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I missed my Katrina Anniversary post Friday.  Rest assured I did not forget. As Gustav bears down on the city I left, I find myself with too many thoughts and too few words to express them.  As I watch my friends leave again, some with babies in arms, and face the same return that I […]


Posted at: August 30th, 2008 - 9:45 pm - Number of Comments » 2

Okay, I am a big enormous grump.  But the whole world doesn’t have to be that way. Dierdre and Martin are about to welcome their baby, Ginny, into the world.  Apparently, she’s been pretty eager to meet them, because it has been a struggle to keep her cooking for the recommended baking time. Say a […]


Posted at: August 27th, 2008 - 8:51 am - Number of Comments » 3

Now that I have vented my spleen, worked up into a frenzy over posts that I really knew better than to read, I am much calmer. My usual restraint was worn a bit thin by my own self-pity.  My leg is not healing.  Or, as my husband will remind me – it is not healing […]


Posted at: August 26th, 2008 - 8:55 am - Number of Comments » 2

I am a pharmaceutical developer. Yep. That’s right. I am part of that evil, soulless empire that is out there perpetuating chronic diseases and refusing to cure them when we damned well could, because we want to make billions and bazillions of dollars off your sick autistic asses. Of course when I was an infectious […]


Posted at: August 25th, 2008 - 2:28 pm - Number of Comments » 7

While I am out having my ortho appointment, I am guest-blogging at Jodifur today. Go check it out – it’s more cheerful than my medical news. More on that gloom and doom later.


Posted at: August 25th, 2008 - 12:53 pm - Number of Comments » 1

There are few days that an order of fried pickles and a cherry limeade cannot make better. This day is no exception. Thanks to Sheila of Coffee and Shoes for the virtual beer: And for taking me out at lunch for said fried pickles and frosty beverages while we debated and bemoaned the Cassandras of […]


Posted at: August 21st, 2008 - 1:37 pm - Number of Comments » 4

I had a very bad thing happen to me a couple of months ago. A very bad thing related to my scientific career. It does not affect my current position, so don’t worry about me. I am still upset enough that I don’t even want to type the details, but it boils down to this: […]


Posted at: August 18th, 2008 - 1:29 pm - Number of Comments » 2

My son, who has barely noticed my existence since his Mimi showed up to help out during my infirmity, picked this morning to suddenly decide that he simply could not handle his life without his mommy. While I had been feeling a bit cut out, and can’t say the newfound attention is entirely unwanted, the […]


Posted at: August 15th, 2008 - 12:12 pm - Number of Comments » 13

Her Bad Mother is one of my favorite bloggers. She has taken a sabbatical recently, and has had a series of guest bloggers. While I miss her writing, the coolest thing about one of your favorite bloggers showcasing some of HER favorite bloggers is that you get to find new favorite blogs – like Black […]


Posted at: August 13th, 2008 - 9:22 am - Number of Comments » 11

Between my baby, And this boy?


Posted at: August 8th, 2008 - 1:36 pm - Number of Comments » 6