Monthly Archives: May 2015

For Best Results, Give

Last week, I sat down to pay some bills, and the bank was all, “Not right now, hit me up later,” or whatever. I haven’t gone back to pay them. They’re not due, and I’ll probably pay them today, or … Continue reading

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Contrary to My Desires

I thought I’d tell you the bad news first, so the good news seems even better after. That’s how I do, so let’s plunge in, shall we? I’ve been puny this week. I got one of my infamous cold sores … Continue reading

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Nonsense

My mother had this way of speaking with me at home: “Guess what I drew today?” “I don’t know, what did you drawded?” If that hurts your ears, stop here. We went heels after our toes and we minded our … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — IWM

Ooh, shiny old things are some of my favorite things! When I took this picture on Sunday, I realized, Hey, I have a door for Norm’s #ThursdayDoors! I always enjoy those posts, but I have the kind of life that … Continue reading

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If It Looks Sweet and It Talks Sweet, It Might Be a Bitch

Y’ever notice the things that are great about you are also the things that get in your way? I noticed this in my early 30’s. First, with other people, like stubborn people. Stubborn people make it work. Stubborn people don’t give … Continue reading

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Enrichment Excursion

We’re not cookin out today. There’s talk of chicken. Although Moo’s hung up on eating at the place of the best homophobic chicken sammiches, I’m leanin toward fried, or maybe tinga (thanks, Sherry.) I’m makin a simple strawberry dessert. Do … Continue reading

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The Wheels on the Bus Come and Go

I like yellow things, except yellow jackets. And maybe school buses. Over the years, I have put many a kid on many a school bus, morning after morning. Before August of 2013, I never, in the history of my mommyhood, had … Continue reading

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Is That All?

“I’d like an iced venti decaf white mocha, no whip,” “Will that be all?” “No, I’d also like an iced venti white mocha frappuccino and–” “Will that be all?” “Two grande decaf caramel frappuccinos and a pup cup.” “Okay, I’ve … Continue reading

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Hoodie Weather in May? Yay!

We had a predicted high of 67F/20C yesterday, although I don’t know how warm it actually got. In the afternoon, I opened all the windows and ran errands. Sometime before six o’clock my family members picked up quilts and gingerly asked … Continue reading

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They’re YOUR Parents!

I’ve been close with my in-laws since I was 13. I’ve called them Mom and Dad since maybe 14 or 15. They’re those kinds of people. Many people think of them as second parents or at the least, as people you … Continue reading

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