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Monthly archive October, 2008

Obviously Happy Halloween

So its Halloween. I feel like such a bah humbag. We haven’t even bought our candy yet and in our neighborhood, thats a sin. We live on zero lot lines and the neighborhood is totally built for easy candy access. You get a lot of loot in a short period of time without going very...

Moderate Hearing Loss Sucks

So I went to the audiologist last week. Sitting in the waiting room, I had a chance to look at all the different colorful models of hearing aids they make these days. Still wouldn’t want one. I had to have all sorts of tests done to figure out why I can’t hear my children when...

Importance of the Journey

I recently picked up a book at the library by Ann Patchett titled “What now?”. It’s a slim book of 97 pages based on a commencement address she gave at her alma mater Sarah Lawrence. It chronicles the different paths that her life has taken which have brought her to delivering the address. And her...

Politics As Usual (Pt. 2)

I’m not a very political person and I’m happy with that. But I don’t understand politicians. Some of them, not all of them. Haven’t they figured out yet, based on the past experiences of their peers, that cheaters never prosper. Whether its bribes, payoffs, adultery or pedophilia. The truth about their actions will come out....

Hear No Evil

My hearing is not that great. I don’t know why. There has been no trauma to my auditory senses that I know about. I do know that in the last year or two, I frequently have to ask my kids and my husband to repeat themselves. I’m not that old. I’m only 42. Last night,...

Me and My Friends

Another Friday. I knew this was going to be a long one. Thanks to my friends: vodka, sake and merlot. I’m not an alcoholic. I just drink like one on Thursday nights. It’s my night out and Friday is my morning in. Everyone knows that. I woke up around 6:30. I had put on my...