I have a friend who lives in another state, but comes here on a a regular basis, for various business and personal reasons. Therefore, he has iPass transponders for his car. He recently sent me his transponders and a letter he had received, giving a list of local places where he could arrange a […]
If you look closely, you'll notice they came running to greet me– fake nerd glasses and all– before I even got out of the car. If they ever stop doing that, I'll be inconsolable.
I really think that the world would be a better place, if everyone got to watch Addie J throwing […]
Thank you for giving me a son who– when he sees me pulling into the driveway– stops whatever he’s doing with the neighbor kids, runs over to my car, and gives me a hug. Please make it always so.
So I was talking to my class today about how parenting changes your everyday life. I have mentioned here (ad nauseum) that I don’t really get to see movies that I would like; finding myself instead at Paranorman and Ratatouille and, God help me, Justin Bieber. So I said, “Now that I have kids, I […]
Yesterday, someone searching “big nose monkey family” found my blog. And from all appearances, hung around for quite some time. Also have I mentioned that “sombrero” leads many people to me? And “picture of eyes” and “big ass” and (my favorite) “cankles?” Never change, Interwebs. Never, ever […]
"Get off my lawn!!"
Last night, an important event for my alma mater was held at a fancy place downtown. At the 11th hour my schedule cleared so that I could join my beloved college girlfriends and meet up with others. I gleefully texted my friends: “OMG I’M COMING TONIGHT I’M SO EXCITED […]
[I don’t actually know what Greco-Roman wrestling entails. I’m not sure I could tell the difference between that and Jello wrestling; I just think the name is cool.]
Last night, as we were finishing dinner, Cameron began a long and involved tale, explaining how he had hurt himself on his bike. He was kneeling […]
We discovered this evening, that our beloved Addison J did not know there was a difference between “reading aloud” and “reading as loud as you can.”
This explains so much.
This morning I joined the line at the school as usual. As I was pulling up to the line of cars along the sidewalk, a car suddenly veered over from the opposite direction and pulled over in front of me. Now our cars were nose-to-nose, with this woman’s car facing the wrong direction. She […]
I live for the day when I no longer find used, brightly-colored children’s Band-Aids scattered throughout my property.