Monthly Archives: July 2012

E-book — The Jane Austen Driving School

The newly published Jane Austen Driving School is the second volume in the Ordinary Life Is Beautiful E-book Series, adding to the stories and illustrations of Life Is a Gift. Thirty short, easy-to-read, fun and funny stories bring readers into … Continue reading

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Please Stop Educating Me — I Want to Learn Something

I am one of the 1 percent. Nah, I’m not talking money; when it comes to that I’m in another 1 percent, you know, the ones who re-use plastic grocery bags as spontaneous suitcases for overnight trips. No, I am … Continue reading

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Bathtime at the O.K. Corral

 I’ve noticed a couple things about the end of the day: 1) we’re all tired. 2) If the Toddler has been with us for the day, not only is she tired along with the rest of us, but she’s extra, … Continue reading

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“It’s Complicated.”

I think I need to go back to school for retraining, because I find myself unequipped for the technical and methodological demands of modern life. Specifically, I can’t understand my phone bill. It is six pages long, which as phone … Continue reading

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New E-Book — Life Is a Gift

Just published with Amazon e-books, Life Is a Gift is a series of 30 short, upbeat essays about life with the Norwegian Artist, the Progeny, and the rotating assortment of animals on the studio farm. Drawn from a compendium of … Continue reading

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It’s the LIttle Things That Drive You Nuts

Yesterday was one of those days when nothing went right, and I wouldn’t have noticed it if it had. The details don’t matter, as I’m sure you have your own version of special days like this: the toilet overflowed, the … Continue reading

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