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And A Very Merry

Took the kids to my tennis partner’s house to pick oranges and grapefruits, as her trees are overflowing with citrus. Alexander said her house is more fun than an amusement park. I would tend to agree.

They played baseball while I visited with Nina and Will, I met the hobo, and watched Will take a […]

I Lectured Him A Little

We used to go to downtown with my dad when we were little. The cement benches were host to sleeping homeless men (I don’t recall seeing homeless women in my youth). The homeless men of my youth were Vietnam Veterans and drunks, almost without fail.

I don’t remember how the discussions begun, but they always […]

Making the Outside Match the Inside

I tanned. As child people occasionally mistook me for a Latina. My skin would pass bronze and go right into brown, my hair would streak with reds and oranges. I felt good when I had color, and doctors told us to get a healthy tan.

I still spend a good bit of time outdoors and […]

More Rats? Or Is It A Gottlieb Now?

Mr. G and I were were sitting with Alexander in the family room, which is open to the kitchen, but also has a sliding door (complete with dog door) to the back garden. My boys were playing with the PlayStation and I was trying to understand it. I came dangerously close to caring about it […]

Tech Talk Tuesday: Copyright, Flickr and Photography

It’s really great when you’re a blogger to include photos in your posts. I don’t do it, because I take crummy pictures, my mom takes great pictures, and she posts one almost every day at iPhone Gran. Check it out, you’ll like it. Here’s the issue with photography. It’s simple to go to google or […]

Similac Pamphlet Circa 1970

Look what I just unearthed. Cleaning up is fun.