Tuesday, June 20, 2006

just finished: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

I admired the creativity of Fun Home so much that I feel kind of stymied by not connecting with it on any other level. Parts of it made me laugh and parts were very sad, but it all seemed somehow remote. It makes me think of trying to pet an exquisite sculpture of a cat.

extremely tired of currently reading aloud: The Magic Schoolbus and the Electric Field Trip

... but when he waved it under my bleery eyes this morning, I suggested he read it to himself... and he did!

An unexpected benefit of the reading kid.