Author Archives: Sarah

About Sarah

10 years ago, I was a computer science student. 5 years ago, I taught kindergarten. 2 years ago, I trained teachers. Now, I'm a technical writer. I have thoughts about most of these things, but most likely I'll just write about neuroses and why I love Mr. Gatti's pizza. Which might be a neurosis.

On My Own: Day 2 Status Report

Okay, it seems inevitable that my goal updates will devolve into status reports, so I’m accepting this fate now. Unlike status reports for work, though, I do not feel bad about spending more words documenting excuses than actual accomplishments. That … Continue reading

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On My Own: Day 1 Results + Day 2 Goals

Explanation This is a follow-up to my Day 1 Goals post. Disclaimer I have little hope that I’ll write goals and/or results every day forevermore, but it’s fun for now. Day 1: I did everything! Liana slept all day, so … Continue reading

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On My Own: Day 1 Goals

Our month of being spoiled came to an end last Wednesday when Jonathan’s mom returned to New Orleans and he and I were left to fend for ourselves against the two children. Fortunately, Jonathan was available for the next four … Continue reading

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Liana Ruth: Birthday #0

Nothing like the birth of a child to bring one back to the blogosphere. What else are you going to do while rocking a baby to sleep at 1am? This is Liana’s birth story. Disclaimers: Most of the pictures are … Continue reading

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Progress, One Ornament at a Time

It’s January, which means I’ll start blogging again for a month or two before I don’t anymore. For now I’ll skip the lengthy post-analysis of how Operation Projects went awry last year, chalking it up to Reasonable Reasons. I did … Continue reading

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Why didn’t they ever make “Baby’s Quest”?

A baby’s life, formatted as a 90’s PC adventure game… Look Floor. “You see two books and the fifty small pieces of paper that you just threw everywhere.” Take Book. “You pick up the book, looking forward to a quiet evening … Continue reading

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Some Baby Stuff

I’ve been bad about posting baby stuff, so here’s some baby stuff. Exhibit A: Getting Dressed March 9: Talia found a new use for laundry: wearing it. Only 1-3 more years, and she might be successful. NOTE: This video is … Continue reading

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February Project: Make Memories Visible

The Goal I love love love looking at pictures and souvenirs and scrapbookable items and artwork we made years ago. I love the people and places they represent, and I love rehearsing the events that brought them into being. I … Continue reading

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January: A Retrospective

Before I move on to setting February goals, I wanted to record the successes and failures of January so that I can remember that I’m capable of many mundane things. This would have been a nice activity for the last … Continue reading

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January Analysis: Where does clutter come from?

With a week left to finish my first monthly goal of the year, I’m just now officially getting around to the “analysis” phase of the month, though it’s been rolling around in my head ever since I kicked off this … Continue reading

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