Hair

I mentioned DIY hair in the last post, so here’s more on that. The good news is, M’s hair is lovely without any styling: The bad news is that in the grand tradition of All Girls Everywhere Always, she wanted exactly the opposite of what she had, meaning curly hair instead of straight hair. Well. … [Read more…]

Mother’s Day-Prom Weekend

My eyes popped open at 3:24 am. According to the official prom schedule, the post-prom party at Via Entertainment was ending at 3:30 am, so it seemed likely M would arrive home any time. She had no post-post-parties planned: her limo crew seemed a little too wholesome for truly extended partying. M, for one, is … [Read more…]

Easy Listening

I started writing this blog post months ago, but as you know, I’ve been busy! So the radio change was a while back, now. Incidentally, I’ve been using the Stitcher app on my phone to listen to podcasts, and I’ve been so busy with podcasts that I haven’t listened to an audio book in a … [Read more…]

Clueless.

Just when I get cocky and start thinking that I know stuff, I am reminded again of just how clueless I am. Here are a couple of examples. First, track. We still don’t get it. On Wednesday, M ran a 3000 meter race–longer than she’d like, for sure–at her school track meet. We watched. She … [Read more…]

Proctors Lately

I really like Proctors. I like theater, I like the role Proctors plays in Schenectady, and I like how they are so efficient that they help promote all sorts of other arts organizations that can’t necessarily get their acts together. This year, for the first year, we became season subscribers. I like the theory of … [Read more…]