I might very well be the only person on the planet who has not read the 50 Shades of Grey trilogy and has no plans whatsoever to see the movie. (Actually, that’s not true. My husband has no plans to do those things either, so there are at least two of us.) ew. Opening on Valentine’s […]
Dear Totino’s…. do you think we’re idiots?
Dear Totino’s,If these are the Kids In America, then the kids in America (and their parents) need a major ass-kicking. I hate this commercial. HATE! Click here to see it.(I can’t embed it… sorry.) If anything? This commercial serves as a marketing deterrent. signed,A parent in America
The argument for laziness.
Last night we were talking to one of my boys (who shall remain nameless while this is still a Hot Topic Issue in our household). Having just returned from Back To School night, we were asking him about the assignments and grading policies some of his teachers had shared with the parents. One class in […]
What would Muhammad Ali think…?
Scene: Grant invites Handsome Hubby to join him for a game of Wii Boxing. Grant: “Do you wanna play?” HH: “Sure.” Grant: “It’s really cool, you get to pick a guy and be a character.” HH: “Sounds good. What’s your character’s name?” (Listening in, at this point, I’m thinking along the lines of The Hammer, […]
I can’t even explain…
There are things that just keep coming up and getting in the way of blogging. (And reading blogs that I like…) I promise to try to get my s**t together very soon. oy.
Kiss my Blarney Stone.
Conner’s school made an announcement over the intercom this morning: Any student who pinches another student for not wearing green will get a detention. A pinch for not wearing green is considered harassment and possibly will be considered assault. Reeeeeeee-diculous.
The boy has standards. (They’re low, but they’re standards.)
On Tuesday Devin came home from Spanish class telling us about a Christmas custom in Spain. Instead of hanging up stockings, Spaniards put out their shoes on Christmas Eve. The shoes are filled with treats. In class, everyone took their shoes and put them out in the hallway. A secret somebody then put a treat […]
What would you do for a Klondike Bar?
Devin, my oldest son, is 16 years old. He’ll be 17 in August. He’s handsome, he’s smart, he’s funny, he’s sweet. But… He acts first and then asks questions later. He forgets his stuff all the time. He doesn’t use his head in social situations. He just plain ‘ole doesn’t use his head sometimes…. Yesterday […]
Dear God, when will this end?
I am afraid to turn on the TV or get online for fear I will see another report of a mass shooting. Besides the high-profile random shootings like the one today in Binghampton, New York; or the one in Samson, Alabama; there have been at least 4 this year in California alone, where an entire […]
Um, what kind of pet?
I double washed these strawberries, but should I be worried…?
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