Monthly Archives: June 2014

Check Mater

It’s a new week.  Hopefully this marks a return to my quest for balance.  The past few weeks have not felt balanced.  Oui Oui et al returned Saturday night from their trip and Will and I got to dump the … Continue reading

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Booger Nights

Some days are just gross. Yesterday was one of those days.  One of the first things I laid eyes on when I went in the kitchen was a big pile of cat puke.  The bastards usually at least leave it … Continue reading

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The Suck Stops Here

I haven’t bitched about not sleeping in a long while, so I figure I’m due. It’s no secret that both of my kids suck – or have sucked – at sleeping.  They both had/have their own unique twist on it.  … Continue reading

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HI-way To Hell

After so long struggling with communication, I’m happy to report that Stella has definitely become more conversational.  We still have some ground to cover, but I refer to the following examples as evidence of improvement: A) She now aggressively greets … Continue reading

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Moulin Stooge

There’s been a whole lot of extra togetherness, what with sick kids, oppressive summer heat, and in-laws out of the country trying to do good for the world (damn it).  I’ve been struggling with my attitude a bit lately as … Continue reading

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Ain’t Too Proud To Egg

Meet Hubber.  Hubber is a relic from my own infancy – the only toy left from my childhood.  He’s a little worse for wear, as you can see, but he’s here.  That’s the important thing. When we were putting the nursery together, … Continue reading

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Rubik’s Pube

As I mentioned yesterday, energy and time have been hard to find.  This makes everything a bit more difficult.  Some things I just have to ignore.  Like the dirt on the floor which I never got around to vacuuming or … Continue reading

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Planes, Drains, and Automobiles

I haven’t been blogging nearly as regularly as I usually do. I’m not really sure what the reason is. I do know that time seems harder to come by than usual lately, and it seems as if life has enjoyed … Continue reading

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Smeeeeear’s Johnny!

What’s that old saying about girls being made of sugar and spice and everything nice?  I call shenanigans on that.  Don’t get me wrong: my little girl is beautiful. She has gorgeous big blue eyes and golden hair.  But she … Continue reading

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Cataract On a Hot Tin Roof

Neither of my kids have had a “lovey-“ an animal or blanket so beloved that its absence is marked by complete and utter hysterics.  That being said, Stella has several animals that are favorites.  They’re all feline but that’s where … Continue reading

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