The past that is our ongoing present

The only thing that is going to top this for her upcoming birthday is a real live puppy, and wow is she going to be devastated with a gift card to a hardware store.

Reluctant royalty

Be the good girl you always have to be. Conceal, don’t feel, don’t let them know.

On bribery and bravery

Yet another developmental milestone whose rewards are in direct proportion to the years it takes off of your life.