As I struggled this morning with the snooze button, I started to wonder about the relationship between wanting to sleep through and around my alarm with the abnormal REM of narcolepsy. I've only done some very preliminary research at this ...Read More

10:05 am I am suddenly aware that the Concerta has kicked in. I have a drive to accomplish, my mental focus is good, and while I'm still a little sleepy, it isn't preventing me from getting work done. Read More

It's clearly been a ridiculously long time since I've been an active blogger. The last nine months have been pretty tricky, and it's only in the last few weeks that I finally feel like I'm getting fully back into the ...Read More

I just took a look at the preview for the Spring 2008 issue of Interweave Knits, and I swear, there are, like, eight projects that I would happily make for myself. Eight. Unfortunately, there are also, like, eight projects that ...Read More

Check out the Fort Wayne Knitting Meet Up thread! Co-editor Katie (aka strayingpower) had the brilliant idea for all us Northeast Indiana Ravelers to meet up one of these days, to put names with faces, maybe work on a big ...Read More

I'm exploring yet another alternate career as a dramaturg, the person who works with the director and actors and helps to make sense of the text of a play before it gets staged. First Presbyterian Theater is doing my absolutely, ...Read More

It's such a dilemma. I love our technology toys — the new HDTV, Guitar Hero, the iPhone on our home wifi network. I enjoy playing with them, exploring the features and figuring out how to make it all work together ...Read More

We bought a new coffee table at Ikea on the way home from my parents' house after Christmas: It's a hair lower than our old coffee table, so it's a little more comfortable for me to put my feet up on ...Read More

In the weeks before our first anniversary, Mike and I had a little chat about what we wanted to do for gifts. We agreed we didn't want to get into a present-oneupsmanship game that could spiral quickly out of control ...Read More

So, here are some things you'll be hearing about in upcoming blog posts: My anniversary is around the corner. The joy of furniture with hidden storage. Simplicity versus plugging in. Is there any way I can become independently wealthy in the next few months? My ...Read More