Proceeding Stubbornly

It’s a misty, beautiful dawn, red and gold, the moon peering through veils as she sails slowly for her rest. The Princess took pictures of it–she has a good eye for composition, probably from all the manga she reads and draws. The mist smells of drying leaves and that hint of spice-decay before the rains […]

Sheer Enraged Entitlement

My hair’s reaching that point where it won’t lie down, it just sticks straight up like I have a sink scrubber on my head. More about that tomorrow, I don’t feel up to writing the whole thing now. Today will be another 80+ degree day. GO HOME, OCTOBER. YOU’RE DRUNK. There’s been some talk lately […]

The Mad Tortie Arrives

Where was I? Oh yeah, there was a frenzy of licking Beauregarde the Baby Knight of the Nut Table, Tarzan was laughing like he was going to herniate himself, in between shaking his head and sputtering, “This is SO BIZARRE,” and I kept replying, “WELCOME TO MY LIFE.” Lest you think we were being cruel […]

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 […]

Just Bad Manners

So I went on a Diablo III jag last night, and ended up finding a rainbow goblin, which let me into Whimsyshire. I ended up shooting chubby unicorns, bouncing teddy bears, happy little flowers, all into bloody piles of meat. It was incredibly satisfying. The rest of the game is okay. I’m still learning, so […]