Conflicts

Yes, I know it’s been a while.  I’ve been busy, most recently with the decision to get a job. I had an interview for a position that is interesting, thought-provoking and inspiring.  The only downsides are that the pay is minimal (base pay is anyhow) and that it would require kicking Pudding out of the […]

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

It’s 10 PM, Do You Know Where Your Cookies Are?

Okay, if anyone has been reading this with any regularity, you know that I am stuck in a rut when it comes to removing the final 6-8 pregger pounds from my frame. You know this. More importantly, I know this. So can anyone tell me why I am scarfing down Chips Ahoy at 9:55 at […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on It’s 10 PM, Do You Know Where Your Cookies Are?

Thanks for…

I haven’t done my Thankful post recently, although it’s been on my mind. I don’t have the longest list today, but here it is: I’m thankful for our cousin Sadia and her mom, Juana. These are cousins on my husband’s side, Juana being his dad’s sister. Sadia lives on the West Coast and was out […]

Tags: , ,
Posted in The Fam | Comments Off on Thanks for…

The Power and Danger of Words

I really didn’t want to make this blog political. And I still don’t. But I just had to weigh in on this Tiger Woods lynching thing. For those of you not in the know, two commentators on the Golf Channel were discussing how hard it is to bring down Tiger Woods because he’s so good. […]

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Hawaddi and A New Plan for New Year’s Eve

I’ve gotten the fever. Well, I never really lost the fever. The fever is my travel bug fever.  It never really leaves, to be honest.  As soon as we get back from one vacation, and I mean the DAY we return, I am planning the next one in my head, trying to think where we […]

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

It’s Not My Fault

I was complaining to Chloe’s mother about how I am having trouble getting the last ten stubborn pounds of baby weight to get the hell off of me. Then I came home and ate two big chocolate chip cookies. Right.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on It’s Not My Fault

Underwear Comes Out of the Closet and Why Being a Mom is Like Dating

A few days ago, when I went to pick up Punksin from school, I ran into one of my favorite kids. We all know it happens. There are kids who are okay. Kids you don’t even notice. Kids that you think are okay but their parents are smarmy assholes. Kids you don’t like so much […]

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Momy, Wut Duz THIS Spel?

As a writer and avid reader, it is so wonderful to see my daughter slowly enter the world of words. She has, of course, learned the alphabet. Then she learned to write her own name, quickly followed by my name. Then she learned to write all of the letters in the alphabet herself. This was […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Momy, Wut Duz THIS Spel?