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Catching up with civilization

I finally caught up with 2012 and joined Pinterest, you guys. I avoided it as long as I could because, as a visual person, I could see someone discovering my emaciated, dead body sprawled on top of my laptop having just spent two entire weeks doing not…

Butternut and Boo

You can almost see a smile on Chuck’s face, like, FINE…

I am a horrible person

At the birthday party on Saturday Marlo got a balloon poodle.

It is decidedly so

On Friday Leta came up to the office while I was working, sat down in the empty chair next to my desk and asked, “Mom, do you know what a Magic 8 Ball is?”

Red and yellow

I’m pretty sure I’ve seen that skirt on the cover of a Sesame Street DVD. On Burt.


Saturday we attended a three-year-old’s birthday party where the kids got to jump on a trampoline and eat chocolate cupcakes. There was also a man there making balloon figures — animals, swords, and hats. My friends all got hats made and then forced …

Purple pet

Leta’s pet fish Turtle is still swimming strong despite the fact that she forgets he exists about ten minutes after I remind her that he needs to eat. The fascination of having her own pet lasted about an hour. Thank god we did not get an animal that r…

Stuff I found while looking around

Chris Piascik, independent illustrator and designer, going public with depression and more.

Living with animals

This is the thanks I get for cleaning up mountains of vomit for two days in a row. Let’s just say that at the top of my shopping list right now is LIDDED TRASHCAN so that a certain canine can no longer access tampon applicators.
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Smirky, Sassy, Classy Sequins

Yes, sometimes Cami puts something on and you’re like SHE IS PROOF THERE IS LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS.