First, thanks to all my daily devoted for your patience and understanding with the programming interruptions as I get technology set up at my new joint. I will try and make it up to you with some bonus posts in the coming week. Stay tuned.With fall coming I can finally sink into The National’s Trouble Will Find Me. Right now it’s all about the quiet urgency of Fireproof. Dunno ’bout you, but I’ve had my fill of summer bangerz. I’m ready for some existential melancholy. First time home buyer’s lesson of the week: when buying a new washer, purchase braided steel connection hoses. Don’t trust the janky plastic ones they give you unless you like mopping up a flooded laundry room. Gearing up for a rowdy holiday weekend? Good for you. Now go back and read your Demeter Clarc August Horoscope, because astrologically speaking this isn’t the weekend to test the boundaries of your luck or the patience of law enforcement. It is not an exaggeration to mention that you could hurt yourself or someone else. Have fun, but keep your ballsack harnessed.