Archive | March, 2008

Stop: Tiffin Time.

March 31, 2008

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I have become increasingly surprised at the quality of lunches we’ve had at my school. I’m not going to get all judgmental and negative, but there have been a few disappointing ones in a row. Every so often I wonder why I’m not taking my own lunch. A while ago I found out about bento […]

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Bad Friday

March 30, 2008

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Alright, I’m telling my scabies story. I held off because the very day I found out the diagnosis was when the pie thing started up, and nobody wants to read about pies baked by a leper. Here’s the deal: I’ve had an itchy, bumpy elbow for a couple of months. It wasn’t a big deal, […]

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Imaginary Baseball

March 29, 2008

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Lloyd had his fantasy baseball auction at school today. For those of you who don’t know what it is, let me – the uninformed, uninterested party – explain it to you. Lloyd grows increasingly silent over the course of a couple of months, hunched over his Blue Folder in front of the computer, muttering things […]

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Tooth Trouble

March 28, 2008

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Tooth Trouble

That’s not King Arthur’s sword – that’s a dental instrument. You see, I had braces as a teen, but as time went by my bottom teeth got all crooked again. A couple of years ago I went to the orthodontist and had braces put on the bottom teeth… again. (It involved dental slenderizing, so my […]

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Oops.

March 27, 2008

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I had a brief fling with fame when the tiny pies were listed on notmartha.org. She’s living the life I wish I were – supplying people with links to coolness. Anyway, I had it in my head to make another batch of pies and streamline the process of putting the dough in the jar. (I’ve […]

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Ultimate Junk Drawer

March 26, 2008

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As I was putting away my hot-glue gun tonight, it occurred to me that we’ve never shown you our drawers. A couple of years ago at one of the surplus auctions we bought an old library card catalog to hold our junk. I insisted that it would fit perfectly in the little nook in one […]

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