Hijacking this post

So there we were earlier this school year, driving – again – to school.  You wouldn’t think a lot could happen on a drive like this, because it’s not yet 8 in the morning and we’re only driving 5 blocks away.  You would be wrong.  For those of you scoring at home, “not yet 8 […]

Someone’s Getting Married in the Morning

Yesterday the kids learned a new song about a girl named Mary Mack, Mack, Mack, all dressed in black, black, black, with silver buttons, buttons, buttons, all down her back, back, back. Now obviously this Goth chick’s father owns a line of trucks, and she’s in formal black because he’s dead, or getting re-married, or […]

Post-Holiday Letter Thoughts

The holidays are over, 2010 is here, and we’re typing this year. Let’s start with… The Holidays: A Brief Review. Now believe it or not, and I’ve been known to lie, but this holiday saga starts at a Borders Bookstore, with a boatload of books and no coupons. Now everybody knows the thing to do […]

And Happy Birthday….

To, once again, The Reigning Queen of Pink, Grand Duchess of Fluff, and High Protector of Barbies, who (as recently noted) is today seven years old. She likes this quite a bit, either because it makes her “older” and therefor more likely to be allowed to do things her older siblings are, or because 7 […]

Whoa Nelly, Another Post!

Kids. In one ear, out the rear.