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Because you’ve always wanted to cuddle with an E. coli

Because you’ve always wanted to cuddle with an E. coli Or perhaps you would prefer this grumpy mange. Looks like he could use some kisses. (thanks, Sarah)

Lover on a rooftop

The very lonely plum tree

The beginning of a thrilling suburban weekend

My mother volunteered to take Leta Friday night and keep her through the following afternoon so that Jon and I could have an evening out and go snowboarding. This happens somewhat frequently, and it is at the top of the list of reasons that we love living here. I get asked that a lot, how [...]

Valentine’s Day: Bad Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day: Bad Gift Ideas I’m really hoping he got me the wolf urine. (thanks, Kristine)

Sunset in winter

Things to do at home when you are bored

Things to do at home when you are bored Looks like I know what we’ll be doing this weekend. (thanks, Lynn)

Wanderer, nomad, vagabond

Only because the shipping was free

Recently I have received many concerned emails from people who do not understand why Leta was, up until a week ago, still sleeping in a crib. I think I’ve covered this maybe once or sixty times, but I am very busy being lazy, and generally if you want to know why anything is the way [...]

Authors Who Write in the Buff

Authors Who Write in the Buff “James Whitcomb Riley, America’s ‘Hoosier Poet,’ had his friends lock him up in a hotel room to write, naked, so he wouldn’t be tempted to go down to the bar for a drink.” I don’t identify with this AT ALL. (via Kottke)