Three years and one day ago, Melba's and my paths crossed. Literally: she was walking out onto a busy surface street in Phoenix as Querido and I drove past. Querido got her across the street and sacrificed the burrito I had packed for his lunch to keep her in one place until I could get … Continue reading Three Years and a Day
This morning I got up, all excited by the nice gentle warmth in the air (believe me, it won't last past mid-morning), went to the window to greet the day...and got an eyeful of smog. See it hanging there around the mountain? Ickies. I had to, had to, had to submit a job application before … Continue reading Bright Brown Morning Sky
Sorry guys. I only have a smidgy bit of time to post here. Don't say I didn't warn you. On Thursday I finished my class presentation. *insert trumpet noises* Did I tell you guys I was taking a class at ASU? I was. Digital Humanities, face-to-face, full semester. The paper is still not done, hence … Continue reading Warning: Bad Phone Pictures
Sad eyeball wins.
Really? Hrm. That means it's definitely November. All around the blogosphere, bloggers are blogging every day of the month, knitting a sweater in a month... I have always been amazed that November is marathon-project month. How did this come to be? November has been my busiest month ever since I entered the wonderful world of … Continue reading It’s Monday?
One year ago today, I adopted Melba. Querido and I had found her a week before crossing a big busy intersection. She was in poor shape: dirty, ill-fed, and carrying ticks. We fed her, cleaned her up, and embarked on the messy process of incorporating a dog into our lives. One year, two "mildly cancerous" … Continue reading One Year Ago Today