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September’s Tobey photo

Written by Alison | September 7th, 2009 at 4:41 pm | Comments

The September photo of the Tobey calendar my sister gave my family for Christmas last year is especially adorable. I am staring at it right now instead of writing, which I’m also doing right now, in theory. But back to the cute Tobey photo. Thought you might want to see it:


Thoughts You Have While Falling Asleep

Written by Alison | March 4th, 2009 at 10:45 am | Comments

You know how when you’re falling asleep or just waking up or basically phasing in and out of sleep you can be having a fairly normal chain of thoughts and then you’ll have one bizarre one and that’s how you’ll know you were starting to fall asleep? It happened to me once while I was driving, which is a true story. I was driving back to Claremont from Santa Barbara (where I saw Lenny Kravitz and Blind Melon. Go ahead and judge me!) and suddenly I saw the Michelin Man and bunch of confetti out the left window. Soon after I felt speed bumps and my friend, who’d also fallen asleep, saying, “Are you falling asleep?” while punching me in the shoulder. “I was in the middle of an amazing dream!” I yelled at him. Then we crashed and died.

Well anyway, last night I was thinking that I really need to do something about my recycling/trash bin situation. Right now I have a lot of this going on:

That’s, from left to right: trash, paper and cardboard, bottles and whatever else goes with bottles (glasses and wonderful conversation, am I right?!?!?!?!) and another trash bag.

But I really should get something like this:

Or maybe something like this:

And then next to that I should definitely get this:

Yes, that’s right. A thing to blow up balloons in my kitchen.

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My mom discussing Tobey’s limitations

Written by Alison | July 13th, 2008 at 3:38 pm | Comments

“He’s very brave. He isn’t afraid of dogs or people. Just balloons.”

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