Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Spit and the Pendulum

I feel the need to get back to my not-so-serious roots today, and discuss one of my son’s latest irritating habits: spitting.  I totally think it’s a guy thing.  I know my husband reflexively spits when he’s outside.  I don’t … Continue reading

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FAPEd Crusader

Sorry about before.  I think I needed to blow off some steam filled with sadness, anger, and frustration.  And while my initial instinct was to just try to take some time off from this nonsense, I can’t leave it alone.  My … Continue reading

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Clarence de Loon

I’m absolutely having a George Bailey moment in my life.  I need some magic little man to come down in a nightdress and help me sort some shit out. Yesterday may have been one of the single most discouraging days … Continue reading

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And They Will Never Tear Us Aparty

I have serious birthday fatigue.  We threw Stella’s party on Saturday.  Saturday also happened to be my birthday.  Stella was adamant that my birthday was NOT happening that day.  If anyone tried to correct her, she got pretty angry.  It … Continue reading

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What a Wanderful World

The universe has thrown yet another little bomb at us today.  I guess we didn’t have enough to deal with, now that Will is finally done with jury duty and MY REFRIGERATOR IS FIXED!  I’m only a little excited about … Continue reading

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Nightmerde on Elm Street

Before I can even put to rest the whole dot/Harpy teacher phenomenon, there’s a whole new front in the school-related irritation campaign. It involves a whole lot of little events/holidays/things which require money and/or participation dumped on families with little to … Continue reading

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The Way We Worry

So it’s been a heck of a ride lately.  I have to be honest:  I don’t often feel as if I’m coping as well as I could/should be.  Most of it is little, stupid crap that won’t even be remembered … Continue reading

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Pimp and Grits

You know what?  I’m becoming adversarial in my old age.  I find that lately my tolerance for other people’s abuse, nonsense, negativity, bullshit, chicanery, shenanigans, or mischief is nil.  Except my kids, I suppose.  I tolerate them all right. Normally, … Continue reading

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