Author Archives: Taochild

About Taochild

Kind of like a transformer.

Enemy of the state

I hate to say it folks, but it seems I have become persona non grata in these parts. Yep, I dared to do a dastardly deed. I went and put a link directly from the Thou Shall Not Mention Ever list of … Continue reading

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This just does not suit me!

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This probably is no surprise to anyone who really knows me, but fashion completely baffles me. I know, I know, it is hard to tell from my pictures. No doubt I impress all with my apparent grasp of haute couture. But … Continue reading

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There is something fishy about this!

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This happens to me a lot. Quilts. I am having a tough time thinking of a way to start this post, so my niece Sarah has helped me out with a few sentences. Now I am rearing to go. So … Continue reading

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It’s all in the phrasing …

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My life seems to be a constant shift between all or nothing. Specifically when it comes to time. I either have so much time on my hands that soap operas seem Shakespearean, or I have a constant stream of things to … Continue reading

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The dangers of a bed

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Back in my Test Dummy days, when I bounced instead of crumbled, I wore any injuries I came across as badges of honor. A bruise was just proof I actually DID something. Scratches that had blood on them just an indication that … Continue reading

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In need of a good exorcist

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I was going to once again share my woes with Bureaucracy Demons, since it is that time of year when a specific species of them comes out of their caves. But the state health care demons are just way to … Continue reading

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Geyser dreams

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There is something about wilderness activities that brings out the best in human nature. It is like getting outside the toxic fumes of civilization, breathing in all that nasty fresh air and actually communing with flora that was not made in China … Continue reading

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Tough questions

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When we meet new people, there are always a selection of questions we will ask that are intended to both break the ice and to get some quick info on whether or not we should run screaming and dive under a table … Continue reading

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Ninja Cats build houses too

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My niece is on vacation this week. Seeing as higher education and introductory education have nothing remotely in common, her parents, who both do work for a local college, of course do NOT have vacation this week. Enter Uncle Steve. … Continue reading

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A day in the life (sort of)

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I was just introduced to the Turtlewomp family. Bubba Turtlewomp, mysteriously found on a roof when he was a child (with no explanation), managed to make it through life, and even found himself a mate, despite having only one known … Continue reading

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