To walkingbear, an intelligent, cuddlesome man who is talented in many ways. May you have many more!
Is that how the lyric goes? I know, I can Google it. I should be in bed. If I get anywhere near a lyric archive, I’ll get sucked in and there’s no promise that I’ll get any sleep at all! That’s important, as I have my first class tomorrow! It should really be something that I […]
As you can see, he enjoys the finer things in life, like flowers. Especially if he’s permitted to maul them.
These are the most recent flowers my partner brought home with the groceries, photographed by my sweet and talented daughter.
Katie is a bit too old to be a Steve Irwin fan, so we were spared most of that craze. Not all of it, of course, since we don’t live in a media blackout and we are exposed to the current kid culture via other friends’ kids. Still, I always found the guy more than […]
“We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.” — Stacia Tauscher, quoted in The Change Your Life Challenge by Brooke Noel. One of Noel’s suggestions is to have a regular “happy half-hour” with your family. Set up fresh fruit or other healthy snacks, pour cups of […]
Being hauled out of school in handcuffs because of a $50 seat-belt ticket was bad enough for Lancaster High School music teacher Theresa Dobbs. She had no idea what was yet to come. That seat belt ticket — the only blemish on her driving record — would result in a harrowing three-day stay in a crowded holding […]
On a much, much better note…this settles it. Marge Piercy’s life work has to go on my wish list. To be of use –Marge Piercy From Circles on the Water The people I love the best jump into work head first without dallying in the shallows and swim off with sure strokes almost out of sight. They seem to become natives […]
But does anybody else think it’s just a bit tacky for my mother to want me to come over and celebrate my father and brother’s birthdays when I can’t even remember how many years it’s been since they’ve celebrated mine in any way? She has the gall to be pissy because I said no, and […]
I gave myself a gift today: a headset with my very own microphone for the podcast. It isn’t as fancy as the one that I was using, which is my partner’s Very Nice (read: intimidating) microphone. That one, though, sits on the desktop on its own stand. I know this sounds pitiful, but I have […]