Daylight Insanity Time

A conversation my husband and I just had: HIM: What time did we decide to make the new bedtime for the kids now that we changed the clocks? ME: I think we made it a about thirty minutes later. HIM: Later by old time or new time? ME: New time. Wait, no, old time. Wait,… [Continue Reading]

You know you’re exhausted when…

You were stuck in the hospital for almost three days with free wireless internet and you didn’t even post on your blog. So my beautiful little Miss L arrive Tuesday afternoon after about six hours of labor, weighing in at 7 lbs. 1 oz. I’m feeling pretty good, better than I did with either of… [Continue Reading]

Personal policies meme

Sarah sort of tagged me for the Personal Policies meme. My initial reaction was something like, “Dhuuur, what’s a ‘personal policy’? Is that, like, one of those things you say you’re going to do and then you actually do?…I don’t think I have any of those.” But upon reflection (and reading some great lists like… [Continue Reading]

They’re baaaaack

My husband came home last night and picked up a bo off of our bathroom floor. There was nothing under it. This is a very bad thing. There was supposed to be a scorpion under it. That’s right, they’re back. For all of you who read this blog only for scorpion stories and were wishing… [Continue Reading]

A scorpion. In a cup. In my kitchen.

My mother-in-law is in town for the weekend. This morning I walked downstairs to see the children dressed smartly, the table set with our nice china, and my mother-in-law serving up a ly Eggs Florentine dish with the aroma of buttery homemade croissants wafting all through the house. Kidding, kidding! It’s not that kind of… [Continue Reading]

Scorpions, you have crossed the line

Guess what I found in a box of clothes in the baby’s room yesterday. A $50 bill! No, kidding. It’s not that kind of house. Any guesses what I actually found, about three feet away from the baby’s crib? Yeah. A scorpion. For new readers or hopelessly optimistic longtime readers, I should clarify that, unfortunately,… [Continue Reading]