Tag Archives: Simon

SoCS — Rings

When it came time to get married, I didn’t wanna wear a ring. Like, I know it’s a thing people do, but I’ve never been a fan of rings. I’m not really a jewelry person. I’d met some people who … 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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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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You’re Safe with a Man in the House

Like a lot of kids, if I woke up scared, I’d head to my parents’ bedroom. Like a lot of parents, they grew annoyed, and began to forbid it. I have memories of them carefully lifting their feet over me, … Continue reading

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Happiness Recovery

As few of you know The Boy, Bubba, our son, has been in town for a little over a week. We also had our nephew for most of that time. Then, because we had Bubba and Simon, we also had some other … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Joy Makes Us Wait

A lot of people were overwrought with holiday schedules and festivities two weeks ago, but ours was just now. We’re a busy, sometimes over-scheduled clan. We only just recently had the big family dinner and gift exchange. In a way, … Continue reading

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“Joey, why did they put the baby Jesus on the cross?”

In case you thought I’d ever run out of stories about how religious education is a tough grasp for children, I won’t. As I’ve said before, I took care of my nephew Simon when he was a smaller person. As … Continue reading

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Magical Day

I knew Drew was comin for a visit yesterday so I knew it would be a good day, but I had no idea it turn into a magical day. We spent the day on the porch with our swate tay, catchin … Continue reading

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Random Musings of the Unamused

I’m kinda feisty lately. My spidey-senses are keen. My bullshit threshold is low, as is my ability to give fucks. My eye rolls are exceptional. It’s likely related to hormones, because I also think Cocoa Krispies are incredible and I think … Continue reading

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The Weekend’s Over, Right?

My son came in for his spring vacation, which was splendid. He came with a lot of equipment. Cords and cords and more cords, all over everything. He asked for curry, so I made curry. He wants something for his … Continue reading

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