Pancakes With A Side Of Christmas Joy

December makes me giddy and bouncy and tired and excited. I'm a whirlwind of Christmas sprinkles and sometimes the Christmas sprinkles get on the floor, spilling everywhere, and I want to scream at people. Generally though, everything is sweet.Tonight we wandered off IHOP.I miss the days when it was called The International House of Pancakes. It … Continue reading Pancakes With A Side Of Christmas Joy

Today I Burn Bridges With My Relatives

Last night it rained, wildly pounding the roof and the gutters. The tree branches swayed and bent and the sky was weeping when I went to the bathroom at 3 a.m. Then, the sprinklers came on. We conserve water here, if nothing else. But seriously though, I wouldn't want my weeds to be thirsty.I suppose … Continue reading Today I Burn Bridges With My Relatives

Perspective and Determination and a Few Cookies

Last night, Q threw up at dinner again, and his right ear was a nice flaming red. It was also kind of puff. It was also hot. It remains so today, thus we are all planning an exciting visit to the Doctor. Then, I have a Doctor appointment, the sort that one doesn't take kids … Continue reading Perspective and Determination and a Few Cookies

The Tree! The Toddler! Oh Tannenbaum!

Good News! It's 8:02 p.m. and I'm still AWAKE!See? here I am, in need of a hair cut, with a festive amount of banana on my shoulder. Quinten took this picture, he loves to take pictures of me, in all my glory. Whoo. Here's the scoop on the Christmas festivities that have been going on: … Continue reading The Tree! The Toddler! Oh Tannenbaum!