Today at school my son tried to bite someone. He is 13, autistic and in a life skills class. His class goes to extra-curricular classes with regular classes. First the nurse called me, I missed the call, but listened to the message. She explained that He tried to bite another child, and when the aide tried to… Read more
I've had a membership to the Dallas Museum of Art for several years now. It's my yearly anniversary present from my husband. Today was a member preview day of the Cindy Sherman exhibit that officially opens tomorrow, so I grabbed my son and went to see it. I'm not super familiar with her work, but I've read a… Read more
I had my hair cut yesterday. I have an 18 inch pony tail still in my bag. I went to a training meeting at work, left to see my stylist, and came back after lunch. It is short and choppy on the sides and back and the top is long and overlays. I've seen a lot of cuts like it in the last couple of years, but it's… Read more
So my husband has a techie job and works 3 nights a week from 6pm to 6am. He's been growing his hair out since landing the job and now has a decent ponytail. Last week, he dyed it green. Being the Cool Dad he is, he suggested my daughter dye the ends of her hair. Which of course means me doing it because I'm the… Read more
PBS is Dallas just showed an episode of Shakespeare Uncovered in which David Tennant explored Hamlet. Most fascinating thing ever: André Tchaikowsky died at age 46 in 1982. He donated his body to science, except for his skull. He donated his skull to the Royal Shakespeare Company so that he would be able to play… Read more
I'm not looking forward to the next few days. My grandfather was really sick and he was taken off the ventilator on Sunday. The funeral is Friday. Today I have to drive to the other side of the metroplex to take my son to his biofeedback session. Then shopping for appropriate clothing for my son, daughter, and… Read more
Making this chocolate mousse to take to my mom's house tomorrow. I switch the rum out for Baileys, which is more subtle, and use Hershey's Special Dark chips. If I had thought about it earlier I would have gotten butterscotch chips and just used those. They are my husband's favorite. Read more
I don't know why I came to work today. (oh, I remember, I used all my time off up on the stomach flu at Thanksgiving) I'll probably play on my phone and spin in mu chair for as long as I can stand it and then run away. Bills are paid and ptesents bought; to hell with 40 hours.