F1rst spotted by @HaywoodZhablome

Another shout out to Rachel… hopefully she’ll have her own for her new home.

Thanks Barbara!! I saw this a few months ago and already presented it to Kyle’s dad, who I believe is currently figuring out how to construct it 🙂


Purplicious was Maya’s pick and a new one to me, as Maya snuggled next to me on the sofa and proudly read aloud every word, about our heroine who loves pink but is tormented by a group of girls at school who only wear black. Alas, it was about girls and what they wore, and how their wardrobe choices defined their identities. But after Maya closed the final page, I steered the conversation to the deeper issues in the book: mean girls and peer pressure and not going along with the group. I told her my favorite color in the world is green, because I love nature, and she was down with that.

Lisa Bloom: How to Talk to Little Girls

Self-prescribed Medication

I napped for an hour and a half this afternoon. I woke up an hour before work, so I’ve made myself 3 pancakes with liberal amounts of butter and syrup and I’m watching the first ever episode of Psych while I listen to a thunderstorm roll in. Bound and determined to cheer myself up at least a little before working at 5.