Some Stuff About Some Things

There’s a lot going on, and while I really want to write, it’s hard to come up with a unified concept. So here are a handful of thoughts and recent developments that are not at all unified. Baguette had a … Continue reading

Summer in Santa Barbara

I wish we could spend the whole summer in Santa Barbara, but I really can’t complain about having a week there. While Kauai is our top vacation spot, it’s a little out of our reach right now. Three plane tickets … Continue reading

Our New Normal (For Now)

“Normal” is open to interpretation. That’s true for every family, but I’ve really come to understand the concept better since Baguette’s autism diagnosis. Actually, I knew it before her diagnosis–but that’s what made it okay for me to say openly … Continue reading

“Go Outside Walk in Rain”

California is experiencing a record drought. To those caught in a polar vortex, our balmy winter temperatures may sound like paradise–but they actually indicate a really big problem. Winter is our rainy season, and we just haven’t gotten rain this … Continue reading

Mostly, I Hope Jadis Isn’t in There

Actual conversation from last night: Me: Baguette, why are you opening the closet door? Narnia isn’t in there. Me (to Mr. Sandwich): Although I don’t actually know that. Maybe Narnia is in there. Mr. Sandwich: If Narnia is in there, … Continue reading