Tonight was Jacob's spring concert. It was funny and horrible at once, the way little kid concerts are. The show was somehow loosely based around nursery rhymes and making lemonade, though I'm not sure I understood the connection. Jacob was hilarious, alternating between engaged and distracted. Tonight was also the first night that he decided… Continue reading lemonade
I've been working since yesterday on a longer blog post recapping VH1's new reality show Transform Me, but it's not quite done yet. So instead I've been thinking about field bags. The straps on field bags are always too short for me, so I can never wear them comfortably. I was scouring etsy (my favorite… Continue reading exploratory walks and stuff
So if you have kids, or have gone to summer camp, you probably know what these are: Small plastic craft beads, ideal for stringing into necklaces, bracelets and anklets. Now, raise your hand if you've ever seen one shoved inside someone's ear. Seriously. Raise your hand. No? Well, now you can honestly say that you… Continue reading see this?
Every year, I spend the month of December grumping around, complaining about how stressed I am about the shopping and the weather and the tension and the obligatory gifting. But this year, we have simplified quite a bit - Donna and I made Christmas gifts (and they are cute!) for all of our friends and… Continue reading it’s beginning to look a lot like…
I'm taking an online course this semester on the history of the American Civil Rights movement. It's something I've always been interested in, and of course in the past few years, I've felt a connection to that movement through my involvement in the LGBT community and its struggle to repeal DADT and to gain the… Continue reading i have little interest in this topic.
Donna and I took Jacob to his first haunted hayride this year. It was especially cool for me, as I love Halloween - it's my favorite time of year. Cider, apple donuts, pumpkin carving, candy, haunting things - it's wonderful. And it was hilarious to see Jacob get so excited by the costumes. We took… Continue reading hauntings