So, you slowly march towards your destiny, which you ASSUME is going to be a pile of partially digested grass and cat chow. But, it’s not. Oh Internets, IT’S NOT…. … More What the F*ck Chuck?
You are about to witness a dream come true. About a year ago, during a wine fueled purge of the contents of Marie’s closet, I took home her flute. Her flute that she played for about a semester in middle school and then never again. I am not sure why I took it home, other … More Wine Down Wednesday….
It was a beautiful Sunday morning, the sun was shining and the birds were singing. The windows were open and a gentle breeze was tickling the edges of the curtains. I sunk into the well worn cushions of my couch and took a deep inhale of my cup of rich coffee sweetened with pumpkin spice … More Easy like Sunday morning…
I made Carsten lunch yesterday and then we settled into the couch to watch one of my favorite animal shows, The Incredible Dr Pol. (Nat Geo Wild) Carsten – what is this? Me – it’s Dr Pol! Carsten – is that the weird old guy? Me – he isn’t weird! ………. Okay. Maybe stripping down … More Worst Mother of the Year Award
So, it has been two weeks since I have moved out on my own into a house with the kids. A lot can happen in two weeks. Basically I have become a plumber, someone is trying to kill me and if I did not have Google I would not survive in this cruel, cruel world. … More Broken Brakes and other Bullshit
I have moved a lot in the past 21 years, 10 times to be exact…. but most of those moves were with a moving company. Turns out? Movers are pretty important. Who knew? Heh. Let me tell you a sad sad story, internets. Once upon a time there was a girl who always moved with a … More Box Crisis: threat level RED
All of the following are things people have actually said to me in the past three weeks…. 1. I hope someone good/nice/fun moves into your house. Ugh…. I just told you I’m moving, could we maybe ponder on that for a moment before we move on to your potential relationship with the person who will … More Things not to say to a person getting divorced.
Talking to a 14 year old is like trying to have a conversation with someone who speaks only Japanese, and is very old, and has no memory or patience and also doesn’t like speaking to people EVER. Yesterday I was folding laundry, minding my own business, when Carsten walks out of her room and into … More Communication
Cody texted me today, Told Carsten I would get a Minecraft server working for her birthday but it’s far more complicated that I thought and I’m not sure if I’ll actually be able to do it. Advice? So, I climbed the stairs and walked into his room to have an actual conversation. But it didn’t … More Uhhhhh….
Even though you can’t find me at the shop very often anymore, I’m still behind the scenes at The Vintage Gypsy. Here is my first blog for them this year…. Flea Market Season Hopefully the first of many!