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The Neti Pot Theory

“Would you like another pepper?” It’s the number one question Sundance has asked since I started on this quest that is trying to figure out what’s going on with my ear.Gladly, I nod and accept another jalapeno and keep [...]

Riding the Candy High

What is it with kids wanting to walk around in their socks outside? That question has absolutely nothing to do with what I’m talking about today, but seriously, I just don’t get the appeal. Then again, maybe there’s a joy [...]

Odds and Ends

First off, I’d just like to say the entries in this month’s caption contest are killing me. In a good way. Keep at it, folks. The sunshine you’re sprinkling in my life is invaluable. It’s also valuable. Additionally, [...]

The Weak Survivalist

Now is the winter of my discontent. Actually, it’s discontented pretty much everyone in this great country of ours, but it’s trying particularly hard to put the last nail in the coffin by gifting me with a cold to beat all colds. [...]

Hermits and Hounds

Morning Readers, I’m not sure if there’s some type of international hermit competition, but if so, I should probably consider entering. As long as it doesn’t involve me leaving the house. Maybe I just answered my question. At [...]

An Even Keel

And in a shocking turn of events, nothing remotely exciting, horrifying, or destructive happened this weekend. I know, I’m suspicious too. I swear there’s something I’m missing. (Granted, the twins did figure out how to get [...]

Tell Me More About Your Imaginary Friends

I don’t get the chance to catch Husband off guard very often, but when the opportunity does finally arise, I usually surprise him with something completely mundane. “I’m going to get coffee with friends on Saturday.” A [...]

A Piscine Expansion

  And in today’s headline… “More snow falls over weekend. Crazed woman resolves to dig to freedom using teaspoon.” Moving on. Things around the Split level are feeling a little cramped lately. This ever-present [...]

Strange Behavior

Well, it’s officially January in Kansas, which means the weather here is sucking our will to live. A new blanket of snow was thrown over our dreams of escape, two days ago, and the cabin fever is not so much the log cabin type, as it [...]

A Schedule of Tedious Events

You may remember I wrote a post on Monday which seemed fairly organized and punctuated by semi-clear thoughts and only thirty-seven typos. Unfortunately, today’s selection will be headed the opposite route, recounting this week’s [...]