Blur, Song 21

on December 12, 2007

I may or may not have said this before, but when Big T was born, he was blue. I’d heard about babies coming out blue, but until I saw that terrible slate-skipper blue mottling his perfectly fat baby limbs and torso, I never knew the truth of it, and I never knew what fear was…. Read More

Lunch Time With All of You…

on December 10, 2007

It’s official. I’m overwhelmed. I looked at my last post, chuckled a little, and then realized–it’s not funny. With the exception of the knitting, I still have to do ALL OF THAT in the next seventeen days. And really, who wants to skimp on the knitting? The good news is, the book is READY for… Read More

And if I warp the space time continuum…

on December 8, 2007

Thank you all, I’m feeling a little less cranky and a lot more human, now that I actually devoted some time to knitting and finished the first three sections of the third edit. In fact, I’m feeling like I can actually plan for the next 3 1/2 weeks without losing my mind…shall I run some… Read More

Your Attention Please:

on December 7, 2007

Amy Lane is interupting her usual moment of blogging, editing, and surfing the net randomly in order to stay awake to hover in her knitting corner, snarling rabidly at any unhappy family member who attempts to get near her, talk to her, or otherwise glom onto her otherwise overtaxed personal space. She will resume her… Read More

Goddess bless…

on December 4, 2007

Okay–I just tried to load a hella precious photo of our Lady of Bug, preening over her little Cindy-Lou Who palm trees in her hair, and I couldn’t do it. But the story is also hella precious–I can give you that instead: Little Cindy Lou Palm Tree got groomed by Chicken on Thanksgiving morning, and… Read More

Book News…

on December 2, 2007

First of all–thank you all. Periodically I melt into a big nasty scum puddle of pity, and you all never fail to wade through me and remind me that my spine is intact and I will walk again. Words are small things to the enormity of my gratitude–thank you. I got some sleep this weekend–I’ve… Read More

Lie lie lie…

on December 1, 2007

Remember that Simon and Garfunkle song, “The Boxer”? “In the corner stands a boxer and a fighter by his trade, and he carries a reminder of every glove that laid him down or cut him ’til he cried out, in his anger and his shameI am leaving Iam leaving but the fighter still remains…” Some… Read More