Why is Hannibal Lecter Such a Big Fan of Fava Beans?

I have a burning question that has haunted me for days: How did the nickname Chuck come from Charles?! Did someone know a Charles centuries ag0 (did they have nicknames that far back?!) and he looked like a woodchuck so they started calling him Chuck; thus, creating a trend where all Charles are called Chuck?! […]

Grateful Heathen Willing To Do The Dishes

My boy is home for the weekend and I am happy; however, picking him up felt like I was playing a round of real life Mario Kart. It began with a low tire. Then avoiding road work. And a detour due to a wreck on 254. Thankfully, I was only 20 minutes late. …but I […]

Best Friends Are The Best Medicine

What do you do when you’re a sad mama bear and you find yourself a single lady again conveniently the week you’re on vacation? You drive two hours to spend a few days with one of your best friends (we’ve both been limiting our contact with people and working from home). And you realize visiting […]

It’s A Weird Time To Be Alive

Not just because my son bled all over a sink and I flushed a sock down the toilet this week (update: TOTALLY DIDN’T CLOG!) Things are getting serious. All the K-12 schools in Kansas have closed for the year. My department started working from home yesterday- I think I managed to be more productive from […]

Great Clips Massacre

Just when I was beginning to wonder what I was going to post (material has been lacking), the universe dropped this little gem into my lap. The plan for this afternoon was simple: Pick my son up. Take him to get a hair cut at Great Clips. Procure fast food. Grab a few things from […]