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What is your on most eclectic mixed tape?

One morning this week, I had the house to myself. This is a rare and much appreciated happening. For the past two years, I've listened to audiobooks using earphones while…

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Razor blades and adulting: The same but differ-, er no actually, they are the same thing.

This is a true story. There is not one word of a lie, no single misleading statement nor exaggeration included herein. I was going to start this post with "Honestly"…

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This may be one reason why I get so little done in a day

Generally, I am in constant (non-aerobic, because I'm mostly a sloth) motion and do "stuff" from the time that I rise in the morning until the moment I burrow back…

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Just when I think Iโ€™m about to really get stuff done and blaze a new path, something like this happens. Every time.

Yesterday afternoon, while two of my smalls (who are all more in the medium-large range, if Iโ€™m being honest) worked on their school work and the other two wondered around…

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When the long-awaited prognosis is “there’s no hope for recovery.” What then?

To set the scene, you're at the doctor with a complaint. They diagnose the problem and your first reaction is relief (that you're not crazy and it's an actual 'thing')…

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Apparently, carrying a big purse does not give me superpowers but at least my wallet wasn’t stolen.

I carry a big purse. I have tried to scale it down, but alas, it appears as though I am not ready to make that leap to a smaller bag.…

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Have you had an Amazon package go missing from your front door?

When you steal an Amazon package and the package was sex toys and sex toys weren't what you wanted so you dump them in a ditch? You're a tool.

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Contrary to all appearances

So this was today, but you could pretty much replace "today" with "any day" and it would still be accurate. ****************************** Thursday morning: Characters in this scene: Me, alone at…

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Guys, I think I’m making a pig’s ear of this parenting gig

Preamble: Kids need to play outside. I mean, fresh air, physical activity, rosy cheeks and bright eyes, right? All good things that help promote healthy mental health (awkward, much?) and…

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And today he would have turned 70 (fabulously, adorned in sequins, stilettos and feather boas, no doubt)

We get but one life. Four days ago it was my birthday (yay, me!). And today, the person who contributed 50% of my DNA would have turned 70 years old…

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