Draw Something. Write Something.


I know there are at least two sides to every story so I am careful about swooping in and passing judgement on whatever incursion du jour is happening, especially when I wasn’t there to personally witness it. Frankly, it would be easier to play King Solomon because the alternative is to get them to come to some kind of consensus. It is exhausting.

Chicken Coops, Little Free Libraries, and Doing Whatever I Want


If I lived within an HOA, absolutely none of my improvements would have been approved. Not the paint, not the coop, not the library, not the art, not the murals, not the animals, nothing.

Maximum Productivity


It’s Thursday and I just now am feeling like I’ve caught up from the Thanksgiving holiday, except for blogging about it. I don’t know why I bother. Nine days of intense family time at home … good times. I spent the last few days reveling in Maximum Productivity, that’s what I call getting stuff done without […]

The Solution to Pollution is Dilution


Ah the holidays where everything is accompanied by the festive sound of children bickering in the background. I employ the age-old technique of collecting as many other people’s kids as I can when I’m stuck at home with Itchy and Scratchy. There’s something about adding more kids to the mix that keeps the conflict from ending […]

Halloween Party Aftermath (Part 1)


I’m still having a hard time organizing my thoughts about the big Halloween party. That one that happened last week … Somehow talking to Lemony really helps me distill my thoughts. Instead of being all linear and boring about it, I’ll feed it to you in little bits to prolong the goodness. This one came […]

Feline Assphyxiation


That Fucking Cat strikes again! Last night a muffled cry of MOM MOM MOM! came from the boys’ room. Naturally I dropped everything and ran to their aid. Ha ha ha … no. I went into their room with a camera, natch. Testiclese was in bed with That Fucking Cat sitting on his face and he had […]