the tropics: still mostly safe.

So, you may recall that when Matt and I were in Puerto Vallarta, we went on a dune buggy tour of the jungle. In retrospect, it was really fun, and we were glad we went. During the trip, though, I spent half of it terrified that we were going to be killed. The dune buggies were in massive disrepair and ...

cold, colder, coldest

This morning, I got up, showered with Matt, and got dressed. Instead of putting on jeans, though, I donned my warm pajama bottoms, called work, and went back to bed. I got up again at 9:30 for a do-over. It’s -20 outside, so that was the smartest thing I’ve managed today. I keep thinking I’m getting better, then I wake ...

in which i turn into the consumerist. 1

So, an update on the T-Mobile free companion flight offer that I decided to research. I’ve always believed that ‘too good to be true’ is exactly that, but it took a lot of persistence and annoyance to even prove that in this case. First of all, I should note that the company who does the booking is not T-Mobile itself, ...

A MARKET I AIM TO TAP (crime pays)

GET THIS. I’ve been keeping an eye on Craiglist rentals for a while, trying to get an idea of what kind of house or duplex we can get in Minneapolis or nearby environs. We’re not moving til around the beginnng of November, but I figured it’d be good to be prepared. Yesterday, we found this place (I’m not sure how ...