November 10, 2014

DH is out of town on a business trip, and the time change has me feeling down. Each year I have such a hard time dealing with the sun setting so damn early.

And it’s not even cold here! I’m Continue reading

November 6, 2014

A school bond measure in our local school district needed a supermajority of 55% to pass.

It got 54%. What a f*cking gut punch, amirite?

This would have funded critical repairs and modernization of our high schools, which are literally Continue reading

October 31, 2014

Halloween took a sad turn when DS4 came down with a nasty stomach virus and had to skip the candy grab.

But it also resulted in a moment we will remember for decades to come. Before the puking commenced, DS Continue reading

October 27, 2014

Time to unpack my bags in the wake of an epic guilt trip!

Let me set the scene: DD9 wakes up yesterday complaining that she “feels hot.” We take her temp and sure enough, she is running a fever (100.3). Continue reading

October 23, 2014

Every year they show up at my door, usually a little later than all the little kids: overgrown trick-or-treaters. Sometimes they don’t even bother to wear a costume. And I’m left feeling like I’ve just been shaken down for candy Continue reading