Mundane Updates From 20 Days Ago

It occurred to me that clothes that push all your flesh around in unflattering ways should not be worn. Therefore, the only answer is “naked.” Also, if you stretch your arms high, it stretches the flesh too. Unfortunately, I don’t think this is acceptable in civil society. My new birdfeeder is still full, a week … Continue reading Mundane Updates From 20 Days Ago

Q-Day 101: Lost In Space

It’s 9:30 am and I’ve been up for five hours. At 4:45, after a failed attempt to ignore the need for the bathroom, I noticed Todd was also awake. He picked up his phone and started playing a game – his usual M.O. when he’s got insomnia. I never tell him, by the way, that … Continue reading Q-Day 101: Lost In Space

Day 11

Random Notes: Still have plenty of TP. We're all gaining weight, even the dog, who is getting more treats from everyone in the house than she’s ever had. The drip in the kitchen faucet is diabolical. Dropped a bar of soap in the shower and learned it's just as loud as a shampoo bottle. Star … Continue reading Day 11

That Stench Is My Foul Mood

The Tara Chronicles

There are days like this.  They don’t happen very often, at least not anymore.  Everyone has them.  A mood so foul the day itself screams – for the love of God, woman shut the hellup!  It was all going so well, too. 

While everyone complained loudly about the impending snow storm last week, I did a remarkable 360 and was actually happy about it, because for once it happened at the best possible time for us.  It started late after we returned home from our routine Wednesday night trip to PA, and we had nowhere to go Thursday or Friday – no appointments, no obligations – and it was my weekend, so the kids were home with me anyway.  Perfect.  I worked Saturday night for a few hours, because the restaurant is short staffed, again.  Really, how’s about I just stop reporting that?  It should be the…

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