At the Car Wash

You may be thinking, "How could anyone be anxious about the car wash?" And I will answer with a hearty, "Good question!" But I am, and it's officially gone from bad to worse. After last week, I have actually vowed that I will never enter another car wash again....

It’s Spring Break and I’m Spring Broke

So, here I am. Tuesday of my Spring Break. It’s 6:30 p.m. and I’m sitting in our second-hand recliner with a sleeping dog drinking a cup of coffee (I am, not the dog) and downing some Double-Stuff Oreos. Living. The. Dream. Trying really hard not to log in to...

My Twitter Responses That I Didn’t Tweet

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with Twitter. Granted, there’s some good stuff on there. Interesting scientific articles I wouldn’t otherwise come across. Play-by-plays of those high school games I can’t make it to. A video of a dog letting a squirrel dance on its head. Good stuff. But...

Why I suck at Leap Year

Leap Year should be a holiday. A real holiday. It should be a holiday where everyone stays home from work and takes care of those things they have always been meaning to do or have good intentions to do, but "just don't have time."...

On the Eve of 44

There are still many days when I feel like a fraud -- like I’m just pretending to be an adult and at any moment someone is going to recognize that I’m just a kid wearing eyeliner and mom jeans....

Don’t wake me if I’m dreaming

[Taps on microphone] Hello? Is this thing on? Hey, everyone. I decided it’s finally time I see if I can give this blogging thing another go. It’s been so long now I’m not sure I even remember how. They say getting back into writing is like riding a bike...

Catching (and throwing) up

Well, friends, I figured now is as good a time as any to slink back to my blog, blushing and apologizing profusely for my interupptus unexpectedi (I’m sure that’s real Latin). Let’s see…I just picked up Boy #3 from school, the fourth member of our household to catch the...