Ask Us About Our Basements

I was sitting here in my melancholy--some reasons valid, others, not so much--and I asked myself what potentially marketable skills do I have that, when combined with anxiety and introversion, would contribute to our single-income large family.  I have been substitute teaching, but that is sparse and hardly lucrative. I hate and/or am terrible at … Continue reading Ask Us About Our Basements

On the Sixth Day…

It's difficult to imagine a large chunk of bone and brain missing from your child's head. The movie reel is of a surgical pie spatula with serrated edges gently extrapolating the grade 'B' meat that has rotted my eldest son's life for twenty years. I wanted this day, prayed for this day, but the reality … Continue reading On the Sixth Day…

Product Review: Five-Year-Old

At some point in your life, whether married or single, you may encounter the need for children. Through whichever means is appropriate for yourself or your family, you will acquire either 1) a baby or toddler that will turn into a five-year-old; or 2) a pre-assembled five-year-old. However your child comes packaged, you will need … Continue reading Product Review: Five-Year-Old