A friend (Brian P) recently introduced me to a fun game. Here are the rules:

* Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
* Turn to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post that sentence and what book to this note / post as a comment.… [read more]

Since my readership on Xanga (and even on Facebook) is primarily a subset of Becky’s readership, it’s really hard to find any competitive advantage. I mean, why would you read my posts / notes when you can read hers? Her posts will be better written and full of extra vigor and vitality and cats.… [read more]

Tonight, I was sitting at my desk, as usual, with three monitors glowing away and the weight of the world upon my shoulders. Becky was reading in the other room, Amy was watching lame British videos on YouTube, and Katherine was playing at the dining room table and drawing on herself with a marker.… [read more]