I know it might seem at first blush that I’m attempting to pull a fast one here by being thankful for what is essential the same basic thing from a parenting perspective. I mean, what else do bedtime and naptime represent for us but a brief respite from the constant need to wipes faces, tie … Continue reading Things I’m Thankful for, Days 24 and 25: Bedtime and Naptime
First off, yes, I know it’s technically the 24th already. Basically, I’ve made my peace with running this thing from the back of the pack for the next week. I briefly considered being all proactive about it by sitting down for a few hours yesterday, flipping on the word faucet, and banging out posts for … Continue reading Things I’m Thankful For, Day 23: Curiosity
The people have spoken! While I’ll admit that I wasn’t actually still awake at Midnight PDT last night to check the figures exactly at the specified moment, it turns out it doesn’t matter. It was a surprisingly unanimous vote, with every last one of you expressing a burning interest for me to catch up on … Continue reading Twenty-Two Things I’m Thankful For
Seriously, I’m not entirely sure who’s been feeding amphetamines to Time itself, but the calendar is whipping through days at a ridiculous pace. I mean, waaaaay too fast. Faster than a over-stimulated toddler after a full bowl of Sugar-O’s, running stern to bow on a Federation starship screeching through the vastness of space at Warp … Continue reading National Disappearing Days From The Calendar Month
It’s November and the mercury says it’s 30° around these parts. Which suddenly makes me wonder if two generations from now people will have to goog (no one will say both syllables of the word ”Google” a century from now, don’t be ludicrous you heathen monster!) what the planet Mercury has to do with the … Continue reading The Cold Season
Lights on driving homeDay feels done before dinner.Suck it, Standard Time As you can see, I’m not a huge fan of the whole fall/winter Standard Time business. If you ask me, we should stick to Savings Time year round. I’m mean, sure, it’s dark in the mornings then, but AM darkness makes me feel like … Continue reading A Haiku For One Week of Standard Time
Hey, Hi! So, I finished the first draft of Project Hermey late last week, and then there was Halloween and assorted other weekend activities and, well, my brain is effectively tapioca when it comes to the fabrication of words up and stringing them together. At least, that is, if I want to be putting them … Continue reading It’s Election Day In The U.S. of A.