Here's a great way to end a debate: let Silent Bob have the last word. And if he's not around, everyone just stand there and ponder on what he might have to say.
Sometime in the late 1800's, my great grandmother, the wife of a jeweler, acquired an oak finished, top of the line singer sewing machine similar to this one. It was fancier than the one in this picture, with intricately carved drawers and "No. 1" embellished into the foot treadle, a side drawer included all the … Continue reading A stitch in time saves nine
What to do now? "Fathers Day was yesterday," I could imagine him reminding me, so I'm not going to imagine dwelling in the past, a tomboy tearing around a small town with the boys or by myself on my thrift store huffy. At least not today anyway, since I can only really live in the … Continue reading At the end of my previous really long blog post, The Best of Us asks this question:
This is another long post. Opinions are a delicate subject, at least mine. It seems every time I open my mouth I end up pissing someone off, and burning another bridge. Most lessons in life try to hammer me to keep quiet, but I still haven't learned. With my 10 year marriage to Rich, I … Continue reading A (gifted) mother discussing a (gifted) grandson with her (gifted) daughter is completely normal, but may be hard to follow unless you read Jung.
I know I'm a goofball, but its a subtle humor, like a poke in the ribs, or a poke on the forehead. I'm an artist with an open mind, and I like to write. If people don't get it, they think I believe it really matters and they get all pissed off, thinking I'm … Continue reading Campfire Topics: I Dare You. (Playing with Fire, and Cognitive Dissonance)
strolling through the zoo, like great grandparents do; he is almost 3 feet tall, with blond hair and an enthusiastic, wide smile straight out of an Anime cartoon. He loves books, trucks, and gears, and told me he is good at building things. The first time I knew about him, was on the phone. By … Continue reading The best piece of advice I ever gave is walking around on two feet,
At this point, just need to put more miles on to get in shape. We sold all our bikes down to one each. Through 15 years of moves, I've kept my old faithful, a classic Schwinn Homegrown, their last racing frame made in the states. 22 lb mt bike back in the day, but now … Continue reading Miles and Miles