Playing Telephone With God and Bill Nye.

Today I was driving into school, and one of the things I very much enjoy doing is looking at the competing one liners on the church signs on the road on the way in. ...more

America The Beautiful: It's the Real Thing

The one Super Bowl commercial that brought me to tears wasn't the one with the Budweiser clydesdales and the puppy; it was hearing America the Beautiful sung in different languages.Of course, the conservative right was offended, even more offended than the blunt slap in the face offered by a second Cheerio's ad featuring a biracial family. ...more

Beloved Friend

Today my darling Frodo lost his battle with the neurological disorder that was causing his seizures. Last weekend he suffered a massive seizure, from which he didn't recover quite himself. ...more

Who Had High Hopes

After what seemed like an eternal wait, the BBC has released a photo of the 12th Doctor in costume: followed by this retweeted comment: And while, unlike many of my fellow Whovians who express dismay or disgust with an incoming Doctor after a regeneration, I had been looking forward to Perter Capaldi and a switch from the previous two doctors (whom I adored, but seemed too much like nerdy-girl's fantasy boy toys) I was rather disappointed with the costuming.I'm sure I'll get over it. ...more

Busy Bee

image: dinobee.com I've sat down to write, and not written, a dozen times in the last week or so. ...more

Taking the Bull by the Horns

Steer Wrestling by Tommervik, Deviant Art This year is shaping up to be a big year for me, filled with positive change. ...more

today at the zoo

It's been a long time since I've been to the zoo at the Albuquerque BioPark... over a year in fact. ...more

Remember when: 2005

I made this slideshow with music in 2005, featuring my kids and things that happened after leaving Florida (on the eve of Hurricane Katrina). ...more

...I gotta wear shades...

I can't sleep. Usually it's bad stress. ...more

Harrell House of Natural Oddities

Today Tay and I finally got down to the DeVargas Center and the Harrell House of Natural Oddities. Now at first I thought that having a shop/museum of this sort in a mall was a little weird. ...more