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Snapshot of the day

I’m not one who ever posts a summary of my Twitter activity as a substitute for a blog entry but I’m making an exception today because I think these give a pretty good snapshot of my day.

Chris is gone for the weekend, playing games at Enfilade in Olympia. The weather is supposed to be [...]

Around Here

My mother’s called me several times in the last couple of weeks, usually to talk about things like what Kate wanted for her birthday or to check to make sure the package she sent arrived (she was permanently scarred after the UPS store sent my package with my grandmother’s ring in it across town). After [...]

Protected: My Stalker

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Protected: Emotional Distress

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Protected: Bedtime Story

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After a busy but very fun PAX schedule, I spent Labor Day laying low and doing little more than combing through recipe books and magazines so I could make out a menu plan and go grocery shopping once I get paid. Since Kate came back to Seattle two weeks early, needing school clothes and supplies [...]

Busy weekend

Kate and Pramas and I were in Portland over the weekend. I crashed the Canby High School Class of ’88 reunion, even though I moved to Minnesota in my Freshman year, and reconnected with several of my junior high school friends, visited with my brother for the first time in a year and a half, [...]


My friend’s little nephew succumbed to leukemia earlier this year after quite a fight. More than once she broke the news to us that it didn’t look good for little Heiko and we set about to praying or meditating or wishing well across the miles in the hope that things would turn out differently. We [...]

My Rhy-Husband

This has been a little joke around our house since Green Ronin published Blue Rose. Pramas and I are in tune in a funny way. It’s not uncommon for us to say the same thing at the same time, or to independently think of something and act on it (sending an e-mail to the same [...]

Pizza and PIF-fany

Tonight was wargame night for Pramas so Kate and I had a girl’s night out and we went to Stellar Pizza for dinner. Kate was cracking me up, just random stuff like referring to Washington apples being grown “way out there in Tukwila or something,” (part of Tukwila shares our zipcode, but to City Girl [...]