I lost an acquaintance on Tuesday. His unfamiliar face greeted me when I logged on, beaming an entirely inappropriate grin. In a community which holds anonymity sacred, portraits bear only bad news. We moved in different circles, but shared the same interface. We met often but briefly, semi-strangers smiling pleasantly as we passed, … Continue reading Death of an Avatar
Today marks the fourth anniversary of Acknowledging Imperfection. It has been a busy, chaotic, and wonderful year- if an abnormally quiet one here. CLASS has eaten much of my time, energy, and sanity- though it is a monster I am quite happy to feed! The above has become a fairly typical scene in my scene … Continue reading Four
I remember reading somewhere that most blogs tend to go inactive within three years. Glad to have beaten those odds, though progress has been shaky at times. That said, this last year has been particularly special. I’ve thrown myself into the local scene, and am having a blast- and plenty of spankings. As this … Continue reading 3
Acknowledging Imperfection turns two years old today! The patient among you who have been following along have likely noticed that the fits and moods associated with children that age seems to have been started. Posting regularly hasn’t happened as planned lately, and I’m using this milestone as an opportunity to return with renewed dedication to … Continue reading Terrible Twos
Sarah and David's story began here Sunday night, yet again. They seemed to come more quickly in summer. Sarah remembered when she had looked forward to her Sunday night ritual, when the weeks had stretched long and Sunday seemed to never come. Now they came all too frequently. Sarah composed her weekly report, mentally ticking … Continue reading Distance Learning: Matriculation
With thanks to Paolo of Wholebean and I Mark and Sarah's story began here Sarah bounced up the steps to her front door before the motion sensor for the light even activated. Although a bit woozy from too much time at the pub, her happiness provided more than enough energy to speed her quick trip home. … Continue reading Much to Learn: The Middle
One year ago today, I made my first posting here. It's been a busy year. Most would think that starting a blog while in the process of moving and changing jobs would be a bad idea, but I've found it a source of structure and comfort. It's nice to have something completely within my control … Continue reading Happy Blog Day to Me!