I love my house, I really do. (I also love my town. I want to do a photo walk of its main drag one day, because it’s such an interesting street. Bums! Hippies! Surfers! And I would NOT have it any other way.) But my main point for now: my house is great.…Continue Reading
Archives for February 2008
Disillusionment Of Ten O’Clock The houses are haunted By white night-gowns. None are green, Or purple with green rings, Or green with yellow rings, Or yellow with blue rings. None of them are strange, With socks of lace And beaded ceintures. People are not going To dream of baboons and periwinkles. Only, here and…Continue Reading
For Toot’s recent birthday, I gave out mix CDs of some of her favorite songs. They’re her favorites because I told her they were, but she does seem to like them on her own, too. Which is a plus. I’m not crafty. I’ve said it before, but need to say it again, because…Continue Reading
A few weeks ago, we celebrated Toots’ birthday party at our local JW Tumbles (Pt. Loma). It made me wonder why I ever do stuff for birthday parties. Things like planning and preparing and cooking and assembling and shopping. I just didn’t need to with JW Tumbles and let me say, the opportunity…Continue Reading
Today did not go down easy. My exposed nerves pulsated and twitched and despite all, someone kept scraping them with a callous remover. Those are the someones above. Today was the opposite of a sensory deprivation tank. Rather, it was an IMAX theater of scrambling kids falling off beds, crawling onto my…Continue Reading
Toots: What’s for lunch? Me: (thinking fast on my feet) Uh, something good. Toots: And healthy? (Oh, my sweet little pupil!) Me: Yes. Good AND healthy. Toots: How about pepperoni salad?
My haiku won in the humor category over at My Mommys Place. It’s a great site. Their haiku contest is fun. Maybe they’ll have another one someday. But better you don’t enter. I’ll just win again and then you’ll feel real bad. Don’t do that to yourself. You’ve got enough to worry about. …Continue Reading
…than to open the e-mail titled “With Tremendous Force and Volume.”
I’m sorry. I’m using this photo again. It’s from about 4 years ago, so maybe you will mistake my youthful radiance for health. In July of last year, I decided to eat better. And because I can’t do anything in moderation, my eating better looked like this: no white sugar, no white flour, no…Continue Reading
There’s a new Momma Love “review” up. Cuz I know you (friend in Tulsa) were waiting.
So in college, my friends and I said “flocking,” instead of the other word. Everything became, “she’s so flocking annoying,” and “what the flock?!?,” and “flock you!” Then Halloween came and we (there were at least 7 of us) dressed up as a flock of cows. We wore black garbage bags and taped…Continue Reading
I am bonkers for this stuff. I believe that I associate the smell of it with childhood, which brings good tidings. It’s got a beautiful eucalyptus smell that reminds me of the Vick’s VapoRub my dad used to use on us kids. For everything. Seriously. Loose tooth? Vicks. First period? Vicks. Herpes Simplex A?…Continue Reading