Opera singers

Sometimes, my daughter and I sing opera to each other, rather than just "talk". Doesn't everyone? … [Read more...]

Me, and My Kids

Oh No! I fell asleep early last night!  I suppose I should not have put off writing till the end of the day, but it was just me, and my kids yesterday... After a busy morning filled with bowling, … [Read more...]

Function over Fashion

Function over Fashion. It is something my Grandma likely would have said. The sun has been so bright on my drive to and from work lately. Last night, I broke down and bought a pair of clip-on … [Read more...]

My Girl

I took my daughter to karate tonight.   I love that my daughter takes karate. I love that she enjoys it so much. I love that she chooses karate over other activities. I love that … [Read more...]

Just One

We're thinking of getting a dog... A dog for my son. A friend for my boy. He so desperately needs one. Just one. A friend to run with, to play in the sun with. Just one. A … [Read more...]

Funny Thing

A funny thing happened yesterday... My son was kicked out of his social skills group. Let me assure you that this is funny, in a "I'm searching for the positive" sort of way. I should perhaps … [Read more...]

What has possessed me?

My "About me" page is outdated. It is fun to catch a glimpse of myself, my children, my life... then. "Then" happens to be 3 years ago, give or take a few months, when I had it in my head that I would … [Read more...]


I spend most of the day in a car with my younger sister. Most of the day entails roughly 4 1/2 hours, which is, of course, not nearly half the day, but my stiff neck, numb bottom, and sore knees tell … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day!!

Tomorrow is Mother's Day. This afternoon, my hubby asked me what I would like for Mother's Day.  He wasn't particularly thrilled with my answer earlier in the week but, to be fair, I ask for the … [Read more...]

Is 7pm too early for bed?

I want to send my kids to bed. I have had the longest week, and have only the minimum amount of patience required.  At the rate my boy is going, he is going to run through it quickly.  My daughter … [Read more...]