Archive for May, 2008


$30 isn’t a successful yard sale. I was pretty crabby that day; but that was made up for by grilling stuffed pork chops on Monday, making homemade green tea ice cream, and finding out that home renovations can continue next Monday. I just have to get rid of all the unsold yard sale crap, the […]


So Debbie calls me yesterday from the hospital. A kid fell on her and the kid. Or, to be precise, a kid pushed a kid right into her belly. I’d never ridden my bike home so quickly, and rolled out to Huron hospital to find out that everything was okay. So we sat starving [not […]

Small Complaint

This year it seems like it is taking forever to warm up. I was riding to work earlier this week, heading northbound on West 25th when I noticed that the flags on my side of the street were blowing at me. Which is normal since I usually ride into the wind on my way to […]

Le Bonheur

A part of this viewing list: Criterion Collection Spine #420: Agnès Varda’s Le Bonheur. After quite a long hiatus from watching Criterion Collection films [and an abortive reentry with Noah Baumbach’s Kicking and Screaming], I got back into the swing of things with this charmingly menacing film by Agnès Varda. Foremost, the film is beautiful […]