born and raised in houston, texas. attended a motley assortment of public and private schools before heading off to college. ended up with a BFA in art ed from UT and a MFA in photo from UH. latecomer to parenting. lover of arts, crafts, animals, books, cooking and coffee.
and i really don’t intend sarcasm. finding mr p has been the best thing that ever happened to me. i don’t deserve him and i can’t believe he puts up with me. musician, philosopher, teacher. lover of scriabin, coffee, sweets, rush and victor hugo.
fast approaching five and a half years old, the squirm grows before your eyes. tentatively diagnosed with mild autism, main symptom is a delay in speech and communication. extremely cute and very active. lover of parks, puppies, blocks, and dinosaurs.
fourteen months old this week, squirticus is my smiley baby. his disposition is almost always sunny, until it isn’t. surprisingly independent when feeling secure, stunningly co-dependant when attempting to hand off. lover of cars, madagascar, winnie the pooh, puzzles and ipads
we lost max in july of 2013. we had been together for 13 years, since some homeless dudes in houston gave him to me. hated thunderstorms, loved car rides, swimming, donuts, and barking.
rescued red dobie. weight when adopted = 37lbs, current weight = 102 lbs. incredibly sweet, though majorly uncoordinated. although she can sneak her big body on to the bed in the night with nary a ripple. loves food.
originally a birthday present for the squirm, provides endless entertainment for squirticus instead. loves biting the hand that feeds, night-time smothering and playing outside.
our newest addition. extremely squishy and soft. periodically rowdy (when not napping). loves chewies, food, the squirm, phrogmom, and becca.