A Glance Out

There is very little more luxurious than a hot shower and dry clothes after a punishing run in the rain. Sometimes I think I just run because it feels so goddamn good when one finally stops. There were plenty of puddles to jump, with the result that both B and I were pretty well soaked […]

Super Flail time

Another weird weekend, weather-wise and life-wise. It’s like the week is saving up for a gigantic splurge of “OMFG” on Saturdays and Sundays. If it’s not kids making Questionable Choices it’s dogs thinking it’s the End of the World, or the weather deciding hail and thunder is a Good Idea. The Selkie had raptor troubles, […]

Rain, Season

I am at my most productive during the rainy season. Something about the gray and the water falling from the sky. However, such a season is not turning out to be good for the Chez’s chimney. As in, there’s a leak somewhere. It’s always something. Hopefully the fix won’t be too bad. But at least […]

A Three-Day Tour

Kids are back in school. All the last-minute, little weird things necessary to get them settled–paperwork, signing syllabi, letting their teachers know I’m watching–are taken care of, except for getting the Little Prince performance wear for choir class. (Kid’s in middle school now, and has Opinions. Whoa.) As a result of arranging, signing, scheduling, and […]