Escape

Curtis woke up this morning around 9am, and I was still sleeping. Baby wasn’t in bed, in her bed, or in the bedroom at all. The door was wide open. She was in the livingroom pulling toys out of her toybox and playing with them. He didn’t know how long … Continue Reading →


Too Clique For You

I think I’m going to leave my August moms forum. Quietly. I just deleted it from my favorites, and I hope not to go back. They constantly undermine my suggestions, no one cares about advice from alternative moms when someone asks about a problem, and some of them say things … Continue Reading →


You are an SRCL–Sober Rational Constructive Leader. This makes you an Ayn Rand ideal. Taggart? Roark? Galt? You are all of these. You were born to lead. You may not be particularly exciting, but you have a strange charisma–born of intellect and personal drive–that people begin to notice when they … Continue Reading →


Giant Yellow Johnson

We have neighbors across the street who want to think they’re super rich (they very well might be, for all I know). They have this gigantic, 30-ft long (probably more) “Empress” RV thing that they occassionally drive across town with. They’re never gone with it more than a few hours. … Continue Reading →




Eat Me

You think your ten month old can run around the house like a four year old, say more then a dozen words in the correct context and know what they mean, developed a perfected sense of empathy three years in advance, and be almost completely weaned off bottles, sitting down … Continue Reading →



The most amazing thing happened today. Tempest went six hours without nursing, and didn’t even whine. I woke up with her crawling all over me, trying to remove my shirt so she could nurse while I slept. I checked my watch and thought it said 6:30am (which would mean I … Continue Reading →


It was real hot again today, apparently not as hot as it was yesterday but it feels hotter (humidity, perhaps?) it’s about 34 maybe 36. Into the mid 90’s at least. Too hot for me. We walked down to the river and let Tempest get her feet wet for the … Continue Reading →