Kids, I’m throwing away my useless diplomas (yes, that is plural because even though I was chronically “underemployed” with a BA in English, I just had to have more–I craved a steady diet of Ramen noodles and Derrida, I tell ya!) and embarking on a new career in cryptozoology. A chance trip to the dollar […]Read more "Dollar store treasure"
“Welcome home, Food Source! I love you!”Read more "Pet greetings"
If go-karts, noisy arcade games, and hordes of screaming children sound like a good time, you may need your head examined.Read more "Fun for the whole family"
At the recent Valentine’s Day dance, the kids seemed to be quite happy observing the stereotypical middle school rule of boys sitting on benches while the girls crowded the dance floor.Read more "It’s still middle school"
The Ramones’ Rockaway Beach was blasting on the stereo as we pulled into the drop-off line at my son’s school the other morning. He leaned forward and said, “Um, can you turn this down?”Read more "My parental failure"
Momo’s has serious pizza with a crust that’s not too thick and not too thin, but just right–Goldilocks would be in heaven.Read more "Slices the size of your head"
There will be graceless, uneasy conversations; passing of judgement on anyone who dares leave the room; drunkenness that leads to emotional outbursts and insults; and a whole slew of things that will leave everyone stung and wounded for the next 12 months.Read more "Family Gathering anxiety"