Monthly Archives: November 2012

Lessons from the Arcade

This Thanksgiving weekend we continued our traditional nontraditional Thanksgiving celebrations by going to a casino. Nothing says, “grateful” like two parents with two picky children at an all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving buffet. Seriously, I admit this trip was a bit unconventional, even … Continue reading

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Pumpkin?

The 20-something cashier at Walgreens called me “Pumpkin” today. As in, “Have a great day, Pumpkin!” The only person who has ever called me “Pumpkin” is my father. And he hasn’t called me “Pumpkin” in at least two decades, even … Continue reading

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If you take your daughter on a bike ride…

If you take your daughter on a bike ride, she’s going to want to stop and check the mail. If she checks the mail, she’s going to need your keys. When she hands you the mail, you are going to … Continue reading

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I Am a Candy Addict

Dear Self, Next year, do NOT buy the Costco chocolate assortment of Halloween candy until the day of Halloween. Not the day before. And certainly not the weekend before, even if you just happened to be at Costco for milk … Continue reading

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