THIS is the person who raided MY closet for clothes to wear on Nerd Day!
Iseult: So, Mama, can I go to the Fair on Friday night? Me: Who else is going? Iseult: I don’t know. Friends. Me: What time were you planning to go? Iseult: I don’t know. Sometime in the evening. Me: How were you planning to get there? Iseult: I don’t know. Maybe you could drive us.… Continue reading How some people in my house make plans
Am I the only person who continues to be miffed that Pluto was dissed by the so-called scientific community. Honestly, some people have too much time on their hands. Get a job and leave the solar system alone! Support Pluto and get your T-shirt NOW!
"Tirith wasn't at school today. His brother wasn't either," Paul announced at dinner. Tirith was his best friend, the son of an attaché to the Cambodian Embassy in Paris. His younger brother and Mike were friends, too. "They weren't at school yesterday either." My parents got very quiet. Dinner took on a somewhat strained feeling.… Continue reading A Sophie’s Choice of Sorts
224 Rue de Rivoli, Paris, is home to the legendary Librairie Galignani, "the first English bookshop established on the continent". We shopped there a lot. It's where I acquired "Anne of Green Gables" and "Daddy LongLegs"; where my mother purchased her Mills & Boons romances and Jean Plaidy novels; where my brothers found their Asterix comics and books… Continue reading Time Well Spent and Remembered
It's been a long time since I read The Screwtape Letters, but this tribute had me pull it back off the shelf. And do check out Adopting James - a wonderful place to while away some time.
I know it's technically Monday - but yesterday was hectic - things happen! I love all things dinosaur (not as much as shark but pretty darn close), so this Tyrannosaurus Rex Pen really made me chuckle. Actually, I think it's great gift for any dino-crazy little boy - I mean, come on, you pull the… Continue reading Sunday Sillies