Category Archives: Humor

Cleanliness is Close to…

If only I had thought to do a “before” shot of this closet. My girl is a lot like me.  She has a sweet tooth. She’s a picky eater (thankfully it is something she should grow out of). Her room … Continue reading

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Cat Box Roca and Other Stories

Twitter, the internet in general, it can be a huge time suck and sometimes it is just good for a belly laugh or two. I was browsing through Twitter and saw a retweet posted by another dystopian author. Meg Elison … Continue reading

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It’s Like They Were Double-Killed!

I haven’t had much to say about homeschooling recently because my husband Dave has been leading the charge. Every weekday morning he sits down with Em and goes through Math, Social Studies, spelling, and more. They have really been flying … Continue reading

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There Are No Straight Lines

Shall I describe my morning to you? It started with… researching commissary medical care with a doctor in Topeka, then delved into opossum etymology and behaviors (we caught one in the chicken coop last night), checking the score on the … Continue reading

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Narcoleptic Tourette’s and…

I’ve got a couple of odd/funny things to share with all of you… Narcoleptic Tourette’s Since my eldest was around eight years old, I have found myself affected by the weirdest condition… When I read out loud, either to her … Continue reading

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A Couple of Links

In a couple of hours, Em will be boarding a plane for San Francisco to visit her grandparents. She will be gone until late next Thursday and I realized it will be the longest we have been away from her … Continue reading

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Funny Stuff, Adventures in Reading

Funny Things Kids Say A few nights ago, torrential rains had moved in, soaking the ground, flooding the streets. And in the morning it wasn’t much better. We had a puppet show to attend at 9:45, about a half hour away, … Continue reading

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Funny Stuff … and More Literacy!

For those of you not following me on Bubblews, here is the latest and greatest … I Tried to Give It CPR I decided that I would stay at home today and not bop about. Sometimes it feels as if … Continue reading

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Serious Stuff and Funny Stuff

First the funny stuff… We have six little chicks in our basement right now and Emily suggested we take a picture of her with them. Well, one in particular. “Mama, take a picture that looks like I’m about to eat … Continue reading

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I Learned All About Killing Chickens from Your 7-Year-Old

There are some days when I am very, very thankful that I hang with a bunch of laid-back homeschool, granola-crunching moms and teachers. If my child were in public school, I sort of have to wonder if they would be … Continue reading

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