Posts from the ‘Dumb shit I do’ category

Floors sell hous – Oooooooh! SHINY!

Me: The lady on Jeopardy has really shiny hair. Nick: You think so? Me: Mm-hm. I want a counter like that. All black and gleamy. Is…

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And since when are we supposed to WEAR cocoa and waffles?

This evening I finally sat down and flipped through some of the fashion catalogs that have been hurling themselves at my house like possessed, obsessive-compulsive Hogwarts…

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It’s a love-hate kind of thing.

I have been counting down the seconds to buy Apple’s new iPhone 5. Mostly because, as of Saturday, my trusty iPhone 4 looks like this: Which…

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What it’s REALLY like. (A/K/A: More fail.)

I had a FAIL moment this morning. The issue started upstairs and soon became an all-out brawl. I was minding my own business in the bathroom,…

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I have been to Football; it is a dark and scary place.

My husband is a Buffalo Bills fan. Thank you for your condolences. From August through sometime in late fall or early winter (whenever the last  hopes…

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First World Problems

I drive the car to Target. SuperTarget, with the grocery section that has motion-sensor lights on the freezer cases. I like to go down aisles, just…

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Of God and pee and Jesus and lambs.

Two kids. Two soccer teams. Two games each week. Plus practices. This summer I’ve spent somewhere between two and four hours, every week, on a soccer…

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Why I am a lousy grown up… A play in one act

8:00 pm – bedtime ISABEL: I don’t want to go to bed. I’m scared. ME: What are you scared of? ISABEL: I don’t want to die.…

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Perspective: Being on display in your prison jumpsuit > flies and cat pee

Last week I had a bad day. I woke in the morning to find that our cat had peed… somewhere… in the house. Now, we love…

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Making a scene at Ruby Tuesday

On a whim last week, I decided to take the kids out to lunch. It was hot, and I didn’t want to cook. Air conditioning +…

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