Monthly Archives: April 2006

This one’s for you, Wanda…

From the Celia Cruz exhibit at the Nat’l Museum of American History. Here are Hannah and Joe last night at Bistrot du Coin: And this is what will have to suffice as a picture of Jim: Did you know there … Continue reading

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Look fast…

…and you might see Jim, Herm or me sitting in the audience of the April 23 "Daily Show." Yes, I know it’s already over. But there are always reruns, are there not? We stood in the standby ("slackers who didn’t … Continue reading

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Tally-ho, y’all

So we’re off (like a prom dress, I always say). Ten days in D.C., with side trips to Baltimore, NYC and Philly. Sans minis, but avec these darling new green and pink flip-flops I bought yesterday, plus a "hula" dress … Continue reading

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Five. I can’t believe it.

Five years old today, and ready to take on the world. Happy birthday, Baby Rhys. An anniversary which he shares with "English Geek" Amy Sorensen… happy birthday, dear Amy, happy birthday to you! (Photo taken on a hike on the … Continue reading

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Wherein I abandon my own convictions

Hi guys, Gosh, I swore I’d never delete comments. But you know what? I’m angry enough already without having to deal with dumbshit harangues from no-name internet numbskulls. I’m saving my anger for more real and righteous things, like the … Continue reading

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RANT WARNING: Did you ever feel so angry

that you just had to shut up ’cause you couldn’t say anything coherent? Yeah. Me too. I’m sure part of that is my thrifty approach to taking Zoloft… that shit is expensive, man, I’m not taking it every day. But … Continue reading

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Un-freakin’-believable…

A Libertarian I’d actually vote for! Loretta Nall, running against Roy "Thou shalt not erect religious monuments in courthouses" Moore and some doofus who’s being prosecuted for racketeering. Us cleavage-baring gals have got to stick together… hee hee… cleavage sticking … Continue reading

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Art imitates life

So we were up late last night watching a fine high-quality episode of Xena: Warrior Princess. And what struck us was the uncanny resemblance of the character of the warlord Cycnus to that of Donald "Peace is for suckers" Rumsfeld. … Continue reading

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Resurfacing for air

What a hell of a week. Both in the good ("helluva guy") and bad ("the seething hell of a modern existence") sense. Mom, Herm and boy-Herm were all here this weekend–a fine, if occasionally weepily outbursting, time was had by … Continue reading

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Peter Edward Andersen

My mom’s younger brother. Born on April 1. For 24 days of every year, he claimed to be only one year younger than she. I remember going to Uncle Pete’s house–his huge waterbed, his collection of Cathy and Garfield books … Continue reading

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