Happy Halloween!!!!

*So Halloween candy is like crack to Addison. She cannot stop asking for it, carrying around unopened pieces, trying to get the wrappers off, having hysterics unless there is some in her mouth. Plus, all the extra sugar means that she’s been aimlessly running, nonstop, since 7am. I predict that she’ll hit rock bottom […]


    Thanksgiving foreboding...

    Traditionally, Thanksgiving is taken by my siblings as an opportunity to mercilessly bring up embarrassing memories from my past. One year, my brief fling with the guy who later came out of the closet came to light. Also, the Sit & Spin incident, in which I, as a 2-year-old, threw a spectacular tantrum (which […]


      For Your Amusement…

      I got a new hard drive at my office last week, and it apparently hates me. I know this because my entire desktop is weirdly formatted and I can’t fix it. I’ll request that a file be saved in a certain location and my hard drive gleefully sticks it in virtual Timbuktu. And, unbeknownst […]


        I love my husband….BUT…

        Dave is on the B List this week. Last Thursday, inexplicably, he decided to take some cereal and milk to eat in the car. So he got in with a plastic cup full of Froot Loops and milk, set it on the center console, and said, “Wait– let me buckle my seatbelt first, so […]


          An observation and a challenge…

          Somehow, I was the only person in the fitting room yesterday evening, who had a self-appointed guard in front of her dressing room door. Given that this “guard” was a 5-year-old girl wearing an atrocious combination of blue-and-grey cheetah tights, a lavender plaid skirt, dark blue shirt AND a hot pink Hannah Montana sleep […]