A Little Cup of Gratitude This Morning

I had planned to write about the current COVID dryer saga unfolding but yet not unfolding here at home, but the amount of caffeine I’ve had today has prompted me to get a little bit deeper than warm, dry clothes. Though I do love warm, dry clothes on a brisk day. This morning was wonderful! […]

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 […]