That sounds like it should be a drink of some kind, “Octopus on the rocks.” But nope! I mean an actual rock, and a drawing of … Continue reading Octopus on the rocks
There used to be a TV show called “Kids Say the Darnedest Things.” It hasn’t aired in years, but if you’re around kids, you get a firsthand experience of this sentiment all the time. Since I met my stepkids in … Continue reading 3+ME: Kids, making adults chuckle since … well, since kids were invented
When your boss sends an email with the subject, “You do NOT have to say yes…” it sparks a little curiosity. What exactly don’t I have … Continue reading Painting in front of people: March 30
I made the mistake of watching a few episodes of “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” And I was inspired — not to organize my closets and get rid of things that don’t “spark joy” — but to teach my stepkids … Continue reading 3+ME: The secret and illegal art of Option B
Yep, the Em annoys you with cat drawings All. The. Time. Good news! She isn’t gonna do that anymore. Well … sort of. Instead, she’s going … Continue reading Hello, Facebook. It’s me, Em.
The kids are grounded. We’ve never actually done that before, and I’m still not sure we’re doing it right. Because in my mind, “grounding” means you’re stuck in the house except for school, and generally isolated from anything fun. It … Continue reading 3+ME: Say what you mean. Mean what you say.
Yes, I am a sore loser. Just ask my best friend (and maid of honor at my wedding). If she says she can do something, I’ll … Continue reading The sore loser and the comfort zone