Blog Archives for tag humor

The Silent Treatment

I talk too much. I’m the kind of person who has to fill awkward silences. Who can’t tell a story… Continue reading »

Good “old” summer vacation

I don’t “need a vacation from my vacation,” but after two weeks in a beach cottage with my extended family,… Continue reading »

Airing dirty laundry while on vacation

“Whose are THESE?” my slim sister-in-law says with a laugh, holding up a large pair of underwear from a basket… Continue reading »

Freshman Orientation and Other Alien Mind Tricks

My son was recently abducted by aliens. These strange creatures from a far off land lured him to their institution,… Continue reading »

Mom’s Summer Lecture Series

A couple of weeks ago, my husband came home after running errands on base with our daughter and said, “Wait… Continue reading »

Winnebago Woes

“Can I have that one? Hu? Can I? Puleeese?” I begged my mother, pointing desperately to the sleeping compartment above… Continue reading »

Teen dreams and summer jobs

Despite the fact that the school year has ended for our kids, I started my normal morning routine this week… Continue reading »

Understanding Mom

I used to have a little book of quotes about motherhood that, along with Life’s Little Instruction Book by H…. Continue reading »

The Avocado and Golden Rule

With my 8th grade daughter’s mid-term Parent Teacher Conference scheduled for this week, I find myself feeling guilty. Again. “Hello… Continue reading »

Sweet Sanity

Have you been having visions of colorful foil? Have you detected the aroma of coconut in the air? Have you… Continue reading »