A long time ago, when we were first married, the H was working as a chef and I was working for a non-profit. Our schedules conflicted wildly. I used to tease him that the most commonly uttered phrases in our marriage were "good morning", "good night" and "good bye". For all that, we were wildly… Continue reading Not Really an O Henry Tale
I can't actually imagine a situation where lack of toast would constitute an emergency, but should that ever be the case - Emergency Inflatable Toast!
Instead of going to the grocery store today like a good mother, I went to the local B&N. The reasons were twofold: I needed a latte and I needed Thomas Sniegoski's newest Remy Chandler novel. It's been out for a while, but today I simply caved – it had to happen sooner or later. I… Continue reading Sometimes I Just Can’t Help Myself
Today I cried in the insurance office. I bought my Explorer in August; sold my Jeep the very next day. The insurance company never removed the Jeep, so today when the payment came out, well, let's just say it was considerably more than expected. So I went over to the local office to make them fix… Continue reading I am not a Guy!
"Mama - did you wash any socks?" See, I only do laundry EVERY SINGLE DAY. The reason for this? Daughters. Once a girl touches an article of clothing it becomes contaminated or something. It can't go back into the dresser or closet. It ends up in the hamper. Or on the floor, where the dog… Continue reading Not what I want to hear at 0600…
Ordinarily telling a man he smells like a pig would be considered an insult. This might change all of that:
This evening I was invited to an Oyster Roast. I went even though I don't actually like oysters - which is something of a heresy here in Chucktown - and yet... Happily enough for me, the Oyster Roast ended up being Frogmore Stew (which I do love), because I gather oysters will not be available… Continue reading Just a Little Whimsey