Friday, January 23, 2009


Came across an interview with none other than Steven Tyler in an issue of Elle magazine last night (side note: I have no idea how I have a subscription to Elle began arriving in my mailbox a little under a year ago, unbidden.)

The following quote is both hilarious & gross:

Elle: When you and Joe [Perry] competed for women, who won?
ST: Well, we didn't compete, but we did share. And the crabs won.


Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Loving life, loving my country...

Today is January 20, 2009 and we’re only about an hour away from swearing in Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States of America (and of course, the inverse of that is that W is down to his last 60 minutes of the worst presidency I hope I will ever have to endure in my lifetime). It’s one of those moments where I, personally, tend not to say much – because what you end up saying is all cliché, it’s all been said before, it ends up sounding trite in the face of the actual, amazing, historic occasion we’re being confronted with today. But…screw it…I am EXCITED, I am HAPPY, I am HOPEFUL, I cannot wait to see what this man is going to do with the all the trust and goodwill that we as a nation are investing in him. As a leader, Obama seems intent on unifying the country, and as a people, I think we want to unify, to be lead, to persevere towards making all our lives better, to achieve new and positive things. It’s about damn time. And I cannot wait to get started…

And I’ll say again what I said on November 5th, 2008 – I could not be any happier that Barack Obama is the first president that my son will remember.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Our motto

I recently saw a post in Being Savvy about creating a family sounded fairly hokey, until I read the post and realized we already have one that H. will whisper reverently at bedtime every time T. or I pick up a Dr. Suess book to read to him:

Today is gone
Today was fun
Tomorrow is another one
Every day, from here to there,
Funny things are everywhere