Living in an Elevator

Sonically, things have entered into a kind of strange Other World in our household lately.   A generous, some might even say gratuitous, serving of spa and new age music seems to now fill our afternoons.  Some of this has to do with the need for Gorgeous to have soothing, non-interfering sounds so that she can concentrate on her clients. …

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Auto Repair Charade

As I write this posting, I am sitting in the waiting room of my local Toyota dealership. Milton, my 2007 Matrix, is receiving his scheduled 5,000 mile maintenance service today. It hasn't actually been 5000 miles since his last visit, but when the red reminder light goes on I faithfully bring him in anyhow. My knowledge of …

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