So, it’s not really fair of me to neglect you all for so long, and then when I give you some attention, it’s only because I need something. Sorry for that. Really what I need is a friendly ear: it’s about H. Regular readers know she is my sixth-grade daughter, and that she has been… Continue reading bleg for advice
Requisite Disclaimer: This vid is rough: we are bedraggled and tired from a weekend of partying. And it gets tighter as we warm up, so leave the sound down for the first 30 seconds. Oh, and I had laryngitis from a trip to Hershey Park earlier in the week (I am hoarse from screaming on… Continue reading there’s a bit of adeline in all of us
First, happy happy to my Momma, who today turns 60. This weekend we’ll travel to the mountain in WV with J and J’s motely crew to let our children run wild let our children chase her sheep let our children eat all her food feed our children to the bears party, hike, and bonfire for… Continue reading I can do math, kind of
The hideous crap I’ve eaten today: 1 monster cinnamon roll 1 pile of the dissertator’s trail mix: Cheetos, Doritos, and Fritos 1 (admittedly smallish, because I needed room on the plate for above trail mix) roast beef and tomato on wheat 1 Grande Iced Coffee, cream and sugar 1 more monster cinnamon roll (and just… Continue reading two lists for friday
So, remember the story of george? He is now the world’s longest, skinniest, deaf-est cat ever. He’s actually sleeping in the above picture. H is of an age, now, where I cannot take a pic of her without the requisite rabbit ears. Even if she’s giving them to a kitty. Or is that a peace… Continue reading the floppy cat and the tween with bangs
Nearly two full days of watching TV has turned Big J into Mork from Ork. He’s bored out of his mind. Tomorrow, I promise I’ll take them to the pool. Promise.
After about two weeks of hand-wringing, despairing the hollow pain in my throat and neck, and tossing through sleepless nights, I’ve finally found a groove in making some major revisions to my dissertation. It’s been physically painful, these past weeks, sitting at the computer with a stack of printed chapters at my right. I’d stare… Continue reading single-minded