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!
My daughter Carsten has struggled with anxiety most of her young life, most recently involving weight and self esteem issues. 13 is a hard age, fitting in and finding yourself during the awkward years of puberty. Add in social media pressure, mean girls and bullying and I’d be surprised if she wasn’t struggling … More Carsten finds her voice. …
1). Why is the cart return so far away from the handicap spots? I’m pretty sure if I need to use the handicap spot I’m in no position to be walking another ALL THE WAY to put away the cart and then walk back to my car. Why wouldn’t I just park by the cart … More Things I think about when I can’t sleep
You know what would be the best alarm clock noise? A cat vomiting. Nothing makes me stand upright faster than the sound of a cat dry heaving. You have to move fast, because the offender is ALWAYS barfing on something difficult to clean. If the entire room is hardwood and there’s only one little tiny … More Cat Barf Alarm Clock
5am – Check to see if my Mom is laying on her back, if she is – stand on her boobs. This is like trying to balance on a beach ball! Fun! It wakes her up FAST!! 5:45am – achievement unlocked, my mother is awake. 5:50am – Try to do figure 8’s thru her legs … More Timeline of Bus Stop’s Day
So, I’ve been working out. And by “working out” I mean that I’ve been bargaining with myself how much I need to exercise in exchange for what I want to eat for lunch every day. The struggle is real. Anyway, today’s exchange rate was pretty high as I had procured some sort of apricot-lemon-sponge cake … More The day I broke my butt.
1). Checking in at the gym. Just…. why? I get it if you’re running a 10k, or doing something special with a friend…. but if you’re just on the frickin treadmill, please spare me. 2). Selfies of you exercising. What are you looking for here?? If I wanted to stare at sweaty people I’d go … More 10 Things I hate about Facebook
I call 26 year olds, “kids these days”. I pay attention to those prescription drug commercials. I take notes about the prescription drug commercials. I text my friends about prescription drug commercials. It takes a few tries to get off of the couch. “Working out” is mowing the lawn. Technology starts to baffle me and … More How I know I am getting OLD.
There I was, innocently enjoying the latest episode of American Ninja Warrior. (Don’t judge me.) In my peripheral vision I see Billy walking past the couch and then all of a sudden drop to the ground and start swearing. I casually ignored it for a few seconds because Yen Chen was clearing a particularity difficult … More The Adventures of Bus Stop