Monthly Archives: June 2011

Heigh ho Silver — Away! Onward, Burnt Orange!

To be sure I wasn’t hallucinating, I drove around the block and double checked, as did Tired of Being Youngest at my side.

Confirmed. Somebody else in the least populated county of the state owns my car.

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The Summer of Our Contentment

Colleagues at home, I know you know what I’m talking about, even more so now because it’s summer and there are extra people in the office for the next couple months. Continue reading

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Lost — in Plain Sight

I am on a Most Wanted list. Actually, it’s more likeĀ the Lost and Found of my high school alumnae committee, which for the lastĀ 30 years has experienced monumental difficulties in tracking me down and verifying my existence. It’s kind of … Continue reading

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She Was a Good Doggy

The first day we got her, I left the kids with the Norwegian Artist, dutifully snapped on the leash, and went for the inaugural walk to the park, where somehow, when I blinked for a fraction too long, our newest family member clamped her mouth shut around a dead duck. Continue reading

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Mouth of the Grand Canyon — Mine

For some reason, I lack the genetic DNA to sit in a circle and listen to one or two members of a group drone on and on about how they feel about what we have all just endured. Continue reading

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