March 2009 Archives


wrong, wrong, wrong.

It’s 2-for-1 week for things going wrong. Get it while it’s hot. Yesterday we drove to work separately instead of our usual carpooling. En route home, I called El Amazing DanO who’d been there for hours, because the plan was for him to start (a precooked, easy) dinner. Then, I heard a rattling sound that… Read more »


craftiness is next to godliness

I want to quilt. And not a crappy school-project quilt like I made last spring for class, even though it totally rocked as a way to earn an A in western literature. I want to make and decorate cakes that look professional. This could come in handy for friends’ weddings and showers, and also for… Read more »


family meeting

Alright guys, gather ’round. There’s something we’ve been wanting to tell you. Dan and I have talked about it, and we’ve decided that it’s in all of our best interests if we take a vacation. I mean ‘we’ being Dan and me. I know, I know, it’d be nice if we could all go, but… Read more »


change we can believe in

Ok, so the change I’m talking about probably won’t involve reconciliation with foreign nations, taxing the very life out of the private business sector, or waking up one day and realizing ‘Oh crap. That’s not capitalism, that’s socialism‘, but it’s exciting change nonetheless. On a related, but-you-don’t-know-why-yet note: my husband is a genius. He has… Read more »