Monthly Archives: March 2010

Musical Child

Abigail is constantly singing, often to a tune only she recognizes. But most of the time she’s at least going for a real song. Like tonight, before bed, she was singing, “To-ah hoo-nee HA,” which, naturally, was her version of … Continue reading

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Reading The Love We Share Without Knowing

I found myself without another BFSA Award nominee to read until the shipping gets shipped, so I decided to start in on the Nebula Award nominees. I’d already read The City and The City, the only book nominated for both … Continue reading

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The Oral Tradition

There’s a time-honored tradition of storytelling in my family. Well, at the very least, my father did a lot of it. We would ask him for a story and he’d make one up on the spot, almost always a tale … Continue reading

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Rebranded!

I’ve taken the plunge! This blog is now Nonsensicles, providing pretty much the same content with a name that – with an ample amount of irony – makes more sense. More content to come, I totally swear. And I’m taking … Continue reading

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Mac and Cheese!

If you were in the vicinity of my kitchen last night, you might have overheard the following exchange: “Mac and Cheese! Mac and Cheese! Mac and Cheese!” “Mac and cheese,” said with a smile. “Mac and Cheese! Mac and Cheese! … Continue reading

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Clumsy Cats

For reasons I’m not going to go into it here I’m tired and a little cranky. However, these reasons are what lead me to think about what I’m about to go on at length about here. How’s that for an … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Negotiations, or Why Abigail Eats So Much Yogurt

“Did you enjoy your grilled cheese?” Abigail was unresponsive. While the sandwich had clearly been torn into tiny pieces, it wasn’t clear how much, if any had been eaten. “You ate the sweet potatoes and turkey at least.” I tried … Continue reading

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