Archive For The “Family” Category
Trish has some kind of intestinal complaint. We don’t know what caused it — at first I thought she was stressed out by the changes in her life over the past month and a half or so, but now I’m leaning toward her having consumed something she shouldn’t have. So, once again, my pet parenting [...]
I wouldn’t trade last weekend for anything. Here’s the aftermath of the Super Bowl condensed into 8 minutes. Post-Super Bowl celebration in NOLA from Jen Simmons on Vimeo. Sorry the video quality is kinda cruddy, either I picked the wrong compression settings or should have used a different uploading service. Beginner’s mistake.
Over the past few days I’ve read what seems like dozens of Katrina retrospectives. Some have been critical, some optimistic, some terrifying. But this op/ed from Jarvis DeBerry of the Times-Picayune is my favorite. It sums up the “more than a city” bond that people have to New Orleans, something I feebly attempted to convey in my Wednesday post. There [...]
I don’t know how I’ve managed to keep it in the back of my mind, but it wasn’t until I was reading about the release of the graphic novel AD: After the Deluge (and, uh, by the way, did I mention it’s totally my half-birthday?) that I realized we’re approaching the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. [...]
Justin is getting married in two weeks, so he, my boyfriend and a couple of the other proverbial “guys” are going to Montreal tomorrow to find out whether Canadian strippers look any different from American ones. Or something. Which means, for almost five whole days, I’ll have the entire house to myself. Ummmmm… hooray? I [...]