The Radula

Finding more silver in my hair, more joy in discovery, and more enlightenment in the day to day challenges of life.

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: 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