Wizarding at 40

Oh my gods, y’all…I turned 40 today! FORTY!!! When I turned 30, a decade ago (holy crap), my friends got me a Harry Potter cake. Apparently, the salesperson at the grocery store looked at them askance when they told them how old I was. They probably thought they were decorating a cake for an 11…

A Day at the Aquarium (Or, Spirit Critters, Galore!)

Last weekend, I got to pining something fierce for the beach.  Waves in my face, sand in my butt, the whole thing.  So J and I talked briefly about driving a short way to the Gulf Coast for a day and I got all excited…but then the next morning I decided to postpone that idea…

The Way Home, #3

It’s hot.  I mean, really hot.  It’s so hot that when you step from the shade across that Great Divide into the spot where the sun hits the pavement, you just wanna shrivel up.  Except that you can’t shrivel up because the humidity plumps you back out again. It’s the kind of hot that makes…

SMILE!

So, the time has come. After a year of putting it off, I am having two wisdom teeth (TEEF) extracted sometime this summer.  I say “sometime” because my consultation is somewhere around June 12, and after that, THEN I get to schedule it. Bluh.  Granted, I am READY to get these suckers out.  Top and…

Dawg Days, Issue #1

“Taking dog-shaming photos to the Next Level.” Intro: I love the Fables comics.  A lot.  One of my favorite of favoritest things from the Jack of Fables series are the 1-page bits with the miniature Babe the Blue Ox, who has a Very Active Inner Life. It struck me about a month ago that my…

Sweet L’il Angeline

I had a really, really hard time getting this post started. The reason for this was that the Subject Matter of this entry kept wanting to snuggle.  Now she’s all crashed out at the opposite end of the couch so I’m taking the opportunity while I can get it. At the start of this year,…