Category Archives: Family

The displeasure of the telemarketer

Because of a telephone setting which was unchanged upon our return to Paris, our house phone has not been ringing. That wasn’t so horrible. Since we acquired a cat last year, we receive regular phone calls (from somewhere in Switzerland

The displeasure of the telemarketer

Because of a telephone setting which was unchanged upon our return to Paris, our house phone has not been ringing. That wasn’t so horrible. Since we acquired a cat last year, we receive regular phone calls (from somewhere in Switzerland

Aprilnaut

As found in Soviet-era archives

Aprilnaut

As found in Soviet-era archives

Thunderstorm

The thunderstorm skirts Paris. Silently — the sound will not breach the apartment. I wonder where I am. How I came to. Be here. I reflect to the time when she and I were apart. Her spending summers in France.

Thunderstorm

The thunderstorm skirts Paris. Silently — the sound will not breach the apartment. I wonder where I am. How I came to. Be here. I reflect to the time when she and I were apart. Her spending summers in France.

Joseph v. Monkee

A list of qualities, for an imagined competition for affection, between the boy and the cat; annotated by the boy. Both are cute Won’t wake up | Wakes me up Likes tickling | Likes stroking Bites | Bites Scratches don’t

Joseph v. Monkee

A list of qualities, for an imagined competition for affection, between the boy and the cat; annotated by the boy. Both are cute Won’t wake up | Wakes me up Likes tickling | Likes stroking Bites | Bites Scratches don’t

Chore chart

While working on some files for Joseph’s schooling, I came across these sketches for a chore chart from two years ago. The table setting never did stick, and we needed to reconfigure the strategy to achieve toy-pick-up-itude. What has not

Chore chart

While working on some files for Joseph’s schooling, I came across these sketches for a chore chart from two years ago. The table setting never did stick, and we needed to reconfigure the strategy to achieve toy-pick-up-itude. What has not