I was thinking today about expectations we construct. Expectations of ourselves, of others. I won’t go into too much detail about what prompted me thinking about expectations, but I will say that it was fueled by the revelation that expectations can be poison for some people, especially when those expectations are not fulfilled. Unfulfilled expectations… Continue reading worlds we can’t live in
Shoveled the roof of the garage! Again! The kids went sledding off the roof! The exclamation points are indicative of how CRAZY the snow is making me! *sigh* I really am out of my mind. B is out of his mind even more than I am. As we were on the roof this afternoon, the… Continue reading guess what we did today!
2007FebBlizzardhouse2.jpg Originally uploaded by mryonker. *sigh* OK, I’ve had enough already. Last count, 88 inches.
Known to others as the “supabah” and the “Stupid Bowl,” today is the Super Bowl. The years that I am lucky enough to have my birthday fall on Super Bowl Sunday, we normallly seek out a party and crash it, doubling the festivities so that not only do we not have to worry about cleaning… Continue reading pass the guacamole…I’m in
I’ve been sitting here for nearly a half hour, looking for some acknowledgment on the web of what Jim Amoss, edtior at the Times-Picayune, said this morning on GMA. I want a quote. I want more than what my meager brain is remembering. I actually want someone to show me that HE DIDN’T say what… Continue reading thought I couldn’t be madder
Over at Crooked Timber, Maria posts and entry titled Myths about America. As I talked to my mom on the phone this morning about outrageous gas prices, I mentioned that I had read this post, which points out that European gas prices have always been nearly twice what Americans pay. Because gas has always been… Continue reading do you smell french fries cookin?
Yahoo news has taken the photo down where “white people find food.” They have left up the photo of the young black man who “loots.” I won’t link to it, b/c I’m sickened. Finally I heard Matt Lauer, FINALLY after how many days of coverage, ask Tim Russert about the fact that nearly all the… Continue reading sickening