Monthly Archives: August 2009

you’re an ADULT. and it’s DARK.

Houston, we have neighbors. Ok, so, this could potentially ruin a relationship before it even begins, but I am in the mood to act out and it’s not my fault. And I have a feeling that someone is too occupied … Continue reading

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Help me be rural with MATH!

In the next 24 hours, I am going to go to the Owl Creek produce auction. While last year we experienced a crop of the Red Menace that overtook our land and home, this year, due to lack of maintenance, … Continue reading

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GPOYAS: You decide which photo is most flattering!

We’re at 25 weeks. That’s a lot of weeks. Baby is growing strong and kicking in weird and new places every day! She now has control over the majority of the abdomen area and has claimed it as her own. … Continue reading

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My life in point-and-shoot

These are things that make me happy:    

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Guess whose bona fide?!

Although the “key terms” I need to study are a little startling, it’s me! It’s me who is bona fide! Hide your grandmothers … I’m a state tested nurse’s aide. Or at least I could be one. Probably on the … Continue reading

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We have a lot of chickens on the farm.

Our chickens are getting pretty big, and it is making me increasingly nervous. This is kind of what it looks like when we pull into our driveway at night. We had way too many eggs with seven egg layers. Now … Continue reading

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“It feels like I’m staying in a hotel, there’s so much luxury!!”

Editor’s note: There are two buttons to push once you’ve written a blog. There is the “POST” button, and there is the “DRAFT” button. They say web publishing is easier than it’s ever been, but I find myself having trouble … Continue reading

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Weak-uterused pansies.

I am reading this book called Birth Day and it is amazing. If you are pregnant or plan to be one day, read this book. Oh, and also: slosh through Ricki Lake’s anti-hospital book.  (It is pretty bias, but it … Continue reading

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he said/she said: preemptive justice edition*

*names have been changed to protect a marriage My friend was kicked out of jury duty this morning because he was never spanked as a child. Later, he called his mother to thank her. Who knew this was a perk … Continue reading

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I’m glad you asked

Set your alarms for 10 a.m. I’m going to be a guest on Open Line tomorrow. My husband said it will make me less cynical to be on the radio. I don’t know what that means, but I don’t like … Continue reading

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