Entries by Soonergrunt

Open Thread

I’ve been doing a lot of hiking here in Salt Lake City and the surroundings.  It’s beautiful here.  Going to do some more this weekend.  I’m starting a new work schedule soon that will allow me every other Friday off.  Work is going well.  I’ve been driving around Utah and parts of western Colorado and […]

Evening Open Thread

Here’s a fresh new open thread for you all. The Congress has passed a clean Continuing Resolution, so the government won’t shut down until December 11, when they’re going to have another fight over raising the national debt limit. My new agency is, for the most part, a pretty good gig.  I do love taking […]

Morning Open Thread

There’s a Super Moon and a lunar eclipse tonight. It should make for pretty skywatching.  You can find details HERE. I went to Salt Lake Comic Con on Friday and Saturday.  A good time was had by all.  Here in SLC, the Comic Con ran Thursday-Saturday.  There’s not a lot going on Sundays here.  I […]

OK Weather

It’s been a hard week in Oklahoma for the weather.  We’ve had 15 inches of rain in two days, with more on the way.  It’s nice break from the drought that much of the state has been in, but obviously not enough to change things in that respect long term. Supposed to have very severe […]

One day at a time. Sometimes it’s 5 minutes at a time.

I get through each day like that. I have a huge raft of appointments coming up–Psychiatric individual therapy, General Practice, Marriage Counseling, Anger Management, PTSD group therapy and so on. In the short term, I’m prioritizing my energy. The lawn at my house needs mowing, but it keeps raining so no use in getting wrapped […]