Our baby became a teenager on Sunday. Every parent goes through the same grieving process when their child is no longer a tot. Where is that cherub-faced, sweet-smelling, chubby-armed baby? She was just here sitting on my lap last week drooling onto my arm, right? Teens are a whole other entity...an emerging presence who has … Continue reading Becoming A Teen
I know you have been wondering about things that happen to me that I just don't get. I don't understand many things about life. Ignorance is my middle name and I'm not afraid to spell it out... I Am Dumb For instance...how does the cellular telephone work? Texting...calls...what is happening?!?! I've been boggled by television … Continue reading I Don’t Get It
I'm baking pies today. Thanksgiving is in two days. I'm going traditional with my baking. Pumpkin and pecan will do it for us. My dad is known as "Plain Bob" and he doesn't like anything too fancy. He usually finds out that he actually likes fancy when he eats fancy, but he's happy with only … Continue reading Pies, Aging, And An Empty Sh*tter.
I have been a stay at home mom since my first baby was born. We lived in Chicago. I didn't have some fancy, high-payin' job at a hoity-toity downtown firm. It was cheaper to stay at home and not pay for daycare. We lived in a rented apartment so we didn't have a mortgage and … Continue reading I Bake Memories Into My Cakes
Another week (or two) has passed and another week in review is here... We have had encounters with pumpkins, a theft, illness in the family, a concert, and a holiday. October has come and gone and today is November. The month that gives us turkey and the birth of Gigi. Who was the devil for … Continue reading Another Week, Another Review