Deja Vu All Over Again – My little one has some teen (and other) angst going on for a while now, and thinks the path to peace is following the example of the older sibling a few years ago. The whys and whethers and if/when to call in FEMA are for another time Highlander. Anyhoo… Just […]
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the Bear has jumped out of the pot of slowly boiling water that was life under mom’s roof. So, I declare victory. My kid is out and taking on the world more directly. Yay! Am I thrilled that gaining that measure of independence did not come with true independence (there is a BF/roommate in the […]
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are doomed to repeat it. Sometimes, so are the people who remember it. I got my start behind the wheel in a parking lot, at one point with a ginormous floaty Lincoln. Never on the street – escalation is bad, mmkay? Then more lots, and then finally on the road with Dad. So too with […]
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The apple of my eye doesn’t fall far from the tree, except that sometimes it does. I have a kid – a couple of them, actually. Kid1 was chomping at the bit to get a driver license. Kid1 wanted an Aston for the longest time, because of some mormon vampire chastity book. [Ed.: Twilight] Kid1 […]
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Life, the Universe, and Everything is explained by football or Star Trek. It’s true. Football is easy – anything that has to do with sex fits. Star Trek takes on other things – racism, war mongering, cultural elitism. Recently, it became apparent that Star Trek explains divorce behavior. David Marcus Kid: I’m sorry, sir. Just don’t […]
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Pod rolled over the odometer, which we celebrated yesterday. Naturally, there were speeches. We ad-libbed a speech that we had been working on for days. We also had a little bloodletting last night between Lurlene and the Bear. Hopefully, it was medicinal and long-lasting, and not just momentary fireworks.
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made by your kid for Mother’s Day. Contestant 1: What are things Mom should eat? Contestant 2: What are things Mom should not say she forgot she even had, when they’re the only thing in her refrigerator and are untouched since last weekend? Contestant 3: What can Mom (the ex) stick up her ass?
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that killed this cat – at least not my kid’s curiosity. Cats are safe around the kid, at least when it comes to cars. Kid drives this car:
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[Ed.: At our corporate counsel’s insistence…] Just so we’re clear in mama drama part 7,005 | Messenger Puppet, kid1 STILL has a place at puppet central. The anount of work to restore the room to its pre-moveout condition is exactly however long it takes to swap out a set of sheets so there is fresh ones […]
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