If the weather cooperates, I’ll be out tomorrow morning, after my regular run, training Brownies for the Swamp Rat Run, which we ran last year (the one mile fun run), but did not prepare for. This year, we’ll work on things like warming up, stretching, pacing, cooling down, and elbowing to the front of the… Continue reading training Brownies to run
Ooooh. Today I understand soooo fully why some blog anonymously. What can I say? Nothing, really, except that things are happening right now that I wish WEREN’T. >sits on fingers to avoid typing< *Changing the subject* So, the solution to Destructo Boy’s affinity for playing outside? Me sitting outside in a lawn chair with a… Continue reading right about NOW I wish this were anon
So in my quest for organized sanity in order to better get work finished, Brian has put a desk in a back corner of the house away from distractions. He’s gonna hang a couple shelves and I’ll be set. It turns out, the desk is adjacent to a window that looks out into the back… Continue reading I probably shouldn’t
Nothing personal. But the word “natch” really gets me. I’ve been reading it in dooce for a while, and I’ve been translating it into a “doontcha know” [inflection a la Mrs. Doubtfire]. As in: I’m a little p oh-ed, natch [/doontcha know], that my crazy brother will no doubt have caused our insurance premium to… Continue reading natch
…but apparently it can’t be any good.* Rana posts a mini-mini-rant with that title, bemoaning the fact that a PhD really doesn’t get anyone rich. There’s a little back-n-forth in her comments, people mostly agreeing with but also qualifying her rant. I remember when I was telling Brian’s family we indeed were going to move… Continue reading not sure what bupkis is…
This blog stands as a microcosm for what I’ve been doing lately: nothing. Life is rough here on the CNY homestead: fighting kids, monster toddler (who I’ve now named Destructo Boy, because he can tear up a room faster than the speed of light)… Here. See this is why I haven’t posted. It will just… Continue reading things are looking up
Retro from the old blog. But I’m shutting that one down, so I needed to quick move everything over.