I always thought that if this happened to me, I would just shut down the blog and walk away. With all due respect to the people out there who write and share as they are going through personal crises, I am not about that. Truth be told, it makes my stomach turn to read …When I leave . . .
Kallan has a short homework assignment on the history and meaning of names. She is supposed to do some research on the meaning and origin of her own name, select four names she might use for future children, and then select a name for herself that she might like to have if her actual …Baby Fartsmooth
And now, a perhaps ten-second message from Kris’ brain . . .
Stupid children, always leaving all their shit in the car and then they leave me to deal with it. OK, yes . . . these are my flyers from that art festival and these are my credit cards and this is my …Stuffed into van cavities
Heading out to the mall to shop for Maj’s 13th birthday.
I have my period, which means that I weigh about the same number of pounds I always weigh, but each pound is now viewed through the doubling lens of my hormone-induced self-loathing.
Plus there is bloat.
I stare at myself in the mirror; …Flattery money
Our smaller badly behaved dog has decided he will no longer tolerate the Maj.
Here’s Jack when Maj approaches: GRRRRRRRRRR
Here’s Maj: OH, THIS WILL NOT DO. YOU WILL ADORE ME OR PAY THE CONSEQUENCES, YOUNG MAN.
Here’s Jack after a moment of terrier consideration: GRRRRRRRRR
“Mother, the dog is broken. Look, every time …Fear my bond wrath!