Archive | October, 2009

The way to this boy’s heart is through a singing, clapping monkey

My parents sent this little guy – Mongo – last week and he has been well-loved. He sings "If You're Happy and You Know It", claps his hands, and moves his mouth. Colt dances with him and rewards him with Cheez-its.      At some point over the weekend, Colt figured out how to press […]

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But you’re one in a million to me.

So this is the world, and there are almost six billion people on it. When I was a kid, there were three. It's hard to keep up. – Jerry Maguire, opening lines. I love that the three of us are each other's favorite person. I was recently talking to a friend about how drastically life […]

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Without a Witness, They Will Disappear

I didn't like that line, at first. It seemed so harsh and bleak and heavy. I don't really know what I was expecting. Who You'd Be Today Today's the day, friends. 14 October. It's just a day. And it's THE day – all at the same time. Two years have passed and I go back […]

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Distraction Attempt

  Did it work? Cute picture of cute baby on cute Cow Train at cute Pumpkin Patch? In lieu of actual blogging? For inexcusable days weeks on end? I have excuses – don't you want to hear them? Nah. I'm going to bed instead, but I haven't forgotten you. And my world has not slowed […]

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