Monthly Archives: January 2006

Keep your chickens out of my yard, hippie.

A lawyer friend of mine defended a guy last year who has a farm in upstate New York. Some rich folks from the city built a big house next to his and then tried to get his farm shut down. … Continue reading

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Childless, wifeless

Leda left for six weeks in Brazil yesterday, and she took our baby with her! I miss ’em already I was expecting to wake up at night in a panic about where the baby was (my dad reports frequent such … Continue reading

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A teaser to read very closely

Here’s a teaser headline from today’s Los Angeles Times that I had to read several times: O.C. Animal Shelter Official is Arrested The supervisor is accused of having sex with female inmates who were there to shave time off their … Continue reading

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João Oliver’s new abilities

Just in the last week, J.O. can push himself up a little bit when on his belly, hold his head upright when held sitting or upright, suck his fingers like crazy, sort of howl along when I sing to him, … Continue reading

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I had a cow, man

I set an alarm to rouse me from a nap to watch The Simpsons tonight, only to make the rude discovery that the show was preëmpted by that overwrought, overacted, and totally underwhelming (we agreed to tape a couple of … Continue reading

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Baldy Ski Hut

This was Dad’s first hike since his August accident. We hiked from Manker Flats to the ski hut at 8200′ on a clear, warm beautiful December day, New Year’s Eve, in fact.

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