Madison here. Sorry I haven't been able to blog yet, but I've been very busy. In addition to my job of keeping the sofa warm when nobody is looking, I've been helping around in the office. When you call and are put on hold, that's me. I hold the phone. Literally. The soft breathing in the background … Continue reading It’s A Dog’s Life
Month: August 2008
Every Year, Around This Time…
Every year at around this time, a certain flower blooms at the corner of our garage. As we drive in or out, the huge blossoms always take us by surprise. It’s a combination of their beauty, their size, their fragility, and the realization that the summer is almost over. I don't know what internal structure … Continue reading Every Year, Around This Time…
I love stuff like this. Notice the location of the sidewalk sale: INSIDE. Doesn't having it outside in front of your store make it a sidewalk sale? If it's inside it's just a "sale," right? I could understand if it was raining, but it was a nice sunny day, each of the two days I … Continue reading Sidewalk Sale
A Sink Is A Sink…right? Maybe Not.
Looks like a pretty normal sink, right? No surprises here. (The rest of the room in which I stayed on a recent teaching trip was just fine.) ...hit the drain without getting the handle first! What were they thinking? Get my blog delivered to you via email, or read it online.
Duct Tape On Airplanes: A Big No-No
On a recent trip, I flew a small regional airline that I don't often fly. I was reminded again why that is. Hello out there....! Having duct tape and a "DO NOT USE" sign anywhere NEAR the emergency exit on an airplane is more than a little disconcerting to those of us who might think your sign refers to … Continue reading Duct Tape On Airplanes: A Big No-No
Holding The Baby
Mom's life is moment to moment. Literally. Her short term memory is very nearly gone. She doesn't remember any events of her life, she can't make sense out of her surroundings, she can't repeat what she just said or hold in her consciousness anything that anyone else has just said or done. Even the simplest tasks elude her. I often … Continue reading Holding The Baby