Ellison was the first writer I fangirled over. I proselytized about him everywhere. I gave away his books, I collected old copies from the used store, I bought in auctions et cet. But I knew nothing about the man as a person. Somewhere in my late 20s when I had gotten more “serious” about being … Continue reading
“I am going to work on this house! Clean! Organize! rearrange!” versus “I need to get this kid out of the house and doing summer stuff which will tire us both out to the max so we can couch-binge Netflix during the evening until bedtime”
Eldest made stew. We do this occasionally… usually as a duo. He made this wholly on his own. Which is why it has okra. Which means I will not eat this.
If you can see her, I highly recommend it. She puts on a great show. Her voice is even more impressive live. She has ungawdly amounts of energy – she runs, bounces, jumps up and down. Screams. flails, air punches; you name it. That woman does not STOP. I’ve never seen a performer with so … Continue reading
He was a crucial part of my growing up from obnoxious teenager to starry-eyed young adult. I had met a lot of musicians and actors but meeting him nearly made me faint. I Ardently loved him for what he did. I didn’t want to be a groupie, I wanted to sit at his feet and … Continue reading
Me: we have to leave the eggs because the mother birds need to sit on them so they can be born Lil Miss: [busts out laughing] I can’t believe birds do that! Me: heh yeah Lil Miss: it’s like their farting on their babies! Me: heh Lil Miss: wait, can birds actually fart? Me: …