Ryan had a four day weekend, and but for teaching all day on Saturday I did too. It was blissful… not the pre-Gibson blissful of leisurely late mornings lounging around and brunching when most other people were starting to think about their dinner plans, but the bliss of time together without the interruption of work [...]
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I got together with a friend for a cup of coffee last week, and she mentioned while we were doing the schedule juggle that time off with a puppy is basically like maternity leave. It kind of is. It certainly hasn’t been vacation, and there have been far more bodily fluids involved than I ever [...]
Somewhere along that road, I found myself sitting in a coffee shop chatting with an old man. I don’t recall what year, what city, or what book, but I do recall one detail of the conversation. “In Catalonia, we celebrate Rose and Book Day,” he said. That’s the only part I can quote, from memory.
Such a complicated unfolding… Having eavesdropped on the as-it-happens information (note, my intentional avoidance of the word “news”) since last night’s events started crossing my Twitter stream. I unplugged to try to fall asleep and then saw a note online from a dear friend on Twitter. She lives in Vermont and is getting ready to [...]
This morning I woke up slowly, the luxury of a wide-open, commitment-free day in front of me. That would seem like a typical thing, given that I’m in between gigs, but the reality of being in between gigs is that every day is full of pitch calls and drafting proposals and interview meetings and networking [...]
- By Sara Lingafelter This morning, Ryan snuggled in with Gibson while I got up to take a quick shower. After I got dressed and headed into the living room to put my shoes on, Gibson toddled out of the bedroom still warm from sleep, lit up when she saw me, and wiggled over to [...]