Summer Lovin’

First of all I want to say that I was recently nominated for two blog awards by fellow and lovely blogger Miss Four Eyes! She nominated me for “Inspiring Blog Award” and “One Lovely Blog Award.” I am beyond flattered. I do accept the nomination and am going to write my official post where I […]

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My Mom and Other Thoughts

My mom celebrated fourteen years of sobriety on September 5. She spent the night at my house the night before and woke up to her grandchildren climbing all over her. I made pancakes and sausage. We watched some cartoons and then we went to her house and spent the day together. We went to the […]

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Music Geekery: Future Islands

I discovered Future Islands one night on the way to a party. It was October 15 last year. I was listening to KALX, driving alone, at night. That is something I don’t do a whole lot of in my life these days. Once upon a time driving alone at night listening to music was basically […]

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Trampoline Abuse

The other day my son jumped off a play structure and hit himself in his own face with his knee. It hurt and he was upset. When he recovered and stopped crying a few minutes later I decided to tell him a story that might cheer him up. I told him the tale of how […]

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Cakes

I’ve been googling unicorn cakes today. My daughter’s turning two in a couple months and I’ve decided that the theme is unicorns. She has not expressed any interest in unicorns. Obviously I am the one with the unicorn fetish so I’m just indulging myself before she gets old enough to have her own opinion. I […]

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Apartment Life – The Darkest Studio

In December 2004 I moved into the fifth in a series of six apartments all within one block of each other. It was just after the Maggot Incident in the basement apartment. There was an available place on the first floor. The first thing I noticed about the apartment was how dark it was. It […]

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Music Geekery: Twin Shadow

I went to see Twin Shadow last night. As expected, it was quite a show. George Lewis Jr. has got it going on. I was thinking about writing a show review. I have written a couple for different concerts in the past. But I started thinking about it and realized that writing a review of […]

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