Archive for August, 2009

Wasted day?

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

I should have known the kind of day that lay in store for me when I was woken at 5am to the sound of a cat being violently sick upstairs. Oh god, I thought, there goes the steam cleaning. And went back to sleep. I actually did get a lot done today. I strained my […]

What a smart girl

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

Little ButterBean is beginning to talk to us! Y’all saw her “meow” in the video, right? Well now she points to any kitty – outside, in a book, on TV – and says “Weow!” to it. I think that’s her word for “kitty”. So yesterday she heard Butter scratching in the litterbox in another room […]

Palin’s poetry

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

(Meant to post this days ago, but I’ve been having terrible troubles with my admin access.) Shatner interprets Palin’s resignation speech!


Saturday, August 8th, 2009

Just sent this email a day or two ago – Josh suggested that I post it here. Hi all, After juggling seventeen phone calls, two recalcitrant websites, paying an outlandish sum for an essentially free electronic document, and struggling with a high-maintenance baby DETERMINED to 1) drink hand sanitizer, 2) chew on a tape dispenser, […]

I am such a fan of overalls.

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Just posted over at Etsy: Goodness gracious, I love me some overalls. These were meant for the ButterBean herself, but are a bit too short for her… so in the shop they go! They’re so adorable that I think I’ll make her some bigger ones, though… once I finish the little red-and-white-heart sleeper I’m working […]

Grandparents take note

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009


Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Yesterday’s house-hunting was productive, if conflicting. We found two properties we really like, but he likes one and I like the other. Or well, that’s not quite accurate. We both like #1 best but I like the neighborhood of the second one enough to consider buying a substandard house there. PROPERTY #1: – large […]


Saturday, August 1st, 2009

The hard part is over. We have a buyer.