- Allison Muir is a San Franciscan writer, artist, and interior designer. During her varied career she has designed D.I.Y. projects for ReadyMade Magazine, coordinated postproduction for clients such as Industrial Light and Magic, Dreamworks and Pixar, and produced and written for Al Gore’s Current TV. She likes restaurants with themes and gimmicks.
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This morning Hazel said, “Daddy goes to Apple, and Mommy goes to yoga.” Ugh. Demographically pegged by a preschooler. Cannot forget that Hazel still says “crocodile” as “tacodigle”.
Okay, so my friend Joe has a challenge. He’s STRAIGHT, but he lives at the intersection of GAY & MORE GAY (a.k.a. Castro and 18th, S.F.). AND he lives above a gay erotica store that always has a sign announcing, … Continue reading
Truckee isn’t the town it used to be. Between Sacramento and Reno, the Old West railroad town was just a collection of boarded up saloons and storefronts and abandoned Victorians and shacks a mere fifty years ago. The town’s come … Continue reading
We’re up in Tahoe. So great to have the girls not only have vacations in the same house that I had most of my vacations in, but to have them swim in the same lake and rebuild the fort that … Continue reading
Say what you will about the horror and gore of fairy tales. I notice that most parents now shield their kids from the more gruesome “The Three Little Pigs”, not telling them that the first two pigs get eaten, or … Continue reading
Today my mom came over. We were eating lunch and there was a long silence and out of nowhere she says, “So. I took a selfie.” Near spit take.
How many of you beg for a week for a new toothbrush, and then, when confronted with a new, light-up sparkle toothbrush that meets with your ultimate approval, break down into hysterics at the mention that the old toothbrush might … Continue reading
Violet yesterday.. “Santa Claus comes at Christmas.” Me: “Yup.” Violet: “And matadors come from Spain.” Me: “Also correct.”
…..Starring my cutie-pie nephew Roland…. Motherhood in 45 Seconds