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Stuff I found while looking around

The paintings of Michael Carson, a photographic gallery of fractal patterns found while exploring the planet with Google Earth.

New Tunes – David Byrne & St. Vincent

David Byrne of course needs no introduction, and even if you’ve never heard of St. Vincent…

My ongoing struggle with wildlife

A couple of nights ago I was sitting on the front porch after having put both girls to bed trying to enjoy the cool evening temperature and setting sun.

My third grader

An undaunted fever hit Leta last Wednesday night (reaching a high of 104.5 on Thursday and Friday) and kept her in bed until midday yesterday when it finally relented and her appetite returned. I was feeding her anything during that time—pop tarts, ice cream, cookies, pretty much anything that would appear in the first line [...]

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…

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…