Monthly Archives: April 2009


As a new parent, one of my most common activities is looking for evidence that my brain is still working. There isn’t much of it, to be sure. The only book I’ve finished since M and S arrived is The Best American Comics 2006; all of my Harper’s from the last five months are sitting, […]


So I’ve been a low-level website designer for a little while now. By “low-level” I mean that I’ve worked mostly for friends, or friends of friends, and I’ve told myself that my development skills weren’t thorough enough to be a “real” web designer. A couple of months ago, I was brainstorming with a friend about […]

“If you love it so much, why don’t you just marry it?”

WARNING! I officially retracted this endorsement a few weeks after writing it. See the retraction here. My nerdly excitement was so endearing, though, that I’m keeping this post around as an object lesson. Read on. _________ If you are both a parent and a knitter, and your status as a knitter precedes your status as […]

The Return of Google’s Greatest Hits

It’s been quite a while since I’ve done one of these, mostly because the search phrases that pop up on my stats page get pretty repetitive after a while. It looks like March was the month that some really . . . um, interesting people found their way on to the ‘net, and there were […]