March 2005

Gravity’s Angel. By Laurie Anderson. …Well he was an ugly guy. With an ugly face.An also ran in the human race.And even God got sad just looking at him. And at his funeralall his friends stood around looking sad. But they were reallythinking of all the ham and cheese sandwiches in the next room.And everybody …

Read More »

Bleah. Given that I’ve never installed a tile floor and there are probably practical reasons for this, still, bleah. I can’t find M C Escher floor tiles anywhere.

Another Ray Story. We took Ray to the mall last week because she was DRIVING US MAD. One of the you’re-not-being-bad-it’s-just-too-much-now-stop-it-stop-it-I-said-stop-it-now-go-to-your-room days. So we took her to the play area. First, a note: the two other kids she was playing with ended up lying on the floor panting, too tired to play any more, while …

Read More »

I got a present for you…! On occaision, especially before asking for reciprocation, Ray will bring me gifts. “Momma, I got a present for yooo-ooooou!” “What is it?” I’ll ask. And she’ll give me something, like a doll or a truck or a DVD. Today it started out with a picture of a head. No …

Read More »