Alexa, How Do You Pack a Bag Near Toddlers and Grandparents?

January 17, 2018

Here’s something no one tells you about kids. You absolutely cannot pack for a vacation when they are within 5 miles of the suitcase. I have yet to devise a system (other than handcuffing them to the back door) to prevent things from being removed from the suitcase. Back when I was an amateur, I […]

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The School Thanksgiving Feast

November 22, 2017

M’s elementary school does a cute little performance of all the Kindergartners and then we have a feast with our littles right after. The parents sign up for various food items. The person who signed up for plates and napkins was 15 minutes late which was mega-annoying. My excuse is that the corn, that I […]

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I Was Almost Arrested Today

November 15, 2017

People never believe the stupid crap that happens to me, but yes, this ain’t no clickbait. I was almost arrested today. This morning there was an open house at the Fillmore Arts Center, where 3 elementary schools have their weekly arts program. M’s school was there today and the parents were invited to check it […]

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Little Girls, Big News

October 25, 2017

Since she started school, M has really been fast-tracking the whole growing up thing. When she saw some kids had lost teeth already, she kept insisting her lower front tooth was loose. I was like, “Pssht, you’re faking.” Well, she wasn’t. We’ve been getting daily tooth updates until today that sucker finally popped out during […]

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October 19, 2017

I’m finding the #MeToo movement quite fascinating. This stemmed from some sleazy Hollywood scum who believed money and power could grant him the right to do some horrifying things to women. Not exactly surprising and not a new story. Then #MeToo started to appear all over Facebook. I’m never one to jump on a bandwagon […]

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I Took a Stand Today

October 09, 2017

Facebook is rife with people taking stands on things. I try to hang in the middle, not having any real strong opinions on things, giving people the benefit of the doubt. I have to say, it’s nice and happy living this way….not believing the worst in all politicians, thinking but then promptly ignoring the latest […]

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