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Monthly archive November, 2008

Vampires

A while ago, I heard about this book series about vampires. And then as usually seems to be the case, I heard about the series again, then again from various people who had nothing to do with each other. Then I was in the Las Vegas airport over the summer and saw the books displayed....

Getting Old(er)

My 43rd birthday is in less than a month. My body is slowly failing me. Allow me to lament the ways: As mentioned before, I have moderate hearing loss at high frequency levels. I just found this out last month. Now, I notice the loss all of the time. I have gained 8 pounds in...

All This and a Furniture Builder Too

Last spring we got a new tv for the den. The den is my husband’s place to run away and hide from his two stepchildren. The tv that was in there previously was about 10 years old and had the depth of an elephant. And it sat on an old beat-up nightstand. Not really the...

And So It Goes!

We ate dinner in front of the tv last night while we watched the election results roll in. Eating in front of the tv is always a special occasion at my house. Last night it was not only special, but also historical. Every time another state was projected to go to Obama, we cheered. Me...

Can’t Ignore It

As apolitical as I am, I can’t ignore the fact that today is Election Day. And I don’t want to ignore it. I voted first thing this morning. And it really felt great. This is the end of an awful era (awful in so many ways) and the beginning of what I hope is an...