Growing Up

Me: “I made cookie dough. I am an adult. I CAN EAT ALL OF IT IF I WANT.” The Princess: “You know how sick that makes you, Mum.” Me: … The Princess: “THINK ABOUT YOUR CHOICES.” ME: “Oh, for God’s sake.” *puts dough in fridge* Children. They mostly teach you, not the other way ’round.

Harry, the Undead

Going to the grocery store is always an adventure. My children have learned this. After piano lessons on Saturday, the Princess and I stopped at a New Seasons to pick up various things. While there, she fell in love with the idea of a diffuser–tealight in the bottom, water and essential oils in the top–and […]

The Thaw Begins

The melt has started. Our snowpocalypse has been of short duration. I’ve enjoyed having the kids home, but I’m also looking forward to going and rescuing my computer from the ice-locked city. I miss my faithful brute servant, even though this one is perfectly adequate it’s not as nice. (I should probably refrain from saying […]