…what’s new?
Saturday, Feb. 05, 2005 - Furniture shopping is not for those of us with both the X and Y chromosomes…
Friday, Feb. 04, 2005 - After further review (of the owner’s manual) …
Thursday, Feb. 03, 2005 - Just like a 7 year old on Christmas morning…
Wednesday, Feb. 02, 2005 - Nothing exciting going on here, so…
Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005 - Another “lost” weekend (rest and relaxation wise, anyway)…
Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005 - What a pain…
Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005 - Reason #473 that the NDDOT needs to APPOINT A FUCKING FULL TIME LEAD WORKER!
Monday, Jan. 24, 2005 - Worst. Weather . Forecaster. EVER!
Sunday, Jan. 23, 2005 - Damn, I'm tired...
Friday, Jan. 21, 2005 - One screwed up work week…
Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005 - Sent home to rest for…what?
Monday, Jan. 17, 2005 - Wild Kingdom (N.P.P.Lake version)
Sunday, Jan. 16, 2005 - Long day, so - a bunch of photos…
Friday, Jan. 14, 2005 - Since it’s Friday, I’ll make this short…
Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005 - Another long (winter weather) day...
Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005 - What is going on here? Weather wise, that is…
Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005 - Weird day all around…(photo of cute kid at the end of the entry, if reading it gets too boring)
Monday, Jan. 10, 2005 - An uneventful Monday…
Sunday, Jan. 09, 2005 - Catch-up time (involving structural damage to my snowplow, for starters)...
Friday, Jan. 07, 2005 - Snow? Again? Already? …plus- more strange photos…
Thursday, Jan. 06, 2005 - Big nothing…
Tuesday, Jan. 04, 2005 - So far? Nothing…
Monday, Jan. 03, 2005 - ll I can say is…wow (see photo below)…plus- retirement planning? Zzzzzzz….
Sunday, Jan. 02, 2005 - Exactly…Too tired to write, so just a bunch of (other people’s) photos today…
Saturday, Jan. 01, 2005 - Fishing very early in the year 2005…oh yeah, and Happy New Year to you!
Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004 - Another strangely warm day…plus- no open water, and a photo from last Saturday’s disaster (or at least I THINK it is) …
Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004 - So much death…
Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004 - Lost sleep, but mission(s) accomplished…
Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004 - Merry (don’t mention the name of the holiday, unless you want the politically correct folks busting down your front door and sending you away for “re-education” classes) …um…Holiday!
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004 - Paid to sleep?…plus- how’s this for a coincidence…
Monday, Dec. 20, 2004 - A lazy couple of days…
Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004 - Sometimes the best photographs happen on accident…
Friday, Dec. 17, 2004 - Remember the Grinch’s dog? Well…..
Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2004 - So anyway…I was looking around my garden after a very cold night, and…
Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004 - Happy (approximate) 15th Birthday, little guy…
Monday, Dec. 13, 2004 - Small nothings ( short, though, so it won’t waste too much of your free time)…
Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004 - correction from the publishers of Roadiepig…plus- True Facts, from the folks at The National Lampoon…
Friday, Dec. 10, 2004 - Before, during, and after photos (Tyler’s 21st birthday, that is)…plus- another day filled with baking for Lease…
Wednesday, Dec. 08, 2004 - Strange goings on at the Mohall storage…
Sunday, Dec. 05, 2004 - Cookie day #1...plus-the Bears won? After that "fine" game they played on Thnaksgiving?
Friday, Dec. 03, 2004 - Christmas catfish?…plus- playing with your plucker (and your friend’s balls, too!)
Thursday, Dec. 02, 2004 - How ‘bout those Illini?…plus- piss on that, and very creative song lyrics from my favorite album in the last 4 months or so..
Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004 - Another rainy day, and Little Bigman is really starting to get on my nerves…
Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004 - The end is near to a nice, long holiday weekend…
Thursday, Nov. 25, 2004 - Brining back an oldie…plus, an apology for any football fans out there…
Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004 - I can’t believe I ate the whole thing…
Monday, Nov. 22, 2004 - The scalpers got my money, but I still think I won this time…
Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004 - Baby photos….
Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004 - We’ve all been waiting for this…plus- crawdads in my what?
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004 - Crushed…that’s the word for the way I have been feeling….plus- remind me again- what month is this? Because it don’t feel like it…
Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004 - Saturday silliness…
Friday, Nov. 12, 2004 - A quick Roadiepig “Viewpoint on world news” (sure to piss someone off)…
Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004 - Making the most of a bad weather day (long fishing-related entry today)…
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004 - “Job Security”….plus- what was crawling on my patio tonight?
Tuesday, Nov. 09, 2004 - Better, but…
Monday, Nov. 08, 2004 - Sick, so I’ll make this short (with photos)…
Friday, Nov. 05, 2004 - Tara and Shawn are on their way over, so….
Thursday, Nov. 04, 2004 - Late season garden bonus….
Wednesday, Nov. 03, 2004 - Chopping off heads (no, that has nothing to do with yesterday’s election)……
Monday, Nov. 01, 2004 - Believe it or not, the marriage really did happen (but not before strange things happened to all involved)…
Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004 - Long night, so this is all I can give ya’…
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004 - A bunch of stuff…
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004 - Cool…
Friday, Oct. 22, 2004 - Well…that’s about fucked up( times 2)….
Monday, Oct. 18, 2004 - So…what have we done on this 4 day “mini vacation?”
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004 - A LONG entry, A couple of photos and links…plus- what DID I buy?
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004 - I found this hard to believe, but if MSNBC says it is true, so… plus-working on the Hillbilly boat isn’t a total waste of time (I guess)…
Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004 - White bass (by the number)……..long entry (but since I haven’t posted much recently, you understand, right?)
Thursday, Oct. 07, 2004 - Un-fuckin’-believable!
Wednesday, Oct. 06, 2004 - It was 44 years ago today…
Saturday, Oct. 02, 2004 - How does someone come to this point?
Friday, Oct. 01, 2004 - It’s October 1st, so that must mean it’s time to…
Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004 - So…what’s new?
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004 - Another day with not enough time (like most of them lately), so…
Monday, Sept. 27, 2004 - Quick one…
Friday, Sept. 24, 2004 - The return of my forgotten friend (old Fuji- I never thought I would see him again!)…plus- more vacation photos? Have I worn out that welcome yet?
Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004 - The one photo that is required, if you visit Gatlinburg, Tennessee…. Plus- what makes the toll takers on the New Jersey turnpikes so angry?
Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004 - Day 2 of our vacation, part 1 (yeah, I know- way to draw it out. Beats reading about the goofiness at my workplace, don’t you think?)
Monday, Sept. 20, 2004 - Call this part 1 of “My vacation, in photo essay format” (sorry if it is slow to load on your computer…)
Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004 - Vacation is almost over, with tons of memories for both of us...
Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004 - An early bedtime, and then we are off…
Wednesday, Sept. 08, 2004 - Not a good “trip’ for Codeman- and maybe not one for us now, too….
Monday, Sept. 06, 2004 - Dancing in the streets? On the clock, no less? What the fuck were they thinking? …plus- I figured out what to do with all of those tomatoes...
Sunday, Sept. 05, 2004 - A very nice 3 day weekend…
Friday, Sept. 03, 2004 - Yes, I am still alive- just not here at D-land lately, that’s all…
Monday, Aug. 30, 2004 - Run for your lives!!!
Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004 - The Lost Weekend—(no, this has nothing to do with Ray Milland)…
Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004 - Multiple uses of the word “FUCK” , along with other protected uses of free speech below…you HAVE BEEN WARNED!
Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004 - The Sugar Hill Gang has to take some of the blame for this. Oh yeah- and that punk Eminem, too…
Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004 - I guess nature solved this problem for me?…plus- a photo snatched from a website that snatched it from another website…
Sunday, Aug. 22, 2004 - What is an "Adewale Ogunleye"? If you don’t follow football (American style) you probably don’t know…plus- a recap of the concert we watched last night (almost all good- you’ll see)
Friday, Aug. 20, 2004 - Just a quick entry…
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004 - Replacing the old T-Fal Dutch oven….plus- playing around with my old Canon Rebel filters on my digital…
Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004 - Uncle Earl…
Monday, Aug. 16, 2004 - I know some of you are sick of reading about this subject, but…
Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004 - My upper legs are now a bright shade of pink…plus- a couple of photos of how our nephew Jay-Rod spent his “summer vacation”
Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004 - Sick of this “journal” having entries involving the ubiquitous sunflower? Sorry- one more (short one) involving these flower and myself for today’s entry…
Friday, Aug. 13, 2004 - I really should stop beating my head against the wall, but…
Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004 - Yup…..still alive (although highly fatigued)
Monday, Aug. 09, 2004 - Modern technology is a great thing (if you use if for the good of your fellow man, that is)
Sunday, Aug. 08, 2004 - Yes, we are still alive (what a busy, but great, weekend!)...
Friday, Aug. 06, 2004 - The entry where I ask you to do something for me….plus-so long, Superfreak…
Wednesday, Aug. 04, 2004 - So begins the yearly marathon that is known here as…
Tuesday, Aug. 03, 2004 - My Dad is HOW OLD TODAY?…Plus- one of my photos won an award? A very small-time award, but it still made my day…
Sunday, Aug. 01, 2004 - Good weekend… busy, hot, and hectic- but good…
Friday, Jul. 30, 2004 - "I really love your peaches, wanna shake your tree”…well, actually- about your peaches? I’m tired of them (as I imagine you are of mine, too)….
Thursday, Jul. 29, 2004 - Sometimes what you don’t plan for in a garden can be a nice bonus….plus- a new “Roadiepig’s cooking for dumb people” tips (can’t use the word “dummies”, or I might face a lawsuit ;)
Wednesday, Jul. 28, 2004 - Enough is enough (tree rat-wise) …plus- this is what you get when you go crying to headquarters (no, not me)…
Monday, Jul. 26, 2004 - More uninvited diners, a batch of pickled jalapeno peppers, and a new bird?
Sunday, Jul. 25, 2004 - It's Sunday, but it wasn’t a day of “rest” for me…
Saturday, Jul. 24, 2004 - The wedding where I knew only 5 people…
Friday, Jul. 23, 2004 - Just peachy….plus some links I hope you find worth checking out…
Thursday, Jul. 22, 2004 - OK, the sunflower gets to live (all 2 votes are in!)..plus- more heavy-duty canning, and watching a wicked storm develop at work, until…
Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2004 - Busy summer day, so I’ll just have a couple of “photo-questions” for you today…
Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2004 - How you can tell if your baseball team’s season is over in late-July, even thought here are over 75 games to be still played (trust me- I am quite experienced at this…)
Sunday, Jul. 18, 2004 - ”Six Feet Under” is about to start, so this will be quick…
Thursday, Jul. 15, 2004 - Ouch…And ouch….Ouch again…
Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2004 - Another one of those “only in a government job” news items from my corner of North Dakota…
Tuesday, Jul. 13, 2004 - Burn, baby, burn…
Monday, Jul. 12, 2004 - This is not what I wanted to see in my email tonight…nor did I want to start another day the way I did here this morning…
Sunday, Jul. 11, 2004 - A little bit of common sense…plus-photos from today’s processing
Saturday, Jul. 10, 2004 - A short waste of your time- I promise…
Friday, Jul. 09, 2004 - A cop-out “link” entry for a Friday…
Thursday, Jul. 08, 2004 - Seems like all I am photographing lately is…
Wednesday, Jul. 07, 2004 - Strange days indeed….
Monday, Jul. 05, 2004 - Photos from a .58 disposable camera ..plus- almost cut it too close today (I should no better, but…)
Sunday, Jul. 04, 2004 - Happy 4th!…
Friday, Jul. 02, 2004 - A unbelievably good day of hot-weather fishing (it’s all true, though- I tell no fishing “tales”)
Thursday, Jul. 01, 2004 - As if their constant eating and screwing weren’t bad enough…
Wednesday, Jun. 30, 2004 - We will be paid SOMEDAY…man , is that an encouraging statement!..plus-what is “The Format”?
Tuesday, Jun. 29, 2004 - End of fiscal year spending is dragging me down….
Monday, Jun. 28, 2004 - What a weird day (must be lack of sleep)…
Sunday, Jun. 27, 2004 - "They" say “a picture is worth a thousand words”….let’s hope they are right…
Thursday, Jun. 24, 2004 - Reason #537 why I garden…..plus- D.D.Neighbor’s wife was having a little trouble getting around yesterday…
Tuesday, Jun. 22, 2004 - Now that’s something you don’t find everyday…. Plus beets, and a couple of close-up views of a wild sunflower…
Monday, Jun. 21, 2004 - Past a milestone the other day and didn’t even know it…plus- A trip to the market, with a nice bonus at the checkout counter…
Sunday, Jun. 20, 2004 - Happy Y-chromosome Day! ….Busy weekend, full of cookouts and photographs (naturally)
Friday, Jun. 18, 2004 - Another day of sickness from the Middle East….
Thursday, Jun. 17, 2004 - Early harvest is in full swing, so I almost have more ripe fruit than I know what to do with right now …ve
Tuesday, Jun. 15, 2004 - A couple of photos that should make your mouth start watering….
Tuesday, Jun. 15, 2004 - A couple of photos, and not much more…
Saturday, Jun. 12, 2004 - A photo of my one successful hunt (out of 2) in the past 24 hours…
Friday, Jun. 11, 2004 - Yes, I am freakishly large….
Thursday, Jun. 10, 2004 - What’d I say? Goodbye, Mr. Charles….Newsflash! Nothing has changed since Saturday for one former president…. Plus- a link for something that was bound to “come” along …
Wednesday, Jun. 09, 2004 - Not much in the “writing mood” lately….
Sunday, Jun. 06, 2004 - Less than 10 minutes until the season-ending episode for “The Sopranos”, so this will be very short...
Saturday, Jun. 05, 2004 - Grandniece Riley + bubbles = easy photo opportunity (even if her high energy level means little sleep for us tonight)…
Thursday, Jun. 03, 2004 - BBBBAAAADDDDD FUCKIN' DAY !!(so this will be short)...on the more positive side- the photos are now ready to view…
Wednesday, Jun. 02, 2004 - Justa quickie…
Tuesday, Jun. 01, 2004 - What a rip-off!…plus a little of this and that adds up to a very long entry (and I didn’t even post the link I wanted to today)….
Monday, May. 31, 2004 - More photos from the weekend…plus- a link to the official map of Springfield, the hometown of Homer Simpson….
Sunday, May. 30, 2004 - The tornados missed us, so I have time for a “basic” ,photo infused update…
Sunday, May. 30, 2004 - It’s that time of year again…
Thursday, May. 27, 2004 - A short workplace update…
Wednesday, May. 26, 2004 - Is “grandnephew” a real word? A few photos from J-rod and Amber’s son’s first day…plus- do I just have a suspicious mind, or would you think the same thing I did when I saw the broken safe?
Tuesday, May. 25, 2004 - I guess it was just our turn….
Monday, May. 24, 2004 - This is just plain wrong…
Sunday, May. 23, 2004 - Evil sky…
Saturday, May. 22, 2004 - Hello- my name is Roadiepig, and I am a Libra! ……(yes, I am still alive- thanks for wondering)
Saturday, May. 15, 2004 - Day 1 of “work and play” vacation is almost over…today was mostly “work”, though…
Friday, May. 14, 2004 - It was 24 years ago today…
Thursday, May. 13, 2004 - Another power outage?- FUCK!
Wednesday, May. 12, 2004 - So sorry, but you’re not gonna find that video here…
Tuesday, May. 11, 2004 - Concerts…
Sunday, May. 09, 2004 - Happy M-Day to all you M’s out there….. plus- ‘bout time I updated this thing, don’t ‘cha think?
Friday, May. 07, 2004 - Off to try to catch a few crappie…just a quick photo for now…
Wednesday, May. 05, 2004 - No time to catch my breath… much music news, too…
Monday, May. 03, 2004 - Ben’s iris….8 flats (are more than) enough….and a first for Jay-dog…
Sunday, May. 02, 2004 - Running late (again)... here's is what has happened since Friday afternoon (condensed version)
Saturday, May. 01, 2004 - I HAVE to spend more time on this “journal”….
Thursday, Apr. 29, 2004 - Wetting a line in Lake Mohall (but not much else)…plus- some people will buy ANYTHING on eBay, and a trio of photos of some interesting tulips from our garden…
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2004 - Another stupid crook (make that 3)…
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 2004 - Lease met another famous person today….
Monday, Apr. 26, 2004 - A photo essay update (no time to really explain everything that happened this weekend, so here’s the condensed version…. )
Friday, Apr. 23, 2004 - Finally!….but MY work has just begun….
Thursday, Apr. 22, 2004 - Sure…now it rains! ...plus other trivial problems from my Thursday...
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2004 - At least he called, right?….plus- ever wonder how Google manages to rank all of those Internet web pages? A link to explain it all….
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2004 - Early jamming?
Monday, Apr. 19, 2004 - Nope - not today…..
Sunday, Apr. 18, 2004 - What a fucked up Sunday (with a simple question for y’all)…
Friday, Apr. 16, 2004 - “I’m still alive”….(no, not the line from the Pearl Jam song)…a fishing story, and something about a toad?
Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2004 - Random……
Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2004 - Another lame attempt at making a banner ad… plus- this dry weather causes one major benefit for my gardens….
Monday, Apr. 12, 2004 - An "Easy Monday" kinda entry (with photos and very little writing)
Sunday, Apr. 11, 2004 - What a evening!
Friday, Apr. 09, 2004 - A bunch of photos of the local Saucer Magnolia (variety: magnolia soulangian)…..
Thursday, Apr. 08, 2004 -
What a fucked up “walk” we had this evening…
Wednesday, Apr. 07, 2004 - A short one…
Tuesday, Apr. 06, 2004 - Strange, what you can find lining the bottom of an old cardboard box….
Monday, Apr. 05, 2004 - I hear you knockin’/ but you can’t come in…
Sunday, Apr. 04, 2004 - An extra hour of daylight, but one less hour of sleep…plus- a bunch of photos of what’s going on in my garden…..
Saturday, Apr. 03, 2004 - Another insanely busy day….
Friday, Apr. 02, 2004 - Yes, I am still alive...
Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2004 - 19? No, that can’t be right…I was just that age a couple of years ago, wasn’t I?
Monday, Mar. 29, 2004 - A surprise, reading the liner notes of a new cd…..plus- a few more photos from the pepper farm, and a link worth checking out…..
Sunday, Mar. 28, 2004 - A very busy Sunday (for us, anyway)…plus a couple of photos from the biggest indoor pepper farm in the western hemisphere….
Saturday, Mar. 27, 2004 - Yeah, the Illini lost last night…thanks for reminding me!….plus- one bizarre daffodil from our garden, and a preview of the countries largest pepper farm (here in North Dakota?)
Friday, Mar. 26, 2004 - I’ve reached an unwanted milestone….waiting for the tip-off, and a web site that is Internet crack for a photo junkie…
Thursday, Mar. 25, 2004 - Clean cut for spring, and looking for boneless chicken?
Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2004 - Just a quick link (I don’t think I mentioned before)
Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2004 - Boring day, with nothing to say (I know -not that it ever stops me)…..
Monday, Mar. 22, 2004 - A short outing to the tail waters of Lake Mohall worth writing about….plus- a link to a website that had me laughing out loud….
Sunday, Mar. 21, 2004 - For once, the good guys win….
Friday, Mar. 19, 2004 - Just try to get this song out of your head….plus- a basketball update, and another flower photo….
Thursday, Mar. 18, 2004 - The start of a college basketball junkie’s dream….
Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2004 - A bunch of links for you, and a few real photos of the Vibe…
Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2004 - Strange couple of days, but that’s what March weather is good for, right?...p.s. Bunch of photos at the end of this one….
Sunday, Mar. 14, 2004 - A typical weekend at Casa Roadiepig….well, not really…
Friday, Mar. 12, 2004 - Took a rare sick day from work today…plus- more photos of "forced" spring bulbs......
Thursday, Mar. 11, 2004 - Sharpening chainsaw chains causes flashbacks of the WORST JOB I HAD!….plus- Nothin’ like eating so much good food you end up suffering for it…
Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2004 - What’s wrong with this shopping trip? I can think of a million things….
Tuesday, Mar. 09, 2004 - P.O.W. Squirrel #8 (first in a couple of months, though)…plus- “Acts of God!”, and getting bit by the car-buying bug again…
Monday, Mar. 08, 2004 - Fried electronics at work, bids for a concrete patio- and another photo of forced bulbs(long entry today)…
Sunday, Mar. 07, 2004 - “My luck is wasted/I’m on the run somewhere”…
Saturday, Mar. 06, 2004 - This news might be somewhat surprising to y’all…maybe I am just becoming ‘Delirious”?
Friday, Mar. 05, 2004 - Friday night, so I’ll keep this short (with a photo)…
Thursday, Mar. 04, 2004 - More surprises from my favorite college basketball team…plus- I can use both of my index fingers again, but you might laugh at how I have accomplished this feat….
Tuesday, Mar. 02, 2004 - So, what exactly does a Flowering Maple (Abutilon Hybridum) look like anyway?
Monday, Mar. 01, 2004 - Trying to two-finger type with one and a half effective fingertips sucks….plus- a little humor about last night’s Oscar’s show… …
Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004 - Happy “extra day of work for no pay” day 2004 ….plus- photos of the earliest blooms of the year, along with my Cole crop bedding plants…
Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004 - Music news (involving me, that is…)
Friday, Feb. 27, 2004 - A quick work-related update, and more photos of ducks…
Friday, Feb. 27, 2004 - Quack....
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004 - Too damn busy….
Monday, Feb. 23, 2004 - Yes, they really do think we are all this stupid….
Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004 - If every day fish were great, then there would be no challenge, would there?
Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004 - Mohall ain’t New Orleans, but that don’t mean we can’t get ourselves into trouble….
Friday, Feb. 20, 2004 - Friday night, so I’ll keep this one short…
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004 - Warm enough to make you think winter is over, but we know better, don’t we? …plus- the leading candidate for “Dumbass of the Year” has been announced (no, not our governor- but he might make it there before the year is over ;)
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004 - I didn’t think I would be writing this about a month ago, but….
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004 - Vivid, temple-throbbing sinus headache in effect, so lame-o entry today….
Monday, Feb. 16, 2004 - Happy Martin Van Buren Day!….plus- I may be hardheaded, but it earned me a small mess of fish
Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004 - “Gotta smoker!”….plus- couple of new photos of the canines…
Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004 - Yeah, I’m still alive- just been a little busy, that’s all…
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004 - An “unnecessary” holiday off, but I put it to good use…..
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004 - Random thoughts entry (nothing important, in other words)
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004 - Time so short, so is this entry…
Monday, Feb. 09, 2004 - It shouldn’t be so hard to pay for a Valentine’s Day gift…plus- someone is “spoofing” me!
Sunday, Feb. 08, 2004 - Our bed now looks like a BMX ramp….plus- All all-star game suck, but none as much as the NFL version does ever year....
Saturday, Feb. 07, 2004 - Another day in paradise….
Friday, Feb. 06, 2004 - Went home at the normal time, but it’s snowing again anyway….
Thursday, Feb. 05, 2004 - Jesus wept, part II….
Wednesday, Feb. 04, 2004 - This is really getting old…..
Tuesday, Feb. 03, 2004 - Tired, so this will be short…
Monday, Feb. 02, 2004 - A SuperBowl?…No, maybe a AboveAverageBowl, but not super(and the commercials were really bad)…plus-did I ever pick a good time to take my shower yesterday….
Sunday, Feb. 01, 2004 - Cue the Barry White cd…….plus- yes, it was really that cold…..
Friday, Jan. 30, 2004 - Long, cold night…plus- the most hurricane-proof “home” you could ever live in(if you have the money to buy one, I can think of many other better ways to spend it)......
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004 - “Resting” at home, waiting for the callout (and taking mediocre photos of the snowfall)…..
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004 - The I.R.S. beckons, so I will make this short…
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004 - This is my life (in winter, anyway)…..
Monday, Jan. 26, 2004 - A quick winter driving tip…
Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004 - No freezing rain, but….
Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004 - Waiting for the storm of the century (or at least the storm of January 2004), with nothing otherwise to really write about ….
Friday, Jan. 23, 2004 - There they go again……..
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004 - My puppy packs a mean left hook…..
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004 - A concession by me to my getting old…..plus- one more photo from Monday (last one- I promise!)
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004 - what state is YOUR union? My answer to that question, plus- another photo from yesterday…
Monday, Jan. 19, 2004 - The coldest day of this winter, so you know what I did today, right? (A bunch of photos today- sorry if the page loads up slowly!)
Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004 - Strange night/day…
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004 - Nothing original here today (yes, that makes quality of this entry much better than usual ;)
Friday, Jan. 16, 2004 - For some reason, this made me fell a little sick to my stomach….
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004 - I think the old Soviet Politburo would be very proud of these folks…
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004 - I hope I am wrong about this….
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004 - Several short subjects today…..(in other words- nothing important, but you’re welcome to read anyway)
Monday, Jan. 12, 2004 - Not the “check engine” light again!…plus-, a link to a web page you might want to check out, and a photo of #8…
Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004 - What the Hell was that? These teams played their games this weekend like they thought they were the Bears……
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004 - Are my house slipper possessed? Plus- another loss to the (good) college basketball team from Indiana. So what’s new about that?
Friday, Jan. 09, 2004 - Adventures in dog walking?
Thursday, Jan. 08, 2004 - Nothing like fighting with an inanimate object (boring “computer-related problems” entry today, but a link you might find helpful is included to make up for the subject matter)….
Tuesday, Jan. 06, 2004 - Another reason to dislike winter (I don’t use the word “hate” for something this small)…plus- photos are edited and up for your critique…
Monday, Jan. 05, 2004 - A late call-in, no overtime- but most of a day off with pay, so that’s not too bad…plus- photos taken on a cloudy day, and a link for a brain teaser of a puzzle....
Sunday, Jan. 04, 2004 - So much for that winter storm…..plus-something to offend most everyone in today’s loooonnnngggg entry…
Saturday, Jan. 03, 2004 - This is the part I hate the most….
Friday, Jan. 02, 2004 - In a bummer mood, due to death and crummy weather….
Thursday, Jan. 01, 2004 - So it’s another year (as long as you go by the Judeo-Christian method of calculating time)….plus- gardening in January, and taking down the lights…..
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003 - Two in three days? The relentless pursuit of rodent life forms continues…..
Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003 - A late Christmas gift…..no, not the fact my mom is gone….
Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003 - Fighting off a cold, walking the dogs, and hoping for the best (my Mom will be stopping by today, after all)
Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003 - Merry Christmas….
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003 - Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah, Have a Kwazy Kwanza (have I left anyone out?)
Monday, Dec. 22, 2003 - Holiday dinner at work today….plus- a puzzle for you
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003 - The busiest weekend of the year? At least I think it was ….
Friday, Dec. 19, 2003 - Waking up to the aroma of sweet baked goods….
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003 - Sleep deprivation doesn’t improve my crappy writing one bit…
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003 - Sent home early? For what? Snow? Yeah, right….
Monday, Dec. 15, 2003 - Enter “The Boohbah Zone”….
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003 - I thought I would be off today, but I was wrong…
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003 - A whole lot of "nothing" on the road today….
Friday, Dec. 12, 2003 - On our way to a grade school basketball game? What is going on around here?…plus- a gardening update in the middle of winter? And a top Five list (copyright protected), passed on for you to read…..
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003 - A Christmas program at a catholic church, and I was there? Well, yeah- family, the Pope and all…..
Tuesday, Dec. 09, 2003 - Busy......
Sunday, Dec. 07, 2003 - Thank you, Mr. Favre!…plus, just a quick entry, so I’ll leave you with a photo from today….
Saturday, Dec. 06, 2003 - A strange email correspondence with a seller on eBay….plus- a link to a silly holiday song/web page…
Friday, Dec. 05, 2003 - Don’t expect too much- I’m doing this on less than 5 hours sleep in the last 36 hours (some sleep-deprived photos included for your perusal)……
Thursday, Dec. 04, 2003 - Too early for this kinda weather…
Wednesday, Dec. 03, 2003 - I guess it’s time I face the facts…. Plus- a request to take photos for the daughters of a close friend, and a death in my family.....
Tuesday, Dec. 02, 2003 - A surprise eBay win…..
Monday, Dec. 01, 2003 - Fighting strings of 100 multicolored indoor/outdoor minilights…..plus- eggs and bacon? For supper on a Monday night?
Sunday, Nov. 30, 2003 - Four days off was nice, but it’s never enough.....
Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003 - No time to write today, so just a quick update and a photo……
Friday, Nov. 28, 2003 - Busy busy busy Friday after turkeyday…..
Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003 - Happy Turkey Day!........
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003 - For the first time in many years: two Thanksgiving dinners in one day! Yeah! I am being sarcastic, can’t you tell?! (really, I don't mind. It will just require a ton of work, that's all)
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003 - A ton of photos to edit (and one I want your opinion of), so I will make this quick…
Monday, Nov. 24, 2003 - It’s Monday night, so that means it’s the perfect time for………a wedding ?!?
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003 - A strange Sunday, to say the least….
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003 - It’s late, so I will make this short(for me, anyway)...…
Friday, Nov. 21, 2003 - The fishing should have been bad today….
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003 - A sharp pain in the head, a reason to make this short…
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003 - So, what’s up with Michael Jackson nowadays? Seems like you just don't hear about him anymore! Plus- not much else( bleeding dog stories are all I got)…..
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003 - Strange days indeed….Plus- round two of the tree rat battle…
Monday, Nov. 17, 2003 - My life as a (criminal) cat……..(plus- a little news from the workplace)
Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003 - Yes, I am an idiot for watching them again, but I have a decent excuse…..Plus- Famous movie quote . Do you know it?(“I’ll get you, my pretty! And your little dog, too!”)
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003 - A typically short Saturday evening entry…
Friday, Nov. 14, 2003 - So, how was the fishing today, Roadiepig? Why, thank you for asking!(a long entry ahead- you have been forewarned)….
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003 - Two more reasons to be happy you don’t work for the NDDOT (or live anywhere near here, for that matter)
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003 - Simply put- an incredible (but true) day of fishing….
Monday, Nov. 10, 2003 - Nothing much was going on, so I didn’t waste your time yesterday….plus- another rant on the Bears (I know- sounds like a repeat of several other entries here in my ‘journal’, but it’s all new)
Saturday, Nov. 08, 2003 - Just a recipe, but a very tasty one…
Friday, Nov. 07, 2003 - A quick update (yeah, like I ever do anything quickly)…
Thursday, Nov. 06, 2003 - A Hunka Hunka Burning love, laying our new shingles? …plus- a photo that “speaks” for itself…
Wednesday, Nov. 05, 2003 - Bad winter inspection? Who really cares (besides a few people in London)?…plus- the last photo of something from my garden this year (I think)
Tuesday, Nov. 04, 2003 - The last gasp of fall (or is it summer?), clean teeth, and short-time fishing…
Monday, Nov. 03, 2003 - An entry full of links..plus- some scary news about your home-burned cd’s…
Sunday, Nov. 02, 2003 - A Sunday entry, full of random thoughts…
Saturday, Nov. 01, 2003 - It’s Saturday, so just a quick update (with a photo)…
Friday, Oct. 31, 2003 - The latest Terror Alert, brought to you by your friendly federal government...
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003 - Northern Lights? Crap! It would be cloudy tonight, wouldn't it?
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2003 - Plumbing…I hate plumbing…
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003 - An update on one of the combatants….and not a whole lot else
Monday, Oct. 27, 2003 - A typical, uneventful Monday…at least until I was less than a block from home, that is (a very long entry, but brevity in words will not explain what I went through today)….
Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003 - A busy Sunday, but a productive one…plus- one last bloom from summer....
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003 - Gloomy weather day....shopping was the pursuit of choice for 95% of Mohall’s population.....
Friday, Oct. 24, 2003 - Off to one crazy train (cue Randy Rhoades intro)
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003 - I won’t bore you with all the details of my day….photos to fill the time instead
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003 - Exclusions? We don’t need no stinkin’ exclusions!…..plus-potatoes!
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003 - Using up the last of them….plus- nothing like going back to work after a vacation to ruin a perfectly good day…
Monday, Oct. 20, 2003 - Last day of long weekend…spent doing boring garden and home maintenance tasks (so I post a couple more photos, to make up for the boring subject matter)
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003 - Happy B-Day to Zackal….oh yeah- and we are home, too, with tons of photos and fish stories...
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003 - No gory post-mortem here- justa long entry to put you to sleep…plus- more photos from Memphis
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003 - Repeat after me; “It’s just a ballgame. It’s just a ballgame”…
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003 - Ten times the original cost, but I don’t mind (that much, anyway)….plus- an hour until game 6....
Monday, Oct. 13, 2003 - No goats, ghosts , or any other curses involved- just great pitching…...
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003 - It’s Saturday, and I know you’re busy, so I’ll leave a few photos for you, rather than my usual babbling on and on and on and….
Friday, Oct. 10, 2003 - You would think I would finally figure this out someday (professional sports doesn’t mean a thing, except for this ….)
Thursday, Oct. 09, 2003 - A cool win on eBay….plus- just what I would buy for my 7-year-old son to wear this Halloween (if I had a 7-year-old son, that is…)
Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2003 - 2 entries in one day? No kiddin'! But only a real short one, with a link for ya’.....
Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2003 - You can’t make this stuff up, part 34….
Tuesday, Oct. 07, 2003 - Not any surprise there…plus- the worst of the clean up of the dead is over…
Monday, Oct. 06, 2003 - Short update on several small and large recent items (and alcohol-free, for the first time in the last 3 nights, too ;)
Sunday, Oct. 05, 2003 - Say what? Hell has frozen over?
Saturday, Oct. 04, 2003 - The following links helped clear my mind, after watching the Cubs-Braves game today....
Friday, Oct. 03, 2003 - A couple of the worst hours I have went through in a long time…
Thursday, Oct. 02, 2003 - Time is short, so just some important (to my coworkers and myself) news , and then I am gone…
Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2003 - Leading Diaryland in photos of things in my sink…..
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003 - Now that’s not what I expected (although with Little Big Man, I shouldn't be surprised)…
Monday, Sept. 29, 2003 - Last (no really, the last) day of our vacation…….Plus- we were treated uncivilly at the National Civil Rights Museum....
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003 - Busy editing photos, but I do have a few of Graceland (Elvis’s home, don’t ‘cha know?) for you here…..
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003 - Time to try to catch up…plus- only one photo for you today, but I think you will understand why ;)
Friday, Sept. 26, 2003 - We're back! Did ya notice I was gone?
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003 - I’ll be walking in ‘this town’ by this time tomorrow afternoon. And for the rest of the work week, for that matter….I’ll leave you with a couple of photos and a short entry until I come back home….
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003 - Looks like I’m the fool again….I don’t like it! (extra credit points for anyone who gets that song reference ;)
Friday, Sept. 19, 2003 - The longest day of the year…plus- another copyright violation by yours truly (not a MP3 file, though)…
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003 - A fight to the (near) death…plus- what happens when I play around with my Photo Impressions 4® program a little too much…
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003 - Photos of my big fat gourd…plus- very little writing! Yeah!
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003 - Back to ”normal hours” again….plus-I wonder if the Internet Cartoon Copyright Enforcement Police will be on my tail , after this entry….
Monday, Sept. 15, 2003 - I think I am finally finished (check back in a couple of weeks to be sure)….plus- when does college basketball start this year?
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2003 - What a waste of an evening (football-wise)…plus, a non-entry, entry......
Friday, Sept. 12, 2003 - Fish story (boring as it may be)....plus - Cry for Help? Sounds more like a cry for my life’s savings…
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003 - Gone Fishin'.....
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003 - Thirty days suspension, pending discharge (no, not me)…plus- I think the community standards folks overreacted just a little on my Sis….
Tuesday, Sept. 09, 2003 - Trying to make a decent hot pepper sauce (think Tabasco® brand), one more time….
Monday, Sept. 08, 2003 - A follow-up to yesterday’s “lists”…..Plus-What an embarrassment!…and something new , canned up and cooling in the kitchen….
Sunday, Sept. 07, 2003 - My ”Ten Greatest Guitarist of All Time” list (and why I think Rolling Stone magazine’s list is a joke)….
Saturday, Sept. 06, 2003 - A very busy Saturday, so I will just leave you a couple of photos.....
Friday, Sept. 05, 2003 - Who needs candles or potpourri, if you have a large pot of tomato sauce simmering on the stove?
Thursday, Sept. 04, 2003 - Instant free entertainment…plus-a great garden bargain...
Wednesday, Sept. 03, 2003 - A little about little to nothing of importance…..
Tuesday, Sept. 02, 2003 - The Grand Am is back, but at WHAT COST?!?……plus- a photo, a commercial that turned my belly, and not much else….
Monday, Sept. 01, 2003 - A fucked up , short, and expensive trip to Springpatch….plus- the rest of the weekend…..
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003 - An almost totally fucked up Saturday...
Friday, Aug. 29, 2003 - The fires of Hell have been turned down…..plus- I almost forgot about the last grapes (again), and a “Rumination of the Day” worth repeating, over and over again.....
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2003 - Brutal photo of an open wound (taken just before ripping flesh away, looking for life)….plus- making something besides salsa out of my tomatoes (for once)…..
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003 - I’m running out of synonyms for “Hotter than Hell” here….plus- don’t walk around with your mouth open, or you’ll end up like me…
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003 - Another day, living in the furnace (but at least no canning tonight)…plus-my pesto recipe, and another photo from my garden….
Monday, Aug. 25, 2003 - Long, tiring day….
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003 - What the Hell is that? It’s the largest tomato variety I have ever come across, that’s what it is!
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003 - Fixing a problem spot in the perennial border, and a couple of close-up garden photos…
Friday, Aug. 22, 2003 - All of us are covered with tiny welts…..plus- is it a walk or a drag?…and a couple of baby photos (well, as close as Lease and I will come to having a baby anytime soon)
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003 - Hotter than Hell here (well, at least it’s France-like, anyway)….Plus- the boy is unemployed, and a photo to give you the heebie-geebies….
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003 - A short entry, with a Doppelganger for Jay, and a boy who might be looking for a job….
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003 - I would call this “writer’s block”, if I was an actual writer…..
Monday, Aug. 18, 2003 - Short, one handed entry for Monday…
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2003 - Fuck......
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003 - A lazy Saturday entry…
Friday, Aug. 15, 2003 - I guess I deserved this…plus, “My name is Roadiepig, and I am a canning addict”….and, “Say hello to my ‘second’ little friend”…
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003 - A fortune cookie, possible written by Beavis, more insults from upper management, and a day without canning anything…
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003 - Codeman’s home, the tomatoes are processed (most of them, anyway), and I need some sleep….
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2003 - Quick and painless trip to the doc (well, except for the two vials of blood they drew), plus enough time to process a bunch of cukes, too….
Monday, Aug. 11, 2003 - Peaches? Yes, again….. plus- more produce backing up in the canning schedule
Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003 - Jay the Backslider, Lease is another day older, and too many cowboy hats at the fair yesterday…
Saturday, Aug. 09, 2003 - A busy, Codeman-free day…..so all I have is a photo for you ;)
Friday, Aug. 08, 2003 - Friday photos (of Jay, peach products, and….. flowers?)
Thursday, Aug. 07, 2003 - Changes in the way I do my job…plus-peaches to be processed tomorrow.....
Wednesday, Aug. 06, 2003 - Several random thoughts and musings , plus a canning update…..
Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2003 - Housetraining a puppy is SO MUCH FUCKIN” FUN!….so, please bear with me for this long, rambling entry ( with several photos from Sunday for you, too)…..
Monday, Aug. 04, 2003 - The Outfield were in top form, the return of Mohall’s Original Gangsta, and a new member of the Roadiepig household?…Yeah- busy 24 hours….
Sunday, Aug. 03, 2003 - Wind and water don’t mix at a street festival…plus- our entertainment was an one armed juggler and a Hypnotic Clambake?
Saturday, Aug. 02, 2003 - An afternoon at the Mohall Celebration where timing was everything….
Friday, Aug. 01, 2003 - It’s Mohall Celebration time again….plus, no p.o.w.’s again today…
Thursday, Jul. 31, 2003 - Photos from last night, today’s battlefield report, and an explanation for the "blackout"….
Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2003 - Say hel-lo to my lit-tle friend…..
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2003 - Day one of the War of the Peaches (and now-nectarines, too)…plus -a sleep aid with no medical side effects…
Monday, Jul. 28, 2003 - Am escalation in the never-ending Squirrel War…plus- news from my workplace…
Sunday, Jul. 27, 2003 - Nearly-dead tired (well, tired at least)....plus- Stereotyping, lesson #1.…
Saturday, Jul. 26, 2003 - It’s late, It’s Saturday night, so I will just post a few photos here…
Friday, Jul. 25, 2003 - Friday night, so I won’t keep you long…
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2003 - No rest for the wicked?(um, that isn’t referring to me, even thought I haven’t had much rest recently)…plus- how many peppers can Roadiepig pickle if Roadiepig can pickle a peck of…oh, forget it.
Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2003 - I think I need a vacation…..Or at least a night “off” to catch up here in D-land, anyway....
Monday, Jul. 21, 2003 - Lightning can do some strange things…
Sunday, Jul. 20, 2003 - Random Sunday night thoughts……
Saturday, Jul. 19, 2003 - Bassmasters. That’s what Lease and I were today…
Friday, Jul. 18, 2003 - It’s Friday again? Already?…..Damn, I ought to work hard all the time, I guess…plus-Friday photos (again!)....
Thursday, Jul. 17, 2003 - Busy time of the year(fishing, gardening, and more)....
Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2003 - A good man died today……plus- the Roadiepig method of handling a lying tree cutting company’s employee …
Monday, Jul. 14, 2003 - Does my alley garden bed have a bull’s-eye on it? What the fuck?….
Sunday, Jul. 13, 2003 - A patio full of folks last night, but unexpectedly so…plus- lousy fishing, but it beats mowing the lawn…
Saturday, Jul. 12, 2003 - A somewhat short (for me) Saturday entry- so you can move along quickly to your next destination….
Friday, Jul. 11, 2003 - Not an average Friday..... Plus- pickled beets and Ebay…..
Thursday, Jul. 10, 2003 - Never beat meat in public?…plus- my daily free comics are no longer free?
Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2003 - Another hot, missed forecast kinda summer day….plus- my garage is full of garlic and onions. You can tell this, even if I don’t open the door….
Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2003 - Chiseling my garlic out of the ground, and a web site to keep you occupied for a little while......
Monday, Jul. 07, 2003 - Hot dog.Very hot dog…….
Sunday, Jul. 06, 2003 - “That boy is to dumb to come in from the rain”… plus- my obsession with death revealed!
Saturday, Jul. 05, 2003 - A busy Saturday- here is the somewhat long version…..
Friday, Jul. 04, 2003 - Happy Tax Freedom Day!….Oh wait, that’s not what today is, is it?
Thursday, Jul. 03, 2003 - Another fish story? Hey, I have photographic evidence (fuzzy, out of focus photos, but photos none the less) for proof…
Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2003 - The extra sleep was nice, but that was no way to start a day…plus, too much driving for me, and the return of the killers…..
Monday, Jun. 30, 2003 - How many canning jars for ?….plus a couple of photos of today’s harvesting, seeing how fast I can spend thousands of ‘your dollars’…..
Sunday, Jun. 29, 2003 - A catch-up day,… am I a “Metrosexual”…., and who are "The Standards?"
Saturday, Jun. 28, 2003 - Ever get that “Please help the Prince of Nigeria claim his royal fortune!” email? Looks like the originator wasn’t who he said he was (Gasp!)…plus- a car full of other people’s junk…
Friday, Jun. 27, 2003 - Opps………
Thursday, Jun. 26, 2003 - I thought I did it, but I was wrong….
Wednesday, Jun. 25, 2003 - Brakes are fixed, but at what cost?….plus, a couple of edited photos….
Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2003 - It’s too damn hot for deep thoughts, so I will just wander around inside of my mind for a little bit instead…
Monday, Jun. 23, 2003 - A cartoon of what most people think of my fellow highway workers and myself…Hitting Wallyworld on a Monday evening, garden harvesting, and a link to a silly web page…
Sunday, Jun. 22, 2003 - I skip 48 hours here, and nobody notices? Oh well – this is just mental masturbation for me anyway, right?
Friday, Jun. 20, 2003 - If you don’t wanna see photos of my (now) 1-year-old great niece, skip this entry…
Thursday, Jun. 19, 2003 - A flower that defines the word “Will” (photos included)…plus- the early bird rule doesn’t apply to black raspberries…
Wednesday, Jun. 18, 2003 - A crammed full, no time to catch my breath Humpday…
Tuesday, Jun. 17, 2003 - Several “firsts” yesterday (WARNING – LOOOOONG entry today)…
Monday, Jun. 16, 2003 - Well, that was quick…
Sunday, Jun. 15, 2003 - Happy Fathers Day, and all that…..
Saturday, Jun. 14, 2003 - A great early summer day (what more can I say?)…
Friday, Jun. 13, 2003 - Friday Fotos (using the road find camera)……
Thursday, Jun. 12, 2003 - I don’t know where the last 48 hours went to? …and- Codeman actually had an enjoyable awards ceremony….
Tuesday, Jun. 10, 2003 - High school baseball is over, and Weebles the coach is STILL cutting into Codeman’s playing time!…..plus, two photos of something in my hand, and new releases worth driving for…
Monday, Jun. 09, 2003 - Another memo from the head of NDDOT, a random photo posting, and a link to some real humor….
Sunday, Jun. 08, 2003 - Decompression day at Casa Roadiepig…
Saturday, Jun. 07, 2003 - A couple of quick photos to freak some of you out….
Friday, Jun. 06, 2003 - Large, unexplained wet spots on the carpet worry me…plus- a link to bring back memories for those who remember the early 80’s
Thursday, Jun. 05, 2003 - My bats are not corked- this is my promise to you….
Wednesday, Jun. 04, 2003 - One employee down- how many more to go?
Tuesday, Jun. 03, 2003 - Hey - what happened to "summer"?….and - it’s sure nice to know that you are loved and appreciated by your boss!
Monday, Jun. 02, 2003 - It took one extra game, but the season from Hell is FINALLY OVER! (last baseball entry for a long time- I promise!)….
Sunday, Jun. 01, 2003 - A great “nothing important” kinda day…plus, a photo that should ‘crack’ you up…
Saturday, May. 31, 2003 - The marathon continues….plus- several random photos, with explanations…..
Friday, May. 30, 2003 - It's Friday night, so I won’t waste your time…
Thursday, May. 29, 2003 - Not enough hours in a day (again)….plus- the management folks in London screw me (almost literally ) again
Wednesday, May. 28, 2003 - One sure sign that our boy is now an adult…plus- how did we figure out who the lost camera belonged to?
Tuesday, May. 27, 2003 - Strange days indeed….
Monday, May. 26, 2003 - Summing up the weekend in 500 words or less? Nope-can’t do it- I guess photos will be necessary?
Sunday, May. 25, 2003 - It's late (again!), and I am out of time (again!), so.....
Saturday, May. 24, 2003 - Short one (I knwow what you are thinging- AGAIN? Remember- it IS a holiday weekend, isn’t it?)...
Friday, May. 23, 2003 - Short tonight, for a good reason….
Thursday, May. 22, 2003 - In a hurry, so I won’t keep you long……
Wednesday, May. 21, 2003 - No surprises, except how the boy pitched…Plus- what’s that smell? …..
Tuesday, May. 20, 2003 - Two hours, fifty-three minutes of baseball is just too much…plus- don’t spill your diesel. The local bus drivers will get VERY ANGRY…
Monday, May. 19, 2003 - (Note to Codeman’s baseball coach)-A lame excuse is NOT better than no excuse at all….plus- nodding off during the yearly “Mowing” meeting is to be expected, after 9 days off…..
Sunday, May. 18, 2003 - The vacation comes to its end, and we have to get back “on schedule”…plus- who is the man named "Bud" that is on a first name basis with Codeman's coach?......
Saturday, May. 17, 2003 - One of those days that puts a smile on my face (looonnnngggg entry, but please cut me a little slack on this one, o.k.?)……
Friday, May. 16, 2003 - Another busy day, a quick update (I promise!)
Thursday, May. 15, 2003 - I am drained…so- I’ll just cop out and give you more photos….
Wednesday, May. 14, 2003 - 23 years of………Plus- photos of a project that took most of the day(and most of my patience, too)
Tuesday, May. 13, 2003 - Busy day…. with a few twists on the norm (teasing fish included)………
Monday, May. 12, 2003 - Shampooing EVERYTHING?…plus- my Dad doesn’t like it when the strong winds blow (photos for explanation)....
Sunday, May. 11, 2003 - Any time my stomach wants to stop tossing, I am ready…..oh yeah- Happy Mother’s Day, to all you Mother’s….
Saturday, May. 10, 2003 - It’s Saturday night, so I won’t keep you long….
Friday, May. 09, 2003 - Friday night, and I don’t wanna write so I’ll let Lease take over!….In my case- photos it is!
Thursday, May. 08, 2003 - A question for y’all, a long-distance music request, and BIG CHANGES at the NDDOT
Wednesday, May. 07, 2003 - Fuckin’ furry thiefs!…..plus- the D.D.N. has a wild one in his back yard (loonnnggg entry- you have been warned!)
Tuesday, May. 06, 2003 - Another long drive, another loss …plus- how cheap is your local greenhouse?
Monday, May. 05, 2003 - The boring “ tomato garden inventory’ entry….
Sunday, May. 04, 2003 - Four photos, with explanations…
Saturday, May. 03, 2003 - Is it midnight yet?
Friday, May. 02, 2003 - Another busy day, so not much writing today (a few new photos to make up for it, though)
Thursday, May. 01, 2003 - One photo…two stories? (you’ll see- long entry, but several photos to make up for it)…
Wednesday, Apr. 30, 2003 - Short one….
Tuesday, Apr. 29, 2003 - No explosion (at least not at our house)…plus, two days in one for Roadiepig
Monday, Apr. 28, 2003 - A fucked up sorta day (must be Monday again)
Sunday, Apr. 27, 2003 - No time, so just a bunch of new family photos…
Saturday, Apr. 26, 2003 - Busy day, with prom photos….
Friday, Apr. 25, 2003 - Friday? It didn’t seem like one all day…
Thursday, Apr. 24, 2003 - A quickie (time is short)…..
Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2003 - Too much testosterone at work…..
Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2003 - A great game for Codeman (even if the game stunk)…plus, a recipe that I don’t plan on cooking anytime soon…
Monday, Apr. 21, 2003 - Shopping for a new gas range is about like hitting the used car lots….. (plus, a link to a unreal car commercial)
Sunday, Apr. 20, 2003 - Happy whatever it is you are celebrating today….
Saturday, Apr. 19, 2003 - It’s Saturday night- do you really want to read this crap?
Friday, Apr. 18, 2003 - Another trip to Springpatch, same results (kinda)…plus – Please subtract $18.21 from $20.00 (it’s not THAT hard, is it?)
Thursday, Apr. 17, 2003 - A musical surprise, a small engine surprise, and a couple of baseball photos…..
Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2003 - I didn’t need a calendar to find this out, but….
Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2003 - The other shoe hit the floor today (or am I thinking of another overused metaphor?)...plus- The Mirror Project?
Monday, Apr. 14, 2003 - How do I know it’s Monday? Aside from looking at the calendar, that is?
Sunday, Apr. 13, 2003 - How much work around the house can I pack into one day? You will now find out…
Saturday, Apr. 12, 2003 - Another Saturday, another long day at the ball diamond (but it ended nicely ;)….
Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 - No time for a real entry, so this will be the speed-writing version of our day…
Thursday, Apr. 10, 2003 - Garden, garden work, gardening, out back in the garden, nothing but gardening (well, a little about a boring meeting at work, but you get my drift, right?)
Wednesday, Apr. 09, 2003 - Another baseball game, another loss (not Codeman’s fault, though)…plus- my thoughts about today’s events (sure to cause a few more people to remove me from their favorite’s list)…
Tuesday, Apr. 08, 2003 - I swear, sometimes it seems like we are stuck in the 3rd grade, and Beavis is our anal-retentive teacher…
Monday, Apr. 07, 2003 - Does he really believe what he says?
Sunday, Apr. 06, 2003 - Out of ink? Fuck me!… and - bagging for dollars?
Saturday, Apr. 05, 2003 - "You mess with the ‘fro, you gotta go”…plus, talk about making the most of his chances…
Friday, Apr. 04, 2003 - Rain fucks things up again, a visit I could have done without, and a employee I didn't know we had…
Thursday, Apr. 03, 2003 - They always say “Don’t speak ill of the dead”, but this will be hard to do…plus: try to read this one all the way to the end- the whole entry isn’t a total downer, I promise.......
Wednesday, Apr. 02, 2003 - Updates! Get your updates here! (visualize a 1920’s newsboy)
Tuesday, Apr. 01, 2003 - Freakishly warm again, and why that isn’t a good thing for me…..
Monday, Mar. 31, 2003 - My boy is HOW OLD today?... Fooooo-ton…and an inside joke......
Sunday, Mar. 30, 2003 - A bunch of photos from the past 24 hours….
Saturday, Mar. 29, 2003 - A entry from Lease (not from Roadiepig).....
Saturday, Mar. 29, 2003 - Codeman’s 18th birthday party is happening right now, so this will be short….
Friday, Mar. 28, 2003 - Food, and not enough of it..…
Thursday, Mar. 27, 2003 - The brush is gone, and so is most of the flesh on my forearms….
Wednesday, Mar. 26, 2003 - Waiting for nothing, plus plow blade delivery, and an old wedding photo…
Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2003 - What inning is the war in now?….Plus, a link to view a bunch of the digital photos I made from Saturday’s wedding (like you wanna spent that much time looking at them)
Monday, Mar. 24, 2003 - First baseball game of the season (whoopee!), and more work on the wedding photos…
Sunday, Mar. 23, 2003 - Yeah, I’m still alive…(wedding photos are here)
Friday, Mar. 21, 2003 - Friday night (the night before the wedding photo shoot)…
Friday, Mar. 21, 2003 - My Photgra page is fixed (in case you want to see)....
Thursday, Mar. 20, 2003 - The wood is on the ground, the NCAA tourney goes on despite of that other big event, and a link you really have to see…
Thursday, Mar. 20, 2003 (Composed Wednesday,Mar. 19,2003) - Today’s (yesterday's, actually) REAL entry , with photos of my planned ‘tree assaulting’ tomorrow.....
Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2003 - Entry #596 is a waste
Tuesday, Mar. 18, 2003 - The problem with trying to post here everyday is…
Monday, Mar. 17, 2003 - Zero tolerance rules only apply to students, not to faculty?…..Oh yeah, one last Beavis-free workday, and a stress-relieving photo to calm your nerves …
Sunday, Mar. 16, 2003 - You want a real entry, or do you want some new photos?…..Alright then- Photos it is!
Saturday, Mar. 15, 2003 - Saturday morning fishing- then baseball? It's gonna be a busy day today....
Friday, Mar. 14, 2003 - You can’t make this stuff up!
Thursday, Mar. 13, 2003 - Ordering mower blades makes me a happy toolroom guy…..plus- Codeman has a good talk with his baseball coach.
Wednesday, Mar. 12, 2003 - Not a great day (angry parent entry ahead)…
Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2003 - Spring MIGHT be on its way…plus - photos? on a weekday?…yup ….
Monday, Mar. 10, 2003 - A typical Monday entry..........
Sunday, Mar. 09, 2003 - A Sunday of food- way too much GOOD food!. plus, following up on last night’s entry…
Saturday, Mar. 08, 2003 - Lost forever…(just my LONG entry- nothing important)
Friday, Mar. 07, 2003 - "The Van”…..Plus- the search engines are crazy!
Thursday, Mar. 06, 2003 - New glasses (for Lease, not me),... and- it seems inevitable now…
Wednesday, Mar. 05, 2003 - Another false alarm, and yet another day alone……
Tuesday, Mar. 04, 2003 - Get your freakin’ expensive car out of the way!…
Tuesday, Mar. 04, 2003 - The photo of Terrorist #2 (that I couldn’t find yesterday)
Monday, Mar. 03, 2003 - Blutto is now in custody….plus, more snow?
Sunday, Mar. 02, 2003 - Garden prep is in full swing…
Saturday, Mar. 01, 2003 - A mixed bag today. Ups and downs. Don’t say I didn’t warn you ahead of time……
Friday, Feb. 28, 2003 - My employer is a deadbeat…plus, my Dad has escaped!
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003 - Running late, so this one will be short (for me, anyway)….
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003 - “Mobile Art Project”…plus, a busy, stressful 24 hours (and more photos)
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003 - What I said yesterday? About the new technology, and how management was doing a good job using it? Uh...nevermind…
Monday, Feb. 24, 2003 - Going out with a bang?..Plus- another night of playing in the snow…
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2003 - Sunday gardening update (photos included)…
Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003 - Watch this video......
Friday, Feb. 21, 2003 - If I get any ideas of going to a club, remind me to just stay home and watch a video…
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003 - Spring fever (just a little early)...plus-musings on Mexican food....
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003 - I won’t be watching, but I think everyone else will be.....
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003 - Odds and ends…
Monday, Feb. 17, 2003 - Happy William Henry Harrison Day!
Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003 - A quick 12 hour shift, with no time spent in the ditch…
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003 - It was bad today. Very bad…
Friday, Feb. 14, 2003 - Another storm misses us, but more crummy weather is on the way....Plus - V-tine's Day!
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003 - My “15 Minutes” are up already, and I didn’t even get nominated for an Emmy…
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003 - So I lied (about no more photos), but this is something I haven’t seen before in my lifetime…
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003 - A long “short attention span” entry from a sleep-deprived mind….
Monday, Feb. 10, 2003 - Part 2 of our “One day vacation”…. Plus -another minor ‘snow event’, and more photos from the weekend….
Sunday, Feb. 09, 2003 - (Part 1 of) My ‘1-day vacation’ with the lovely Lease........
Saturday, Feb. 08, 2003 - A fine Saturday, with photos ( probably too many, I have to say)…….
Friday, Feb. 07, 2003 - Terry M.
Thursday, Feb. 06, 2003 - Billboard art (?), and scenes from downtown Mohall…
Thursday, Feb. 06, 2003 - Entry #1 for today......
Wednesday, Feb. 05, 2003 - Not that it wasn’t bad enough before…..
Tuesday, Feb. 04, 2003 - Very quickly, with some links……
Monday, Feb. 03, 2003 - Sent home to rest, and a little piece about academic ‘letters’.....
Sunday, Feb. 02, 2003 - In a foul mood all day, but I won’t take it out on you (photos from yesterday’s fishing included)
Saturday, Feb. 01, 2003 - After a great morning, a day full of bummer....
Friday, Jan. 31, 2003 - Snowflakes the size of baby elephants! (and a fuckin’ miserable day, too)…… plus a soon-to-be rich high-schooler gets sidetracked, and a PDOT plow operator saves the day (yea!)
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003 - Big Lots……........
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003 - A little snow....How many charities wanting my money are there out there ?.... and that’s about it…
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003 - Straws and Rasps?…..and, don’t forget to check your fuel gauge….
Monday, Jan. 27, 2003 - “This referee is a jackass!”… “No, I believe that’s a zebra”…(my annual Super Bowl entry, and the last football-related entry for at least 7 months)
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003 - They can’t get it right, can they?
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003 - This should have been posted at 9 am, but D-land was down......
Friday, Jan. 24, 2003 - Friday, and I won’t leave you any heavy mental lifting (several photos and a link, plus a short entry)….
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003 - A quandary , very cold showers, and an illogical fear of chemical reactions…
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003 - Halftime of the game, so here I am….
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003 - No, we don’t usually eat this good on a weekday (another entry with too many references to food in it tonight)……
Monday, Jan. 20, 2003 - How I spent Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day….(sorry if this page loads slowly. Three large photos are at the bottom today)….
Monday, Jan. 20, 2003 - Playing with the HTML......
Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003 - No time today for a proper entry ……yeah, again……
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003 - It don’t much to call us in to work, or to keep us there all day…
Friday, Jan. 17, 2003 - More snow tomorrow, Google hits, a sad dog attack story, and a very weird song/animated short linkage…
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003 - Not much snow today, but more to come?
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003 - Heavy snow warning, peeing in a cup, and.... not again!
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003 - Hello! I promise a George Ryan-free entry today….Well, except for his name in the title- that doesn’t count, does it?
Monday, Jan. 13, 2003 - Still fuming about Lyin’ Ryan….and, on a happier note- “Get Fuzzy”
Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003 - George Ryan is a criminal, not a hero….plus-Missions accomplished on the vehicle repairs…
Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003 - Cue the Vince Guaraldi soundtrack.....
Friday, Jan. 10, 2003 - Blah Blah Fuckety Blah (part # 526)…
Thursday, Jan. 09, 2003 - have to admit, he had a pretty good excuse for not calling me back….plus, a helluva good price on firewood....
Wednesday, Jan. 08, 2003 - Little to nothing here today....
Tuesday, Jan. 07, 2003 - Never underestimate the stupidity of a middle-management government employee…
Monday, Jan. 06, 2003 - Weird things were happening at work today…
Sunday, Jan. 05, 2003 - My truck now contains an up-to-date stereo system (if the date is around 1987)
Saturday, Jan. 04, 2003 - “Is that a pair of monkeys in your pants, or are you just glad to see me?”….plus, an explanation about last nights one-sentence entry....
Friday, Jan. 03, 2003 - Woo Hoo!
Thursday, Jan. 02, 2003 - Not much snow, but a very bad day…plus, some new photos are up at Photogra, if you care to view them....
Wednesday, Jan. 01, 2003 - New Years Day Amaryllis photo, plus photos of the burnt truck, and the two new retirees....
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002 - The last sunset of 2002…...
Monday, Dec. 30, 2002 - MOM’s last day at work….plus, my favorite university name is…..
Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002 - This page contains links to my photographs online (at Photogra, and other locations)
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002 - The “Lights series” photos are now 'public'...plus, how much shrimp is YOUR favorite athlete worth?
Friday, Dec. 27, 2002 - A messed-up day (lack of sleep to blame?)…plus- a new series of photos for you to check out! (now, if I can just get Photogra to make the album ‘public’)
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002 - 48 hours off the clock, 9 hours of sleep….
Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002 - Short greeting, and a couple of dog photos.....
Monday, Dec. 23, 2002 - Fertilizer and kitty litter: there is a difference ! Plus ‘Oh No! Not ____(it's a four-letter word, after all)!”
Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002 - A lazy Sunday, so here’s a lazy entry....
Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002 - Roadiepig’s Top Ten Albums of the Year! (woohoo!)...
Friday, Dec. 20, 2002 - Too much food…..plus, a unusual musical performance: you had to be there to believe it.....
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002 - Six hours of absolute boredom (kinda like most of my workdays, I guess)......
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002 - Nothing like having the ability to identify your local sex offender!….plus- news about the Drug Dealer Neighbor….
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002 - Let Snoop Dogg do the writing for you!….plus, a 'live' crock pot dish?
Monday, Dec. 16, 2002 - Light! I have light! (and so does my Drug Dealer Neighbor!)
Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002 - That hasn’t happened very often this year (what?)…and, all I want is a damn light to work outside!
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002 - I love the ‘holiday’ season, but too many people makes Roadiepig a grouchy wreck….
Friday, Dec. 13, 2002 - Worst. Entry. Ever.
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002 - Short entry- time just keeps slipping away……
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002 - Random thoughts today- no heavy lifting required…
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002 - Lack of sleep, plus citizens lost using new technology can make Roadiepig a grouch…
Monday, Dec. 09, 2002 - Another workweek, another chance to fuck up…
Sunday, Dec. 08, 2002 - Jackal’s computer is back in business…plus, they say “Never look a gift horse in the mouth”…maybe the reason why is because the horse has hoof and mouth disease…
Saturday, Dec. 07, 2002 - Tonight’s the night of Lease’s exciting office ‘Holiday Party’. Woohoo! (insert more fake enthusiasm)….plus new photos of Mrs. Whipple ( and the infamous Anti-Quisp, too).....
Friday, Dec. 06, 2002 - The aroma of cookies baking is in the air.... and, no more drip…drip….drip….
Thursday, Dec. 05, 2002 - Having the water heater replaced is a simple job, right? What was I thinking!?
Wednesday, Dec. 04, 2002 - Demerol, Diazepam, Vicoprofen, Vicodin, Valium, Morphine Sulfate, Endocet with Oxycodone…
Tuesday, Dec. 03, 2002 - You would think the an organization as big as the mighty A.P.© would check their facts, wouldn’t you?
Monday, Dec. 02, 2002 - Not again........
Sunday, Dec. 01, 2002 - Four day weekend is almost over, and I need to go back to work to get a little rest..(and photos of Sprout)…
Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002 - I think the wall has hit me……….
Friday, Nov. 29, 2002 - If you wanna sell a lot of magazines, put a dog, a child, or a pretty woman on the front cover……( oh yeah, and a guest posting from Lease!)
Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002 - At least one turkey is having a good day....
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002 - FATSO?!? You called me FATSO??….plus update on yesterday’s accident….
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002 - No humor today, but please read my entry anyway.......
Monday, Nov. 25, 2002 - What’s a ‘Yokmoni”?…..a couple of photos to explain, and other thoughts…
Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002 - You can’t make this stuff up…….(plus, the Bears did WHAT today?)
Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002 - This one is boring…real boring (no cracks about ALL of my entries being boring, please….
Friday, Nov. 22, 2002 - Waiting on the furnace guys. Read this on the news wire. Thought you should know how dangerous beauty pageants have become…
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002 - See, it isn’t that easy to make brine, is it? Huh? Huh? Told you so……(plus 4 album reviews..yipee!)
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002 - If you get to the end of this sorry tale you will see what “Lesson” I learned (again) today……
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002 - Beware of gifts given to you by the government (especially if you work for them)…
Monday, Nov. 18, 2002 - This entry reads like one of those USA Today® columns by Larry King….
Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002 - HAPPY TURKEY DAY!….
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002 - Not much of an entry, for good reasons......
Friday, Nov. 15, 2002 - I’m not a hunter, but the “hunt” has begun for me…
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002 - Do I HAVE to rake the leaves? Can’t I just wait for the wind to take care of them for me?
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002 - There’s a thief among us……(and a rant aimed at National Geographic magazine)
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002 - Headquarters management fucked up today- nothing new there…….plus a good stir fry to empty the vegetable drawer......
Monday, Nov. 11, 2002 - One day too late, but a bad day fishing is better than……
Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002 - What to write about, eh? (Bears loose agin? Blah! Bad photo paper? Now that's more like it!)
Saturday, Nov. 09, 2002 - No, Roadiepig- not another fishing entry! (Um, yeah, another fishing story, and some photos, and a recipe! Is that better?)
Friday, Nov. 08, 2002 - It was windy today. Very windy….(plus a few new photos)
Thursday, Nov. 07, 2002 - Beware gifts of free candy…you never know where it came from…..
Wednesday, Nov. 06, 2002 - What a strange election…
Tuesday, Nov. 05, 2002 - How I spent election day…
Tuesday, Nov. 05, 2002 - >The one with my D-land photos from August 2001 to June 2002…
Monday, Nov. 04, 2002 - I have a confession to make- I did a bad thing at work today……
Sunday, Nov. 03, 2002 - My first “professional” football game……
Saturday, Nov. 02, 2002 - Finally- the Halloween photos are up for your viewing!…plus- The gardens are tilled, and we are off to a b-day party…
Friday, Nov. 01, 2002 - Entry #2 for today (how many more to come? I really don’t know)…
Friday, Nov. 01, 2002 - Halloween photos, and a long weekend ahead…
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002 - Happy Halloween!
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002 - “Don’t Shoot! I only want your leaves!” (More than you ever wanted to know about leaves and gardening…)
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002 - Yeah, I’m still using it, but it’s playing Hell with my schedule…
Monday, Oct. 28, 2002 - I’m not up to this tonight.....
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002 - A very lazy Sunday for us - just like the play of my favorite football team?
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002 - Special Guest Entry Tonight! (My wife, ‘natch)…and a guilty pleasure...
Friday, Oct. 25, 2002 - ”Did you come to sing pumpkin carols?” (alternate title- “I got a rock!”)
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002 - Hum…how could all of the pundits been so off on the sniper? (this will be the last time I write about him, I promise)….Hell Week, day 4,…and some weird search engine-inspired hits to my page today…(damn, that's a really long title, isn't it&
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002 - Fall photo day
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002 - Why waste your effort on MY truck?...plus thoughts on OTHER snipers, and the (I mean it this time) last of the canning for the year....
Monday, Oct. 21, 2002 - No photos today, so…hey, wait—come back! I complain about shoelaces! Really good stuff, I'm tellin' ya!
Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002 - A completely lousy Sunday…
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002 - The spa treatment for Lease, and Homecoming 2002 photos....
Friday, Oct. 18, 2002 - Too much pork (if that is possible)....and a trip to the spa?
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002 - Beavis pick a bad day to take off…plus more dumb government warnings......
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002 - The farmers are making a mess, and other thoughts (sorry- this one is a long, tough one)….
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2002 - A wasted day, after a trip to London….
Monday, Oct. 14, 2002 - The Internet is back! What, it never left? Our connection was just bad? Never mind……(oh yeah, and a bunch of garden news, with photos)
Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002 - Death is all around…..
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002 - >”American Sweethearts” is decent, and photos from today’s football game trip with nephew Glen (Gus).....
Friday, Oct. 11, 2002 - Dude! We got our Dell(s) at work today. And they’re not “computers”, they’re….
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002 - Time to kill, so a quickie…
Wednesday, Oct. 09, 2002 - A correction, a lousy banner gets few hits, and Tom Petty is the real deal……
Tuesday, Oct. 08, 2002 - Last season, when they went 13-3, Bears fans wondered if their team was that good, or just very lucky…
Monday, Oct. 07, 2002 - A Monday Night Football game that matters to me, and two virus warnings for ya….
Sunday, Oct. 06, 2002 - Can you guess what the voices in my head are saying, Sears?…plus, a semi-lazy Sunday....
Saturday, Oct. 05, 2002 - Busy Saturday, so this will be short…
Friday, Oct. 04, 2002 - Totally nude photos of Mrs. Whipple!…..
Thursday, Oct. 03, 2002 - Rolling Stone Magazine’s “The Reader’s 100” list….
Wednesday, Oct. 02, 2002 - “Dude! The toolroom smells like cat (urine)!”
Tuesday, Oct. 01, 2002 - What is up with the weather? Maybe I should reconsider the whole “Global Warming is a joke” issue?
Monday, Sept. 30, 2002 - What would you buy with 2,790,000 ? Part 2
Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002 - What would you buy with 2,790,000 ?
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002 - We’re back!…Just photos for now-I need to get some sleep…
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002 - Photos, just like I promised…. And my last day of work with Whitey..
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002 - Where’s a foam fire extinguisher when you need one?…
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002 - Like the great poet R. Kelly once said, “Age is just a number”….
Monday, Sept. 23, 2002 - The makers of the movie ”The Fast and the Furious” might be to blame........
Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002 - Nothing to read here- just skip down your ‘favorite’s list’ to the next entry…
Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002 - I am soooo clueless….
Friday, Sept. 20, 2002 - Shaw’s Garden-it’s not the botanical kind of garden, btw…
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002 - Lightning crashes, and I can feel it…
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002 - Perfect conditions, not so perfect results…
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002 - A sad story about some little piggies........
Monday, Sept. 16, 2002 - Back to ‘regular hours’ at work, and some other little bits of info for your edification…..
Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002 - Since “The Sopranos” season premier is less than 30 minutes away, this will be quick......
Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002 - Take a personality test...and photos from today's game....
Friday, Sept. 13, 2002 - Corndogs can sometimes let you down.... (alternate title) I’m not usually happy for another’s grief, but in this case……
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002 - Lack of blood is wearing me down…
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002 - 94% free of stuff about…well, you know what today is, don’t you?
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002 - Am I the only one sick of the “Code” system?
Monday, Sept. 09, 2002 - Good intentions, but not enough time to get everything done…
Sunday, Sept. 08, 2002 - What does crow taste like again?
Sunday, Sept. 08, 2002 - Why did I become a football fan?
Saturday, Sept. 07, 2002 - Tomato sauce, and a chick flick….
Friday, Sept. 06, 2002 - Hair styling?......
Thursday, Sept. 05, 2002 - Random rambling, and a D.D.N. update….
Wednesday, Sept. 04, 2002 - Time for another installment of “Your Taxpayer’s Dollars At Work!”……
Tuesday, Sept. 03, 2002 - This won’t take long, but I can’t promise it will be painless…..
Monday, Sept. 02, 2002 - Labor Day? I didn’t do much of that here…
Sunday, Sept. 01, 2002 - The things you see when your backyard is a "nature preserve"…….
Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002 - She’s BACK!…..oh, and other stuff…..
Friday, Aug. 30, 2002 - Just think: YOU could have made the difference for a poor striking worker!
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002 - Final score Roadiepig 2, Ladder 0……
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002 - Damn, I hate ladders!….
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2002 - Um, can I use the excuse that I am a graduate of the public school system?…..
Monday, Aug. 26, 2002 - After yesterday, today was soooo boring…
Sunday, Aug. 25, 2002 - Lease is away for only one hour and ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE!!!!!
Saturday, Aug. 24, 2002 - Photos! Get your red-hot photos here!……and not much else (it’s Saturday, after all)…..
Friday, Aug. 23, 2002 - It’s Friday night. Anybody reading this right now? I didn’t think so…
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2002 - Audit? We don’t need no stinkin’ audit!…..
Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002 - It’s too hot! Wisconsin spoiled me, that’s what it is. Plus beets and audits….
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002 - Shit! Shit! Shit!…….and, reason #482 why I hate the Evil Black Walnut Tree From Hell!
Monday, Aug. 19, 2002 - Way too much time wasted, and much still left to do today, so…..
Sunday, Aug. 18, 2002 - Back to ”normal” here…..plus the story behind the salmon…
Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002 - "I'm sorry/so sorry/ please accept my apology/"....
Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002 - Short, and to the point…we are out of here…
Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002 - Today was Lease’s (sorry, I can’t mention what today was)…plus another strange fishing story…
Friday, Aug. 09, 2002 - I couldn’t wait….plus, has MOM returned to her former self? Oh yeah, and I reprint the Peach Salsa recipe that I use for canning today…….
Thursday, Aug. 08, 2002 - The entry about men’s fast pitch softball and inventory…….
Wednesday, Aug. 07, 2002 - A lazy entry, with so little time for other things…
Tuesday, Aug. 06, 2002 - More canning today…plus, more photos from the weekend….
Monday, Aug. 05, 2002 - Nectarines- final score Roadiepig 1-, Rats with Furry Tails 0!….oh yeah, and those photos I promised you…..
Sunday, Aug. 04, 2002 - The street party is over.......
Saturday, Aug. 03, 2002 - I’m a cookie?……….and, we’re ready for day two of the Celebration…..
Friday, Aug. 02, 2002 - FEAR THE PENGUIN!…..and the first day of our big street party, and what makes the news?
Thursday, Aug. 01, 2002 - An appropriate quote for today, more trouble for the D.D.N., and a tree rat update….
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 2002 - Well, somehow I've made it….
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2002 - Movin’ to the country, gonna eat me a lotta peaches…
Monday, Jul. 29, 2002 - If I can’t have them, nor can the tree rats! Plus- updates on many small things here at Roadiepigland…
Sunday, Jul. 28, 2002 - Large foam cowboy hat, and other stuff…
Saturday, Jul. 27, 2002 - Katy Did ? Katy Did WHAT?
Friday, Jul. 26, 2002 - Court, fishing, and the awful wait…….
Thursday, Jul. 25, 2002 - Tune in again in four months. That’s about the time when the Sh*t hits the fan at the state….
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2002 - OH SHIT!”—Words you DON’T want to hear out of your electrician’s mouth…and- I posted more photos today?
My photo page, part 2 - My Photos, page 2
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2002 - The sky is falling! The sky is falling!…Oh, wait.....
1979 to 1980 - The first one with old photos......
Monday, Jul. 22, 2002 - The photo from the paper, but not much else today…..
Sunday, Jul. 21, 2002 - They are just rats! Rats with furry tails!
Saturday, Jul. 20, 2002 - Like ‘Cool and the Gang’ sang many years ago- “It’s too hot”...Plus-an update on the D.D.Neighbor's arrest….
Friday, Jul. 19, 2002 - The blues, cir.2002, an arrest for the D.D.Neighbor, and what’s now in canning jars…
Thursday, Jul. 18, 2002 - “Lead Workers Tour- Don’t Miss It!”
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2002 - A choppy entry. Not enough sleep will do that to you....
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2002 - Let the fun and games begin-again! It’s the “War for the Peaches, Part II”……
Monday, Jul. 15, 2002 - What do YOU call the white ones?…..and a ‘serious’ lawsuit filed in Florida…
Sunday, Jul. 14, 2002 - What a klutz I can be sometimes…
Saturday, Jul. 13, 2002 - Yeah, it’s late. I have several excuses, but they all are a little lame….
Friday, Jul. 12, 2002 - A haiku, from the owner of the ‘hillbilly truck’….
Thursday, Jul. 11, 2002 - Mystery solved, and a strange observation…
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2002 - Another batch of jam, and other garden stuff……
Tuesday, Jul. 09, 2002 - A busy evening, and a bunch of diaries I want you to check out......
Monday, Jul. 08, 2002 - Back to whatever ‘normal’ is for me…..
Sunday, Jul. 07, 2002 -