Writing for National Novel Writing Month has had a bit of a rocky start. But, like many parents around the world, weekends belong to youth sports, so there’s that.
Still, since November 1, I have managed to churn out a small amount of the anticipated 50k total expected by the end of the month: alas, only about 2000 words so far. None of them for the memoir though – I’m working on a different story.
Continue reading Typical morning routine of a NaNoWriMo writer
14yo teen boy comes home and says: “Mom how do you get paint off my backpack?”
So, like all parents of teenagers, the first response that pops into my head is a question, or rather, several questions:
Continue reading Never a dull moment: life with teenagers
It has never been easy for me to accept a compliment. Maybe because I always sort of expected that I didn’t really deserve them…
Having said that, I’m getting better at accepting and thanking someone for them.
Then, something happened that completely blew me away. But first, a little preamble:
Continue reading Struggles with compliments
I saw this posted on social media in various places and thought it was fun! Let’s have some fun on a Friday afternoon…
1) How do YOU brush your teeth? Pick a number.
2) How do you think I brush my teeth? (Because my way is the right way… hahahaha) 🙂
Continue reading How do YOU brush your teeth? 🙂
Ok so I came across this post in my WordPress reader and simply had to re-post it here for you. Because it is ABSOLUTELY… Brilliant? Ridiculous? Hilarious?
I’ll let you be the judge.
Disclaimer: if you’re a shrinking violet or shy about sexual matters, perhaps it might be best if you simply turn away from this post because the last thing I intend to do is annoy or offend anyone. I did insert a few commentary for your (and my) entertainment – to be taken with a grain of salt. 😉
PS Much of the world is still in this exact ‘state of mind’… (just saying).
Continue reading How to have sex with your husband 1960-style
Disclaimer: If you’re a delicate flower or easily offended I recommend you stop reading now. Also, I am neither tipsy (yet) nor crazy (debatable). You have been warned. 🙃
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I made a MAJOR decision today. Because the time has come and I can’t take it anymore.
I’ve mentioned my mantra before on this blog, right?
If not now, when?
Today is the day. Today is now.
Continue reading TMI Monday
Random thought going through my head this morning:
Continue reading Unconventional medical advice
My daughter and I went to buy some materials at a Big Box Store the other day. She wants to adopt some guinea pigs and we’re building our own cage.
Continue reading Putrid customer service