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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?”

Stuff I found while looking around

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

Squirrel

Last night after several days of being apart from my girls, I picked Marlo off of the ground as she ran to give me a hug. I squeezed her as tightly as I could without, you know, pulling a whole Of Mice and Men OOPS moment. When she pulled away to look …

New Tunes – Kishi Bashi

Kishi Bashi is the solo effort of multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Kaoru Ishibashi who has toured as a violinist for Regina Spektor and of Montreal. His own songs are playful, orchestral adventures full of texture and relentless energy. The song I’…

Brother husband

I know some of you really wanted me to be a lesbian, and some of you really wanted me to be a scandalous lesbian (is there really any other kind?). And I could probably sit here and type until my fingers fell off about how I have no interest in explori…

And it will become a national landmark

My cousin who normally provides childcare for Marlo during the day is out of town this week, and since I am also traveling from one coast to the other my mother stepped in to take the kids for a few days.

New Tunes – The Airborne Toxic Event

This is yet another instance where the music I’m featuring isn’t necessarily brand new, but I only recently discovered this song.

Full of vitamins, minerals and wood pulp

Friday afternoon during lunch I poured Marlo a bowl of shredded parmesan cheese to snack on after she had finished a bowl of noodles which she always asks for in this manner: “Noodles! In a bowl! Not too hot! Don’t stir it!” If you ever have to serve h…

Forget chickens, I’m getting a cat

Today I had to address the mountain of paperwork growing on my desk because I’ve seen the hoarding shows, and if you let things go long enough all of a sudden a possum is hiding somewhere in that stack and is going to be pissed when you find him. Also,…

Up and over

Ever since fracturing my foot during the NYC marathon last November, I’ve had nothing but difficulty establishing a consistent workout schedule.