i hold my breath with excitement as Jim, the Lawnmower Man, slowly and carefully backs the long trailer down the endless gravel driveway and into the wet, grassy yard. My new riding lawnmower is here!! It’s finally here!! The stork has arrived!!!! Slowly…slowly…i strain to see as the trailer inches toward us. Oh, holy Blades […]

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Log cabin living is something i grew up with. But not actually, like, LIVING in one. Or, knowing anyone who lived in one. Or knowing anyone who knew anyone who lived in one. But tv was my religion, and i raptly watched episodes of Grizzly Adams and Little House on the Prairie with an intensity […]

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Happy New Year!!! i can’t TELL you how good this feels to me right now. i just came out of a deep, dark hole, (which kinda started here, with a poop-nado and flying monkeys) and all i wanted to do was ring in the new year by staying in bed and eating potato chips and […]

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September has been a weird month and it’s only half over. And full of stories. i’ve been traveling quite a bit, which gives me ample time during many modes of transportation to be alone with my thoughts. And without my laptop. So, when brilliance comes my way (and when i say “brilliance”, i mean odd […]

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i think you really can go home again.  Just when you do…don’t take Alaska Airlines. i’ve got friends who think Alaska is DA BOMB and fly them all over the place and collect all those magical miles and then use them to fly more places. They tell me ALL of their experiences have been great! […]

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