Kansas City Here I Come

on April 29, 2013

Okay– so yeah.  I seriously haven’t finished Chicago laundry and I’m getting back on a plane tomorrow.  My mind boggles. The good news is, the AC went out and it’s 95 degrees here this week, and I miss it– the repair guy comes Thursday, and I’m going to be in nice, temperate (flooding!) Kansas City…. Read More

Racing for the Sun

on April 26, 2013

 Some of you will not be surprised to know that I took a film class once, one with a teacher who had sort of a thing for Elmore Leonard. After watching The Grifters and Out of Sight and Lone Star (I know, not all Elmore Leonard, but still) I began to have an appreciation for… Read More

Wait… you mean someone didn’t move the house?

on April 24, 2013

My husband is so many shades of awesome. Flowers?  For ME? He came to pick me up at the airport at bumfuck a.m., looking exhausted and sleep-touseled.  First there was the kiss, then there was the hug, then there was the… Standing in line while I went to see what in the fuck happened to… Read More

Oh, the Places You’ll Go

on April 21, 2013

Poppy Dennison, lovely as always. Okay– so  not so long ago, I actually wrote a pretty filthy parody to that story– you can find it here if you like, but suffice it to say that when you change the name to Oh, the Orifices You’ll Go, no good can come of it.  (Okay. That’s a… Read More

Oh Jebus, are you still THERE?

on April 18, 2013

Yes, yes I am, and I’m still having fun!  (Could you have taken a WORSE panorama shot of the skyline from the Field Museum, Amy?  No.  No, I don’t think I could have, unless it just showed sky, why do you ask?) Okay– LOTS to say– I’m not even going to try to make it… Read More

Squish takes Chicago

on April 13, 2013

Okay– so we got out of the house which was awesome.  Seriously– my parents were almost late, and then Mate forgot the tickets to the ball game and then we LITERALLY walked through security, up to our gate, and into line.  If they’d had to pat me down for my maxi-pad again, like they did… Read More

Oh, and Did I Mention the Trip to Chicago?

on April 9, 2013

Leaving on Thursday, and I need to… oh, crap… Do the laundry, bring the sweaters, how cold is it going to be there?  Lessee… the kids are gonna be there for five days, they’ll need ten of everything how many is that?  Is that even possible?  Oh CRAP! Do they need the ir own SHAMPOO?… Read More

Turkeys in the Rain, Turkeys in the Street…

on April 5, 2013

Lots and lots of turkeys, that I have yet to meet! A scarf done for Big T, and some mitts working for Squish, Really, I’ve got knitting and as much yarn as you could wish! Squish’s birthday dinner went off without a hitch– Not yarn for her, but Chinese food!  As much as you could… Read More

Oh, and in other news…

on April 1, 2013

We had a lovely day yesterday–of which I took ZERO photos.  Yes, you heard that right.  ZERO photos.  No, I don’t know what was wrong with me… it was just so nice to talk and laugh that this time, I let Mate get the photos, and he’ll get them to me when he’s ready.  … Read More