“I know they say you can’t go home again.” That is true figuratively but not literally. I did “go home again” this summer to visit my parents. I slept in my childhood bedroom. I took the photo above, of the birdhouse light switch cover. That little birdie did not fly out of the nest. He […]
Pillow talk, 2018 version: Dear Husband (DH) (and yes, he is still in doghouse) and I were lying in bed, playing each other songs from our devices. I was sharing my enthusiasm for f-u songs. That made him a little nervous, but I assured him it was nothing personal. He reminded me of his wishes […]
Here are a few of my favorite motivational songs for coping with setbacks. Cee Lo, the safe for work version: 0:45: “Yeah I’m sorry, I can’t afford a Ferrari, But that don’t mean I can’t get you there.” Just the rhyme of sorry and Ferrari makes me feel invincible. The Sara Bareilles version is completely […]
The bedtime routine for the harried parent, courtesy of Despicable Me. How is it that I identify both with Agnes (“pretty please?”) and with Gru (“Did you brush your teeth? Let me smell….You did NOT.”)? 1:40: “This is literature?!” 2:30: “Though while you sleep, we are apart, your mommy loves you with all her heart.” […]
At 1:09: If we want to hear you talk, I will shove my arm up your a$$ and work your mouth like a puppet. There are times I want to say that to someone. I am certain I never will, so posting it here is going to have to do.