Monthly Archives: May 2011

Hallmark

A while back, when shopping for Mother’s Day cards, I saw a group of women and men rifling through the remaining cards. Some stood motionless, while others would reread the cards they previously put back, to see if something rang true. Being … Continue reading

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Tour De Burb

Daily I see bikers biking after work. Actually, I’ve noticed that during work hours, there are many people biking but I digress. It seems that in order to bike in the burbs, one must don a costume. Yes, it seems … Continue reading

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M.O.R.T.I.F.I.E.D

Today, after my eldest’s swim lesson, she and I entered the changing room for women. I should have opted for the Family Changing Room, but I knew my child would have to use the bathroom as well. It was a … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Now

All day long stink bugs land in the room we’re in. It could be silently, like a Where’s Waldo type of landing, or Kim Kardashian “loud and proud” entrance. In any event, we must have at least 100 a day, … Continue reading

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The Birds and the Bees, Part Deux

Again my eldest child asked both her father and I during dinner, where babies came from. Eldest: “…But daddy, how did you plant the seed inside mommy’s belly?” Hubby: “I just put in in.” Eldest: “But how daddy?? How did … Continue reading

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PJs

Tonight while putting my youngest to bed I was noticing his jammies; a puke greenish color with dinosaurs. It got me thinking about my daughter’s jammies: typically a heart or princess design. Sometimes, the occasional rainbow or frog, but typically its … Continue reading

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Hello old friend

It’s been a very long time since I’ve shopped at the local pharmacy. It’s also been a very long time since I’ve surfed the crimson wave; 8 months to be exact. So imagine my surprise when I needed to purchase … Continue reading

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I’ll have a bagel and ream of paper

What do the two have in common? Apparently with the uniformality of the health care system, a lot. The other day I went to the podiatrist’s office to have my new shoe inserts adjusted and I was asked the following … Continue reading

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Mother Sucker

While having a follow up appointment at the local foot doctor, I am once again amazed by the various types of patients. That being said, one particular woman, who clearly had not a care or plan in the world, entered … Continue reading

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Shut Up

While watching the final episodes of The Biggest Loser, I am fraught with all sorts of emotions and words of wisdom: shut the hell up! But let me tell you why… 1. Bob the trainer: professes love and adoration for … Continue reading

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