So Long, and Thanks for all the Pizza Crust (Part III)

Dear Internet, Today marks the one year deathversiary of our beloved pug, Wednesday. In requiem, upon her death, TSTBEH wrote a series of vignettes detailing her life. Below is the next chapter in her life story. Previously: Wednesday is born, she fights with Leonidas, and she becomes king of the yews. She then has questionable business acumen,Continue reading “So Long, and Thanks for all the Pizza Crust (Part III)”

year in review: 2014

Dear Internet, Working at home today and getting supremely in the groove. Re-discovered that I used to do a round up, by month, of things that went on in the previous year as a year in review. This seems like a good idea to continue insofar as giving me a perspective for the year andContinue reading “year in review: 2014”

fyrene dracen on þam lyfte fleogende

Dear Internet, I’ve been remiss on updating my latest tattoos, which I think are tattoos 14 and 15. Introducing tattoo #14: The Viking dragon ouroboros. This is my first full on color tattoo, and according to Gareth, I healed out the colors (including the white) most excellently. This piece is the foundation of my half-sleeve,Continue reading “fyrene dracen on þam lyfte fleogende”

nippy sweetie

Dear Internet, My ToDo list for Sunday looked like this Return the growing pile of phone calls Clean out my personal inbox and respond/follow up to emails Pay bills Get .ca/.us passports prepped to send  Get caught up on work related readings Start draft of article due in a little over a week Do laundryContinue reading “nippy sweetie”

boats against the current

Dear Internet, Mother never explained death to me, so you can imagine at the age of 41 how naive I must feel. Birth, of course, was an entirely different matter. She didn’t have any problem giving me explicit details of how my brother was conceived (clinically) and what was going to happen when she wentContinue reading “boats against the current”

So Long, and Thanks for all the Pizza Crust (Part II)

Previously: Wednesday is born, she fights with Leonidas, and she becomes king of the yews. Fearing more trouble in the Roman world, Wednesday quickly made her way to Scandinavia.  She toiled for years trying to strike it rich with her questionable businesses. Examples include: “Fjord Fiesta” A margarita bar for the weary bearded traveler. “FjordContinue reading “So Long, and Thanks for all the Pizza Crust (Part II)”

So Long, and Thanks for all the Pizza Crust (Part I)

Wednesday the pug was born to a poor Spartan family on July 19th, 510 BCE. Her father, Pugtroclus, was a popcorn vendor. Her mother, Cleocharia, was a river nymph. It wasn’t a pleasant childhood as Wednesday’s parents had a strained relationship. She famously spoke of this in a 1977 interview on Parkinson for the BBC:Continue reading “So Long, and Thanks for all the Pizza Crust (Part I)”