"I suppose there are people who can pass up free guacamole, but they're either allergic to avocado or too joyless to live."— Frank Bruni

Monday, March 12, 2007


my brother (5:12:30 PM): i went to a baby sign language class on saturday
me (5:12:40 PM): aww how cute. not you, babies doing sign language
me (5:12:45 PM): is the baby ok?
my brother (5:13:13 PM): we got an apt on wednesday
my brother (5:13:23 PM): vicky say it moving around alot
me (5:13:23 PM): but it's not deaf right
my brother (5:13:41 PM): lol
my brother (5:13:43 PM): no
me (5:13:34 PM): you got an apartment?
me (5:13:37 PM): where?
me (5:13:42 PM): why
my brother (5:13:57 PM): it's for when the baby cant talk yet
my brother (5:14:02 PM): so it can tell you what it want
my brother (5:14:13 PM): appointment
me (5:14:07 PM): but how does you taking a class help the baby convey what it wants
my brother (5:14:21 PM): what did you have for lunch, scotch?
my brother (5:15:40 PM): the baby can do sign languages like a monkey
my brother (5:15:49 PM): like i want more i want to eat, too hot
my brother (5:15:53 PM): that kind of stuff
my brother (5:16:07 PM): they can communicate with that before they can talk
me (5:19:10 PM): so the class teaches parents how to understand them
my brother (5:21:17 PM): teaches us signs so we can teach the baby
me (5:21:54 PM): oohh
me (5:21:59 PM): thats silly
my brother (5:22:11 PM): so if i want to say "more hot turtle eat hurt cat dog thank you all done" i can sign it and the baby can too
me (5:22:01 PM): sounds yuppy
my brother (5:22:20 PM): it is
my brother (5:22:23 PM): $50

Saturday, January 20, 2007


"Your health is the continent, the solid land on which I build all my happiness and hope. When you are sick, I am like the inhabitants of countries visited by Earthquake. They lose all faith in the eternal order and fixedness of things. Your sickness is my Earthquake."

-James Garfield

"I don't know how to exist in a world where my dad doesn't."


(stuff I wish I could come up with .. among countless other thoughtful statements)