Filling In Renewal Hopes, First Crush, and Superhero Wishes while Celebrating the Small Stuff on Friday

It’s time once again for some Friday fill-in fun, the perfect way to wrap up the week and kick off the weekend!  From Ann of McGuffy’s Reader: “The Friendly Fill-Ins are four fun and easy statements to complete. Ellen of 15andmeowing … Continue reading

Bookworm Classics

I’m a bookworm.  Before the kids monopolized all my free time, I would read every chance I got – seems the luxury of reading is now limited to very late at night before falling asleep, where I think to myself … Continue reading

SmartPhone Smart Aleck

Way back in the dark ages (you know, 10 years ago) the hubby and I both had cell phones, but we were on pre-paid (or pay-as-you-go, if you will) plans because we just aren’t phone people.  Occasionally text, sure, but … Continue reading

Power Play: The One Where Met-Ed Held Our Power Hostage for 27 Hours

The Power Company, also known in these parts as Met-Ed (First Energy), pulled a power play on us last week.  Last Tuesday, as a matter of fact.  Just as I was getting ready to fix Little Dude a hot breakfast … Continue reading

Spontaneous Comedic Moments

  I have a dry sense of humor – sometimes it takes a minute to ‘get it’ when I proffer a zinger, but when the light bulb goes on, laughter ensues. Usually.  Sometimes the crickets are chirping, but I can … Continue reading

Hellacious Heat

I’m probably sounding like a broken record talking about the hellacious heat we’ve been having lately – of course those that are also suffering from the heat can probably empathize.  And those going through a historical drought will probably have … Continue reading