Jimmy’s Got a Gun

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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On the bright side

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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Those who forget history…

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

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

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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In other news

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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A clarification

[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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