December 2004

Show tunes. Somebody had a quote by Miguel de Cervantes today at work. Don Quixote! I broke into song. I am I, Don Quixote, the Lord of La Mancha dum dum dum de dum da da dum! And then they told me to shut up, but there you go. Later, blogging, I looked up the …

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Movie. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy opens on May 6th. This will be Arthur Dent, and this will be Slartibartfast. Other actors look just as obvious for their parts. I’ve like Hitchhiker’s a lot longer than I’ve liked Joss Whedon. Also, it’s right after my birthday, so whatever, “Serenity.”

Cookies. We made homemade cookies today. Easter cookie cutters, Christmas sprinkles. I hope when she’s older she gets used to this kind of thing.

Na na na na Star! Ray: Na na na na Star! Na na na na Star! Me: What are you doing? Ray: I wish a star. Me: What do you wish for? Ray: I wish presents Christmas. Me: Good choice.

Writing stuff. It’s been a while… I finished the third draft of the story, and I still have a lot of work to do. Some things are going much better, some things are the same, and some things I still can’t figure out at all. Why? Why why why??? The problem with giving your characters …

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Sheesh. (Writing stuff.) It’s been a while… I finished the third draft of the story, and I still have a lot of work to do. Some things are going much better, some things are the same, and some things I still can’t figure out at all. Why? Why why why??? The problem with giving your …

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Weight. (Forgive me if I screw this up.) 1 lb = 16 oz. = 1 pint 1 c = 8 oz (2 c = 1 pint, 2 pints = 1 quart, 4 quarts = 1 gallon) 1 gallon = 8 pints = 8 pounds. So a gallon (of beer) is 8 pounds. According to my …

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Badge. You don’t get badges for being a parent, but you should. Like “My Child Survived to Adulthood Only Because I Didn’t Kill Him (or Her).” Like “Did the Sex Talk.” Like “Made it through Flu Season with a Two-Year Old without a Direct Hit.” Here’s the badge I want: The “Fox In Sox Adult …

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