It’s not the fact that G. Gordon Liddy is now a conservative radio talk show host that makes my head explode. No, it’s the fact that he was in an episode of MacGyver. What. the. hell. (I swear this all started innocently enough with My Daguerreotype Boyfriend‘s portrait of Nathaniel P Banks, but Wikipedia leads [...]
call her green, for the children who’ve made her
Archive for June, 2011
Conversations with Hanna: Hanna: Aht. Me: Aht? Hanna: Aht ta. Me: Aht ta? Hanna: Aht. This can go on for hours, with various inflections. Sometimes she doesn’t even need me to fill in my lines.
Hanna has two questions when approaching an unfamiliar object: 1. Is it edible? 2. Is it climbable? All objects, for the purpose of this research, are to be considered as unfamiliar if they haven’t been interacted with in the previous five minutes.
Hanna somehow managed to stay awake through the entire Starlight Parade last night. (It was just over two hours long, and it didn’t even start until after her normal bedtime.) The only parts that really scared her were when some of the vehicles started revving their engines, other than that she seemed to really like [...]
Boswell is either an idiot and a sycophant, or the subtlest satirist I’ve ever encountered, I have not yet decided which.
Hanna has decided that whatever is on the table is obviously far more interesting than whatever is on the floor, and that she should stop at nothing to obtain it. So, I’ve started placing some of her toys around the edge of the table so she can satisfy her grabbing impulse without removing my laptop’s [...]