a surprising twist: ¡En español!
have you enjoyed watching that little purple monster gallop and leap about for the past week? it feels like he’s been jumping for ages. and i feel like i’ve run out of things to say. which is so not the case, because i actually have so much to say that i just do not know what exactly to say. i started writing this the other day: ‘i just saw a poodle in the passenger seat of a...
one of them is thirty and she is obsessed with fairies– my work neighbor jess tells a story about a talented relative. below is jess’ grandfather on his 80th birthday.
what i like most about boston? everything but boston. this weekend, fran and i took a trip to block island. a little island off the coast of rhode island that is shaped sort of like… well, i just looked at the shape of it again and it’s not shaped like much of anything. but this island had magic there. i wish i were kidding. seriously, there was something profoundly magical there....
awhile ago, my nephew jackson had a revelation: pretzels are really just dried bread. the lightbulb lit up in his head and it all made sense. bread + drying + salt = pretzels. he’s ten years old now and he’s funny. this tall, lanky little man with big thoughts. he learns things. and then things start to connect and he is brazen with his assumptions. it’s brave and it’s...
you learn something wrong and then you learn...
clearly, i don’t know as much about Sirenomelia as my friend chance. he writes me this morning: shiloh peppin is dead. she had two TLC specials and was on oprah twice. and she announced on oprah her parents were getting a divorce and it wasnt her fault and they still loved her very much. her parents obviously had not planned on talking about it and it was an awesome moment.
you learn something new every day.
i was google imaging the little mermaid for francesca, my niece, and came across ‘mermaid syndrome’ Sirenomelia, alternatively known as mermaid syndrome is a very rare congenital deformity in which the legs are fused together, giving the appearance of a mermaid’s tail. This condition is found in approximately one out of every 100,000 live births and is usually fatal within a...
it's ANIMATED GIF Friday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
flashy! trashy! and all around fun! gear up for the weekend with some web treats that are sure to tickle your fancy. (i’m cracking myself up right now.)
there’s a whole lot of goat hair in that corner now.