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My continued feeble attempts to focus on the positive in life: If I had to wake up with a crushing, gut-wrenching, hot-flash-inducing migraine, at least I can now revel in that post-headache euphoric giddiness. Just one of those occasional moments that emphasize that pleasure is, indeed, just the absence of pain. I am going shopping […]


Posted at: May 21st, 2009 - 12:01 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Last year, we bought season tickets to the local water park. And I broke my leg. I got to go once. So, at the end of last season, we bought passes for this year, so I would be able to go.  We even spent the not-inconsiderable amount for a guest pass, so that Harry could […]


Posted at: May 19th, 2009 - 9:31 am - Number of Comments » 2

Remember that period of time when this became the whiniest blog EVER?  That period of time I refer to as the “Broken Leg Era“? Well, welcome back. I have a torn ACL in the same, freaking leg. Surgery is June 19th.     Don’t say I didn’t warn you.


Posted at: May 18th, 2009 - 1:29 pm - Number of Comments » 9

My son’s daycare uses a discipline method based on duck coloration.  If he is polite to his classmates, follows the directions of the teacher and behaves himself in general, his duck stays green for the day. If he has to be asked more than once to follow directions, or is mildly disruptive, but follows correction, […]


Posted at: May 14th, 2009 - 11:04 am - Number of Comments » 3

So who wants to be a princess in socks with pearls? Me, me, me, me! I just finished test-knitting this Tintagel sock for Janel Laidman for her upcoming book The Enchanted Sole. Now I just have to figure out what to wear with them that won’t cover them up.


Posted at: May 12th, 2009 - 8:51 am - Number of Comments » 6

Okay, I may total wreck my carefully crafted image to some folks, but, here goes: A SEPHORA just opened in Little Rock!!! SQUEEEEEEEEE!!!!!


Posted at: May 11th, 2009 - 9:03 am - Number of Comments » 5

No.  I have not been blogging.  I have been being a Responsible Adult. Is there somewhere that you can resign from Responsible Adulthood? There should be.   Because this?  Is sometimes not worth the privilege of the driver’s license and being above drinking age.  


Posted at: May 5th, 2009 - 9:56 am - Number of Comments » 10