Archives: PAS

T-minus 1 month

May 24, 2016 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: PAS.

We’re getting close, folks. Only 1 short month before my time at the only real company I’ve worked for during my adult life comes to an end. When I stop to think about watching my job move to Chicago, it still seems hard to believe. It’s like it is not really happening. It will probably • Read More »

Morning fog

March 12, 2016 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: PAS, Uncategorized.

I was driving to the club in the early morning yesterday, following my normal route, and I came upon a familiar sight: an empty farmer’s field on this cool morning, with fog running along the dip in the terrain. The sun was just beginning to peek over the horizon, and the tips of the trees • Read More »

Uncountable mass nouns

March 2, 2016 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: PAS.

It should come as a surprise to no one that, given the news surrounding the closure of the Oscar Mayer corporate headquarters in Madison, I’m working on my resume. (The one I had coming out of UW-Whitewater more than a few years ago is just a bit out-of-date.) What format should I use? Should it still • Read More »

Hockey, hockey, hockey

February 25, 2016 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: PAS.

College hockey in Madison is a seemingly constant activity during these winter months, but, unfortunately, it’s coming to a close. The Wisconsin men’s hockey team was home for 3 weekends in January and 2 in February keeping us plenty busy. In addition, the Wisconsin women’s team also played at home 3 weekends in January allowing • Read More »

Groundhog Day 2016

February 2, 2016 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: PAS.

Since a near blizzard was expected on this Groundhog Day, I’m guessing it will be cloudy all day. Not only will our local rent-a-groundhog (Jimmy XII) not see his shadow, we will be lucky to see him at all! Edit 1: Big surprise – No shadow, so an early spring shall be upon us! Edit • Read More »