Tag Archives: Month-in-Review

June 2021 Month-in-Review

It’s like Korg said: “Another day, another Doug.”  Only it is another month and another month-in-review post.  It was a, dare I say, normal month, brought to you by science and human ingenuity and a remarkable fast and effective set … Continue reading

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May 2021 Month-in-Review

Warm weather, breweries, getting out on the water, camping—is it any wonder I didn’t get much reading or blogging done in May, even with the semester ending?  I’m looking forward to more summer reading, but it was a great month. … Continue reading

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April 2021 Month-in-Review

April was one of those where-did-it-go months.  There are months I stay busy, know I’m not reading, and fret all month about it.  April was almost over before I realized with shock I had only finished two books (I squeezed … Continue reading

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March 2021 Month-in-Review

Is that a light we finally see at the end of the tunnel?  March got off to a good start.  The state has me classified as a frontline essential worker, but I wasn’t expecting to get my first dose of … Continue reading

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February 2021 Month-in-Review

Finally, that interminable, endless, incessant month of February has sputtered to a close.  I have to say—not being able to go anywhere grinds a little bit finer when it is so cold and dark (although at least we are getting … Continue reading

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January 2021 Month-in-Review

It has been another hectic month in casa del martes, but things are finally settling into a routine of the new, new (new?) normal.  The holidays are over and grandparents have been exorcised from the house.  My new semester has … Continue reading

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December 2020 Month-in-Review and 2020 Year-in-Review

That . . . was a crazy year.  Not just in the news, with the pandemic and the U.S. presidential election and dozens of events in between that would be worth mentioning in any other year.  It was also a … Continue reading

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November 2020 Month-in-Review

The pandemic continues to rage, but my life finally regained some level of normalcy in November.  My wife and daughter rejoined Strider and I (experiencing the joy of sharing one bathroom for the week we spent in my apartment).  We … Continue reading

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October 2020 Month-in-Review

It was a hell of a month.  Finally, after all these weeks, I will be dropping the itinerant hillbilly routine.  We finally got our house in the Rust Belt under contract and have a house in the mountains under contract.  … Continue reading

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September 2020 Month-in-Review

Should I really be writing one of these when I’ve published exactly one post across both blogs since my August update?  Probably not, but I am going to do it anyway. My work scheduled and driving several hundred miles each … Continue reading

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