Top 4 Things I’m Way Too Old to Deal With

#1.  Summer Reading With less than 24 hours until the first day of school this week, my soon-to-be-fifth-grader had yet to complete the second of two books that needed to be read and reported upon by the next day.  At that point, I was beyond tired of talking about it. And nagging about it. AndRead more…

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Parenting 101: The Good, the Bad and the Yucky

As a blogger, I try to balance sharing my life’s story with protecting the innocent. Well, usually it’s the not-so-innocent who are howling about what I write here and looking for protection. I want to be honest, to write about the yuckier side of life here, but I also don’t want those I love toRead more…

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8 Things Not to Pack to Sail the Greek Islands

In case you’ve been living under a rock, which is what I consider anyone not as fiercely connected to Facebook as this blogger, I just returned from a nine-day trip to Greece. “What?” you’re thinking. “This would be coming as a total shock were it not for your non-stop posts about this trip over theRead more…

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fuck you aarp

Adding insult to injury, not only do I discover how deep the crows feet are getting around my eyes as I approach my 47th birthday, but the assholes at AARP thought it was time to reach out and invite me to join their sorry old asses. And to them I say, “Fuck you.” They canRead more…

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