It’s all relative.

I just found my elder son, teary-eyed in the basement. “What’s wrong?” I asked, concerned. He looked up at me, bottom lip trembling, and said, “We’re poor.” Oh, for the love of pete. Hubby and I had just had a talk with the kids... Read more...'

Birthday blog.

That’s right. Today is my birthday. Because I am the meanest mom in the world, we started with a forced 5K/family fun run. Yup. I said “fun run” and don’t let my kids tell you otherwise. They just don’t understand grown-up fun is all.... Read more...'

You have got to be kidding me.

Dang, that was fast. We made it to day six of school before someone was home with the flu. I don’t know how she does it, but we’ve got a daughter (hereafter known as “the carrier”) who catches every single strain of bug that comes through the... Read more...'

Oh, no, he din’t!

If you are friends with me on Facebook, then you’ve already heard this one, but still…. I came back from an 8 mile run this morning and hubby asked me how it went. “Okay, I guess, but it took 1:27 and I really wanted to finish in 1:20 even.”... Read more...'

Just think about it….

That’s it. I’m not kidding. My birthday is coming up and dang nabbit, the only problem is that I’m turning 41 years old and not 71. Today cemented it. Apparently, one of our local newspapers ran an article about our little retail corner. All day I... Read more...'

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