Guys, it's the fourth snow day in a row

Monday: buses not cancelled. Driving home from Pennsylvania. Rain, and then snow for the eight and a half hours ....more

That post she wrote/is writing/might not write about church

There are a million reasons why I don't want to write a post about why we don't go to church. 1. I'm a card-carrying member of the Ironic Generation and sincerity is hard. 2. It feels like.. ....more

Turns Out I'm From 1953

I scoffed at the "reading in the bath" trope. "Scoff, scoff," I would scoff scoffingly, "that's just a cliché that Avon used in 1953 to sell bubble bath." I would point to the description of this... (I am a jerk, and making you click over to The Mrs to read more ....more

I have an exam today which is why I've been ignoring you and thinking about REALLY IMPORTANT THINGS instead

Like so: Hooray! Exams! I get to (completely) fill in little circles! ...more

Pictures of Me and Rene Descartes in a Bathroom Mirror

Over on the Facebook some time ago (about seven months in dog years, according to my calculations, because veterinary math), I wrote this: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs =... (I am a jerk, and making you click over to The Mrs to read more. I HATE it when people do that!) ...more

This Post Annoys Me So Much I Can't Even Think of a Title

These are the books my little reader is checking out of her school library: Princess Barbie Does Something With Other Princesses, Barbie Does Something Else But This Time She's a Merrmaid, Some... (I am a jerk, and making you click over to The Mrs to read more. I HATE it when people do that!) ...more

Confessions of a Particular Size

Seth offered to let me sleep in today, which, in Mrs Parlance, means "I'll get up with the kids as quietly as possible...more

Let There Be Drywall Dust

This week is crazy full, and every little thing will be covered in a dainty, delicate film of drywall dust. Everyone, say it with me (that makes it true, you know): Dainty, Delicate, Drywall... (I am a jerk, and making you click over to The Mrs to read more ....more

This post had a title but then I used it as the punchline instead

This ridiculous little person is headed to her first ever day of daycare today, and for the first time since March, I'll have an uninterrupted morning in which to Do Things. And I'll get another one... (I am a jerk, and making you click over to The Mrs to read more ....more

Family Circles and Traffic Patterns

We were in the (stomach flu) hotel for a week. One week. When we came home, our house, which - if you remember, looked like this we left: had undergone a dramatic transformation in the hands of the.. ....more