Archive | August, 2018

My only use for nail polish

August 30, 2018

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I am definitely not a girly girl. My clothes are very “I’m here to unclog your toilet”, my hair is zero-styling-effort (and it shows) and my fingernails are surrounded by shredded skin. I am not fancy. However, I do own two colors of nail polish: white and blue. They are right handy for painting my […]

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Terrible Memories with Lauren

August 28, 2018

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Long, long ago in my childhood, I actually owned a few Barbie dolls. I don’t remember actually playing with them, I remember setting up houses and environments for them to live in: my big-doll bunkbeds became a condo, the nook under my own bed was a studio apartment. Even then, I was obsessed with tiny […]

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“Why you do this to Ralph?”

August 27, 2018

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First of all, Happy Anniversary to my parents and a Happy Birthday to Beth! Now, on to the main attraction! (Cue Russian accent:)“Why? Why go to store to buy dumb hat.” “This very mean.” “So very mean….”

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Weekend Update

August 27, 2018

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It was a very full weekend. Saturday Lloyd (and Sam) had a get-together with some people from the old detasseling days, and I tagged along for part of it. It was great to see all those nice people from another time. We talked, ate some dinner, and then – as is my custom – I […]

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I think it might be a ritual now.

August 25, 2018

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Well, Saturday mornings are pretty much established as Council Fire mornings. I have added Breakfast Making to the agenda, but it’s just for one. Supplies: Toast: Eggs (with cheese): No post of the finished product because the eggs were kind of grey and you would have laughed at me. 🙂

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Doodles

August 23, 2018

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They’ve been doing a lot of work on the playground at school. (All that Marxhausen art has been put to good use.) One of the things that needs to happen in the future is to make a new playhouse for the toddlers. The one they’ve been using is plastic and kind of shabby. I’d really […]

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