She’s Got a Ticket to Ride (but I don’t)

I don’t normally carry cash. This is not usually a problem because pretty much everywhere nowadays takes credit cards. I pay the balances off in full, I like to get miles, I don’t have to stop at the ATM. Really, they’re the ultimate convenience for me with no downside. Cause I ain’t paying no stinkin’ […]

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It Was the Best of Times, It was….

A lot has happened. We moved. It’s done. I’ll tell you all about it soon. The important thing is, on Saturday September 4th, David was diagnosed with meningitis. Here is how I knew to take him to the doctor: He woke up, got out of bed and screamed. He sat down and moaned. He laid […]

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Spending and Saving: The Move

So, recently we did this whole moving thing? You may have heard? It was mildly chaotic. And gave me more than a few panic attacks. But I’m glad we did it. For a multitude of reasons. For one, if that whole meningitis thing had happened while we were still in the city, it would have […]

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Back to School with Boss Lady

Boss Lady has started classes to get her MBA. Now, I am hella proud of her and think this will lead to wonderful things. However, she’s still my Boss Lady. I used to have a Boss Lady who was unsure of her math skillz. In fact, she was so unsure that it was mandatory that […]

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Mishap Week: My Mishap

So, I decided it wasn’t really fair to have others write about their mishaps without fessing up to my own. I have to say though: it’s funny how when you throw out a topic like mishaps, people interpret it all sorts of different ways. Because this is what the word mishap brings to mind for […]

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Insane in the Membrane

We were in our apartment located directly over the Hellmouth when Alex started to head towards the closet. I panicked even though there was nothing in there. I paused to go over my Mental Mom Check List (MMCL) with regard to the closet he was scoping out. Was there a loose electrical cord? No. Sharp […]

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Seth McFarlane Strikes Again

I have been mad at Family Guy for approaching two years now. When I was pregnant my morning sickness was really hit or miss. Some days, I’d have no symptoms at all. Other days, water would make me puke. When water is your sometimes-enemy? You really don’t know what to expect. One particular day, I […]

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Spinal Meningitis Got You Down

So, many of you know, I adore Sue. She writes some of the most moving pieces on motherhood – and some of the funniest. I enjoy visiting her blog. It brings peace and wisdom. She also endorses Waldorf schools which I am slowly but surely finding myself a big proponent of. Mostly because I can’t […]

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