Mr. Guiness and Mr. Ripley
I don’t know who, exactly, these two gentlemen are, but their legacies are the most popular topic around our house. You may have a vague remembrance of Ripley’s Believe it or Not and The Guiness Book of World Records. I remember the former being a somewhat creepy and perplexing show… Read More
My sister has written a great post about my super crazy/funny mom and her Star Trek obsession. Read it here. By Hildie | Filed under Uncategorized 5 Comments Share
Food storage item of the week
Here’s this week’s item over to the right on the sidebar. Happy shopping! I’m so proud of everybody who got their oats: Jenn D. Lisa P. Mindi Harlene Carolyn Lonna Arianne had hers already so I guess she should get extra applause for being on the ball to begin with.… Read More
You have GOT to be kidding me!
In case you haven’t noticed I have had several babies. There is a lot of stuff that you need to buy when you have a baby. With each child I realized that parents actually need fewer things than they think they do. But that is not the message that parents… Read More
“Why I’m a dummy” or “Won’t I ever learn?”
Suffering from a completely fried brain due to the eighth straight week of 98º+ temperatures, I took my children to Target this evening. Not all of them. Just five. (York is on a scout campout with Mister.) But five is easier than six, right? If the one missing is a… Read More
Come on Harlene!
(That’s supposed to be sung to the tune of “come on Eileen”.) Who are you? I can’t link to you at all? I love your witty comments but I don’t know the first thing about you. Fess up! P.S. Did you buy your oats yet? By Hildie | Filed… Read More
What: giveaway featuring chocolate Who: my sister When: pretty soon How: go to her blog and post a comment. Why: She needs to boost her blog-esteem. She’s witty and beautiful like me (it runs in the family), so you’ll like her a lot. By Hildie | Filed under Uncategorized… Read More
When did I see my father?
Mister and I went to see a movie last night called When Did You Last See Your Father? starring the still-dreamy-after-all-these-years Colin Firth. It’s a small, quiet English film about a man and his father. The father is quickly dying of cancer, and Colin Firth spends most of the time reflecting… Read More