Number 7 has been asking for a dog for a long time. For like three or four years. She REALLY wants a dog. As evidenced by her 2019 Christmas List. For every birthday and every Christmas Number 7 asked for a dog. Back in 2017 when she started asking, I told her it wasn’t gonna
I love puzzles. I didn’t really discover this until about five months ago. A little background first… Before I got divorced when I was still living in the old house, one of the things I really wanted was a puzzle table. It was right when the pandemic hit and in the middle of my divorce
I don’t know about you guys, but this was a pretty challenging summer for me, and it followed and extremely challenging 18 months. Getting divorced in the middle of a pandemic while homeschooling two of the kids and moving to a new house was, um… Well it fucking sucked. One of the things keeping me
I used to hate the process of taking a shower. I only looked at it as a waste of really valuable time. Time I could spend doing other stuff. I don’t feel this way anymore. And the only reason why is because I’ve totally changed my thinking around taking a shower. Because you know what?
The last blog post I wrote was on July 13th. It was also the only blog post I wrote in July. That’s a new LBPWIAM record for me. Least Blog Posts Written In A Month. I seriously underestimated the degree to which July was going to kick my ass. IT SERIOUSLY KICKED MY ASS. July
Number 5 is twelve years old. She’s on the swim team, and in two weeks there is a swim meet called Age Groups here in Connecticut. Age Groups is a swim meet that many young swimmers in CT want to qualify for. You have to have certain qualifying times in order to go. Number 5