Lazy Bums!

I have two of them in the house. And they are not my teenagers or at least, this time, they are not my teenagers. Why am I up at 2 am? I heard, what sounded like, someone coming through our side gate and into our yard.  A jarring sound that brought me out of a…

Photos from A Mini Vacation with SB

Subtitled: Don’t Be An Asshole Bunny We went back to a place we had not been for over a year.  We were hoping for more time, but it wasn’t in the cards.  So we took the time we had and went to enjoy the ocean at a favorite place. We drank countless pints of beer….

Fact vs Opinion

A couple of months back, I wrote this post in response to Mayim Bialik’s video where she tackles “open relationships” and does it quite badly.  Many sex educators who understand ethical non-monogamy and polyamory and all spoke out against her video because of how many ways Mayim got it wrong. Two days ago, Mayim posted…

Technology Fail.

Took almost 1200 photos today during a rugby game. Got the kid a burrito on the way home. Then G dragged me to the drink up where we sand songs about why Jesus Can’t Play Rugby and how I Used To Work In Chicago In A Department Store and Yogi Bear. Afterwards, I came home…

Snippets of My Day

Cohort: "So you going to the coast by yourself? Won’t your husband be jealous?" Me: "Nope, I’m going with a friend. I’m sure my husband will keep myself busy while I’m gone." What I’m thinking is: By friend, I mean paramour. And I know my husband will keep himself busy. I think he had a…

Lay Off and Self Care

After a particularly colorful debate following an interview for a development manager, I asked the senior developer why he wasn’t stepping up as the manager of that team. “You have 20 years of experience – you already act as the architect for the team – you already schedule and resource plan for the team.  Why…

Photos: Rocky Butte

….not to be confused with Rocky Butt. Rocky Butte The Path Mt Hood Mt St Helens Mt Hood

Photo: Smoke

There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke. ~Vincent Van Gogh Columbia River Gorge – Smoke from Eagle Creek Fire