If you haven’t got your health, you haven’t got anything.

  I AM NO EARS :( This last cold has done something funky to my ears. They’re crackling and popping and very sensitive to any nose-blowing attempts. And everything sounds really annoying. E’s yelling, babbling, and crying are turned up to eleven and agonizing in close quarters. A.’s footsteps sound like stomps, and his stomps like the … More If you haven’t got your health, you haven’t got anything.

Seems Legit

THE GLOWY SCREEN OF DISTRACTION Last week I had the most wretched of colds. Due to the Imuran and immunosuppression I’m usually the illness bellwether for our household, but this time, I was the only one to get and stay sick. A was fine. The pup was fine. Even E gave me open-mouth kisses, snuffled … More Seems Legit

Get Out (2017)

MOVIES A. and I have a new standard movie-going procedure. When a new movie comes out that we’re excited about, we do an alternating excursion: one of us goes alone to the cinema while the other watches E. Maybe this’ll change when we get E properly started with respite care. I think the last time A and I … More Get Out (2017)

Cold Days, Cold Nights

WHATCHA EATING We’re getting into the bitter winter temps here, even though we’re in the southeastern part of Minnesota. We are also firmly entrenched in the We-Have-No-Money season that follows directly on the heels of winter holidays, so I’ve been looking for easy and cheap meals that also make my winter belly* feel full and satisfied. As always, … More Cold Days, Cold Nights

No Longer in Motion

We are moved! We are out of the moving-motion and resting somewhat stationary (stationarily? Hrm) in our new tiny apartment. The place reminds me why architecture is important, why we need architects — or at least, thoughtful ones who consider humans to be human when designing living quarters. The apartment is connected to a cement … More No Longer in Motion