If I’ve been silent lately, it’s because I literally have nothing to talk about. Ever since my mother-in-law left, it’s just my wife and me with an extremely adorable but lifeforce-devouring baby of less than six months. That affords little time at all for actually doing anything that demands my attention for more than five minutes at a time. So movies are out, as is most television drama. I suppose that’s why American Idol is pretty much the only show that we watch these days.
It’s funny–for many years in a row, I told myself that I wouldn’t watch the show next season. I’m not quite sure why, to be honest, though I suppose it has something to do with how you’ve got to watch it twice a week and historically, it has pulled me away from geeking out on other things.(more…)