What? I do not remember Pogo Ball.

I think I need to just decide that I’m a shawl person. I think it’s just something you claim.

would a little more love make it

Dammit! I cannot tell the Sleeping Bear story without getting choked up. It’s so embarrassing. It’s because I’m a mom. It breaks my heart. I was telling it today to the new doc student and he said “It’s OK, it’s not real!”

I can just imagine how unofficially excited you must be.

Oops. I forgot to walk him through WordPress.

How about just NOT RIOTING? How does breaking the law and hurting people – either physically or economically – fix your problems?

I love post cards.

I made a list of all the shit I have to do. And then I lost the list.

Please. Pierce Brosnan was probably the worst Bond of them all.

There needs to be a word between scent and odor. They both seem too extremely romantic or derogatory.

The geosciences building smells like elementary school and reminds me of my grandpa’s house. I like it over there despite all of the overly liberal signage on faculty doors.

I think it’s a Swiss Miss Miracle. I think I actually found a replacement for my beloved Bert’s Bee’s Nutmeg Lip Shimmer.

Of course you know what this means. Revlon will let me get nice and comfortable with my choice and then discontinue it.

Despite what you might believe, it is not actually necessary to ring the chimes immediately upon entering the office. Give a girl a chance to walk to the desk, whydontcha.

Among the songs I have sung to my children – mlk by U2, Walkin’ After Midnight by Patsy Cline, Lullaby by the Dixie Chicks. I never have sung Rockabye Baby.

We are fun. And funny. And good.

The Hall of Cost.


You will never get me to call it the fishbowl. Never.


Well obviously now he needs another t shirt.

Sigh. No. She isn’t. But, you don’t need to even watch the video to make your assessment, so. Whatever.

ACK! I hate these masks. ACK!!

So apparently the only way you can graduate college debt free is if you’re a privileged white kid. OK. Funny. I thought you could graduate college debt free through a variety of means, not least of which is actually working to pay your tuition instead of taking out loans the whole time.


“The United States Congress should make learning a second language mandatory for high school students.” … whaaaaa?

Facebook suggested I might like to join the “Borderline Personality Disorder and Beyond” group. …

Gah. There is SO MUCH STUFF I want to knit all of a sudden. Stupid job. Stupid school.

Ha. I love Rick Perry’s smugshot.

These cracked me up, it’s true. Also I could see that chicken thing happening on the Compound.

Good grief, how is it this late already??

OK, you only get 28 characters, people. Your title does not have to be that wordy.

Well that was a pain in the ass I wasn’t expecting til Friday.

The grad students are always so loud.

I think I’m going to need to make this too.

Oh, so what?

So. What.

“First of all, we don’t even have dinosaurs any more.”

photo’s fading


No. No car trouble again. no no no no no. Not allowed. Dammit. No.

Sheesh. This kid really likes Phineas and Ferb.


Huh. I didn’t know Meg Ryan was even dating John Melloncougarheadcamp in the first place.

Know your rights, yo.

Why? What?? Why?

I. Want. It.

When your doctor tells you you need to lose weight for your health, it’s not “fat shaming.” Good grief.

Huh. Interesting.

grooooooan. That was the cheesiest line EVAR.

Vaccine day is the suck.

I’m over the ice buckets.

“I don’t want any more funerals, Mike.” “I want this show to be better, sir.” ooph.

what have you seen, my darling young one?