Tag Archives: humor

Oreo Heist

It’s not yet dawn but the faintest first rays of the day begin to filter into the toddler’s room. His eyes snap open, alert and hungry. His other senses must wake yet, so he lies completely still, listening to the muted rumble that is the still slumbering household. “Good…” he thinks to himself as a thin smile stretches across his face.

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The Soggies

When I was a kid, nothing scared me more than the soggies, as in the bad guys from the Captain Crunch commercials. For those of you who missed it, they were pirates made of milk sogged cereal who would forcibly board Captain Crunch’s ship and try to murder him. Or at least that was my take away. I would have

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If it’s yellow it’s mellow

Indoor plumbing is the cornerstone of civilization, period. Our sewer line backed up Friday evening and now by Monday morning we have devolved into a pack of savage Neanderthals.  We are unkempt and un-showered. The dishes are winning the battle for the kitchen and I fear the laundry room is already lost. The dogs are avoiding me and I think

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Zombie Mom

Fart jokes and fist fights. That’s how I describe our life with three young sons. Any 30 minute sample of our day will include some gleeful screaming, some angry screaming, some tearful screaming and at least one reference to butts or poop. it’s an endlessly inappropriate and uncivilized time loop.   I love it, but I am forever a stinky little

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