This Is How It’s Done, Take Two

The girls are playing together quietly in the other room. Signs suggest that they intend to keep doing so indefinitely — but it’s 2pm, which is a good nap time, and they aren’t bouncing around with energy, so… well, you might as well try. You pick one up in either arm, stand up (that’s one… Read more »

Location: Florida

So, this is how it’s done. First, in one arm, you pick up the twin who’s falling asleep in her bouncy chair. Then you crouch down and, in the other arm, pick up the twin who’s being cranky on the floor. Then, babies crying, you shuffle over to the stereo on your knees and use… Read more »

The Florida Report

On Wednesday I was feeling a bit melancholy, and I’d also run out of bagels (possibly related). So I went for a walk to the bagel store, listening to sad Ani DiFranco songs on the way. When I got there, the bagel store was closed, so I walked to the grocery store, where the bagels… Read more »

It’s a Mad Mission — Sign Me Up

My title comes from a song by Patty Griffin, who’s on my iPod and in all my CD players at the moment, thanks to my friend Joan, who also happens to be one of my intrepid readers. I miss forests and hills, but I’ll say this for Florida: the skies can’t be beat. Every day… Read more »