How do you reword something when the phrase you want to/need to say is the only way your brain will think of it. Found out today that the art show I begged to be a part of is being hung at a cool place downtown. Where people actually go. Every other art show I’ve signed…

complaining, number bazillion

Today. Just a little too much. Kid had appointment in the morning, which is not her best time, so I was concerned that sleeping would be a problem. It was. She was up all night. Generally, when she’s up all night, I know and don’t sleep well myself. This was the second night this week…

for the children

I’ve found a new British show to watch, Upstairs, Downstairs. It’s Downton Abbey a little later.  This episode I watched this morning was particularly poignant to me. To set the scene, the Brits have negotiated what they thought was a peace with Hitler, which the man of family recognized was not a real peace. He’s…

me. writing paper

I have a 1000 page paper to write by 11:59 this evening. I’m pretty sure that 1000 words is fall off a log easy. So far this morning I have: wiped the coffee table corrected the student’s math homework wiped the kitchen counters scrubbed the kitchen sink (which was gross) worked on a transcription project…

biology sucks

You know what? I disliked biology when I took it in high school. Probably college too, but I’ve blocked that out as a bad dream. I dislike it even more now. The kid was bored out of her mind in class last year, getting in trouble for doodling in class, yet getting A’s on her…

can’t keep the old lady down

Basically the situation isn’t as dire as it was previously thought. Time passing and all that. 4 out of 5 art camp days completed successfully with no falling over. there has been self-driving. twice now. went an entire day without a nap. shaving cream is good fun. took care of the home school paperwork, easy…

news at 11

Feeble old lady abandoned at the Good Will Just this morning miserable, unstable, barely a woman claimed to be pretending to function as a person by going to Good Will for no reason. This sad creature asked her spousal unit to provide a ride and specifically asked if he’d pay for her booty or did…