I spent all day yesterday on a ladder and with a bucket cleaning our front porch. Not until I was done did I feel genuinely bad my neighbors had to look at our mildewed white porch all fall. I do this a couple of times a year but it has been a really rainy year […]
“I Have an App for That”
“Mom, you know it’s like 2012 and not the 1900’s. She’s not going to Texas in a horse and carriage.”
Moment You Realize You Have Done Too Much For Your Kids…
I could make a tiered red velvet cake at his age, alone. I remember my mom handing me the keys to her Mazda when I was eleven and her saying, “Go get some bread and milk.” And I did. Doesn’t mean that it was right, but I could do it. He genuinely could not get his shoes laced up. He was mad and he was mad at me for not doing it for him.
Ten Things We Learned This Weekend
The boys waited a long time before finally swimming out to the island to bring him back. The said they names him, “Lucky Duck.” I reminded them he was a goose. The told me his first name is “Lucky” and his last name is “Duck” and since they were his “new mom” now, they can name him what they want, (say a little prayer for me tonight.)