Archive for November, 2008

Grandma’s New Hip and other stuff

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Yes, it’s true – Grandma has a new hip! My mother had hip replacement surgery on Tuesday. She is relatively young for this kind of surgery – she’s only 20 years older than I am – but it was time. She’s at home now, and hopefully will stay there. She’s not feeling too great. We’re […]

He is just like me!

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Something happened yesterday that restored my hope in a fine institution. Something wonderful and forward-moving. No, not the election. That was weeks ago. This is much more important. Yesterday, the Seattle Mariners named Don Wakamatsu as their new manager. See, I told you it was more important. This choice by the new general manager and […]

You bite it, you buy it

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Tad is not allowed to watch Wallace & Gromit until further notice. He has developed an obsession with cheese. It has gotten to the point where he breaks into the fridge and brings me either the string cheese or the little snack cheeses that I’ve bought in the past… because he WANTS CHEESE. I picked […]

Your skills are complete

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

I have created a monster. A Star Wars fanboy monster. Thanks to the Webmaster’s ability to rip the audio from DVDs and put them on mp3 CDs for the car, we have been listening often to our favorite movies as we drive around, to and from school. Our current selection includes: Cars (yeah, that was […]