A Song For Daddy, In New York

Tiller asked me today, when we were laying on the bed reading after a day of waterlogging ourselves at the pool, “Mama? Where is Daddy? Is he lost?” He is out of town on business. So, we texted back and forth with Daddy for a while, and then she wanted to send him a song. […]

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Aw, HELLs Yeah!

Just received this in an email from what I thought was my children’s deadbeat Dad, on the lam in NYC. Subject: Uh Oh Message: Whaaaaat’s This???? I guess maybe he really was working. . . or else he was very. very. bad.

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Cute Zombies and Scary Adorable Zoo Animals

You have to check out the stuff made by Third Half Studios. . . this stuff is awesome craftiness by my friend Lori. (And some other person whom I do not know at all, but who is obviously also awesome by association.) If you like their stuff, make sure to click on the graphic and […]

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Tiller’s Latest Song

Rollie likes to invent wind machines to scare people. Tiller likes to make up songs. I am not kidding when I say that my jaw often drops at the inventiveness of her lyrics. This latest song was performed on my patio yesterday afternoon. I missed the first few lines, but todd and I are getting […]

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Estate Sale Friday!

Found a cute spring purse! And Marvin Gaye’s Greatest Hits! A tambourine! A pot rack! A screen door. (ok, actually, I pulled that out of someone’s trash the other day.) And la piece de resistance: six porcelain Santa heads (and arms)! It was a good day. Excuse the screwed up images. . .too tired to […]

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Honey and the Busy Bee

My excitement holds no bounds today. My friend Honey, my college roommate, is coming in town and staying with me for four days. FOUR DAYS. Sure, there will be kids and husbands and dogs underfoot, but I am so excited to spend some quality time with one of my dearest friends. Ever have a person […]

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The Pirate Queen, and her Former Associates

So, I am the Pirate Queen. I know, I know. . . I should have told you all. But we don’t really talk about it. That’s a lie. Todd finally told the kids about a year ago. “Your Mother’s The Pirate Queen.” I was a little miffed that he didn’t tell them i am The […]

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What are you going to be?

Tiller and I were sitting on the love toilets this afternoon. (That’s what we call our Jack and Jill toilets, right by each other, but separated by a door. You can hold hands while taking a poo. Love toilets.) Me: “What ya been doing?” T: “I’m playing doctor with Snoopy.” Me: “Are you going to […]

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Rollie Looks Into a Wardrobe (with Lucy, of Course)

Last night, Rollie chose a kids’ version of one of the Narnia Chronicles (the kids’ books are called “World of Narnia”) for Todd to read to him and Tiller. It is called Aslan, and Todd just said that it was “very abridged.” After school, I let Rollie play some xBox, since it is friday, and […]

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