Day 1/Day 3

Day 1 of Second Grade: Day 3 of Second Grade: *sigh* ...more

A Fuck Up of Epic Slither

As I pulled my car in front of the house, Brandus sat on the tailgate of his truck, swinging his legs and talking to the guys across the street, who were throwing around a football. Voldemort and the dog ran around with the kids next door, and I smiled as I got out and walked around my car to get my stuff out of the passenger side. FLASHBACK A tiny five-year old alia stands in her backyard, bare feet balancing on a wooden garden partition....more

A Fuck Up of Epic Slither

As I pulled my car in front of the house, Brandus sat on the tailgate of his truck, swinging his legs and talking to the guys across the street, who were throwing around a football. Voldemort and the dog ran … Continue reading → ...more

You Should See the Other Guy

I swear - 6 foot 5 or so, and laid my husband out on the ground groaning in pain.It's not what you think. He's fine. A little sheepish about being laid out on the ground by the situation, but fine.It started as a normal day. Admittedly, we were stressed because there was enough water dripping in the garage to have made a mess of the ceiling and so someone was coming to take a look at that, but all in all, it was a normal day....more

You Should See the Other Guy

I swear – 6 foot 5 or so, and laid my husband out on the ground groaning in pain. It’s not what you think. He’s fine ....more

Up to Date

I’m attempting to pick a new theme. Expect weirdness for the next few days until I get all bugs worked out and thoroughly squashed. Comments and suggestions helpful ....more

The Living is Easy

Blogher is next week!!! I had such an awesome time last year, and I am so excited to go again. Of course, it took some digging to find my silverspiral.net cards that I got from moo last year, only to find out I only have about 30 left ....more

Words of Loathing

I am truly, wickedly adoring reading this thread at The Toast – it’s all about books you HAAAAATE. Now, the problem is, while many of the hated books I agree with or have never read due to general apathy, many of the ones people are talking about hating are ones I LOVE – The Little Prince? 1984? ...more

Things I Know

1. If I owe you money and you don’t want paypal, you will most likely never get your money, even if I know I wrote a check and put it in an envelope AND put it in the mailbox. What happens to these checks? ...more

I’m Not Actually a Teacher

What I really do, as every kid knows, is exist ONLY TO FRUSTRATE CHILDREN. And DAMN do I enjoy it! Example 1, conversation between myself (ME) and a highly gifted three year old (SH): SH: Ms ....more