Monthly Archives: July 2006

renaissance

TweetWe went back to the Faire yesterday. It was bliss. Number One Son brought his camera and took photos. Here’s a sample – it is BH and I waiting to renew our vows: You can enjoy MANY more pictures on NOS’s page . Check back a couple times – he’ll probably add more. I think […]
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We did it!

TweetNumber One Son, Beloved Husband, and myself all ran the Oswego Harborfest 5K this morning, and we all survived. Some better than others. NOS ran it in blazing speed, which was amazing because he had never run that distance before. BH ran it at almost blazing speed, which was more than respectable considering that he […]
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happiness is cold leverpostej

TweetI used to live there, so this makes sense to me. (edited to add) Here’s the map itself.
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Two Important Questions

TweetTwo questions have been posted here this week that need some attention. The first came from “Teacher in Need”: “While I am not sure if this is the correct means of communication, I am going to try this avenue. I was trying to find a way to allow my ninth grade students to communicate with […]
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hills

TweetI registered for the 5K yesterday. The lady behind the counter at the Y explained that the course was basically one hill after the other. Then she laughed manically. Save me.
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Summer rolls on

TweetThe days are blurring into each other, which is disorienting and cool. On today’s list – go over copyedited manuscript of TWISTED, pay bills, answer email, research, get hair done, return some stuff to Old Navy, register self and a couple willing victims, I mean family members, for Saturday’s Harborfest 5k. I am not a […]
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Another stack of papers moved!

TweetWhew!!! As of this second, I have finished writing all of the articles I promised to write for people over the last six months. I now take a holy vow: No More Articles. It’s hard enough to stay on top of family, books, speeches, mail, and life. I do not have enough brain cells for […]
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Summer mail and a speech

TweetFrom the mailbag: Kelley writes: Dear Laurie Halse Anderson or Whoever-Reads-This, Just this spring (2006) I saw the movie Speak aired on Lifetime. It was an amazing movie. It insprired me to find the book and read it. On my way to a small vacation, I read and finished the book within a couple hours. […]
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Promised Renaissance Festival post

TweetI am waiting for a large, graphics-heavy file to load, so I will try and use the time effectively and tell you why we are Ren Faire geeks. Because it is fun. BH and I went to one of the earliest Sterling Renaissance Festival a million years ago when we were teenagers. Sterling is medium-sized, […]
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I’m melting, oh, what a world!

TweetWhile I melt into a puddle of ink and coffee, enjoy these photos from Number One Son.
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