Family

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The IRS was kind to us

Yes, that was my letter from the IRS. I misfiled our tax extension. My husband, who is hilarious, wrote a...

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Tube Food

My young daughter is eating solid food. She has two lower teeth, which she uses to great effect, scraping away...

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Things that now qualify as “me time”

Breastpumping My commute to work Taking a shower The three block walk to return my library books Sleeping Leaning on...

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Parenthood by Percentages

In case anyone is interested in the relative effects of a New Baby, I ran a few numbers this morning....

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How to stop using paper towels

Chuck works on motorcycles, and I’m a kitchen clean freak. We used to go through a shameful amount of paper...

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Happy Fathers Day

This is my dad, the best joker in the world. Who else would dance to “Re: Your Brains” (Jonathan Coulton’s...

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Stay right there.

My parents visited this weekend, bringing birthday presents with them. As usual, these gifts were thoughtful, appropriate, kind, and Extremely...

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Visiting Michigan

This weekend I was in Michigan taking care of family. On my way out of town I visited my friend...

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