Of Course I Wrote a Dan Book

When the Safer at Home orders came down, some people asked me, “Are you going to write another book during all of this free time?” And I was really annoyed, because I didn’t have any more free time! I have a child, and it was spring, and I had to make lunch a lot. But… Read more »

  • Happy Easter! 

    Image stolen from Retro-Revolution store in Madison. 

  • Top Ten Reasons I Love Parks and Recreation

    Leslie and Ann Perkins are like the friendship I wish I ever had with… someone. They drink more than I do! Andy is more unrealistic about his career than I am! I will marry Ron. In my next life. When Parks and Rec is real and I am named Tammy.  My daughter loves it so… Read more »

  • Dr. H’s Moby-Dick

    “Call me Ishmael,” he said. “It’s not my name, but call me Ishmael! Bwa ha!” He tooted the last part, a silly little laugh. He was a smallish guy. He looked like a cute little rat. Cute little middle aged chain smoking coffee drinking slightly perverted but clearly adorable, absurdly intelligent rat. The kind of… Read more »

  • Oh, man playing recorder coming out of washing machine, how relevant you are to my life!

    Goose!  Today’s comic is Frog Applause by Teresa Burritt.  If you click on this, you can watch the goose move!  I spent much of the day with my husband, taking apart our old washing machine. Also, Zanimal is at that point in fourth grade when they make you play the recorder. Also, GOOSE! Am I… Read more »

  • Poem for the Man at the Sun Cafe

    Yep, that dude recited a poem to us for like twenty hours (or maybe three minutes) while all we really wanted was to eat root beer float, but it was across the room… so close, Yet so out of reach. He was a stranger to us. A strange stranger. Determined to recite poetry To unwitting… Read more »

  • The Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh

    The Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is definitely worth going to, if you like Andy Warhol at all. We were very into it. One floor of the Andy Warhol Museum is devoted to a different artist each month, I think. Or, anyway, it rotates who it is. When we went, the artist was Firelei Báez,… Read more »

  • Who Didn’t Kill John Lennon

    Uncle Dennis, that’s who. Last week, I went on a road trip with Zanimal and BAH up to Niagara Falls, Canada, and then on to Jeanette, Pennsylvania (just outside of Pittsburgh). I have a lot of family on my dad’s side around Pittsburgh, so we were visiting the extended relatives, and we stayed with my… Read more »

  • Keepers of the Lame 

    Today’s comic is Frog Applause by Teresa Burritt.  I am a Keeper of the Lame. Are you? 

  • Taking a break because…

    Today is my birthday.

  • The Knitting Troll

    I’m working on the next coloring book- trolls! They are all based the real troll sculptures in Mount Horeb. Feel free to print this one and color it, or share it with friends.  Side note: Professor Batty came to visit a few months ago, and we went to the Cat and Crow together (the yarn… Read more »