Dive into the archives.

  • Poses

    This was the first Rufus Wainwright song we ever heard.  It was amazing.  This album was amazing.  The “oh no oh no oh no” part at the end is the first thing we ever heard Guinevere sing when she was a teeny tiny mimic in the backseat of our car singing along to that bit.  […]

  • Rubber Ones

    Jude asked for pudding packs at the store today. He pointed and said, “Umm I would like the chocolate kind… And some of the rubber ones.” “rubber ones?”, I inquired. He pointed at the orange and cherry flavored Jell-o type ones. “Rubber, huh?”. “Yeah those are the rubber kinds” he finished. “OK”.

  • Ironing and Wining

    I don’t know if there is much point in covering Iron & Wine songs.  It isn’t like I have anything to add to them or twist them.  They are just beautiful and the albums always make me weep profusely and feel proud and embarrassed to be alive, simultaneously.  Everything seems like a Steinbeck story, and […]

  • Me @ Three

    Recently acquired this pic from my aunt and was moved to tears to see me at the same age as Jude playing in the snow with Grandpa Kobs.  While I certainly need my role models less and less as I grow older, I am certain to only miss them more and more.


This is the archive for February, 2012.


Gigi Said

  • Topless Tapas 2012-11-03 18:44:52-

    Tami was leaving to go out with her friend and the kids begged to go with her. I said, "you don't want to go with mom, she is going to the Tapas bar and we are going to stay here and play games."

    Gigi stiffened, "That's weird", she said as she blushed. I processed fast and realized the problem. "TAPAS bar. It means 'small plate', not TOPLESS bar!"

Jude Said

  • Nicknames 2013-01-04 21:30:33-

    The checker at the store asked our always conversational little boy what his name was. He replied "Jude" then added "but sometimes they call me pumpkin brown". LOL.

    And they are right. We call him that after the folksong that we sing sometimes.

A long time ago…