Stream of Consciousness Post

kids_0004.jpg Originally uploaded by Dogwood Girl. This is one of my ultimate favorite pics of the boy. I think this was probably around Memorial Day or 4th of July at the Lake. (Note old boathouse – Outta there!) I guess he was about 10 months or so. Damn, he had some serious rubber banding (rubber […]

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Fast Friends

Fast Friends Originally uploaded by Dogwood Girl. My sister is pregnant and is in the ‘get the baby out” stage, or maybe it is the “I think i changed my mind. I don’t really want to have this baby” stage. Either way, i was thinking that after bombarding her labor stories, which can be kind […]

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The Strut

That’s the name of the festival in my neighborhood. I miss the days when we lived within walking distance of the village, where we could come and go throughout the day, drink as we please, and not worry about it. I also miss my nanny. Oh, wait. We’ve never had a nanny. Todd and I […]

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Insidious Infiltration

So, I have been listening to the Girl Talk album, Night Ripper. Total and complete fun, in a Paul’s Boutique kind of way. Lots of recognizable samples, but used in a really creative way. The song, “Hold Up” is probably my favorite running mix song of the year – How can you go wrong with […]

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Taking Me Down a Notch

A funny thing about kids is how they take you down a notch, at just the right time, usually when you are feeling really good about yourself. Yesterday, rather than do my usual run, I decided to do a little test of myself. My friends Natalie and Steph are both running the Hansgrohe Triathlon in […]

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For a Monday

Things are a vast improvement over last week. Rollie only got one timeout at school today and is being pretty agreeable today. He is very excited because he had a personal phone call, just for him, from his Uncle Lyle. I ran four miles, then walked another .9. I think I easily could have run […]

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Call Me Tipper

Yesterday, Tiller and I dropped Rollie off at school, then headed for the gym. We were coming through Oakhurst and were on 2nd Ave. We stopped at the four-way stop at Oakview. This intersection is across a two-lane street (Oakview) which has a grassy median in the middle. So, when you are crossing on 2nd, […]

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