Monthly Archives: October 2009

26 posts

Please, Just 16 More Years

Friday afternoon I took Miss 16 shopping for a dress for the Homecoming Dance. Part of me was dreading the day. I thought we’d argue over dresses – that one’s too short… it’s too long… it shows too much cleavage… it’s a turtleneck! I’m not a prude but I do […]

Small Talk Six Sweet Treats

Today’s meme topic is hard – name 6 of my favorite treats in the whole world. I don’t really have much of sweet tooth. That’s not to say I don’t enjoy a bit of chocolaty decadence every now and then, it just means that I can go months without gnoshing […]

Past Life Memories

In my previous life, I worked as an archivist, librarian and part-time history instructor. Jobs that I truly enjoyed. One of the things that made my job so enjoyable was the people I met both online and in real life. People have this image of librarians as being these crazy […]

Love is More than Skin Deep

Kids ask the most interesting questions. My daughter came home from school today and asked me if it’s possible for two white parents to have a black baby? I answered yes. Genetics are a crap shoot, you never know who or what your child will look like (that is part […]

No More Hiding, Become an Open Book

Maybe it’s because I’m a librarian and my job is to teach people how to locate and evaluate resources for accuracy and authenticity. Or maybe it’s because I’m naturally suspicious but I have often watched commercials with celebrities and wondered if they actually use the products they’re endorsing or if […]

Mom Gets the Message

Son: “Mom, what’s safer, driving while drunk or driving and talking on the cell phone?” Me: “Safer? I guess driving and talking on the cell phone.” Son: “How about when you’re dialing the number while driving?” Wait for it…. Ding ding ding bells and whistles Yeah, my son totally called […]