I am delightfully busy with New Job, so busy, in fact, that even though it’s part-time I am too tired for anything outside of it. But yay, additional money. It doesn’t help that E’s weird summer of seizures has mostly manifested as — surprise! — poor sleep. Whether that is due to new meds or … More What am I doing, air? Where am I going, star?
H/t to sasha_feather for the great rec! American Masters has a doc up about Ursula K. Le Guin, and it’s currently free to stream online here: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin
This has been a tough summer. Starting in May, E began having big seizures. By big, I guess I mean, ones that we can tell that oh shit, something is happening, we have that emergency med, don’t we? What are we supposed to do again? Start timing! Wait, it’s over. Okay. I think I have the … More In Danger of [unspecified]
I’m busy not eating anything in preparation for my colonoscopy (although I haven’t yet begun the Prep of the prep, thank god) so instead I’m getting stuff done. Getting ready to paint 80% of the house interior. Why did the previous owners have such passion for heavy brown tones? Olive. Hot latte. Tobacco. Other stuff? … More Forget all that — here is a dog.
more like GoMUCHLY am I right guys hahahahhaha
“The Creeping Bellflower” (a poem) (a la free verse because I do not have time to rhyme, I am weeding) Every spring I discover a new plant in our yard. Every spring I google it and discover it is new only to me but it is old old news to my neighbors. It is … More To [my] Campanula [infestation]
I laughed, I cried, I cursed a whole lot.
[I would love to stick a catchy tune here. But I’d rather play Baby’s in Black on ukulele for E than compose anything, so. *insert catchy update alerting music*] WRITING omg. I’m working on a first draft of something. It’s painful but fun. Also still working on my mammogram essay, which is hi-larious since I … More Weekly Update of I’m Old and Loving Every Minute of It
And now for a random attack on people not me! People who believe the universe is just are A) lacking actual empathy for others AND/OR not suffering enough in their own day-to-day life B) seriously dedicated masochists C) in tune with all their past lives and karma and whatnot. This less-than-inflammatory unincitable was brought to you … More Unprovocative Thought of the Day
Happy May the Fourth! Still feeling sad about Peter Mayhew. Recently I finished a letter to a friend, stuck it in the mail, and realized I’d spent the majority of the letter talking about dogs instead of what I had wanted to ask: what are your days like these days? So, to that friend and … More A Day in the [Special Needs] Bot Life