I’m Completely Unable to Keep My Commitments

I just don’t have enough hours in the day. Jane is now a seasoned CIT with exactly one day of work under her belt. When I picked her up from camp yesterday at three she plopped into the passenger seat and started talking. At 4.30 she stopped talking. It was abrupt, she was finished. She had observed that five year olds don’t have filters and they tell you the truth. They also tell the truth when playing things like Fireball. They admit to being out when the ball grazes them. …

Things I Didn’t Share on Facebook Today

Danah Boyd writes about mourning and public-ness E. Gabriella Coleman shares her book Coding Freedom Can we trick cancer cells into suicide? Two Finnish Journalists ride a bus and poop their pants… on purpose… take that Al Roker and your shart. Megan Phelps has left the Westboro Baptist Church. Is it even possible that God doesn’t hate Fags? Life has been found under the Antarctic for the first time. And this is what it looks like when a Marine gets his M1 Garand returned after 50 years   And finally, …

I Don’t Know Cancer

I made my way over the Kelsie┬áthis afternoon for a visit. She’s not feeling well for a bit after her treatments so finding time to visit in the window before her chemo is a necessity. Of course I’m competing with much needed naps and necessary errands so it’s about shoehorning a bit of time in between things that are more urgent. I don’t really know what cancer is. I mean I understand that it’s a mutation which creates tumors and unchecked death. I understand how we treat it to some …