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Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead. – Louisa May Alcott

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City Of Cousinly Love

April 8, 2011

Well, theme park of cousinly love. Same-same.

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Love Is A Many-Splendored And Sometimes Sort Of Exhausting And Anxiety-Provoking Thing

June 7, 2010

A few weeks after I gave birth to Jasper, I wrote this: I do it every night now. When it’s dark, when the rest of the house is asleep, or almost, I untangle my tiny newborn bundle from my arms and lay him down in his nest and ease my birth-battered body from our bed. I make [...]

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Even Cowgirls Get The Blues

April 2, 2010

Featuring racing scooters adorned with transgressive plastic purses- shut up, plastic purses are always trangressive when carried by cowgirls on racing scooters – and starring Toady as a Hankshawnian thumb. ***** Elsewhere: the Easter Bunny confronts his own transgressive nature as an owl-fighting ninja; my mother reflects upon the perils of raising pranksters, and also [...]

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