Let Down

Been a long day away from the computer and I’m right now manning Marlo’s door because I put her to bed only an hour ago and she’s tried to get out six times already (after I marched her back to bed for the second time she screamed for over two minutes, “YOU HURT MY FEEEEELIIIIINGS! [...]

Standing in the shadows at the end of my bed

Today I do not have any fun Easter stories or crafts or DIY projects to share with you. No jokes about the Easter bunny or anecdotes about spilling dye on furniture. I spent most of yesterday alone cleaning out a neglected room, carrying bags of paper and boxes to the recycling bin at the side [...]

Please be patient with me

Another busy week here at the Blurbodoocery involving doctors appointments, travel, vet visits, and a multitude of concerts. Tonight we’re attending the sold out Wilco concert where the Fleet Foxes will be opening, and it’s at my favorite outdoor venue in the city. If you’re not familiar with either band, here’s an introduction to the [...]

Christmas came early

Yesterday I received the Radiohead In Rainbows discbox I ordered a few months ago. It cost 40 pounds, and it is phenomenal: comes with the album on CD and on 2 X 12 inch vinyl records, a second CD with news songs and photographs, an artwork and lyric booklet, all encased in a hardback book [...]