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A blog about cantaloupe

I bought a whole bunch of fruit over the weekend but didn’t have the foresight to have my camera rolling as I taught Marlo to say cantaloupe. She’s much better at it now, but I still like her little spin on it. Am I about to post a video of my kid’s developing sense of [...]


Dogs are so useful, you guys.

Nature and nurture

Cami: “I love the color of these roses.” Me: “Yeah, the first time it bloomed I was stunned. I had no idea we had this in the yard.” Cami: “Some of them look like a little penis, though.” Marlo: “PENISTH!” Me: “Awesome, Cami. That one is on YOUR permanent record.”

New Tunes – Future Islands

Yet another band who calls Baltimore home. These guys are mostly new wave synthpop BLAH BLAH BLAH whatever. Doesn’t matter. This song called “Balance” makes me indescribably happy. It’s off of their most recent album called On the Water. And you can clean around the wound But if you want it to heal It just [...]

From the ashes

This is a vintage ashtray I have on the back porch. I myself do not smoke, but some of my friends enjoy an occasional cigarette. Please commence judging me for associating with such degenerates.

Put a blazer on it

This is one of my favorite outfits she’s ever put together. It’s just so young and fun and just enough on the edge of being too crazy. Blazer: Thrifted (similar here) Dress: Thrifted (similar here) Heels: Threadsence Clutch: ASOS Sunnies: House of Harlow Bracelets: Susan Hanover Designs, Baublebar (You can find Cami here. Photos by [...]

Thank you, Dr. Internet

Last week’s virus that sealed my throat shut luckily lasted only a few days. Normally, a sickness like that would have knocked me out…


Would sir desire some mint for your tea? Oh, you’re Mormon? Then how about some mint for your Sprite?

Radio Flyer

Everything in this photo except the shoes is a hand-me-down. I didn’t even take the time to remove the “LETA” identification sticker off of the tricycle. I think she’ll get over it, though, by the time she realizes she gets to inherit her sister’s weed. What?

Stuff I found while looking around

- A Ring of Fire: The 2012 Annular Eclipse – Robin Gibb, a tribute in words and music – What would happen if all of the water on or near the surface of the Earth were bunched up into a ball? – 10 Rockabilly Batman Sketches: Batman Reimagined In The ’50s – Where children sleep. [...]