Tag Archives: Sissy

You Waited: Weird Week’s Longest Post

My apologies, but this week’s funnies are completely ineligible for blogland. More than half of them were just plain mean. Oh, the gossip stories I could tell you over mojitos on the porch, but not here. *shakes head subtly* The … Continue reading

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SoCS — Sign(s)

I got the song stuck in my head, ya know, “Long-haired freaky people need not apply…” I am a long-haired freaky person and I already have a job, so that’s cool, whatever, but you shouldn’t be like that, man. I … Continue reading

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But… Butter…

When my friend Tori moved to Indianapolis, she came from San Francisco. I know y’all think San Francisco must be HUGE compared to Indianapolis, but um, no. In terms of largest US cities, San Francisco is ranked 13 and Indy is … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday — Elmo Pee

  When Sissy was wee and learning the alphabet song, it was — sing it with her now — “A B C D E F G, H I J K ELMO PEE, Q R S, T U V, W X, … Continue reading

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My Secret Shame

I was readin vanbytheriver last night, which was a fun little read about birds and love. It struck me as funny-odd that she didn’t know the birds in question were mourning doves, but then I had to mention in a family of birders, … Continue reading

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Kid Math: It Doesn’t Even Matter

Long ago, in what seems like a distant galaxy (our apartment) I had The Towhead Twins, Bubba and Sissy. Most weekdays, I also had my nephew and another child his age. When you have two kids, more children are actually helpful. … Continue reading

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Choose Your Lies Carefully

Over at Dramatic Momolgue (Best titles ever, by the by) you should see the incredible Tooth Fairy-Saving design she’s come up with. I was totally jealous and immediately thought of climbin up the freakin bunk bed and diggin around under … Continue reading

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SoCS — Not Now

“Not now.” “Can’t. Makin gravy.” “Can’t. Typin.” “Can’t. Foldin laundry.” “Can’t. Paint all over me.” “Can’t. Gotta pee.” “Not now.” Things I say to my children while they follow me around for hugs. Despite what my family says about me … Continue reading

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She’ll Be Bastin Big Fat Turkey When She Comes

You’re probably reading this while my parents are here. I said they could come over at a reasonable hour, like 9am. I don’t think they classify 9am as morning, but I do. *yawns* I’ve been clever, and prepared 98% of … Continue reading

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I Do Not Cry Wolf!

No matter what’s going on in a scene, I always identify with the character no one believes. Like when Rachel’s date kept yelling at Ross? Poor Ross. No one listens to Ross. No one listens to their Joey, either. These … Continue reading

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