Archive for May, 2007

Friday, May 11th, 2007

now with more socklessness

so i’m noticing a change ’round these parts. somewhere around the occasion of his first birthday, Oscar seems to have undergone some mysterious updates. a few of them i was prepared for – the first steps, the faintly comprehensible peeps and utterances which make him sound like a cheery drunk. these i hoped were coming, […]

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Thursday, May 10th, 2007

full of sound and fury

i am, alas, not an ideal travel companion. i’d like to be. i have a bit of an idolatrous relationship with the concept of travel, and – if i am honest – with my vision of myself as an intrepid, worldly soul. i had this particular affectation of identity long before i ever went anywhere…books […]

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

this must be the place

home. weary world travellers three, but home…and happy. and one of us is getting molars, which is an activity better done in the comfort of one’s own bed, methinks. lessons learned? they are legion, i’m sure, but in my addled state i can boil them down to a simple triad: one, i could’ve packed less. […]

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Friday, May 4th, 2007

postcard…not quite from the edge

you know how in a very short time so much life can pass that you feel like it’s impossible to begin to catch up? i feel like that. the first time i went to Prague, it was in a handbasket. a wild, debaucherous, wonder-struck, stars-in-my-eyes, no-holds-barred and emotionally wringing kind of handbasket that in effect […]

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