“Why don’t you guys come up for dinner?” Karen asks. “Oh, that would be great, ” I say. Karen’s Dad is in town, and it will be nice to see him. ” What can I bring?” “A ring. You can bring a ring. ” says Karen. “A solid gold ring, with the Bells of Canterbury … Continue reading I like liberty!
I have a girl-crush on Lara Logan. I have for ages. Growing up, it never occurred to me that I might ever be limited by my gender. I was a Title IX girl, raised by a mother and father who were the type of people who firmly believed in such things, and I don’t ever … Continue reading Lara Logan
Working on this painting (below), listening to this, headed to Mass at 12:15. This afternoon I’ll finish some custom pieces, and maybe post photos of how the painting is progressing. Maybe, blogosphere. I promise you nothing. I’ve temporarily given up on the last painting (here, here, and here… see the problem?). Sometimes a painting flies … Continue reading Today in the studio
Adele, live. And seriously, no one has anything to say about my whale joke? That was an awesome whale joke, blogosphere. If you can’t show a bit of appreciation for a good whale joke, then no more whale jokes for you. That’ll learn you. But listen: Continue reading Bad. Ass. Mo. Fo.
One of my favorite things about Valerie and her husband, Jim, is their curiosity. Everything peeks their interest. Perhaps it’s because they are both geographers, and geography, at its most basic level, is the study of the world, its systems, and its phenomena. Val and Jim are professionally curious. It didn’t surprise me when Jim returned … Continue reading Wucius Wong Wang Wuxie
We’re headed north today, and there’s no time to post. I have so much to do. Gag and bind the children and tie them to the roof of the car, drug the dog….. There’s no end to my travel preparations, is there? Karen will be caring for The Damn Cat. Bless her. We were … Continue reading Sea Creatures
Crazy-hair scientist guy sets the record straight. One point on which I disagree: Crazy-hair science guy says that were the trophy made of 24k gold, it would bend in half when lifted. No, no, no, crazy-hair science guy! Lifting it would not cause it to bend, but it would bend more easily under pressure. … Continue reading Well, he told them
How cool is this? This made me smile. On June 25, 2010, The Voice of Praise Choir from First Baptist Church in Lewisville was perfoming Lenny Kravitz’s “Fly Away” on the streets of New Orleans. Sitting nearby, having a drink on a terrace, was….Lenny Kravitz. Hearing his own song, he rushed over to join … Continue reading Lenny Kravitz. How cool?