brokenclay.org/journal

Family

More Desserts

Swimming Daughter made two State times! But this means she a) swims the State Meet this weekend, and it’s not as though she isn’t worn out enough, what with choir and advanced placement and volunteering and the talent show and…
Read more

Love my IB students

Most of you probably don’t have an International Baccalaureate student in your lives (much less two), but trust me, these are really funny, and so true. The funniest one was: It takes you 3 days to get this joke: A:…
Read more

I’m still here

…but my husband’s been out of town for two weeks, so between the full time job, the three teenagers (and all their activities), the dog, the cat, the little stomach virus and the new web job I’ve got, I’ve been…busy….
Read more

Cocktails

My stepfather is a cocktail man. When we visit, he always offers a drink before dinner, and breaks out the salted peanuts. My father was a cocktail man, too, before it went out of style. He was a Foreign Service…
Read more

The County Fair

My sister, her husband, the two kids and I went to the county fair this week. My sister and her husband live in a large West Coast city. He’s originally from the New Jersey suburbs. Boulder County is becoming increasingly…
Read more

And the Living is Easy

Still working on the wireless problem – I’ve moved everything pretty much back to where it was and upgraded the firmware on the wireless access point, and now I’m worse off than before – the computer has trouble even finding…
Read more