Monthly Archives: March 2006

Good heavens! A newsy day

First off: Guess what Rhys can do? If you guessed "read the Bob Books," you are correct! My little allergic-to-phonics (good goin’, kid… me too), reading-resistant guy had had just about enough of "Teach Your Child to Read in 100 … Continue reading

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365 days ago…

…on a quiet morning, or perhaps a noisy afternoon, the Picayune-Democrat was born. It was a quick and painless labor–some might say the relative breeziness of its conception and birth prefigured many airy and contentless posts to come. And though … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is another day

…and ’twill bring much Announcing and Rejoicing to the hallowed halls of the Picayune-Democrat. (No, I’m not pregnant. Nor do I have a book deal or anything cool like that.) ‘Til the morrow, then…

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Well, this should be interesting

Fisher… you know, the tough guy, punk-ass, lightsaber-brandishing, foursquare-opponent-"burning" kid who lives at my house… just left for school with his show-n-tell in tow. The item in question? Franklin. The eighteen-inch-tall, bald-headed, sweet-faced, soft-bodied baby doll his beloved Grammy gave … Continue reading

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Dude, the book sucks

Sucketh. Much Suckham. Suckus majorus. Suckosity in Ten Cities. Suck-otash on a sucky-ass stick. Suckleberry shortcake. The Suckaheim Mighty Sucks. Suck not, lest ye be sucked yourself. Ted Sucksynzki, the Suckerbomber. Jerry Suckheimer, Steven Suckelberg and M. Night Suckyamalan. Jesus … Continue reading

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I feel sick

So I followed the link on someone’s blog to the No Greater Joy site to see just how wacky these advocates of beating your child with plumbing supply line might actually be (read more about these sickos here). And I … Continue reading

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Books, books. Boxes and boxes of books.

That is, apparently, what homeschooling will involve for us. (Curious, isn’t it, that my pre-homeschooling life involved pretty much the same thing?) So today we will spend an hour or so, and tomorrow we will spend an hour or so, … Continue reading

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