Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 30


My triceps are a little sore. Actually, a lot of tiny muscles are a little sore, though only the tiny ones, it seems. I feel perfectly normal, until I go to make some sort of movement, and then – little twinges in little places. It begins to wear. Went to what was purported to be …

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Mar 29


Is it possible to feel wiped out and yet invigorated by that exhaustion at the same time? If so, that’s where I am. My schedule is getting SO BUSY, and sometimes it feels like a deck of cards, ready to collapse if I let go of CONSTANT VIGILANCE, but it’s all good, I think. Gabe …

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Mar 05

Gotta catch ’em all

Gabe has become obsessed with Pokémon. It started with getting a couple of cards so he could admire the pictures and trade them with his friends at school. Then we happened to be in the right place at the right time (from his perspective, anyway) and come across an organized Pokémon league in session, where …

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Mar 02

An experiment

The boys are home from school today and through next week, for Spring Break. They were playing computer games, and I was drinking my coffee and feeling idly morose that forever gone are the days of Thomas the Tank Engine. These are Big Boys, you see. Gabe was waxing poetic over the game: “Don’t feel …

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