Sunday at Ikea

We stood there, a crowded Ikea throbbing behind us, for about twenty seconds. Then, I breathed, “Oh, my GOD,” and we looked at each other, in perfect accord. “It’s…” He shook his head, obviously lost for words. “It’s like all my childhood cartoons come to life,” I supplied, helpfully. “Yeah.” He assesses the crowd with […]

Hand me the machete, darling.

Well. So, my site got hacked. It was up briefly…then down again. And now it’s up to stay…but I’ve lost everything before December ’09. That’s okay, really. *sigh* I’m sure I can recreate any writing advice I had lying about. I’ve spent the day re-organizing and cleaning up categories and tags, and figuring out the […]

Nice To Be Back

After a four-day weekend, sending the kids back to school means I miss them all over again, plus the house is too quiet. Except for the cat demanding to be held–and I realized, while holding her this morning, that I was swaying back and forth, patting her absently as she was hitched up on my […]