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Mommy’s Funniest When She’s Angry

I’d like to think I don’t take myself too seriously. I’d like to think I can have a laugh at my own expense. And certainly, I don’t seem to have any problems embarrassing myself. Honestly though, doesn’t everyone think they don’t take themselves too seriously? Or at least that’s the impression they hope to make? […]

Wut?

These are supposed to be toy boxes. Clearly, they are boy boxes.

This Is My Kid

One of my “things” is that I like to have everything in its place. I mean physical objects. In my house. Or wherever. I want “stuff” to have a home, and I want said stuff to “be” in its home. For me, stuff out of place is a distraction. It’s clutter. It creates static. I […]

Another First: Portland Snow is Also Delicious

What a difference a week makes. A mere six days ago, we were introducing the boys to the ocean. It wasn’t “warm,” but it was sunny and pleasant. Since Thursday, it has been snowing off and on in Portland. And practically the whole city shut down. It’s not that we are wimpy about snow. We […]

Oregon Beach Sand Is Delicious

We figured most everyone would be sitting in front of the TV on Sunday. And it was a gorgeous day. And I was itching for a drive. We decided it was time to introduce the boys to the ocean. We had brought the boys to the coast previously, but they were still little lumpy dudes. […]