Author Archives: Daxie

About Daxie

I walk the dog, volunteer on the PTO, read obsessively, work freelance, and try to make sense of this crazy world.

Geekmom strikes again

Artist Boy has been trying to get his friends interested in Dungeons & Dragons for quite a while — years, actually — but he has never really succeeded. That is, they are happy to play, but the gaming is never … Continue reading

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A good morning!

I don’t know a better way to start the day — any day, but especially a holiday — than with the Bach Motets. Before I go any further with this post I should give you a couple of caveats. I … Continue reading

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Combo

I discovered these two items stacked on top of each other, as shown, in the bathroom the other day. Tee hee! Architectural Digest Architectural Digest comes to our house every month. We never ordered it; we never paid for it. … Continue reading

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Has it been this long?

Wow, has it really been half a year since I last checked in here? How time does fly. Funny how the urge to blog comes in cycles… Well the first thing I had to do was make a couple of … Continue reading

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Recently read

Well, I did manage to do some reading in the last couple months. Highlights: The Invention of Air by Steven Johnson. Nonfiction, and I read it practically in a single sitting! Biology, chemistry, American history, and religion, all wrapped up … Continue reading

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New theme: 2010

Well my goodness, it has been a while since I checked in here. I do like this blog, and writing about my life still seems like a good idea The only problem is, life gets in the way of writing … Continue reading

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Hola!

So last week was our mid-winter break and we spent it, woo-hoo, in a fancy resort on the Yucat√°n peninsula. We lolled about on lounge chairs, sipping cocktails and soaking up the sun while the grandchildren shrieked and splashed in … Continue reading

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