Daily Archives: December 16, 2011

Dear Josh Groban…

I love your Christmas music.  Your voice seems tailored to fit well with traditional religious carols.  However, when you changed the words to “What Child Is This?” you not only lost the theological meaning, you lost much of the human … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Leave a comment

Not fair.

I got my flu shot yesterday when I went into the doctor to get the results of my foot x-ray.  They gave me a paper with the list of possible side effects, but the nurse said I was unlikely to … Continue reading

Posted in nothing special | Leave a comment

Establishing a demilitarized zone

My room has been traditionally Penwiper’s stalking ground, metaphorically speaking, especially my bed. (She likes to watch television.)  Either cat is allowed in here, though, and Pandora hides in my closet a lot. (It has lots of semi-open boxes for … Continue reading

Posted in nothing special | Leave a comment

Oh, come on. Where’s your aesthetic sensibility?

Me: That’s a lovely shade of purple.The Red-Headed Menace: Not on a human foot, Mom.* *I broke my little toe.  It swelled, and the top of my foot turned this really lovely patchwork of purple, lilac and magenta. I have … Continue reading

Posted in nothing special | Leave a comment