Thursday, January 24, 2013


J: "Well, I think you’re useful. I like all the ways you’re useful."

M: "Right, I’m like a Swiss Army knife: useful, versatile, pretty sharp..."

J: "And you’ve been around for ages!"

Thursday, January 17, 2013

No one said life in the wild would be easy...

Jess sent me this yesterday:

The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men
Gang aft agley,
An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain,
For promis'd joy!

—Robert Burns, from "To a Mouse"

Wednesday, January 9, 2013


"Idle hands are the devil's workshop," as my dad once muttered to great comic effect...

For real eagles, read this.