Proud Sister

I have never been so proud of my sister as I am today. It is satisfying to watch someone you love decide to make a change in their lives, then work to achieve that change. Lisa has worked her ass off for two years, and she has made her family and friends very proud. Way to go, Nurse Lisa! We… Read more →

Life in the Food Web

It’s good to have read this article in the New York Times on those days when you want to crate your toddler, or dose your infant with Diphenhydramine, put duct tape over both their mouths, or throw them out of a moving vehicle. I mean, yeah, i think about it, but i would never: Feed one while watching the other… Read more →

I’ve Been Classified and Tagged

So, my parenting breed has been studied, classsified, and tagged. Seems that Todd and I are Grups. The linked article by Adam Sternbergh has been floating around on the internet for a few weeks now. (Okay, a month. Can we say “Slacker parenting?”) Todd first sent it to me weeks ago, and upon reading it, my first reaction was protestation.… Read more →

Five Year Pie

I think I saw you in an ice-cream parlour, drinking milk shakes cold and longSmiling and waving and looking so fine, don’t thinkYou knew you were in this songAnd it was cold and it rained so I felt like an actorAnd I thought of ma and I wanted to get back thereYour face, your race, the way that you talkI… Read more →