Remove old batteries – a public service announcement

Something in the garage was scaring the kids.  "Mom, there is a voice in the garage.  I've actually heard it before, but last time it only giggled, this time it said "peek-a-boo, I see you." Well that's not creepy AT ALL, and beings this bit of news came from the kid who is not prone to an over... Continue Reading →

Some things should go without saying.

I was in a medical facility recently, and was sitting, and waiting, and I had already read all of the old sticky, ripped, germ filled magazines that interested me, (let's hear it for AARP The Magazine, and Golf Digest!).  So I started looking around at the signs.  And this particular gem caught my eye, it... Continue Reading →

Retail Impatience

My husband thinks that I have infinite patience, my children strongly disagree, the truth is it's probably about average. Christmas shopping, at best, is a test of patience, and I understand that, but last month I found myself very irritated with the woman in front of me in line at Target.  The checker had already apologized... Continue Reading →

Random Conversation #1

And then we were walking down the sidewalk, on another one of the rare and fabulous nights out in the city.  I must have been gawking at something, like my cute shoes, the ones reserved just for the concrete, because at home I trip on the gravel or a heel sinks in the mud, or... Continue Reading →

We’ll see how this goes…

I've been pretty reluctant to start a blog (again).  I love the thought of writing about the kids, travel, the house, the dog, , the dog's travel, the dog's kids...well maybe not that.  We've already had to have a few discussions about why the dog can't have 'kids'. "Why can't Koko have puppies?" "She's been fixed."... Continue Reading →

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