Yesterday’s Thoughts

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June 8, 2005

Home Funerals

Today’s Washington Post has an article about home funerals. This strikes me as a good idea. Senator Santorum must agree.

June 4, 2005

Practicing the Insurrectionary Arts

Kindergarten Birthday for the summer – 8 Two other mothers & I They brought donuts and juice Juice was late Sitting at the table, neat rows Waiting for Donuts, Waiting for juice mother Rythymic chant “Donuts! Donuts” Donuts served. More waiting. No donuts eaten. Juice No donuts eaten. “Happy Birthday” sung. One candle blown out. […]

May 26, 2005

A Death in the Santorum Family

Lots of blogsphere reaction to last Sunday’s New York Time Magazine article about Rick Santorum. This is the quote which is getting most of the attention: The childbirth in 1996 was a source of terrible heartbreak — the couple were told by doctors early in the pregnancy that the baby Karen was carrying had a […]

May 6, 2005

Five Seconds

Today I picked the littlest one up at her day care. She was so sweet, elaborately kissing me when I picked her up, which she doesn’t always do now that she is two-and-a-half and feeling really pretty much grown up. They had been on a field trip for Cinco de Mayo, so her car seat […]

February 19, 2005

The Music of the Jaw

A sad milestone yesterday, the little man decided that it was time to start brushing his own teeth. I had been brushing his teeth almost every day. At five and a half, he has just become capable of holding still enough to permit me to brush his teeth without any struggle or caution. He holds […]

January 29, 2005

Garden State

Queenie and I watched Garden State last night. Very interesting movie. I have had a pretty hard time wrapping my head around Zack Braff on Scrubs. The visual gimmicks are intrusive, and I don’t think that they add much to the show. Queenie hates the senior doctor for more or less the same reasons. As […]