Category: Musings

Psst. Read This During Algebra Class!

Dear Internets, Will you be my friend? Check Yes or No. Okay, before you answer, you may want to keep reading. I’ve got some stipulations and disclaimers that may influence your decision. You should not be able to eat off your floor on a regular basis.Being able to occasionally...

Stuff.

I love looking at *stuff*, especially when I can look at stuff while lying in bed with a laptop instead of while trudging through a store, trying to keep one eye on my boys at all times (which is difficult when I have three boys and only two eyes)!...

What I *Heart* About Iowa

Experiencing the beginning of all four seasons.Having your closest neighbors be a quarter of a mile away, but you know them as well as family.Watching cornstalks blowing in the breeze on a warm June day.Giving someone the “farmer wave” (index finger raised) as you drive by, whether you know...

Happy Anniversary to Me! (Oh, and You Too, Husband!)

I meant to blog last night, thinking since Monday is my day off that I would have time to be really creative and thought-provoking. Then I got the runs. Sorry, but there’s just no delicate or lady-like way of saying it. (Like the word “diarrhea” is any better!) It...

What’s Really Important

Some days I think I really suck. Maybe you can relate. I get bogged down in “woe-is-me”-ing because I can’t keep up with my laundry or because we can’t afford to finish our basement or landscape right now or because I seem to have lost touch with many of...

A Schmoopy Mother’s Day Post

Someday, when I’m old and senile, trying to remember if I’ve taken my fiber supplement and if today is pinochle day or bridge day, I hope I never forget these moments from Mother’s Day 2008, arranged birth-orderly by son: Boy #1The look of disappointment in your eyes as I...

Hello?? Is anybody there??

Ahem. (*cough*) Is this thing on? (*crickets chirping*) Okay…uh…Hi. Welcome to my first blog entry. If you’ve stumbled upon this blog by mistake, well, I’m sorry. And if you actually meant to read this, I just have to say—Seriously?! You’re reading this on purpose? I’m not sure whether to...