Monthly Archives: May 2005

First Pictures

Here are the first pictures of our son. I have no idea what I’m looking at in one and a faint idea in another. Two are pretty obvious. Leda was there (imagine!) and has a better notion of what we’re … Continue reading

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Open letter to housemates

Esteemed housemates: I know that this is officially a “laid-back” household, and it’s a good thing, too. It seems to me, however, that the kitchen could be so much more pleasant for all of us with a minimum of sustained … Continue reading

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Underwater clapper loader

H2G2 also has some of the best screen credits I’ve noticed in a while. My two favorites were Underwater Clapper Loader and Head of Hair and Fur, no pun intended, I assume. There was also the usual dose of unbelievably … Continue reading

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Thanks for the fish…and damn Star Wars to hell

Partly at the suggestion of a commenter on Motes and Queries, I saw Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy last night (“H2G2,” as a young woman in front of me explained to her parents). I went along because the first of … Continue reading

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Sox

You can never get enough walk-off home runs. This one clinched a sweep. It was one of three in the major leagues today. Guest of my friend Dan, I spent a nice sunny afternoon in the center field bleachers at … Continue reading

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Kathleen Edwards

Last night I made a spur-of-the-moment trip across the river to see Kathleen Edwards at the Paradise. I started trying to remember when was the last time that I went to a club to hear a band and I couldn’t … Continue reading

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