Monthly Archives: April 2010

NOTHING caught on fire, I swear!

True confessions time. I am about to bare my soul in a manner of utter honesty. (As opposed to all the disingenuous soul-baring that’s happening out there?) I. Do. Not. Like. Shopping. Herein are the problems: I’m fundamentally miserly. I … Continue reading

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The Floral Danger Zone

There are times when I try to ponder the big questions. The why’s, the how’s. The reasons and the rhymes. But as I’m pondering those heady ideas, it’s not uncommon for something less soul-searching-worthy to sneak in. It tiptoes around, … Continue reading

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Please don’t look under the couch cushions.

Ummm…oh, wow…uh, come right in! Just give me a second to wipe this down…oh, don’t sit there, you’ll stick. And if I could just shove…this…out of the way…with my foot….There! Feel free to walk on the carpet now. Can I … Continue reading

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The Reckoning

I warned you all. Hide now. In a closet. With your favorite blanket and something chocolatey. Prayers, prayers might also be good. Wait, that’s not for you all, that’s for me. Except there is no closet in this house with … Continue reading

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Even Steven

First, in the category “Lame Things That Defy Reason:” So we all remember that I am recovering from my stint in an iron lung. I am on antibiotics to speed this recovery. The antibiotics, for the record, are the size … Continue reading

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Zombie lightbulbs?

One of the lightbulbs from yesterday’s post has spontaneously resurrected itself. I believe this means it may be a zombie lightbulb. I really won’t know until I see if it attempts to cannibalize the other lightbulbs, and as of this … Continue reading

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The one with the lightbulbs. Also, a map.

In addition to the lightbulb conundrum (to follow), I also fate-tempted. I tempted fate when I said in this post, “I can coast on these points for quite a while.” I said this, smugly, arrogantly, strutting peacock-like with my 47 … Continue reading

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I need a Mild-Mannered Alter-Ego, Too.

My club needs a better name. It started out as The Psychotic Working Mom’s League of Unattainable Perfection. It has a nice ring to it, has lots of syllables. (I always feel smart when I can rattle off things with … Continue reading

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Remembering Grandma Penny

I’m going to take a break today from the Points and the humor to talk a bit about my grandmother, who left this earth this past Easter Sunday. This is the grandmother that my brother and I knew as Grandma … Continue reading

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I am a menace.

I swear…I swear, I promise, I absolutely sincerely insist with my hand on a 5 lb Hershey Bar (with or without almonds) that I did not notice this before I gave myself my generous scoring of points yesterday. The integrity … Continue reading

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