Looks like the magical fruit has some competition......

We have two days of school this week before Thanksgiving break....more

You can have the turkey, cause I'm pretty sure I'll be getting the lobster.....

I'm giving thanks this weekend for so many, many things. ...more

I'll take my bug chocolate covered, please.

Ian has a friend named Ben who is in second grade and spends a lot of time at Ian's house....more

I should have reminded everyone to take cover.....

It’s hard sometimes to imagine what your life will be after a divorce. It’s such an incredibly traumatic event, that frankly it’s hard to imagine each day what the very next day will be like. The events that lead up to such a difficult and painful decision are so very different from one person to the next....more

Sometimes a boy's gotta do what a boy's gotta do.....(aka GET TO WORK.)

I apologize for neglecting this space, but I’ve been incredibly distracted by a whole room full of Franks....more

Somebody Pinch Me.

Divorced.Frankly, it would have been amazing if it hadn't cost me 245 THOUSAND DOLLARS...... ...more


"Mrs. Smythe, do you know what my favorite flower is?" I smiled at Andy, "Hmm, I don't!"...more

Sometimes life hurts a lot more than death.

I’m having a hard time today coming up with a way to express how my heart is broken. But I’m going to try. Last Saturday my darling 22 year old niece gave birth to a beautiful baby boy....more

This is the man we should all be learning from....

I was sitting at my kitchen table tonight working on lesson plans for the week. I like to work with the television on because for SOME crazy reason I am used to background noise....more

Vodkamom's NEW adventures.....and this time they're happy ones....

I’m 56 years old, and I have finally discovered what a “grown-up” relationship really looks like....more