When the quarantine began back in March, I started walking in one of the many forest preserves we have near our home. We are so lucky to have many nature preserves that our county sets aside to take care of nature in a very unnatural suburban area, especially when the housing boom began in the… Continue reading Walking Away From It All
Because it's 2020 and this shouldn't at all be surprising, I am publishing July's tater tot post on June 15th. Maybe because I hate this moment in time we are in, maybe because I have felt like shit for over a month, maybe because the post I had planned for today read like a third-grader… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Part 15
First published May 2, 2014
Then quickly say, ” oh wait, YES, we have a goldfish!”
Then the laughter usually ensues from the other party, because I have learned that fish, especially one fish, isn’t really considered a pet, per se.
At least, by “pet people”.
Maybe it’s because fish are low maintenance, they eat their own poop, they don’t make any noise.
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Long story about the cake to come later. This upcoming Sunday marks ten years since I first started this blog. A decade ago, I sat down in our then-basement "office" and began a blog on our old desktop computer. I say "office" because it was really the only space in the basement that wasn't covered… Continue reading It’s My Ten-Year Blogging Anniversary and I Can’t Eat Cake
How are we all doing? I see some of you (and me) getting ragged and weary because May sucked, plain and simple. More than any other month during the quarantine. I am currently in another migraine cycle that could have been prevented by my neurologist and the insurance company and while this would be something… Continue reading Screw It I’m Eating Tater Tots-Part 14
First published May 22, 2015
Each month we are given a prompt by Netflix and this month it was about being in an unconventional family, to tie in with the new show Grace and Frankie.
what is it about your modern family that you wouldn’t trade for anything in theworld?
Our little family has been very modern, unconventional, quirky, whatever you want to call it, for almost nine years now.
Nine years on the 27th of May…
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