Monthly Archives: May 2005

Knock, knock

Trixie has been babbling so much lately that it’s easy to forgot that she has none of our shared verbal cultural history. You discover her earnest shortcomings on a fairly regular basis when you just slip into casual conversation. The … Continue reading

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I'm putting you in this freezing bath for your own good

Trixie is sick. First time since the massive exposure when we started school. She’s been home with me all day and sporting a 101-103.5 fever. It’s the .5 that gets me. 103, I can deal with. 103.5, it’s time to … Continue reading

Posted in Day-to-Day Minutiae | 17 Comments