Category Archives: disasters

Fish-steria

TweetThey want a cat. Or a dog or a bat or a snail or a crab. They just want something to love. And given how baby hungry I’ve been since my sister gave birth to a little piece of heaven … Continue reading

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The Economics of Teeth

TweetI hope Magoo never learns that it’s possible to sell his organs for money… or candy. Lately his main revenue stream comes from the secretive but highly lucrative tooth market. He yanks one out, processes it, makes it available for … Continue reading

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Melting Down In the Grocery Store – A Cherished Milestone

TweetIt’s time to break out the die cuts and vibrating-uvula-shaped punches because Wanda just had her first full-scale grocery store melt down and I’d like to capture this special moment properly.  [Read more at Parenting.com]

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Christmas Tree Carnage

TweetSometimes you have to face facts. Sometimes your fake Christmas tree is just dead. You should not try to resuscitate it. You should not try to meld the stand back together with Super Glue. You may end up gluing your … Continue reading

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Weathermen are Sinister

TweetI’m not talking about The Weathermen, although bombing public places is also sinister. I’m talking about the men and women who predict the weather and then talk about it on television. I’m talking about exhibitionist meteorologists. These people are way … Continue reading

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Craigslist Gives Me Melon-Feet

TweetI love the idea of Craiglist. You sell things. You buy things. You give away things so that people will haul them away from your house for free. I have been able to give things away on Craigslist that no … Continue reading

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