Sometimes Age just gets up and Slaps You in the Face.

April 29, 2009 by  
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This blogging stuff is sending me over the edge. Now that I created one, I feel the need…obligation…pressure…to populate it on a regular basis. Regular, to me, means at least every few days. I don’t have enough original thoughts in my head to …

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Not the Write Stuff.

April 24, 2009 by  
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My children are terrible writers. Really, truly. Oh, they can write a quick, down and dirty paper for school. But an essay with a point of view? A creative writing assignment that is supposed to take you to another place and time? A poem? A haiku…

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Scary Water Cooler Talk at Hospitals

April 20, 2009 by  
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I was carted off the hospital the other day from work (I won’t bore you with the details, and I’m fine, but there’s nothing like getting hauled away in an ambulance with chest pains to ramp up the stress level at work!), and while I was waiting on a gu…

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Pardon my Previous Parental Smugness

April 7, 2009 by  
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I’m not a bad parent. But I’m also not as good as I used to think I was. My daughter is doing poorly in two subjects (language arts, which just kills me, and science, which kills her dad, an engineer). She is mouthy, disrespectful, beligerant and mo…

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It’s Lunchtime! Go Home!

April 1, 2009 by  
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I’ve been meaning to rant about this for a while…and a lunchtime stop at my favorite store prompted me to get on the stick and do it. Here goes:Housewives, Stay-at-home moms, old retired people, people who have the day off…stay the hell out of sto…

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