Raising Geeks

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Growing up, I wanted to have two kids. A boy named Josh and a girl named Mercedes. Josh would naturally be the big man on campus, and when I say that, imagine me saying it the way your grandmother says it when she asks you about school. "How's school, Josh? I assume you're the big man on campus like your father?" Josh's father in this scenario being Dr. Peter Venkman or Jonathon Brandis. Mercedes would be a popular genius/cheerleader. She'd be involved in dance and gymnastics and all … [Read More...]

I obviously need some sort of hobby.

It's that time of my pregnancy folks!  Time for the crazies to take over, for my friends to stop taking my calls, for you all to wonder why the fuck you keep coming back here to read anything I write because I am a disgusting, disgusting psycho, and for my husband to wish he had never poked … [Read More...]

My mother’s daughter.

You would think that with me sitting stagnant on the couch, I would just spend oodles of time blogging. Turns out...life's not so exciting on the couch. Hmpf. I had all these grand ideas, like reading and writing and painting my toenails this super cute dark red trampy color I got the other … [Read More...]

Greetings from the couch.

Bed rest can suck it.Apparently, my blood pressure was high at my appointment yesterday, and that, along with some very annoyingly constant cramping, has sounded an alarm, and I have been restricted to couch duty until my re-check next week.So, I am doing my mothering and wifing from the couch this … [Read More...]

It’s not rocket science, it’s just Beef Quesadillas.

The weeks after a major holiday also equals a whole lot of me sitting on my ass, not wanting to do anything. It also means lots of dinners made in either one pan, a crock pot or a casserole dish, and is both super cheap and super easy. This is for one of those nights.   Quesadilla … [Read More...]

A New Year.

I hope you are all having a stellar new year! Mine has been pretty great so far. I mean, I haven't showered or washed my hair all year, but I am pleased to say, I have remained sober, and only had 6 brownies the entirety of 2009...which is an improvement from last year. Holla! Did you all … [Read More...]

Another one for the books.

Christmas '08 was the balls. I loved it, the boys loved it, even my scroogey hubby loved it. The gifts were amazing, the family wasn't smothering, and the food was to die for. The boys got completely spoiled, and it was the first year they really got the whole Santa Claus delivering gifts … [Read More...]

Lemons into lemoncello, a Christmas card story

Once upon a time, my home was filled with cute, adorable, saccharine filled Christmas pictures. The likes of which made for the types of Christmas cards one would keep displayed year round.Giggles. Babies in oversized Santa hats. Puppies hiding under the tree.It was a gay time.But this year, with … [Read More...]

Merry.

Holy balls.It's freezing.After a full day of last minute shopping, I am frostbit and chapped in places I have never been frostbitten and chapped before.But, it's Christmas time. Always a cluster fuck, eh?I mean, don't get me wrong, I completely love it. The pretty snow, the cookies, the food, the … [Read More...]

4 years ago today.

13 years ago, I met him. He was quiet, played golf and liked to wear shoes.I let him kiss me and be my boyfriend anyways.We fell completely in love.He asked me to marry him.(I said yes.)It was a fabulous evening of dancing, drinking, chinese food and poker.Complete bliss.4 years have passed, and … [Read More...]

Batting 1000

You know when your kids totally do something new and shocking, like, oh, I don't know...let's say pull a dining room chair up to the kitchen counter and start playing with the knife block or dick around on the stove. And you are all like, where in fucks sake did you learn that shit? And they … [Read More...]