Category: Personal

  • A thing about my sabbatical and sleep

    I am back to work, after three months of paid sabbatical. I should probably write more about it at some point, but until then here’s something I noticed early on. I have a thing where I wake up overnight and ruminate, often about work. I worry about something from the day before or the next […]

  • Scooter

    Scooter

    We had to say goodbye to Scooter on Friday. He was 13. It was a rough week. We euthanized Yoshi in our home on Monday. That day Scooter started limping. It wasn’t anything new. He was part Shar-Pei and would get Shar-Pei fever from time to time. It would clear up in 24-36 hours and […]

  • Yoshi

    Yoshi

    Our best guess is that Yoshi was part Shar-Pei and part Lab. He got his stubborness and curly tail from his Shar-Pei side and his shedding from his Lab side. He loved to curl up with his humans. It was an honor to wake up with him balled up in the crook of your legs […]

  • Backyard Camping

    I went “camping” in the backyard with our 3 year old. She loved the campfire of course. She was so thrilled to sleep in a tent that she insisted on going to bed early. Two hours later she was inside in her bed. I’d still say it’s a success. If she didn’t have the escape […]