Open Thread

Thursday Dance Party Open Thread for 6/6/13

How do you Monday through Friday 9-to-5ers do it? I’m used to long-ish stretches between days off, but this week is dragging. Maybe it’s the anticipation of having an actual Saturday off, maybe it’s sleep deprivation because my monsters have taken to waking up just about every hour during the night (they are lucky they’re […]


That’s Not My Name: Difficult Spelling and Pronunciation

When my husband and I married, I joked to him that perhaps I would have kept my maiden name only if it had been more interesting than “Smith.”