Where the Realtor Becomes the Client

September 26, 2018

I’m over this rain. It’s making everyone act like idiots. Today my work-wife and I were almost impaled by an umbrella some doofus was swinging around like Fred Astaire This Real Estate Family was at the beach this past weekend because we had to finish off one of my crazy ideas from earlier in the […]

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Four is the New 17

September 18, 2018

School continues to provide a never-ending source of frustration and entertainment. M’s bestie told her mama that a girl in their class said that she doesn’t like Hillary Clinton because certain types of people give her money. (This is why my parents spoke Greek at home, so we wouldn’t go running our mouth about what […]

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DCPS Will Land Me in an Early Grave

September 10, 2018

Things I don’t have time for: another school committee. Things this idiot just volunteered for: another school committee. When I heard the history of said committee, I felt like I couldn’t not help. I shared my interpretation of how DC Public Schools work (or rather, don’t work) with a parent of older children.  They congratulated […]

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School, Corgis & Realtoring ~ Hitting Snags

September 06, 2018

I’ll start with the good. M: Mommy, when we say the Pledge of Allegiance at school, the Principal makes everyone wearing a hood take off their hood. Why? DCREM: Because it’s a sign of respect, and the Principal is right, people should take off their hats. M: Then we sing the National Anthem. I’m not […]

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It Was a Rough First Week of School

It Was a Rough First Week of School

August 26, 2018

Real Estate Dad: You need to give up on this school stuff. Me: It’s only been a couple days! Real Estate Dad: I know, and it’s driving you crazy. Me: You said I’m not paying enough attention to the kids so I get involved in their school, join a committee and become a class mom […]

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Where the Hell Did Summer Go?

August 19, 2018

Argh! I love summer. And I hate that it is coming to a rapid close. DC Public Schools start, in my opinion, stupidly early. August 20. That’s a bunch of BS. There are so many days off during the year, I’d rather have this time in summer with the kids. It’s still 100 degrees out […]

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Happy Sumthin Day

June 24, 2018

I’ve been sitting on this one for several weeks. Mostly because I’m still in shock, but I’m also slightly embarrassed. We all realize I am not winning Mother of the Year after that little incident where I inadvertently left Chubs home alone. (In my defense, when I saw her lunch bag on the counter, I […]

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Summer Kickoff

May 26, 2018

That dog ran away again. Actually not even just once. He’s run away four more times. Thankfully these escapes happened on his new mama’s watch so all we could really do was chat about it with her, because she’s 2 hours away. He has learned to expertly scale a 6 foot fence. SIX FEET! Looks […]

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I’m Better at Real Estate

May 16, 2018

This dog rescue thing has gone off the rails. So…that last dog that we rescued from Texas, who endured the shelter from hell, the foster from hell and the transporter from hell? He got to Baltimore and settled in nicely to his foster home where he was to stay for a few days until he […]

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How to Pack With Children in the House

April 27, 2018

I have developed a plan on how to handle a 3 and 5 year old to get them out of the house for a weekend away. 1) Don’t tell them there is a plan to go away. It’s a guarantee they will flex the worst of their personality in the days leading up to departure. […]

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