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July 2006

A numbers game

Leta’s favorite bedtime books are not the ones that tell stories, but rather ones that allow her to show off her amazing sense of recall. She loves alphabet books where she has to identify every object on the page — there’s the apple and the airplane and the avocado, except she says the apple, the [...]

Up to something

Since she first did a back-hand-spring into my heart

My next piece about Britney Spears is up at Alpha Mom: “It was once Britney got pregnant, though, that I really had a hard time believing what I was seeing: the many, many times she was photographed barefoot in public or looking like she hadn’t showered since last century. Why would someone as rich as [...]

Heavy on the Arm and the Strong

Fun at the Apple Store with Photo Booth

Did you know I could balance a sheet cake across my shoulders? Or that if I listen real close like, I might could hear yah? Or that me and my cousin Dale, we’s in love?

My new favorite t-shirt

My new favorite t-shirtAlas, it is sold out.

The Very Menacing Leader of the Clog Army

Welcome mat

When Leta was four months old I scheduled my days into ten minute increments so that I had something to look forward to: the next ten minutes, which meant that the previous ten minutes were over. Each increment brought me, step-by-step, closer to that magical moment when Jon would come home from work, and I [...]

Yucca plant in the backyard