Butt onions

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Okay, so the title of this blog is a little odd, you may have clicked here on accident looking for a recipe or new flavor of toilet paper, but i digress. Today the Chicago Cubs played the Washington Nationals. Well, to me, from a long distance on camera, the NATIONALS split across the buttons on […]

Summertime

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Everyone else seems to be writing about childhood memories of summer, so here goes:
We had no air conditioning, I spent a lot of time going “ahhh” in front of the fan to hear my voice sound funny. Early in the morning when it wasn’t too hot we’d sit on the porch and listen to the […]

Sneaky Birdseed Thief

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This little critter shimmied up the new bird feeder pole and ate about half of it today. He came back several times, shimmied up and shimmied down. We now need to invest in something to keep the critter out of it, and a squirrel feeder.

Quirky Parenting Rules

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This reminds we of my sister-in-law so much. Mostly the one about not listening to whiners. Her kids are flat out trained not to whine. I love all these rules. They make so much sense, even to me. Feel free to steal them. I think I’ll get a sign made with the rules on it. […]

Quirky Parenting Rules

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This reminds we of my sister-in-law so much. Mostly the one about not listening to whiners. Her kids are flat out trained not to whine. I love all these rules. They make so much sense, even to me. Feel free to steal them. I think I’ll get a sign made with the rules on it. […]

purchasing items

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do you buy anything up front for a baby or do you just expect a baby shower before and/or after to take care of everything for a while? Would it be good to buy inexpensive/clearance baby clothes ahead of time? or diapers? Would it be better to buy the infant car seat and take care […]

goats

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my insane brothers each bought a goat for my mother to take care of. The problem with this is that they penned them right next to the year old labradors that take offense at anything that moves in any way around them besides people. not good. the puppies at a year old and neutered, were […]

foot, revisited

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I wore socks to bed last night, to prevent the inevitable waking up screaming when my toenail ripped. Well, I took off my sock this morning, and to my dismay, a big chunk was gone. Glad it didnt hurt when it went, but really upset that it is gone. For whatever reason my nails are […]