well its friday. wife at work. my 3 oldest are at their original dad's house. the little one is here somewhere. "i'm going to watch wonka" she says. "can i come?" i ask. "no. you like the scary one. i like this one." by this she means that i prefer the gene wilder version, and since she is not watching that one, i don't get to come along. so i let her have her way. "i'll be in my office," i say. "bring me a drink." that's the response i get. i was hoping for something like "i'll miss you" but no such luck.
so now i'm downstairs. it's too early for the x-box, and the novel in my head is on vacation (4 pages in, 196 to go). i could bake something. i could index some of this pile of books here by my foot. i could email my parents some pictures from the holiday.
i'll be right back, i'm going to pour myself a drink...- read more
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