I gotta go back

“Woe is me, all summer long I was happy and free. Save my soul, the board of education took away my parole.”

The secret sidekicks of history

Find out why Louis Armstrong wore a Star of David around his neck for most of his life.

Last Minute Ideas, Holiday 2014

A gift guide that somehow ends up being about the obvious benefits of consensual homosexual polygamy.

Bedtime with Marlo

When Marlo asks what she was like at five years old I’ll pull up this post and say, “This is a small but very accurate sample.”

“Much as water can be taken for granted by a fish”

Guilt is a pretty useless, ineffectual emotion. Guilt is not what I feel when coming to these realizations. In fact, I feel duty.

A reading rainbow

She either wants to be this character or Elsa for Halloween, and she only has eight months to decide.

For your man

I know he’s begging for another cat, but you are the voice of reason in his life. None of these things require a litter box.

Since I’m too allergic to have one of my own

Contributing to the kitten quotient of the Internet today.

Against All Grain

DING DONG. KNOCK KNOCK. PALEO FANATIC AT YOUR DOOR. I can see you hiding behind your coat rack. Open up so I can throw away your gluten.

A moment of five

When she was still unsure of what has just been brought home from the hospital.