Swimming with Alligators

Swimming with Alligators  ...more
@victorias_view Yes, you're right about taking risks! :) I honestly don't know if I would have ...more

Pediculus Humanus Capitis. *scritch scritch scritch*

OK. So. Lice.I think the first time we got lice--and you know this is gonna be a good story if it starts with "and the FIRST time we got [a plague]"--was when I was about seven and I went to after-school daycare at the Young Men's Christian Association....more

The New Adventures of the Real Me

Hola 'new' BlogHer Fam!A newbie to the BlogHer community and a VISONeiress to the royal throne of my own creative QUEENdom. I wanted to share my first post on her as a way to gradually come out of my 'shy' shell to introduce myself....more
Forgive is a powerful word. It took me a lot of years, and a fair bit of heartache, to ...more

Word Play

I  was sitting on our deck, when my neighbor’s five year old son came over for a visit. He was very excited to show me how high he can count. With the exception of him disrespecting the number thirteen, I listened to him count to twenty. Proud of himself, he counted to twenty again, and again..I tried to encourage him to include the number thirteen, but for some reason, he just didn’t like the number. Around the tenth go around, my husband, Marc, joined me on the deck. Excited to have a new audience, the little boy excitedly asked Marc if he wanted to hear him count....more
@victorias_view oh, no... I can see it now.. alex counting how many kibbles I put in his bowl ...more

Joan Rivers

OMG. This morning was the first time in a week I have been back to spin class. So not good. I was sweating and panting, and my legs were cramping and my ass hurt, and then I walked into spin class... (Ba dum Ba) I climbed onto that little seat; started pedaling and away I went. If only I could harness the power of the fat. But wait, maybe I can. Maybe I could use today’s fat as tomorrow’s cash cow.That’s it!...more

... if I didn't love it.

I've been down on hockey lately. No, not lately....more

Some days...

Some days No matter what you do it all goes wrong No matter what you feel no one will understand sometimes even you don't get it. Some days The lesson you are learning is clear like mud the pain you are feeling cuts to the quick and there is nothing you can do to understand. ...more

My bucket list is half full!

Kathleen writes about random things she observes at http://mrs-kravitz.blogspot.com/...more

9/13 Follow Up

I left it last night in a not so great place for me.  So I wanted to monitor myself today to see how I did.  I got all the things I needed to do this morning get done.  However, there is a loose string (and I HATE loose strings, I want things done and dealt with immediately) - I left a message for our case manager for tomorrow's appointment and she hasn't called back yet.  I'm really edgy about it. It's one of those things I can't control but am going nuts because I want to....more

Why can't the moon be a ball? How you see things can change everything.

Q and Daddy discuss Moon vs Ball.“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” ~ Anais Nin...more