Tag Archives: CaptainJack

Standards and the Forces of Chaos

I was going to title this post “Standards and the Forces of Evil”, but that seemed a little harsh on my one year old. As you, gentle readers, may have noticed, I often write about abandoning my attempts to keep … Continue reading

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Irony

B has a cold (it’s not a man-cold, although at first I was suspicious). The toads (especially the smaller toad) have it too. The first thing that drops by the wayside when disaster strikes is my work. I called Mustang … Continue reading

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Cosmic Balance: Parenting Edition

Dear Children o’ Mine: Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, (all the best stories start that way), there was a girl.  Let’s call her K.  K had a little brother.  Let’s call him Junior.  These two … Continue reading

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Humble Pie

I promised Editress that I would remind the interwebs how right she and B were about coffee and how entirely without sense I must have been not to drink it until this year.  So here’s my piece of humble pie, … Continue reading

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Independence

Everyone likes to feel independent (to a greater or lesser degree), but what independence looks like changes as you go along.  When you are 6 months old, being independent means rolling over, and trying to crawl (please let that be … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

Long time no blog entry.  You know why?  ‘Tis the season.  Conference season, that is.  Therefore B is forced to leave us, his darling family, and travel around the globe to places like the Netherlands, California, Istanbul, Washington DC, and … Continue reading

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We’ll Take What we can Get

If you are a particularly perspicacious reader (i.e., alive and semi-literate), you might have noticed that B and I have not been getting much sleep due to our darling offspring (once I’m better rested I’ll consider promoting them to children). … Continue reading

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