I volunteered for the scholastic book fair and this is what I saw

I dropped my kids off at 8:30am to start their day, walked to get coffee, then went back into the school for my assigned volunteer time of 8:45am. I said good morning to the security guard who is also a fellow mom and went to get my volunteer pass at the school office. I was …

Astounding Things

I've been accused on more than one occasion of using the word astounding too often. That my reaction to things is over the top. That I don't need to react as strongly as I do to seemingly everyday things and occurrences. But I beg to differ. I hope I am always this blown away by …

Everything is terrible! Here is some good stuff to counter balance the horrors

I watched Patton Oswalt's new stand up recently.  It was really good.  I cried and laughed and shook my head and marveled at how he can turn his pain and laughter through pain into something we can all relate to. Among his many gems he did a bit about "I wonder how many AA chips …