Monthly Archives: April 2008

Music, it soothes the savage beast

Music has been important to me as long as I can remember. As a small child, I remember listening to my parents’ recordings of Dvorak, Ravel, and the thunderous organ playing of E. Power Biggs. I took piano, and trombone, … Continue reading

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Because I love watching people do things I can’t do.

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Better now

I woke up feeling some better this morning. Being snogged by Sweet Daddio helped, enormously. *an aside* You Aussies and Brits have some fantastic words, ones that should be adopted into the American lexicon tut suite. Snog and whinge are … Continue reading

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I find it deeply irritating, to the point of making me want to throw things, when people make these stupid comments like “oh, don’t bother me, I’m having a bipolar day” or other catty, ignorant remarks like that. I’ll say … Continue reading

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The Monday Melee

as seen at Fracas 1. The Magnificent: Name someone you absolutely adore, and tell us why. Well, my husband, because he’s Practically Perfect in Every Way, and the ways he’s not perfect balance out the ways he is so…y’know…it works … Continue reading

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The Rose of the Day

Lady of the Dawn, no longer available through Jackson and Perkins, which is too bad because it’s really, really lovely and remarkably easy to care for, as roses go. Sweet Daddio gave me this rose for my birthday some…oh…12 or … Continue reading

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I hate it when that happens!

A song is stuck in my head; “Ragdoll” by Aerosmith. Also “Who Are You” by The Who. They’re both rattling around in there for no apparent reason. I like “Ragdoll”, alot, it’s phenomenally catchy. But then I like much of … Continue reading

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It’s Friiiiiiiiiiiday!

I’ve done next to nothing so far. I made a bowl of lemon cole slaw for the teacher’s lunch at #4’s school. I’m still a little stunned that they called and asked. I’ve only signed up for these lunches for … Continue reading

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