Category Archives: life

Smother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day out there. It’s been a hell of a few days.  We had a pretty impressive front stall out starting Thursday  night, and all the experts said we were doomed.  They said it so loud and emphatically that … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Wins

Today, for roughly 3 minutes, I became one of those parents. Today, for roughly 3 minutes, I lost my damn mind and behaved like some feral mom-beast. I took the kids to their first jiu jitsu tournament. I know, I … Continue reading

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Load to Nowhere

I feel the need to apologize.  I think once upon a time, my blog was kind of funny.  I mean, I’m no stand-up comedian, but I’ve been told I can be a bit witty.  Lately, I have not been.  Like, … Continue reading

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End the Knee

Spring break has come and gone, and the Bomb Factory traveled to Virginia Beach and back.  We saw antique planes, a very old lighthouse, Jamestown and Powhatan villages, and best of all, Busch Gardens.  Stella was proud as punch that … Continue reading

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Chicken Group for the Soul

I know some of you live far away, but do you know what a ya-ya is?  Down here, or at least to me, a ya-ya is a southern woman who is able to handle just about everything thrown at her.  … Continue reading

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The Win Beneath My Wings

Sorry I’ve been away.  I’ve been charging at windmills again.  This school stuff…  I’m like a dog with a bone, I guess.  Things have not been going according to plan.  You’d think I would learn to stop making them -plans, … Continue reading

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Carpooling Myself Up By My Bootstraps

I guess it’s been almost a week since I last posted.  I’m still coming to terms with the whole Felix-test thing.  I’m still very angry and sad about it.  I may yet send out emails to every school board member … Continue reading

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Spew Hot, Spew Furious

I gotta unload, y’all. Felix did not “pass” his test to get back into the magnet school.  Just like last year, I’m devastated for him and for all of us.  I really thought we had it this time.  He’s done … Continue reading

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Ticket to Hyde

My nerves are bad.  Tonight was one of those WTF ADHD nights and it’s sticking with me. To set the scene, I got the kids after school and all was right with the world.  Felix was his usual happy self.  … Continue reading

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And Now for the Test of the Story

So how has this week been?  Personally?  It’s been a bit rough.  This time change thing is complete and total bullshit.  Somehow I manage to hate it more every year.  It completely jacks my kids up.  They don’t know when … Continue reading

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