Out of the mouths of babes

I forget what prompted it, but Eliza and Lucy were talking, and Eliza responded to something Lucy had said with a dubious tone of voice, and Lucy yelled back, “Don’t judge me, Eliza!” *** I try to walk Lucy to daycare when possible, or failing that, I try to pick … more behind the clicky

Oh hey it’s a post long time no see but it’s time to check in with a rant so let’s start with Fury Road

As of this writing, I have twice taken the afternoon off work to go see Mad Max Fury Road. I suspect that total will rise before summer’s end, at which point I hope for all of your sakes that the movie is available online because otherwise I will have to … more behind the clicky

Everyone’s a critic

This year stands out for me, pop-culturally and artistically speaking, not so much for the works I enjoyed and/or broke my brain over (whisper-screams SNOWPIERCER, again), but for the fact that the information flow is becoming a two-way thing. When you’re a parent, there’s a while, there, where you control … more behind the clicky


Over the Veteran’s Day weekend Jim took Eliza to visit his mom in Florida. I “had a lot of work” so I stayed home with Lucy. We dropped Jim and Eliza off at the airport at 5 in the morning and then I passed out in the bed while Lucy watched … more behind the clicky

Music lets the people get together

Lucy’s current favorite song is Shakira’s Dare (Lalala) and so we have listened to it enough times to wonder what that thing is that she yells at regular intervals. It sounds to me like she’s yelling “Legroom!” which is a weird thing for a multi-millionaire to worry about, especially in this … more behind the clicky